Big Dog Day Out returns to Bewl Water

Bewl Water’s Big Dog Day will be officially coming soon in 2024! The event in Lamberhurst promises visitors a day out for the whole family, including furry friends.

Dog participating in a obstacle course at Bewl Water

There will be plenty of things to see and do with your pooches at the 800-acre site, which is home to the largest stretch of open water in the South East.

There will be a children’s treasure trail, face painting, raffle, and a dog agility course that will run throughout the day.

The main event will have lots of different categories every hour.

These include ‘Most Handsome Boy’, ‘Prettiest Girl’, ‘Best Biscuit Catcher’ ‘Best Rescue’ and ‘Dog the Judge Would Like to Bring Home’. Rosettes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place dogs in all categories.

The event is free to enjoy, though there’s a small £6 charge for all-day car parking and a £1 entry fee for the dog show.

While you’re there, you can enjoy a scenic walk, head to the adventure play area, and visit the shopping village where the stall holders will have all the products your dog could need.

Alongside the treats for your pets, there are plenty of treats for the rest of the family at the dog-friendly Waterfront Café which will be serving hot drinks and fresh pastries plus deli sandwiches, hot sausage rolls, and confectionery.

Guests can get involved on socials by using #BDDO23 where the Bewl Water team will be sharing updates in the lead-up to and after the event.

People looking at dog store products

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Editor’s Notes: Bewl Water is the largest stretch of open water in the South East. Located in Lamberhurst Kent, the 800-acre site is open all year round where incredible landscapes, native wildlife and woodland adventures are just waiting to be discovered. With miles of scenic pathways to walk, cycle, run or ride, and hundreds of protected species to uncover, Bewl Water is packed full of healthy outdoor fun for all ages. Bewl Water is privately owned and is part of the Elite Leisure Collection group of companies.