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

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Haigh Woodland Park: the important details

When: Saturday 4 April 2020

Where: Haigh Woodland Park, Haigh, Wigan WN2 1PE

Registration: 10am

Walk start time: 11am

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

Distance: 4.5km (family route) or approx. 8km (more challenging)

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

Terrain: The shorter route is on paths with some uneven areas prone to puddles - this route is buggy-friendly but will be wet/dirty in inclement weather. The longer route takes in a variety of surroundings including woodland, canal paths & open land and is not advisable for buggies. Please contact us with any mobility queries. 

Parking: Parking is available on-site at a cost of £3 all day

More: Explore the beautiful surroundings of Haigh Woodland Park with a great group of people and dogs. There will be a Hearing Dog demo and fun dog show before the walk starts, plus some fabulous stalls to peruse so get your tickets and we shall see you there!


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