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Christmas Fayre at Crossing Cottage Greyhound Sanctuary

November 17th

11.00am til 2.00pm Stalls and refreshments, greyhound goods.

The Fayre was originally planned for the 3rd of November, but due to the inclement weather we have moved the event back to the 17th November.

Open day at the Kennelse

17th November

1.00am til 2.00pm (Crossing Cottage Greyhound Sanctuary, Ossington Lane, Sutton on Trent, Newark, Notts NG23 6QR Telephone No.01636 822032 Christmas cards and gifts on sale, meet the dogs

Thoresby Park at Thoresby Hall

23rd and 24th November

 Join us at Thorsby Park. We will be there from 10am until 6pm on both days.

Thoresby Park at Thoresby Hall, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH

Newark Market

24th November, 14th and 15th December

We will have a stall for fundraising at Newark Market.

Annual Boxing Day Walk at Crossing Cottage Kennels

26th December

meet 11.00 to walk at 11.30, Two walks one long, one shorter one for our more mature greyhounds – Bacon Butty BBQ, Posh Coffee

Unfortunately due to the stalls it will not be possible to park at the kennels.  Please park on Old Great North Road (parallel to the kennels) or Doctors Surgery car park on Hounsfield Way.(The Surgery, Hounsfield Way, Sutton on Trent, Newark Notts, NG23 6PX)

Please do not park on Barrel Hill Road or on Hempsall Lane.

News and information

The Carlins

In 2010 my daughter was diagnosed with Cancer, she was 11. Alex commenced a tough three years of chemotherapy,  at its worst Alex was in a wheelchair and was on morphine to control the pain which meant that she missed over two years of school it severely shook her...

Bright Rumble’s Story

We first visited John & Judith at Crossing Cottage late 2013 looking for a retired greyhound. We had admired this breed for some time; their elegance, easy-going nature and love of humans. When we realised how many ex-racers needed homes, this confirmed our...


Willow came to live with us on 7th July 2009. It was just a lucky chance that we had gone to the kennels the week before to have a look and find out about keeping a Greyhound. Judith suggested we take one for a walk and see how we got on. Willow, or Pearls Black as...

Eddie & Stella

If someone had told me a couple of years ago that I would have 1 greyhound nevermind 2 vying for position on my settee I would have never believed it but we have – both from Judith and John Morton at Crossings Cottage in Newark. The background to our introduction to...


On our first visit to Crossing Cottage, we were welcomed by Judith and John and showed around the kennels at all the gorgeous Greyhounds. After talking to John and telling him our lifestyle and what kind of temperament we were looking for in a Greyhound, John...

Andy & Rosie

Having persuaded Val, my wife, that we should think about having a dog, she actually came up with the idea of a retired greyhound and, much to her astonishment, I immediately made an appointment to visit Crossing Cottage Kennels.  She agreed to go, but only on the...

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