Country Fayre

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7th August 2022
10am - 5pm

Old Down Estate’s Country Fayre is coming this August! Held in the heart of Old Down Estate’s 66 acres of open space with beautiful gardens, woodlands, play areas and an animal park; the fayre welcomes a day of country adventure and family fun!

Join us on Sunday 7th August for a line-up packed with bake and crafting competitions, traditional fete games, activities, a display arena, animal talks, food and gift stalls, music and more. A great day out for families and friends this summer… certainly one not to be missed!

 

Pricing

Adults: £11.50

Child: £8 (aged 2-15)

Family: £35 (2 adults & 2 children)

Concession: £8 (over 60, childminder)

Members: FREE

Please note Old Down Country Park Members will be required to book a FREE members ticket for event entry.

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Food & Drink

Full information and menu’s coming soon.

 

Stall Holders

We have a range of local traders and exhibitors attending our Country Fayre, showcasing their products from gifts to food.

Are you a local business, producer, or entertainer? We have a select number of pitches still available – If you are interested in being part of our big country fayre then get in touch at info@olddownestate.co.uk

 

Competitions!

Dog Show

A dog friendly venue, we’d love for your dogs to join in the family fun. Does your dog have the waggiest tail, or have a special trick… Why not enter your dog in our dog show competition? Categories include the waggiest tail, best trick, best looking male/female, best rescue dog, most well behaved pup (one year and under) and judge’s favourite. All entries are £2 per class with rosettes and certificates awarded to 1st-3rd position. All entries to be registered on the day and before competitions start.

 

Our Dog Show will be held in the Main Arena in the Adventure Park

11.30am Best Behaved Pup and Best Rescue Dog

13.15pm Best Looking Male and Best Looking Female

15.00pm Waggiest Tail and Best Trick

16.30 pm Best in Show (Winners from all categories to take part)

*Times subject to change on the day

Handlers are required to register for a category to take part at £2 per entry. Registration for each category closes 15mins prior to the start of each competition and entrants are asked to enter the arena promptly at the beginning of each event.

 

Each dog will do a lap of the arena with their handler and then get into a line for the judge to decide on the winner. There are no age restrictions for handlers to take part, but full control of the dog is essential.

 

Registrations can be made at our admin table next to the food tent.

Rosettes and certificates given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Winner of best in show will receive a goody bag for the dog.

 

Children’s Competitions

Entries age 12 and under

  • Scarecrow Design

Design a scarecrow for our summer maze trail launching on Sunday 7th August. Get creative and design your scarecrow for our team to create and showcase around the maze. Download an entry form to get started, submit your entry by emailing info@olddownestate.co.uk or hand in your entry while visiting the park. Deadline for entries is 01/07/22.

Download your competition form here and get creative!

  • Themed Bake

Put your baking and creativity skills to the test and create a masterpiece. With the theme of Old Down Country Park create an edible bake. Entries to be submitted on the day with rosettes and certificates awarded to 1st-3rd position.

  • Nature Craft

Decorate a flowerpot, create a painting, make a model, the choice is yours, enter our nature themed craft category! Entries to be submitted on the day with rosettes and certificates awarded to 1st-3rd position.

 

General Competitions

12 years +

  • Themed Bake

Put your baking and creativity skills to the test and create a masterpiece. With the theme of Old Down Country Park create an edible bake. Entries to be submitted on the day with rosettes and certificates awarded to 1st-3rd position.

  • Flower Arrangement

Create an eye-catching floral arrangement with flowers of your choice. Entries to be submitted on the day with rosettes and certificates awarded to 1st-3rd position.

 

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