Canine Capers on the Carrs 2019
Sunday 7th July
2pm - 4pm
Overwhelming, you might say. 170 entrants, the cake stall denuded of all but boiling water long before Best in Show had been awarded, the crack management team looking skywards for divine help - there is such a thing as too popular, you know.
The Friends of the Carrs grew out of the direct action taken by a number of local residents in 2004/5 to...
... of The Carrs
The Carrs is parkland that follows the Bollin River for just under a mile from Wilmslow to Twinnies Bridge. It is Wilmslow's favourite walking ground, where, in the morning, there are as many dogs as people. Most of the town's children have run in the play ground on Chancel Lane and begged to be allowed to paddle in the river. After rare falls of snow, the Carrs' one grassy slope is ridden by sledgers and the parkland becomes a Bosch canvas of colour. In recent years, rumours of fish have surfaced and there have been sightings of anglers.