News & Blog

Stay up to date with all the Greyhound Walks news, read our walk reports and see our photos.

Also, we want your feedback! … What did you see?  Who did you meet?  What did you think of our choice of venue? … Tell us all about it on Facebook.

We have two homes on Facebook, one for all things Greyhound Walks and one specifically for our annual show.  Please come and join us.
.

 

 

The Essex Team Impress the Wat Tyler Rangers!

When the Essex group , led by Rob Tiffen walked at Wat Tyler Country Park earlier this month they really impressed the rangers! We had this lovely message from them … “Really pleased with the group, we witnessed this groups enjoyment of the day, and the dogs of course, and the fact that the owners […]

[Continue Reading]

Wow! Mega Greyhound Weekend!

What a weekend it was for our Norfolk and Essex groups with record breaking numbers of hounds walking out on a bright November morning on Sunday 5th. Debbie Albins has a very loyal and friendly group of walkers who go to her monthly walk on the first Sunday of the month at Brandon Country Park […]

[Continue Reading]

Walk: Glorious Greyhounds in Lavenham

My oh my what a glorious day for a Greyhound Walk in lovely Lavenham.  The sun shone and the greyhounds and sighthounds turned out for a leisurely walk round this stunning Suffolk village, turning heads and getting well deserved praise for their impeccable behaviour. Led by Joe and Ann our Suffolk walk organisers, 56 hounds  […]

[Continue Reading]

Donations: Clarks Farm Greyhound Rescue

From contributions given at our walks and any profit made at our events we are able to make donations to help enhance the lives of needy sighthounds within our area who are waiting for their new homes. Grant for Better Access for Visitors After approaching us for a grant we have recently made a donation to […]

[Continue Reading]

IMPORTANT – A CHANGE TO OUR JULY 16TH WALK!

New Walk Venue for July 16th Greyhound Walk View from one of the bridges across Alton Water   PLEASE NOTE – Due to the predicted visitor numbers at this year’s Woodbridge Regatta, we have decided to switch the venue for our July 16th Greyhound Walk. We will now be walking at ALTON WATER, at the […]

[Continue Reading]

GGGW 2017 – Where are YOU walking?

The 2017 Great Global Greyhound Walk is now just 2 weeks away! Started back in 2010, by Greyhound Walks founder Janet Peacock, the Great Global Greyhound Walk (formerly the Great British Greyhound Walk) is now in new hands, but it is still an event that is very dear to our hearts.  In 2016 we saw more […]

[Continue Reading]

New Year’s Day Walk – Volunteers Needed

It’s December, so that must mean it’s nearly Christmas and nearly the start of a new year.   Come and join us on our biggest walk of the year, the famous ‘New Year’s Day Walk’ at Hylands Park!  (Full details here.) Last year, more than 200 dogs and their humans enjoyed the walk.  They then enjoyed literally […]

[Continue Reading]

Greyhound Walks Show 2016 – A Good Day Out.

(Photo courtesy of Sam Morris) After daring to watch the weather forecast, what a relief to wake up to clear skies and dry ground! Some of the volunteers were scheduled to arrive at the park for 6am to start the initial set up.  I was a lucky one and didn’t need to be there until […]

[Continue Reading]

Great Global Greyhound Walk 2016 – A Special Report

The Braintree walkers had their very own carnival at Great Notley Country Park The 19th of June 2016 saw us celebrating our 7th Great Global Greyhound Walk (formerly the Great British Greyhound Walk) and we think it’s now safe to say that it was another rip-roaring success. A total of 5,021 sighthounds walked at 151 […]

[Continue Reading]

Our very special ‘Rainbow Bridge’ memorial walk.

As many of you know, we have an annual 15 mile walk to honour all our hounds that are at Rainbow Bridge. We choose to walk from Notley Country Park (Braintree) as this is where our very first Greyhound Walk was held and we go along the very peaceful disused railway line, the Flitch Way. […]

[Continue Reading]

It’s our 10th Birthday, so we had cake – LOTS of cake.

The Greyhound Walks 10th Birthday Cake The first ever Greyhound Walk was in April 2006 so we thought a little celebration was needed in April 2016. Greyhound Walks has a lot to celebrate.  For 10 years we have been promoting Greyhounds and Lurchers as pets, supporting homing organisations, socialising our beautiful Hounds and making friends, […]

[Continue Reading]

Introducing The New Greyhound Walks Management.

An introduction to the Greyhound Walks Committee … Greyhound Walks like to keep things as straightforward and easy going as possible, however we are a registered charity and we therefore need a certain amount of structure to operate. Our walks are organised at a local level, as are the show attendances, fundraisers etc, but we […]

[Continue Reading]

Announcing The 2016 Greyhound Walks Show!

It’s that time of year again.  The time when we start getting enquiries about whether there will be another Greyhound Walks Show. ….. We’re therefore very happy to announce that, yes, the show will go on!  2015 saw us host our 8th show and, with the weather being so much kinder to us than it […]

[Continue Reading]

Our New Year’s Day Walk – Now Officially ‘Legendary’

We’d like to say a great big thank you to the 197 sighthounds (and their 13 non-sighthound siblings) who brought their humans to our New Years Day Greyhound Walk at Hylands Park yesterday.  It’s always wonderful to see so many happy hounds and happy owners, and meet up with friends old and new. In spite of […]

[Continue Reading]