World Sheepdog Competition September 17th to 20th Castle Howard Estate just outside York
All the world's countries, where there is a recent history of sheepdog handling, are invited to attend this presitgious triennial event. The event began in 2002 in Wales the home of the first recorded sheepdog trial in history. In 2020 we are privileged once again to be holding a Sheep Dog trial within the beautiful grounds of the Castle Howard Estate. The Castle Howard Estate, which features over 200 listed buildings and monuments, is situated within the Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 15 miles north-east of York. The estate is approximately 8,800 acres (3,561 ha), comprising 6,100 acres of farmland, 2,100 acres of woodland and 600 acres of parkland.