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Bark at the Park!

Ruff and Tumble is celebrating their 10 year anniversary by holding a big birthday bash at Holkham. Bring your dog and come and join in the fun!

Ruff and Tumble are market leaders in dog Drying Coats, and have a range of fantastic products from Leads, Bed Covers and Mitts, to Shampoo, Spritz and Sofa Throws – all designed and made with you and your dog in mind.

Come and join us with your four-legged friends on Saturday 19th August from 11am–4pm for their birthday party. There’ll be some local stallholders selling a range of items from dog leads and drying coats to pet portraits and dog-friendly cakes, as well as demos, a fun dog show, a helpful talks tent, have-a-go arena and the chance to partake in various party games.

Dogs are more than welcome, but please keep them on leads and do not leave them in the car – especially on a hot August day! There will be dog bowls and limited shady spots about.

Here’s what you can expect on the day:



Doggy Bandanas Beautiful dog bandanas handmade in Norfolk
Solvita Photography Award-winning dog and horse photographer
Little Blue Pup Cakery Homemade dog treats, bakes and gifts
Hannah’s Hounds Highly skilled dog groomer offering nail clipping
The Arty Dabbler Dog themed cards, prints and gifts
Dapper Dog Collars, leads, harnesses and more
Molly and Marley Trendy dog products for pawsome dogs
Woof n Brew The pet drinks company
Tide and Earth Beautiful jewellery handcrafted in Norfolk
Designed For Dogs Elegantly styled yet practical items for your faithful friend
Tuffdogs Stuff Quality kit for active dogs




Main Ring

Gundog Demonstration by Holkham Game Keepers

Man Trailing Demonstration by Alison Burns

Musical sit with prizes

Fun Dog Show with prizes


Talk Tent

Listen to local experts and learn new and helpful ways to care for your dog.

– Chris Tansley BVM&S MRCVS Director/Veterinary surgeon and Karen McQuoid RVN APVN Head veterinary nurse from Coastal Veterinary Group. Invaluable advice on spotting symptoms of heat stroke, grass seed penetration. Bee/wasp stings, adder bites and toxins picked up on the beach. Avoidance tips and life saving advice on immediate actions you can take en route to seek veterinary assistance.

– Alison Burns from Wonderwoofsdogs, explains how the new sport, Maintrailing, is a fun and positive activity for dogs and owners of all ages and abilities.

– Hannah from Hannah’s Hounds will give a helpful talk on ‘Grooming – Dos and Don’ts’, packed full of clever tricks and tips to make life easier for dog owners

– Alison Hornsby, local dog behaviourist, agility enthusiast and breeder, shares some simple ways to help with dog behaviours, common problems and how to solve them


Have a Go Ring

Want to try something new with your dog? The Have-a-Go Ring is your chance!

– Agility – it’s not as easy as it looks!

– Mantrailing with Wonderwoofsdog – see if your dog can find you!

– Scurry – how fast is your dog?



– Fun competitions and giveaways!

– The Ruff and Tumble Ramble – join in with the chance to win a prize!

– Ruff and Tumble Top Model Competition – Could your dog be the face of our Crufts Limited edition Drying Coat 2024? Enter and win a photoshoot and a Drying Coat!

– Are you a R&T Top 10 Fan? Enter our fun quick quiz and you could win a drying coat!

– Look for Golden Tickets hidden around the show and you could win some freebies!

Event details

19th August

Free entry


This event will take place in front of the Hall

£5 per day – redeemable against purchases of £30 or more in the gift shop

Dogs on leads welcome

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