The Great British Dog Walk

What to expect

  • Free dog bandana with every adult ticket – to help your four legged friend look even cuter.
  • Weekend walks – there will be something to suit every schedule.
  • Fun for dogs – we’re all about dogs! Depending on which walk you take part in, we have dog agility, shows and games.
  • Meet a hearing dog – find out how deaf people have reconnected with life.
  • If you ask people to sponsor you or your dog, and raise more than £50, we’ll send you a special Great British Dog Walk certificate to mark your achievement!

When you support The Great British Dog Walk you help deaf people leave loneliness behind and reconnect with life.

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Supported by Specsavers audiologists


Bodiam Castle: the important details

When: Sunday 15 March 2020

Where: Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, Robertsbridge, TN32 5UA

Registration: 10am

Walk start time: 11am

Cost: Adults: £10 online, £12 on the day, Children (under 16): free 

Distance: 3km (Short Route) 5km (Long Route)

Minimum Sponsorship: No minimum sponsorship but if you raise more than £50 you'll receive an exclusive Great British Dog Walk certificate

Terrain: The walks aren’t suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs due to being on uneven terrain. However, if you have mobility issues please do get in touch.

Parking: There is plenty of parking at Bodiam Castle. Due to being a National Trust property the car park is £3 per car, unless you are a member as then it is free.

More: This is a great opportunity to walk within the beautiful surroundings of Bodiam Castle. You will get to experience some stunning views whilst taking a walk with a great group of people.

Those who take the longer route will be crossing the Kent Ditch and depending on the weather this can be muddy so it is best to wear wellies. On the long walk you can also look out for kingfishers, the resident barn owls in their barn owl boxes and see the steam train.

After the walk you can take part in our dog agility and dog show. There will be hot drinks & sausages (veggie & meat) available in the Tea Rom from 9.30am, as well as Hearing Dog merchandise and a chance to find out more about the charity. Please book your tickets now, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Because of the number of dogs expected, we do ask that dogs are kept on lead for the duration of the walk.

Get sponsored and help Oscar become a hearing dog!

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We’d really love for you or your dog to be sponsored.

Every penny raised will help Oscar become an amazing hearing dog – and help more deaf people leave loneliness behind.*

If you raise over £50, we will send you a special Great British Dog Walk certificate to say thank you!

If you’d like to get yourself or your dog sponsored you can download a sponsor form here. Alternatively, you can set up a JustGiving fundraising page here.

*Any extra money raised will help train more hearing dogs.

A great day out for all the family!

The event organiser!

For more information about this walk please contact the event organiser using the details below.

Supported by Specsavers audiologists