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35 Boxing Day meets you really won’t want to miss this year


  • After you’ve stuffed yourself to excess on Christmas Day, what better reason is there to get out of the house and support one of Britain’s oldest and best traditions than to attend your local Boxing Day meet? Here’s your full guide to where and when your local pack is meeting...

    Beaufort

    Where and when? Worcester Lodge, Didmarton at 10.45am

    Belvoir

    Where and when? Grantham Riverside Pastures, off Stonebridge Road at 11am

    Berkeley

    Where and when? High Street, Thornbury at 11am

    Bicester with Whaddon Chase

    Where and when? Winslow Show Field, Winslow at 11am

    Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace

    Where and when? Eltisley Green, Eltisley at 11am

    Carmarthenshire

    Where and when? The Fountain Inn, Meidrim at 11am

    Cattistock

    Where and when? The Royal Oak Pub, Hardington Moor at 10.45am

    Chiddingfold, Leconfield & Cowdray

    Where and when? The Kennels, Petworth Park at 11am

    Cottesmore

    Where and when? The Market Place, Oakham at 11am

    Cotswold

    Where and when? The Kennels, Ossage Farm, Andoversford, at 10.45am

    Dart Vale, South Pool and Modbury Harriers

    Where and when? These hunts will be holding two separate meets as follows:

    The Exeter Inn, Modbury (meet time TBC) and The Quay, Kingsbridge (meet time TBC)

    East Kent with West Street

    Where and when? Elham Village Square, Elham at 11am

    Essex & Suffolk

    Where and when? Holbecks Park, Hadleigh at 11am

    Grove & Rufford

    Where and when? The Crown Hotel, Bawtry at 11am

    Hunsley Beacon Beagles

    Where and when? The Wellington Inn, Lund at 1pm

    Kimblewick

    Where and when? The Full Moon, Cholesbury at 11am

    Lamerton

    Where and when? The Areundell Arms Hotel, Lifton at 11am

    Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire

    Where and when? Meadow Park Equestrian Centre, Johnstone (meet time TBC)

    Meynell & South Staffordshire

    Where and when? Blithfield Hall, Admaston at 11am

    New Forest

    Where and when? Bolton’s Bench, Lyndhurst at 10.45am

    North Kerry Harriers

    Where and when? Glin Castle, Limerick at midday on 29th December

    Oakley

    Where and when? Castle Ashby, Northampton at 10.45am

    Old Surrey Burstow & West Kent

    Where and when? Chiddingstone Castle, Edenbridge at 11am with refreshments served from 10am

    Quantock Staghounds

    Where and when? The Carew Arms, Crowcombe at 11am

    Ross Harriers

    Where and when? The Market Place, Ross on Wye at 10.45am

    Royal Artillery

    Where and when? Chitterne Playing Fields/Recreational Ground at 11am

    South Devon

    Where and when? The Moorland Hotel, Haytor at 11am

    Spooners & West Dartmoor

    Where? Bedford Square, Tavistock at 11am

    Surrey Union

    Where and when? The Kennels, Okewood at midday

    Thurlow

    Where and when? Great Thurlow Hall, Thurlow at 11am

    Tiverton Foxhounds

    Where and when? Market Square, Tiverton at 11am

    Continued below…

    VWH

    Where and when? The Mansion, Cirencester Park at 11am

    Warwickshire

    Where and when? Upton House, Banbury at 10.45am

    Wilton

    Where and when? The Manor, Odstock at 10.45am

    Wynnstay

    Where and when? The High Street, Malpas (meet time TBC)

    For a full interactive map detailing all Boxing Day meets visit the Countryside Alliance website: www.countryside-alliance.org

    To have your hunt’s Boxing Day meet included in this list, secretaries should please send details to gemma.redrup@ti-media.com

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