Terms & Conditions

When making a booking you agree to abide by the following terms and conditions:

  • Please do not arrive in the car park more than five minutes before your booking is due to start and please keep your dog(s) in your vehicle until the field is vacant.
  • When entering and leaving the park, please be aware of other dogs around you and give them sufficient space as they may not be as friendly as yours.
  • The maximum number of dogs in the park at any one time should not exceed 8.
  • Your dog remains your own responsibility whilst using the park and should not be left unattended in the park.
  • Please ensure that you close the gate properly behind you when you enter the park.  You are responsible for making sure that the gate is secure and that your dog cannot escape through or under the gate. 
  • You are responsible for picking up your dog’s poo and you must pick up after your dog and place it in the bin provided. 
  • Our poo policy is that if you see it you should pick it up.  Given the size of the field it is possible you may miss your dog’s poo, but we ask that if you see any poo you pick it up and someone else will find your dog’s poo and pick it up.  Help us keep the fields clean and dog poo free for everyone’s enjoyment.
  • Please discourage your dog from making excessive noise whilst on site.
  • Do not allow your dog to dig holes in the field.
  • Please take all balls and toys that you bring into the field away with you.  If these have been chewed or broken, you must ensure that the field is cleaned up and these are removed.
  • When you are finished you must lock the gate and set the code to 0000.
  • Please leave on time when your booking is up, especially if another user is waiting.  If you are waiting to enter the park please allow sufficient space for the previous user to leave.
  • In the event of extreme weather conditions we may deem it necessary to cancel your booking, wherein we will endeavour to provide reasonable notice of cancellation and will endeavour to offer you an alternative date and time if available. 
  • Refunds will only be given where Run Free has had to cancel the booking. Bookings are non-refundable.
  • Puppies from 8 weeks old are welcome but we require all dogs to be immunised before use of the fields.  In addition, we request your dog(s) have up to date worm treatments.
  • You may bring in season bitches to the field.
  • If your dog has developed signs of kennel cough, sickness or diarrhoea in the past 72 hours, we request that you refrain from the use of our facilities. Please note that in the event your dog(s) present symptoms of the conditions previously listed, or any other condition or illness which can or is likely to pose a risk to the health and welfare of any other dogs, field users or staff present then you, your dog and anyone accompanying you, will be asked to leave the field immediately and no monies will be refunded. 
  • Furthermore, we will not be held responsible for any injury or illness contracted by any dog or person who uses our fields.
  • We will not accept responsibility for injury, illness or death of your dog from using our facilities. You are advised to insure your pet for all eventualities.
  • Run Free Dog Fields Ltd accepts no liability for any losses suffered whilst using the company’s facilities.
  • You may use the field with an XL Bully or other banned dog breed provided that:
  • 1. The dog is registered with the index of exempted dog (IED) and a copy of the life certificate is made available to Run Free Dog Fields on request.
  • 2. You have a public liability insurance certificate for the dog and it is made available to Run Free Dog Fields on request.
  • 3. The dog handler to XL Bully ratio is 1:1 at all times and the handler must be over 16 years old
  • 4. The dog is neutered – in line with Government rules
  • 5. The dog is micro chipped
  • 6. The dog is kept on a lead and muzzled until the gate is shut when entering the field
  • 7. The dog is put back on a lead and muzzled before opening the gate to leave the field
  • 8. You can remove the lead and muzzle once inside the secure field
  • 9. If the household has more than 1 dog, they can come to the field together as long as there is a minimum of 1 handler per XL Bully. All dogs leads and muzzles can be removed once in the field including the XL Bully
  • 10. If you are sharing the field with dogs or people from a different household, the banned breed will need to remain muzzled and on a lead at all times with a 1:1 handler.  Only if there are no people or dogs from another household can the lead and muzzle can be removed once in the field.
  • You accept that your use and enjoyment of the secure field, which includes the car park and path leading to the field  is entirely at your own risk and as such, agree not to hold Run Free Dog Fields Ltd, its owners or staff responsible for any injury to you, your family/friends or your dog(s) arising from your use and enjoyment of the secure field. Moreover, the fenced section of the field is a large outdoor space, with the potential for areas of uneven ground or holes which could be concealed under long grass or other vegetation, and may from time to time have overhanging branches from trees around the edges which may fall or have fallen and could contain other hazards consistent with the countryside and, any as such, any incidence of same which causes or contributes to injury to you, your family, friends or your dog(s); Run Free Dog Fields Ltd cannot be held liable.
  • As part of your use and enjoyment of the secure field; you agree not to let anyone else into the secure fenced area, other than any friends or family members you have brought with you to enjoy walking your dogs.
  • You accept that all equipment in the fields is only for the use of the dogs and you will not climb, play or stand on any of the equipment or permit anyone else to do so.  You agree not to hold Run Free Dog Fields Ltd, its owners or staff responsible for any injury to you, your family, friends or your dog(s) arising from your use of the equipment in the field.
  • In the event of bringing  a friend or family member, or sending somebody in place of you, you agree that you assume responsibility for their safety and ensure that they abide by these terms and conditions at all times whilst using the field.
  • As part of your use and enjoyment of the field, you agree not to enter any buildings or other parts of the premises, including any restricted areas of the field. 
  • The fences and gate are regularly checked. However, as part of your use and enjoyment of the field you agree to be mindful of any holes or other damage to the fence or gate.  Such damage may occur from time to time for various reasons, including digging by dogs or other animals (which may cause an opening or breach in either the gate or fence), falling trees or branches and general wear and tear. If you become aware of, or observe, any issue with the condition of the fence or gate, please make us aware immediately so that we can alert other users and so that we can repair it as soon as possible. Run Free Dog Fields Ltd cannot accept responsibility for any dog escaping the field through either the gate or fence, irrespective of whether this is a consequence of a defect in the fence or gate or whether we have notified you in advance or not.
  • Run Free Dog Fields Ltd cannot be held liable for any injury to your dog or for any injury or damage caused by your dog(s) in and around the premises. Accordingly, all dogs must be kept on a secure leash between the car park and the secure field. In addition, Run Free Dog Fields Ltd will not be liable for any injury or damage sustained or caused by your dog in the event that the dog, for whichever reason, becomes untethered. This includes, but is in no way restricted to; your dog running wild in or out-with the car park or path, or suffering injury or harm on near-by road(s), or being attacked by another dog.
  • As part of your use and enjoyment of the field you agree to abide by any applicable Laws and or Guidance issued by the Scottish Government, United Kingdom Government or Local Authority to protect you and other users (including our staff) from infection and or transmission of COVID-19.  You accept that you enter and use the field at your own risk. Run Free Dog Fields Ltd will not accept liability for infection or transmission of COVID-19 which occurs on their field or premises.    

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