The Mane Arena

The Mane Arena

Watch working animals show off their skills in this lively arena that will bring together a mix of traditional and rural pursuits.

A cast of amazing animals have been known to impress in none other than the Mane Arena at BBC Countryfile Live! 🍃

Falconry displays featuring the most awe-inspiring birds of prey in action, the Dog and Duck Show, in which sheep dogs of all breeds will round up their duck 'livestock'. PLUS the Mane Arena has played host to gun dogs in action displaying how dutiful they really are....

We cannot wait to share more details of what will fill this exhilarating space in 2020! 

Let's take a glimpse at some of our Mane highlights...

The Dog and Duck Show

An enchanting and fun-filled display with the legendary Stuart Barnes as his trained and untrained sheepdogs herd a team of Indian Runner ducks in and out of obstacles.


Enjoy the majestic sight of birds of prey with our team from The Hawking Centre and their feathered friends.

Terrier Racing 

It’s fun, fast and furiously competitive stuff as these small dogs chase the lure - can your dog do it

Shetland Derby

Shetland pony racing at its finest

Extreme Mountain Biking

Watch the team take flight as they twist, turn and flip all in mid-air and all on two wheels



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