Field and Dog Day Care Centre Hire

Field and Dog Day Care Centre Hire in Guildford

The Dog Day Care Centre has a secure fenced field which can be privately hired at weekends and evenings for training purposes and off-lead exercise. The Centre itself can also be hired out for dog training.

We have 2 locations which can be hired out to individuals looking for a secure location to exercise their dogs, or to businesses looking for dog training venues.


Field Hire:

  • The field has a double gated entrance and 5.5 foot fencing
  • The size of the field is approximately 100m x 60m
  • There is car parking directly outside the field
  • No floodlights


Dog Day Care Centre Hire:

  • The centre has a double gated entrance and 5.5 foot fencing
  • The size of the centre is approximately 60m x 30m
  • Floodlights are available to use
  • There is car parking directly outside the centre


Costs are:


Field Hire:

  • £10 per hour for individual off-lead exercise (for up to 3 dogs)
  • £25 per hour for trainers/professional dog walkers (discounts may be given for block bookings)


Dog Day Care Centre Hire:

  • £30 per hour for trainers/professional dog walkers (discounts may be given for block bookings)


Use MUST be pre-booked (minimum of 48 hours notice) by contacting [email protected] – please note that the office is only open Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm


If you wish to make an enquiry about hiring out these areas, please complete the enquiry form below.


Contact Details:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07854 274866 (Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm only)

Dog in field

Terms and Conditions

  • Field hire for a maximum of 3 dogs (from the same household or different households)
  • Vaccinations and wormers need to be up to date.
  • Each session starts on the hour and lasts for 55 minutes. Field users agree not to arrive onto site before the start of the hour and to leave the site on or before five minutes to the hour. Users should wait outside the entrance if early.
  • If there are any animals loose on site, users should remain in their car until any issues have been resolved.
  • On arrival, field users should check the field to ensure there is no person or dog within it and that the fencing is secure.
  • Field users agree not let their dogs out of the car until they are ready to watch and walk with them.
  • Field users are not to access any other areas on the Merrist Wood estate. There are public footpaths running through the estate but the college is on private land.
  • Field users agree to stay close to their dogs at all times, and interrupt potential damage to the field and equipment such as digging.
  • Field users will pick up after their dog and use the bin provided (the bin is just outside the entrance gate)
  • Field users will also aim to take all toys home, particularly being vigilant in removing broken toys and balls.
  • Field users shall keep the field clean and tidy and shall ensure that all litter generated is placed in the rubbish bin outside the field.
  • Field users will not book the field in any professional capacity – it is only for personal use (unless prior agreement with the Commercial Manager).
  • The user shall ensure that the premises are secure at all times and shall not divulge any lock combination codes under any circumstances to any third party. The codes are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Please note that the gate MUST be locked behind you and the key returned to the key safe when you leave the premises and please make sure your dogs are on the lead before they exit the field.
  • Foreign rescues should not attend the field within 14 days of entering the country.
  • If the dog, or any it lives with, is showing any ill health (coughing, diarrhoea, vomiting, general lethargy etc) field users agree to cancel the session (you will be able to book a future session in lieu of the cancelled session – no refunds will be issued). The field is used by many different dogs, some with weakened immune systems.
  • Dogs should not be left unattended in the field at any time.
  • The field is used at the field users own risk and Merrist Wood accept no liability for or any loss, injury or accident that occurs to the field user, their dogs or their equipment, or for any veterinary bills that arise from using the field.
  • Merrist Wood reserve the right to withdraw permission to use the field at any time.
  • Once booked we do not offer refunds, but can allow for sessions to be rescheduled depending on availability. Users must contact us between office hours Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm only in order to reschedule.
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