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The Great British Dog Walk

Raby Castle, Durham, Sunday 3 October 2021

Take part in a fun-filled sponsored walk that transforms the lives of deaf people. It is a great way to safely explore a stunning location with your friends and family (with or without a dog!) and help deaf people to leave loneliness behind.

If you can't make this walk we also have a virtual walk option – which you can do anywhere you like.

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Where?

Raby Castle,
Durham, DL2 3AH

When?

Sunday 3 October
Start times from 10am to 1.30pm

Price?

£10 per adult, includes a
free dog bandana!

Goodies?

Free dog bandana, walker certificate and
activity pack to take on your walk

Online tickets only

Get walking quickly
when you arrive

Staggered starts

To keep you safe, with no limit
on the size of your group


Get sponsored and let us say thank you!

We love our fundraising superstars! Could you be one? If you choose to get sponsored for your walk here’s what we’ll send you in return:


Supported by Specsavers audiologists


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Raby Castle: the important details

When: Sunday 3 October 2021

Where: Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham DL2 3AH

Walk start time: Walk start times available from 10 am to 1.30 pm. You will be able to choose your timeslot when booking.*

Cost: Adults: £10 online, Children (under 16): free

Distance: 3km (approx. ) shorter route with some uneven surfaces but mostly flat OR 7.5km (approx.) more challenging route which may be subject to change depending on the shooting season. Some uneven surfaces and styles, longer route includes a gradual incline.

Minimum Sponsorship: No minimum sponsorship but if you raise £25 or more you'll receive a Hearing Dog wristband. Raise £50 or more and you'll receive an exclusive Great British Dog Walk mug or, if you raise £100 or more you'll receive free puppy sponsorship!

Terrain: Please note the routes are over varied terrain and some surfaces can be uneven, for this reason we recommend you contact us to discuss any mobility issues.

Parking: Extensive parking is available at Raby Castle and is free to Great British Dog walkers.

More: This is a great opportunity to explore the stunning Raby Estate along with other dog lovers and their four-legged friends, including parts of the estate that aren't ususally open to general visitors! There will be activities to do along the routes and other fun games to enjoy before and after the walk, so get your tickets and we look forward to seeing you there!

Other Facilities: Cafe and gift shop at the Castle. Toilets available. For more information, visit their website https://www.raby.co.uk/raby-castle/


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

*Please note we are taking advance bookings online only. We will not be taking bookings on the day.

The Virtual Great British Dog Walk

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Can’t make a walk but still want to take part?

You can do your own sponsored walk – anywhere you’d like – by signing up for the Virtual Great British Walk. Simply walk your chosen distance with (or without) your dog and raise funds to help deaf people leave loneliness behind.

Sign up for the Virtual Great British Dog Walk

A great day out for all the family!

When you walk, you help people like Jocelyne… 

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My hearing dog Kennedy does so much more than alert me to sounds. He gives me great confidence and independence, not only at home but also out and about, and he brings me so much happiness. He truly is a life-changer!
– Jocelyne and Kennedy 

 

Please take part in the Great British Dog Walk and help more deaf people like Jocelyne to leave loneliness behind. 

The event organiser!

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

See all our Great British Dog Walk locations here


Supported by Specsavers audiologists