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West Lodge Rural Centre
Back Lane
Desborough
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN14 2SH

The centre is conveniently situated within 30 minutes of Peterborough, Northampton and Leicester. While being private and secluded, West Lodge Rural Centre is within easy reach of all major routes, being one mile from the A6, five minutes from the A14 and twenty minutes from both the A1 and M1.

Disabled visitors are welcome and there is good access to all facilities.

We have ample car and coach parking within the rural centre.

Directions from Leicester

Take the A6 to Market Harborough and Kettering. Remain on the A6 bypass around Mkt Harborough ( without entering Market Harborough ) following signs to Kettering and Desborough A6. At the round about before Desborough take the first exit signed Desborough and West Lodge Rural Centre B669. As you enter Desborough turn left at the round about onto the B669 towards West Lodge Rural Centre and Stoke Albany. After a quarter of a mile turn right and the entrance to West lodge is a quarter of a mile further on the left.

Directions from the M1 North bound, Northampton, Oxford

Take junction 15 off the M1 and follow the signs for A508 Wellingborough. Exit the A508 at the A43 to Kettering slip road. Follow the A43 to Kettering. At the A14 roundabout on the outskirts of Kettering turn left onto the A14, signposted M1/M6. After approximately 2 miles turn off onto the A6 after Rothwell at Jnct 3 heading for Market Harborough and Desborough. At the second round about along the A6 turn right following brown tourist board signs to West Lodge. As you enter Desborough turn left at the round about onto the B669 towards West Lodge Rural Centre and Stoke Albany. After a quarter of a mile turn right and the entrance to West lodge is a quarter of a mile further on the left.

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Directions from the M1 South bound

Take junction 19A and follow the A14. Travel along the A14 for approximately 16 miles and turn off on to the A6 (Desborough and Market Harborough). At the second round about along the A6 turn right following brown tourist board signs to West Lodge. As you enter Desborough turn left at the round about onto the B669 towards West Lodge Rural Centre and Stoke Albany. After a quarter of a mile turn right and the entrance to West lodge is a quarter of a mile further on the left.

Directions from Peterborough, Cambridge and the A1

(From Peterborough. The following directions take you on a route seven miles longer than the more direct route, but it is just as quick and much simpler. Take the A605 towards Oundle and Thrapston.)

Get on to the A14 and follow the signs towards Kettering, M1 and M6. After approximately 2 miles after Kettering turn off onto the A6 after Rothwell at Jnct 3 heading for Market Harborough and Desborough. At the second round about along the A6 turn right following brown tourist board signs to West Lodge. As you enter Desborough turn left at the round about onto the B669 towards West Lodge Rural Centre and Stoke Albany. After a quarter of a mile turn right and the entrance to West lodge is a quarter of a mile further on the left.