Dog Events UK 2024


If you and your dog have had a great time attending dog events this summer, you will be looking forward to more fun and games next year.  Holidays4Dogs has found some fantastic UK wide dog events for 2024. There are some fantastic locations and venues to enjoy a fun-packed day with your dog. Something to look forward to for next summer. Read on for details and links.

All About Dogs Shows – April, May and August 2024.

These fantastic dog shows will be taking place at Newbury and Newark showgrounds, as well as Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Norfolk showgrounds between May and August 2024. There will be loads of have-a-go-activities as well as expert advice and demonstrations. Tickets for the shows will be on sale soon. You can find out more and register here.

Goodwoof – May 2024.

This is an event which will celebrate all things canine. It takes place at Chichester, West Sussex in May 2024 (dates to be confirmed). You sign up for ticket alerts here. There will be everything from a poodle parade to canine massage, action sports and sheepdog competitions. The event is set in magnificent surroundings and promises a wonderful day out for people and their pooches.

The Muddy Dog Challenge.

Organised by Battersea Dogs Home, is a dog-friendly obstacle course that sounds like loads of fun for dogs and owners alike. It takes place at various venues across the UK over spring, summer and autumn 2024. Dates have not been announced, but you can register your interest here.

By taking part, you will be helping the dogs home to continue to provide care for thousands of unwanted dogs every year. There are two courses to choose from – 2.5 km and 5 km obstacle runs. You don’t have to run with your dog if you don’t want to.

Take along friends and family to cheer you on and get involved in other activities and competitions being held on the day.  At each event there will be first aid and veterinary cover.

Royal Cornwall Dog Show.

This dog event is part of the Royal Cornwall Show and next year, takes place at the Royal County Showground, Wadebridge. The dates are Thursday 6th June (hounds and gundogs). Friday the 7th of June (pastoral, working and utility) and Saturday the 8th June (toy dogs and terriers). The dog show is for pedigree pooches only, (you will need to fill out an entry form). However, there will be plenty of other canine-related demonstrations to enjoy.

Woofstock UK – June 2024

According to their website, woofstock uk is a, ” dog event like no other”. The weekend-long pooch-themed festival takes place at Powderham Castle, Exeter. The dates for next year are, Friday 14th June to Sunday the 16th June. Tickets are on sale now. Camping will be available and you can take your own tent, or hire a luxury glamping tent. There will be live music on Friday and Saturday evenings and there is space away from the stages where you can enjoy the music with your dog. However, do bear in mind this will be quite a busy event – especially with live music – not all dogs will be comfortable in this environment.

Dog Fest. 

This UK-wide festival will be held at various stately home locations over the summer period in 2024. There will be loads of have-a-go activities, stunning countryside dog trails, plus demonstrations, expert advice, food drink and shopping. Locations include Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, Loseley Park, Surrey, Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, Tatton Park, Cheshire, Ashton Court, Bristol and Knebworth House, Hertfordshire. At each location, there will be two fun-packed days of pooch-related fun. Dates to be confirmed – but watch this space.

Paws in the Park.

This popular show held in Kent and Sussex is back again next year. Dates to be released. However, you can still attend the Paws in the Park Kent show which is taking place on the 16th and 17th September 2023. You could spend the day, or you could plan a whole weekend of fun and games and camp overnight.

As well as being able to see some famous dog entertainment acts, you and your dog will also be able to join in with many of the have-a-go activities. Here’s your chance to try fly-ball and agility. You can even test your dog’s ability in search and rescue. and 4Dogs are participants in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commission fees by advertising and linking to the following web sites. Read our full disclosure agreement here.