Scruffs Dog Show


The annual Scruffs Dog Show held in Keswick town attracts dogs and their proud owners from all over the country! Held at Fitz Park in the centre of Keswick, entry into the show field is FREE!

View over Keswick and Derwentwater, Lake District

You can enter your four-legged friends for the following categories:

  • Longest ears
  • Waggiest tail
  • Happiest dog and owner
  • Best 6 legs
  • Best mismatched pair
  • Most appealing eyebrows
  • Dog most like its owner
  • Most extraordinary dog
  • Best biscuit catcher
  • Cutest bitch
  • Most Handsome Dog
  • Smiliest dog
  • Scruffiest Dog
  • Best fancy dress dog
  • Best Dog and Child
  • Best Trick

Fitz Park, Keswick

Fitz Park is next to a river and you can take your dogs down to the water if they need to cool down and have a drink.

While you're in town, head to one of Keswick’s fantastic pet-friendly pubs! The Dog and Gun is super pet-friendly and full of character and charm – try some local Cumbrian food here or sample some local ales! Keswick is the perfect location for a pet friendly holiday! We have lots of Cottages in Keswick, which accept 1,2 or even 3 dogs! On top of that, many of our properties also have wood burners, open fires, enclosed gardens and stunning Lake District Views. You can even take your dogs to Derwentwater Lake and hop on one of the Keswick launches to explore the walks around the shores.

Dog walking on fellside

Nearly everyone in our office is a dog owner so do get in touch on 017687 80571 or [email protected] if you need any tips on great walks or places to visit that are pet-friendly too. Browse all our pet-friendly cottages throughout the Lake District.