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.
Secret New Forest: the important details
When: Saturday 30 May 2020
Where: Foxbury Common, Black Hill Road, West Wellow, near Romsey, SO51 6AQ
Walk start time: 11am
Cost: Adults: £10 online, £12 on the day, Children (under 16): free
Distance: 3.5km (Family Route) or 6km (Scenic Route)
Minimum Sponsorship: No minimum sponsorship but if you raise more than £50 you'll receive an exclusive Great British Dog Walk certificate
Terrain: All-weather gravel tracks. Considered buggy and wheelchair accessible, but can be bumpy with one moderate incline. Common land has open and shaded parts.
Parking: Free parking will be available on site.
More: Discover this unique 'secret' New Forest site, accessible 'by invitation only'. Foxbury is a major renovation project of wet heathland, ponds and woodland - Discover the magic!
HD merchandise and literature plus refreshments and volunteer made cakes. Fun Dog Show. Information stands from the New Forest and National Park Authority. Nature-inspired information at the on-site Foxbury Forest School.
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!
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!
*Any extra money raised will help train more hearing dogs.
A great day out for all the family!
"It’s lovely to see so many local people with their dogs supporting such a wonderful charity. Hearing Dogs help deaf people leave loneliness behind, and the Great British Dog Walk is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the work they do as well as getting your dog sponsored to help raise vital funds." - Rachel Riley, TV presenter
The event organiser!
For more information about this walk please contact the event organiser using the details below.
Nicholas Orpin, Community Fundraising manager for South East and South West London