Dog Events UK 2024


 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 this coming 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. In addition, 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.

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. This roaringly popular dog event takes place at various venues across the UK over the spring, summer and autumn of 2024. As it is such a popular canine event, registration has now closed for the second of the two events taking place in West Sussex on the 25th of May.

However, you can take part in your own DIY muddy dog challenge by organising your own muddy fun run event with family, or friends. You can find out more about this here.

By taking part, you will be helping the dogs home to continue to provide care for thousands of unwanted dogs every year.

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 of June (toy dogs and terriers). The dog show is for pedigree pooches only, (you will need to fill out an entry form).

Woofstock UK – June 2024

According to their website, Woofstock uk is a ” dog event like no other” and it’s back to delight crowds again for 2024. 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 tent, or hire a luxury glamping tent. There will be live music on Friday and Saturday evenings. However, there is space away from the stages, where you can enjoy the music with your dog. 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

These UK-wide festival will be held at various stately home locations over the summer period of 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 and will be a popular dog event in 2024. You can find out more and find out event dates here.

Paws in the Park

These popular dog events are held in Kent and Sussex and are back again for 2024.  The Sussex show was a big success in May. However, you can still attend the Paws in the Park Kent show which is taking place on the 14th and 15th September 2024. You could spend the day, or you could plan a whole weekend of fun and games and camp overnight.

There will be some famous dog entertainment acts. As well as this, you and your dog will also be able to join in with many have-a-go activities. Here’s your chance to try flyball and agility. You can even test your dog’s ability in search and rescue.

All About Dogs Show.

These popular dog events of 2024 are being held in Norfolk on Sunday 25th August and Essex, Hylands Park on 14th September. There will be loads of have-a-go activities along with spectacular events in the main arena. Don’t miss it! Find out more and purchase tickets here.


This fabulous day out for dogs is held on the 1st and 2nd of June in the New Forest. It is packed full of entertainment, have-a-go activities and arena displays. This event also aims to be the greenest with a mission to halve CO2 emissions and encourage sustainable practices with lots of  stalls and suppliers with green credentials. You can find out more by following the link.

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