Join our Family Fun day

Our biggest fundraising event of the year!

Join us at Woodlands Animal Sanctuary for our Family Fun Day, bring your dog to compete in our fun dog show and grab a bite to eat from one of our many food stalls, including our mouth watering BBQ, cakes stalls and vegan stalls. Meet the animals that your donations help to make a difference to, from our resident cats, farmyard animals and rabbits to our cats and guinea pigs looking for their forever homes. Plus see how your donations help us to rehabilitate over 500 hedgehogs per year.

Entry Fee:

Children £2.50 Adults £4.00

Free parking is available on-site

3rd September 2017 10:30am to 4:30pm

Woodlands Animal Sanctuary
Woodlands Farm, Sandy lane
L40 1UE

What's on

With five hours to explore we have many activities to get involved in, including:

Things to do

Climbing Wall
Adventure Cave
Inflatable Village
Inflatable Obstacle Course
Vegan Food
Kids Games
Family Games
Stalls Galore
Farmyard Feeds


North West Reptile Club
Horus Birds of Prey
Donkeys, Horses & Ponies
George our Tortoise
Guinea pigs & rabbits
Birds & geese

Things to see

Scoop Magic
Family Games
Dancing Dogs
Reptile Display
Bird Display
Dog Show


Fun Dog Show

Join our biggest dog show of the year sponsored by Rufford Veterinary Group, with 10 exciting rounds including:

Prettiest Girl, Most Handsome Boy, Heinz 57, Scruffiest Mutt, Golden Oldie, Best Rescue Dog, Best Party Trick, Best Dressed Dog, Best in Show

Plus we welcome back every winner from our 2017 dog shows to crown Woodlands Ultimate Best in Show 2017. Entry to the dog show costs £3 per round or £5 for three rounds. 


Donate items for our fun day

Running our events helps to raise money to continue our work rescuing animals. Can you help us to raise funds by donating items for our tombola and different stalls. We accept teddy bears, wine, sweets, kids games, toys, unwanted gifts, nearly new items and books. 

If you have any gods that you can donate please drop them off at Woodlands Animal Sanctuary, Woodlands Farm, Sandy Lane, Holmeswood, Lancashire, L40 1UE

Help to promote our fun day

We have put together an advertising pack including social media banners and posters, for anyone who is willing to promote our fun day. If you can help to promote our fun day please download via the links below:

Fun Dog Show Poster

Family Fun Day Poster 

Social Media Banner

Social Media Image 

Thank you to our sponsors

Our Family Fun Day wouldn't be possible if it wasn't for our fantastic sponsors. If you know any companies who would like to sponsor our family fun day please get in touch by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Last year our family fun day raised over £9,000. Here are some images from last years event.

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