Booking & Prices


£18.50 per rolling 24 hour period for the first dog (£14 per 24 hours for the second, third or fourth dog sharing), for late check outs a day/night rate of £18.50 applies thereafter for the first dog and £14 for subsequent dogs sharing. A minimum 24 hour charge applies.

  • Inside heated kennel with most also having an outside run with a shutter which pulls down at night to create a cosy environment

  • Exercise twice daily. Either two walks around the farm, or a walk and play time to suit your dog’s individual requirements

  • Feed prepared whether biscuit, wet feed or the increasingly popular raw feed which we can store frozen if required. You supply the dog’s own food because having sought veterinary advice it is far better for your pet whilst away from its home environment to stay on its own food thus reducing the risk of dietary upset. To this end we will feed your pet when and how you do at home keeping your pets routine the same

  • Medication administered if required at no extra cost

  • Daily kennel service with bowls washed and floors disinfected. Fresh bedding on arrival and as required.


£30 per dog per rolling 24 hour period (a discount may be offered for additional dogs from the same household at our discretion), for late check outs a day/night rate of £26 applies thereafter. A minimum 24 hour charge applies and there is a £10 supplement per 24 hours for puppies under the age of 3 months. Dogs over the age of 3 months can attend socialised day care in a day care group at no extra cost, this is subject to acceptance and availability.


£19.50 per day for ad hoc days and taster days in socialised day care

£26 per day for day care in our home, this is suitable for dogs who prefer more relaxation than socialisation and for puppies under the age of 3 months.


Regular day care customers automatically become Fern Farm Canine Country Club Members and receive a preferential rate depending on how many regular days a week they attend as follows:

1 day = £18.50

2 days = £17.50

3 days = £16.50

4 days = £15.50

5 days = £14.50

This is payable a month in advance by cash or bank transfer only. If 14 days or more notice is given for days not required then a full refund will be given. If less than 14 days are given then a 50% refund will be given and if less than 7 days notice there will be no refund given. For cancellation of membership/regular day care we ask that you give us 30 days notice please.

  • Feeding if required (feed to be provided by the owner)

  • Medication administered if required (as per veterinary instruction only and to be provided by the owner)

  • Structured exercise three times during the day tailored to your dogs requirements, from varied farm walks to play time in the covered yard and secure paddock

  • Heated kennel with raised ‘Bunty Bed’

  • Twice daily kennel service

  • Green and Wild’s treats for good behaviour

  • Flexible drop off and pick up times outside normal opening hours as we live on site

  • Arrangement of grooming appointments (grooming at an additional charge)

  • Arrangement of professional training (training lessons at an additional charge).

  • Dog baths start from£10 for a small dog, this is dependant on coat conditionand temperament

  • Nail trim/paw tidy £5

  • Dog grooming starts from £25 for further information please call. Prices are dependant on coat condition and temperament.

  • Bath and shampoo, brush out and blow dry (towel drying for dogs unhappy with drier)

Please call us for grooming appointments.

Please call us for training enquiries. Private dog agility lessons are £30 an hour, £60 for 6 group lessons with Abigail Doxford. Gundog training is £35 an hour for private lessons, less for group lessons with Geoff Shore Gundog training.

Membership is free of charge for all of our regular weekly day care clients, fixed day(s) only and the following member benefits apply:

5% off dog boarding

5% off grooming

5% off obedience and gun dog training with Geoff Shore

5% off Green and Wilds treats and toys

5% off Natures Menu food

5% off Country Matters home wear

5% off Bunty Pet Products.


All drop off and collection by appointment as per your booking form. Payment is by cash or bank transfer only before or on collection. The bank details can be provided in advance should you need to set us up as a payee at home. Pets are not released without full payment.

When booking you agree to our terms & conditions.

Vaccination records will be kept at Fern Farm during your pet’s stay. Homeopathic alternatives are not acceptable as they do not protect against infectious diseases.


Monday to Friday:

  • 08:00 – 09:00

  • 12:00 – 13:00

  • 16:00 – 18:00


  • 9:00 – 10:00
  • 15:00 – 17:00

Sunday & Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve & New Years Eve:

  • 09:00 – 11:00

Drop off and collection of boarding guests is by prior arrangement only.

Please DO NOT ring the bell outside of the opening hours. Last admission is 15 minutes before closing.


Monday to Friday

  • 07:00 – 09:00

  • 16:00 – 19:00


We are closed for drop off and collection on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday.

We are also closed for drop off and collection Thursday 19th December 2019 for day care all day and boarding collection in the evening.


When booking you agree to our terms and conditions including a 50% cancellation fee or deposit if requested.