Donkey Derby 2022

Donkey Derby

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Leatherhead & District Lions Club present a family fun day in the beautiful grounds of Polesden Lacey, raising funds for local charities, community projects and residents. Lots of different events happening to make the day special, including donkey rides and a fun dog show. Free Entry to the House and Gardens, plus free parking.

The basics

There will be several donkey races, starting at 1pm with tote facilities opening earlier. The fun dog show registration is 11:00am to 12:00 noon. No need to book in advance, just turn up on the day and judging commences 12:30pm. Please ensure your dog is on a lead and bring water for them. Please also come prepared to clean up after your dog. There will also be donkey rides, train rides, stalls and games, a bouncy castle and a beer tent, food court and live music.

Contact Info

Polesden Lacey
Call 01372 452048

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