Wagging tails all round at Woofers Winter Walk

Abigail Dillon with her dog Elsie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Abigail Dillon with her dog Elsie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Dogs of all colours, shapes and sizes teamed up for a bumper winter walk this morning in the beautiful grounds of Suffolk’s Helmingham Hall.

Twins Fraser and Olivia Steward with their dog Bella Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Twins Fraser and Olivia Steward with their dog Bella Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Many animal lovers were disappointed last year when the county’s biggest annual canine celebration, Suffolk Dog Day, was cancelled due to the sizzling weather.

So it was wagging tails all round when organisers announced they would be hosting their very first ‘sister’ meet up – where dogs and their owners could enjoy a three-mile stroll in slightly cooler conditions.

Despite the rain, dog owners and their four legged friends turned out for the Woofers Winter Walk at

Despite the rain, dog owners and their four legged friends turned out for the Woofers Winter Walk at Helmingham Hall Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of people showed up with wellies in tow for the bumper winter walk on Sunday, March 3, set in one of Suffolk’s most picturesque locations.

The festivities continued at the Woofers Winter Walk village, and included a doggy ‘selfie’ competition – all in aid of Suffolk Community Foundation.

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Despite the rain, dog owners and their four legged friends turned out for the Woofers Winter Walk at

Despite the rain, dog owners and their four legged friends turned out for the Woofers Winter Walk at Helmingham Hall Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Despite the rain, dog owners and their four legged friends turned out for the Woofers Winter Walk at

Despite the rain, dog owners and their four legged friends turned out for the Woofers Winter Walk at Helmingham Hall Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Twins Fraser and Olivia Steward with their dog Bella Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Twins Fraser and Olivia Steward with their dog Bella Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Devam Henry with her dog Minnie Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Tracey and Noah Hudson and Gary Avis enjoying the walk with their two dogs Picture: SARAH LUCY BROW

Tracey and Noah Hudson and Gary Avis enjoying the walk with their two dogs Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Viv Sadler enjoying the walk with her dog Poppy Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Viv Sadler enjoying the walk with her dog Poppy Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Julia Johnson with her dog Lucy Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Julia Johnson with her dog Lucy Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant


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