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Top Dog Friendly Events 2020 - Festivals & Shows


We recently shared some of the top Dog Friendly Activity based events coming up in 2020. This week we thought we’d share some of the top festival style events coming up, for those of you who like a slightly more relaxed day out. We’ve scoured the UK for what we think will be the most fun days out for all the family - dogs included!


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Dogstival - 16th - 17th May - Pylewell, New Forest Park

Dogstival really is a fun festival for the whole family with a whole variety of activis going on over two days. Set in the beautiful Pylewell Park in the New Forest it has open fields, woodland trails and even a beach to explore! Activities over the two days include have-a-go activities for you and your dog to get involved with, and expert talks and demonstrations. There is also a great range of food and drink when it’s time for lunch or a snack. There are a number of ticket options so you can spend just the day or come for the whole weekend. If you fancy making a mini holiday of it why not try doggy glamping?! Head over to the Dogstival website for more information about the event





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All About Dogs, Various Locations and Dates from April until September

All About Dogs have a number of Shows running throughout the year around the Country including Hylands Park in Chelmsford, the Norfolk Showground and Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, amongst others. Each one has its own character, but what is common across them all is the fun you’ll have visiting. There is all sorts to do including main arena displays, have-a-go activities and plenty of shopping. Check out the All About Dogs website for more information about each event.


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Goodwoof, - May 24th-25th 2020 - Goodwood House, Sussex

Goodwood is an exciting new event taking place over the bank holiday weekend in May. It promises to be a wonderful day our for all the family, canines included. The ultimate celebration of dogs will have all kinds of things going on  including activities, talks and workshops. One of the highlights of the show will be the celebratory Parade of the Spaniel, led by the Ducke of Richmond, as well as the presentation of the Dickin Medal; the highest honour awarded to an animal for military service.  A special occasion not to be missed. To find our more about the show and to book tickets, head over to the Goodwoof website here.


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Woofstock Festival - 17th-19th August -Dartmouth, Devon

If you’ve always wanted to take your dog to a music festival then Woofstock is just for you. Set over three days, there is a great line-up of musical acts as well as some great canine activities and demonstrations. Woofstock was voted the Best Day Out for 2017 in the Dog Friendly Awards, it was a finalist in the 2018 awards and was nominated in 2019. Woofstock was also listed in the Sunday Telegraph as one of the top 10 niche festivals in the UK. To find out more, peruse the Woodstock website  where you’ll find more about the schedule and links to buy tickets.


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The Good Life Experience - 10-13th September 2020- Flintshire, Wales

This festival isn’t all about dogs, but dogs are wholly welcomed and will play a big part in the 2020 event. This festival is all about fun, discovery and adventure. There’ll be crafting, fairground rides, workshops, campfires and even a dog diving competition! There really is something for all the family. To learn more, take a look at The Good Life Experience website for more information about what’s on and to book tickets.


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