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There’s a big festival especially for dogs coming to Tatton Park next weekend

DogFest is back and taking over Tatton Park on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June 2022.

Emily Sergeant Emily Sergeant - 8th June 2022

A big festival full of fun for all four-legged friends is coming to Cheshire next weekend as DogFest takes over Tatton Park.

DogFest was founded back in 2014, and after making a name for itself as the nation’s favourite dog-friendly festival, with thousands of pups descending on popular parks across the UK each year ever since, it’s back for 2022, and will be taking over Tatton Park in the picturesque Cheshire village of Knutsford next weekend.

Created by dog-lovers, for dog-lovers, DogFest is 2022 will give you and your pup the chance to “try your paw” at a whole host of activities – including dog diving, agility courses, or entering the Fun Dog Show for your chance to win ‘Best in Show’.

You can also see some sensational dog displays, get advice from a variety of animal experts, learn training tips at the Dog School, and so much more.

There’s plenty of chances to shop, and grab some festival food and drink too.


BAFTA-award winning TV presenter Michaela Strachan will also be making her way to Tatton Park to meet visitors and offer lots of tummy rubs to four-legged guests next weekend, while demonstrations will come from hugely-talented canines and their trainers – including TikTok sensation Lucy Heath, and Crufts Freestyle winner Nicci Hindson.

DogFest’s charity partner this year is Dogs Trust UK.


Festival-goers will be able to learn all about some of the charity’s dogs currently looking for forever homes across the North West.

Speaking ahead of the festival next weekend, Louise Round – Head of Supporter Relations at Dogs Trust – said: “This is the second year we have been DogFest’s charity partner, and we had a fantastic time last year, and so did our dogs.

“It was wonderful to see so many who were having a great day out with their forever families.”


Anyone looking to help raise vital funds for Dogs Trust this year can take part in DogFest 2022’s Big Dog Walk in Tatton Park, with Louise explaining that the 2k and 4k walks will not only take participants “to parts of the park others won’t see”, but also have plenty of activities for children to take part in along the way.

There’ll be a whole range of interactive activities, demonstrations, events, shopping opportunities, and more to make the most of / Credit: DogFest

DogFest 2022 is taking over Tatton Park on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June.

Both single-day and weekend tickets, family tickets, and a range of VIP packages are still available to get your hands on, and prices start from as little as £20 for adults and £13 for children.

Grab yours here.

Featured Image – DogFest