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TERMS & CONDITIONS

CHERRY MEADOWS TERMS AND CONDITONS 

It is important that all of our users and visitors are able to enjoy the use of our field safely. Please observe the following terms and conditions. 

By making a booking, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions at the time of making your booking. 

If any user or visitor breaches the terms and conditions, Cherry Meadows can at their absolute discretion, ask them to leave the field and prevent them from using the field going forwards. 

These terms and conditions may be updated from time to time. 

This agreement does not create any rights over the land, and you accept that the landowner maintains control and possession of the field and communal areas at all times. 

Entering and exiting the field

• Please ensure that you arrive no more than five minutes before your session to avoid disturbing the session before, please remain in your car with your dogs in the communal parking area until the previous user has vacated the field. 

At the start of your session, you must unlock and open the gate, then the access gate should be shut behind you when you are using the field.

 

If arriving by car drive your vehicle into the field, turn your vehicle around and park in the designated hard standing area. There is space for up to four cars on the hard standing and additional vehicles should be left in the communal parking area. 

• Your dog(s) must remain on a lead or in your car until the gate is closed behind you. 

• Please vacate the field by the end of your session, so that the next visitor can enjoy their full booking. You should allow enough time within your session to clear up dog poo and collect your possessions.

 

• You must lock the gate behind you at the end of your session. 

Etiquette and house rules 

Please note there is a restriction of four dogs in the field at one time

Please enjoy and respect the countryside whilst walking your dog(s). The field must not be used for any illegal / immoral use and you agree not to do anything which may diminish the enjoyment of other visitors and users. 

• You must pick up your dog poo and dispose of it in the bins provided or take it away with you. 

• All other litter must be collected and taken away with you. Please do not dispose of it in the dog poo bins. 

• All toys and apparatus that you may bring must be taken away with you. Complete or broken toys can be a choke hazard for dogs and must be removed. 

• No smoking must take place anywhere on site. 

• Please discourage your dogs from digging in the paddocks but if they do so, any holes must be filled and reported to 07876763539 before you leave the field. 

• Your dogs must regularly be treated for flea, tick and worm prevention and be fully vaccinated before using the paddocks. 

• You must not bring your dogs to the field if they have been unwell during the last 48 hours. 

• The adjacent land is actively farmed and large machinery may be used nearby.  

• You must not take photos of other user(s) of the paddocks or their dogs and / or post the photos on social media without the user(s) explicit consent. 

 

Risk and liability 

• The field is a large area of former agricultural land, with the potential for uneven ground, vegetation, branches, stones and other potential hidden hazards, which are consistent with the countryside. You acknowledge that the nature and condition of the field will vary depending on the season and/or weather at the time. 

• The use of the field is entirely at your own risk. Cherry Meadows accepts no liability for the death of, or injury to, any person or dog using the facility, or damage to any property. Cherry Meadows accepts no liability for losses, claims, actions, damages, expenses, or any other liability incurred by you whilst at Cherry Meadows. 

• The behaviour and actions of your dog(s) are your sole responsibility. 

• Visitors and users must report any accident, injury or incident to us immediately by calling 07876763539 

• All Dog Trainers must provide a copy of their Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance prior to using the field. Professional Dog Walkers must provide a copy of their Public Liability Insurance. 

 

Personal safety and children 
• You are welcome to bring friends and family to walk your dog(s) and you agree to take full responsibility for their safety and ensure that they abide by the terms and conditions for the use of the field. 

• Children under the age of 16 are welcome but must be supervised at all times. Children and users must respect the paddocks and their contents and children must not be allowed to climb on the fences, gates, or any equipment. 

• You agree not to let anyone else into the field other than friends and family that you intended to use the paddock with. 

Dog safety 

• There has been a worrying increase in the number of dog thefts nationally and you should ensure that you take all necessary precautions and that your dog(s) always remains within eyesight. 

• Although the fences and gates are designed to minimise the chance of escape, you must assess whether the boundaries are suitable for your dog(s) before letting them out of your car or off the lead. Cherry Meadows accepts no responsibility or liability for dogs that escape the field.  

• The fences and gates will be inspected regularly, however damage may occur from time to time. If you notice any damage or issues, please contact 07876763539 immediately.  

• Dogs must remain on leads if you need to access the dog walking field from the communal parking area, to ensure the safety of other users, members of the public, nearby road users, and of course your dog(s). 

 

Parking and valuables 

• Your vehicle(s) or any property brought to Cherry Meadows is done so at your own risk. Cherry Meadows cannot be held responsible for any accidents, damage, or loss incurred to vehicles or their contents and valuables. 

• You should only park in the communal parking area if you are waiting for your session to start or if you and your friends/family have arrived in multiple vehicles. 

Bookings 

• All bookings must be made in advance through the Cherry Meadows website. It is not possible to take bookings over the phone. 

• All bookings are paid for in advance through our website. Cash cannot be accepted and must not be left at the field. 

Cancellations / Rescheduling appointments 

• All bookings are non-refundable and cannot be cancelled, however you are able to reschedule your booking via the website up to 24 hours before your session. 

Opening Times and Closures 

• Cherry Meadows are open at specific times during daylight hours only. No access to the field is allowed outside of these opening times. 

• Cherry Meadows reserves the right to close the field and/or withdraw permission for the use of the field at any time and for any reason. Such closures may be required for essential maintenance or severe weather conditions for example. If a booking needs to be cancelled by Cherry Meadows, any advanced payment will be refunded but Cherry Meadows shall accept no liability for any other expenses incurred or loss sustained by the client as result of the use of the field being withdrawn. 

Basis of Occupation 

• Cherry Meadows (the Licensor) grants a Licence to Occupy to the customer (the Licensee) for the specified time period set out in the booking. 

• The Licensor gives the Licensee permission to use the field subject to the terms set out above. 

• This licence is personal to the Licensee and is not assignable. 

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