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

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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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