Dear Friends of West Lodge Farm,
We are so pleased to tell you that, after months of being closed to the public we can now reopen all of our outside areas on the farm. Subject to the most up to date government guidance and information.
We continue to work hard to ensure extra safety measures are in place so that we are COVID-19 secure ensuring everyone has a safe, fun visit.
This includes limiting the number of visitors per day to ensure visitors and staff can safely keep to the governments social distancing requirements. As such, everyone, including Annual Pass Holders MUST pre-book tickets online in advance.
**PLEASE READ ALL OF THIS BEFORE BOOKING**
What’s on offer?
FREE Barrel Rides
Small Animal Handling (Longer sessions with strict social distancing in place)
Outdoor Adventure Play Area
Outdoor Tractor Park
Acres of beautiful walks and signed nature trails
Den Making Area
Animals on view – lambs, goats, cows, pigs, ducks, turkeys, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs, geese, ponies, donkeys and hens!
Animal food to purchase
Weekends Only – * Extra Charge Tractor Trailer tours of the farm
Keeping Everyone Safe
Covid restrictions are still in place!
Numbers will be greatly reduced and tickets will be booked on a timed entry system. We have created a staggered entry booking time to minimise social contact when entering the shop. . Please arrive within 15 minutes of the time you have booked. For example if you have booked 11.15am please arrive between 11.15 and 11.30 am – thank you!
Hand sanitising stations are available for you to use upon entry to the farm park and exiting.
Our outside toilets are open and will be sanitised regularly.
Masks must be worn when in the shop area.
2 metre social distancing is requested at all times
We will continue to have extra hand-sanitiser/hand-wash stations at the entrances, exits and at regular stops around the site. We also have an increased cleaning schedule in place.
Food and Drinks
The Udder Pace will be open serving hot and cold takeaway drinks, ice creams and snacks.
You can stay for the whole day from the time slot you have booked. Last entry to the farm is at 4pm, farm closes at 6pm. We have slightly reduced the price after 3pm.
MEMBERS You will still need to pre book your ticket. As of 1st April 2021 all children under 1 year are free. Children between 12 months and 2 years will need a toddler ticket. Children over 2 will need a 1 person ticket.
IMPORTANT – Please think carefully before booking a ticket with us.
Only our outdoor areas are open at this time. If April Showers pay us a visit there are very few undercover areas for shelter.
We’re very excited about the future and have have big plans for the rest of 2021. We can’t wait to share them with you!Thank you for all of your support throughout lockdown, we’ve missed you and cannot wait to welcome you all back very soon!
Ed and Mo Dee and The West Lodge Team