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A Complete Guide to Suffolk Dog Day

As proud providers of dog friendly holidays in Suffolk, it’s no surprise that we’re big lovers of Suffolk Dog Day at Woodfarm Barns and Barges. No doubt the best way of celebrating the joy that our four legged friends bring us, the annual event provides owners with the opportunity to enjoy a vast range of activities. From agility competitions to dog scurries and trade stands, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Hosted at Helmingham Hall in Stowmarket, a short distance from our Barns for rent, the event takes place each July and features the following popular attractions: 

  • Dog classes (complete with prizes)
  • Over 50 stalls selling a range of impressive dog accessories and cheese
  • All day entertainment and demonstrations
  • A dedicated catering village for refreshments and lunch

In addition to all of the dog-related activities on offer, a ticket to the Suffolk Dog Day provides access to Helmingham Gardens, an environment that is every bit as enjoyable to soak up as the event itself!

If you’re thinking of planning a dog friendly holiday in Suffolk, why not take a look at the availability of our Barns and Barges for rent? All accommodating dogs to the highest standard, we’re sure that your pooch will enjoy them just as much as you will!

Reasons to Stay at Woodfarm, Suffolk

We happen to think what we have on offer is pretty bloomin' good. However, we thought you might like a bunch of reasons to stay, other than we think you should!

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all accommodation

Brilliant beaches! Suffolk has an incredible Heritage Coast, with great beaches, all in easy reach of us.

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Dogs stay FREE, and we don't just tolerate them, we welcome them! We've built our reputation on this, and we're proud of it!

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at the barns

Pawesome, fully-enclosed two acre Pooch Paddock for your Dogs to go bonkers and make new friends in.

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Free Doggy treats, Dog bowls, and Dog towels. Our furry friends even get Woodfarm branded poop bag holders!

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Visit England Gold Awards coming out of our ears, as well as their coveted ROSE Award for Service Excellence.

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Well in excess of 1,000 Five Star Tripadvisor, Facebook & Google Reviews. Over 25% of our guests come back!

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Private Hot tubs with seven of our eight Barns and Cottages. The ultimate in relaxation, just because you're worth it.

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Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Yes, plural. Two AONB's on our doorstep! Suffolk Coast & Heaths, and Dedham Vale.

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Stunning river walks directly from your gangplank on either Barge! Wildlife and breathtaking scenery in abundance.

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