Welcome to UKCountyShows.co.uk 2016 - a guide to County Shows, County Fairs & Agricultural Shows in the UK.
MAKE THE MOST OF SUMMER... Your local country shows coming up in the 2016 calendar include:
- Devon County Show - 19th to 21st May 2016
- The Royal Bath & West Show - 1st to 4th June 2016
- Cheshire County Show - 21st to 22nd June 2016
- Ashby Show - 10th July 2016
- Great Yorkshire Show - 12th to 14th July 2016
- The Bakewell Show - 3rd & 4th August 2016
The 2015 show season is over but why not plan a visit to your local County Shows & Agricultural Shows next year? From Cheshire to Thame and Lincolnshire to Kent, agricultural & county shows offer a fantastic mix of top class livestock, exciting horse & dog shows and traditional arts & crafts.
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Here is an alphabetical list of the main county shows in the UK in 2016:
Alresford Show - 3rd September 2016
Address: Tichborne Park, off the B3046, Tichborne, Hampshire SO24 0PN
The Alresford Show includes: Main Ring Grand Parades of Prize winning Livestock, Modern and Vintage farm machinery, Horse shows including Heavy horses & carriage driving, a Horticultural Show, a bee-keeping & Honey Show, a Local Produce Tent, the Companion Dog Show, Ducks & Egg Show, Parade of Hounds, Beagles and Bloodhounds, Birds of Prey, Poultry, Goats, Donkeys, Pigs & Alpacas. All that plus over 150 Trade Stands and 70 Craft Exhibitors, & Free Car Parking for all. Children 14 & Under Free
Alrewas Show - 16th July 2016
Address: The Showground, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7DP
The Alrewas Show is a great day out for the whole family. A variety of activities & attractions reflect the traditions of agriculture & horticulture stretching over a century and a quarter since the first show was held in 1879. Highlights include competitive classes in cookery, horticulture, artwork & craftwork, plus horse and calf classes, and the traditional annual carnival.
Alton Show - NO SHOW in 2015
Address: Froyle Park Showground, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4JX
Dating back to 1840, the Alton Show is a traditional agricultural show that aims to advance agricultural knowledge in this part of Hampshire and improve and benefit the labourers in agriculture. See you in 2015.
The Ashbourne Show - 20th August 2016
Address: Osmaston Polo Ground Nr Ashbourne Derbys DE6 1LW
Ashbourne show 2016 is a traditional agricultural country with sheep, cattle, goats & horses on show. Other attractions include the Pet and Dog show; Handicraft and horticulture; plus trade, craft and food stands.
Ashby Show - 10th July 2016
Address: Cattows Farm, Heather, Leics, LE67 2TD
Ashby show 2016 will be the 102nd Ashby Show.
Ashover Show - 10th August 2016
Address: The Rectory Fields, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0BA
Ashover Show can trace its origins back to 1924 and is a traditional country show with something for every member of your family. Highlights include: livestock classes, light horse classes, horticulture classes, dog shows, craft tent, vintage tractors & cars.
The Aylsham Show - 29th August 2016
Address: Blickling Estate, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6NF
The largest one-day agricultural show in East Anglia, The Aylsham Show is set in the National Trust Estate of Blickling Park, with fine views towards the lake and Hall. Show highlights include livestock classes for cattle, sheep, horses, goats and poultry. There is also show jumping, an exciting main ring programme, side display rings, cookery demonstrations, food and farming marquees, rural craft area, flower and art marquees vintage tractors & machinery, classic cars, military vehicles, trade stands, petticoat lane area, fun fair, archery and much much more.
The Bakewell Show - 3rd & 4th August 2016
Address: The Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AQ
The Bakewell Show is one of the oldest agricultural shows in the UK with nearly 200 years of history and features a diversity of entertainment for the whole family. At this 184th Bakewell Show, all accompanied kids will again have free entrance.
The Royal Bath & West Show - 1st to 4th June 2016
Address: The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN
The Royal Bath & West Show offers the chance to see the country's finest livestock including cattle, pigs, goats, sheep and alpacas.
The Royal County of Berkshire Show - September 17th to 18th 2016
Address: Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berks, RG18 9QZ
For over 100 years, The Royal County of Berkshire Show has been celebrating English country life. As well as showing classes, there is National show jumping in the main arena, the Livestock Grand Parade and the breathtaking Hot Air Balloon flight at the end of each day. All this plus food & cookery, arts & crafts, horse driving & pig showing, gardening, shops and more.
Bingley Show - July 23rd 2016
Address: Wagon Lane, Bingley, West Yorkshire BD16 1LT
The Airedale Agricultural Society will be holding the 135th Bingley Show in Myrtle Park. Bingley Show is one of the biggest one-day agricultural, horticultural, craft and horse shows in Europe.
Blaston Show - June 28th 2015
Address: Blaston Showground, Hallaton Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7UD
Blaston & District Agricultural Society was founded in 1957 and the Blaston show that originally started as a small gymkhana competition now features show classes of horses and ponies, sheep, goats, cattle and dogs.
Borrowby Show - 27th July 2016
Address: Hillside Rural Activities Park, Oaktree Bank South, Knayton Thirsk YO7 4AX
The Borrowby Show highlights include field classes covering most farm animals, tent classes & exhibits for cattle, sheep, farm produce, vegetables, flowers, cookery, wine, arts & crafts and children's competitions. There are show jumping events, a gymkhana and a fancy dress parade.
Bowes Show - 10th September 2016
Address: Home Farm, Gilmonby Nr. Bowes DL12 9LX
Set in a picturesque rural area, The Bowes Show boasts one of the largest horse entries in the north shown over 8 arenas. Other highlights include a Horticultural & Industrial marquee, dog shows, Punch & Judy, a Craft and Wool marquee, cattle, sheep, & more.
Bucks County Show - 1st September 2016
Address: Weedon Park, Nr Aylesbury, HP22 4NN
The Bucks County Show runs from 8am to 6pm and highlights include Horse & Livestock Showing Classes, Vintage Tractors, The Sheep Show, Food Hall, Shopping Marquee, and the Home & Garden Marquee.
Burwarton Show - 4th August 2016
Address: The Showground, Cleobury North, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 6RP
Voted Best one day agricultural show by readers of the Farmers Guardian in 2012, the Burwarton Show features livestock, heavy horses & a variey of entertainment for all the family.
Camborne Show - 16th July 2016
Address: Gwealavellan Farm, Nr Coombe, Camborne, Cornwall TR27 5EF
Camborne Show attractions include Show Jumping and a Heavy Horse Show, Horseplay Display Ring, Fun Pet Dog Show, Fun Dog Agility, Goats, Cage Birds, Cattle, Poultry, Domestic and Horticultural competitions and displays.
Cambridgeshire County Show - 5th June 2016
Address: Wimpole Home Farm, Wimpole, Arrington, near Royston, SG8 0BW
The Cambridgeshire County Show is a very traditional show, with its roots firmly in agriculture and the rural community and is organised by local Young Farmers and their supporters. Highlights include traditional crafts, livestock, a food hall, rural crafts and displays, vintage tractors, a fairground, children's corner, ring events and much more. There's a variety of trade stands including country clothing, agricultural dealers, garden equipment and furniture, plants and shrubs, and wrought iron work. And in the Main Ring a varied programme of displays and activities will keep everyone entertained. These include sheep dog handling, terrier racing and a variety of hilarious Young Farmer competitions.
Canwell Show - 8th August 2015
Address: The Showground, London Road, Canwell, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 5SQ
The Canwell Show is one of the largest and oldest one day agricultural shows in the Midlands and features show classes for cattle & sheep, vintage cars & tractors, a Horticultural Marquee and a huge selection of entertainmenet for all the family.
Chertsey Show - 13th to 14th August 2016
Address: Show Ground, Mead Lane, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8LN
The Chertsey Show features classes in cattle, sheep, pigs and goats plus a pet show, a Companion Dog Show, Dog Agility, Craft, Food & horticultural marquees. All that plus Horse Shows, Heavy horses, craft classes, Scarecrow competition and trade stands.
Cheshire County Show - 21st to 22nd June 2016
Address: Clay House Farm, Flittogate Lane, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire. WA16 0HJ
The Cheshire County Show 2016 in Tabley will once again bring together the amazing diversity of farming and rural life in Cheshire. From live demonstrations of milking cows and feeding calves to ice-cream making and butchery demonstrations, right through to the environmental matters that are considered in food production. The Agricultural Centre is also a must see.
Chipping Show - 22nd August 2015
Address: Chipping Showground, Longridge Road, Preston, Lancashire PR3 2QF
Chipping Show offers the perfect day out for the whole family, celebrating all aspects of farming and rural life. There are classes for sheep, cattle, light horses, ponies, shire horses, poultry, pigeons & eggs sections. You can also enter classes for cheeses, handicrafts, cakes and preserves. Plus there are over 50 trade stands, a speciality food producers marquee, vintage vehicles and main arena attractions throughout the day.
Cockermouth Show - 30th July 2016
Address: Fitz Park, Low Road, Cockermouth
Cockermouth Show Sheep features Working sheep dog & sheep clipping demonstrations, Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, a rodeo bull, machinery to buy or view, crafts, foxhounds and terriers too.
Cornish Winter Show - 21st november 2015
Address: Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE
Celebrate Cornish farming and food including a food and farming educational discovery zone. Fun for all of the family and a great place to kick off your Christmas shopping. FREE entry and all held under cover from the elements.
Royal Cornwall Show - 9th to 11th June 2016
Address: The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7JE
Now in its 222nd year, The Royal Cornwall Show is the county's biggest annual event and is packed with exhibits and activities. There's entertainment, competitions, shopping and all that's best in local food and farming. And this year a new exhibition hall is being built on the Royal Cornwall showground.
The Cotswold Show - 2nd to 3rd July 2016
Address: Cirencester Park, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2BU
Having celebrated its 26th anniversary in 2014, the Cotswold Show 2015 offers another chance to experience a fun packed family day out including a whole range of country activities from falconry to ferret racing, chainsaw carving to the Cotswold Sheep Show.
Countryside Live - 22nd to 23rd October 2016
Address: Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ
A Great Countryside Day Out.
Cranleigh Show - 19th June 2016
Address: Cranleigh Showground, Bookhurst Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 7DW
The Cranleigh Show features a range of Equestrian events including show jumping, showing and donkey classes. There will be a packed programme in the Jack Nash Main Ring and the Countryside Arena features its own very popular series of traditional countryside displays. There's also plenty of shopping and eating opportunities at the wide selection of Trade Stands around the showground, in the Craft marquees, the tempting Farm Food arcade, and at the well loved Womens Institute display
Cumberland Show - 11th June 2016
Address: Carlisle Racecourse, Durdar Road, Carlisle, CA2 4TS
The Cumberland Show is a great value day out for all the family with attractions including thousands of animals, a Shetland Pony Grand National, and fanatstic local food & drink.
Derbyshire County Show - 26th June 2016
Address: Elvaston, near Derby, DE72 3EP
The Derbyshire County Show offers entertainment for all the family with Main Ring attractions together with a variety of livestock shows, horse shows, vintage cars & tractors, dog shows, horticultural/floral art tent, craft village, trade stands and much more.
Devon County Show - 19th to 21st May 2016
Address: Devon County Showground, Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DJ
The Devon County Show is a fabulous celebration of the great British countryside and a terrific day out, too. There's magnificent livestock, wonderful food and drink, inspiring flower and garden displays, marvellous crafts, a huge country life area, trade stands offering a wealth of goods, and lots of traditional entertainment in six arenas.
Dorset County Show - 3rd to 4th September 2016
Address: Dorchester Showground, DT2 7SD
The Dorset County Show showcases the best of rural Dorset with attractions including Sheep Shearing, Carriage Driving, Large Craft Marquee, Falconry, Terrier Racing, & Gun Dog Displays.
Driffield Show - 20th July 2016
Address: Driffield Showground, Kelleythorpe, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9DN
The Driffield Show 2016 features excellent shows of Cattle, Sheep, Goats and Pigs. There are also Heavy Horse classes, Show Jumping and pony classes, plus the crowd favourite Dog Show.
Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show - 28th & 29th August 2016
Address: Ardenrun Showground, Tandridge Lane, Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6LL
Running since 1837, The Edenbridge & Oxted show is a traditional 2 day Agricultural show in Surrey in the south east of England. With a large number of entries in both the livestock and horse sections plus horticulture, dog shows & trade stands, it's a great day out with something for all the family. Children go free.
Egton Show - 26th August 2015
Address: Egton Cross, Egton, North Yorkshire, YO21 1TZ
The 126th Egton Show will have a farmers market, wrought iron and farrier displays, plus all the usual horse, cattle, sheep, goat, ferret, fur and feather classes. There will also be the bee keeping, produce and handicraft and the children's sections.
Emley Show - 6th August 2016
Address: Factory Farm, Factory Lane, Emley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9TE
With over 12,000 visitors each year, Emley Show is one of the best attended and respected agricultural days out in Yorkshire - and a great day out for all the family. Thosands of exhibitors compete across 100s of classes, including livestock, horse, horticultural and craft.
Essex Young Farmers Show - 22nd May 2016
Address: Boyton Hall, Roxwell A1060, CM1 4LN
Established for over 30 years, The Essex Young Farmers Country Show is one of the premier agricultural shows in the county, with average attendances in excess of 13,000.
Falstone Show - 22nd August 2015
Address: Falstone, Northumberland.NE48 1AA
The Falstone Show boasts a variety of livestock & poultry classes plus many more highlights including: a Sheep Dog Trial, Pony Sports, Children’s and Adult's Sports, a Beer Tent, & live music.
Fillongley Show - 14th August 2016
Address: The Showground, Church Lane, Corley, Warwickshire CV7 8AG
The Fillongley Show features an array of livestock & poultry sections plus a strong Horticultural schedule.
Flintham Show - 24th September 2015
Address: Hall Farm, East Stoke, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5QQ
The Flintham Show includes ploughing matches, livestock, a horticultural show and lots more.
Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show - 10th September 2016
Address: West Woodlands Showground, West Woodlands, Near Frome, Somerset BA11 5ES
With over 20,000 visitors year and more than 400 cattle in the cattle section, the 2016 Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show is better than ever with the Cheese Pavilion showcasing the finest dairy produce in the country and a Main Ring programme including BSJA Show Jumping, Beagles & Fox Hounds, Private Driving, Grand Parade and much more.
Garstang Show - 6th August 2016
Address: The Garstang Showfield, Off Green Lane East, Garstang, Preston, PR3 1JS
The 2016 Garstang Show is the 201st show and will include livestock sections plus entertainment for all the family.
Gillingam & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show - 17th August 2016
Address: Motcombe Turnpike Showground, Motcombe, North Dorset SP7 9PL
The Gillingam & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show features a packed livestock & horticultural schedule plus entertainment for all the family including The Wessex Arcade & Action Crafts, & The Food Hall & Cookery Theatre.
Glendale Show - 29th August 2016
Address: The Showfield, North Middleton, Wooler, Northumberland NE71 6QX
The Glendale Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life with classes for Sheep, Cattle, Goats, Donkeys and Horses along with displays of Alpacas and Clydesdales.
Goosnargh & Longridge Agricultural Show - 11th July 2015
Address: Goosnargh & Longridge Agricultural Show Site, Lower Lane, Longridge, Lancashire, PR3 3SQ
The Goosnargh & Longridge Agricultural Show is a great family day out. Rides & attractions for children, Young Farmers Tug of War, Live Music, Barn Owl Bill, Bouncy Castle Slide, Climbing Wall, Mini Quad Bikes, Reptile display, Donkey Rides, Face Painting, Origami workshop, Pygmy Goats, Pigs, Sheep and much more.
Great Yorkshire Show - 12th to 14 July 2016
Address: Great Yorkshire Showground, Wetherby Road Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 8NZ
The Great Yorkshire Show is the North's leading agricultural event and takes place on the 250-acre Great Yorkshire Showground on the edge of the spa town of Harrogate. Attractions include show animals, country demonstrations, have-a-go activities and the Great Yorkshire Cheese & Dairy Show. Plus there's fashion, rural crafts and shopping.
Heathfield Show - 28th May 2016
Address: Little Tottingworth Farm, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex. TN21 8UE
Organised by the Heathfield and District Agricultural Show Society, The Heathfield Show is the premier one day agricultural show in the south east. The 2016 show will also feature the JCB Dancing Diggers.
Heckington Show - 30th to 31st July 2016
Address: Heckington, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 9JF
As the largest village show in England, Heckington Show combines the intimacy of a village show with the entertainment & attractions to rival an agricultural county show. The 149th show will be a true family day out and a quintessentially English Summer occasion for families and friends to enjoy.
Henley Show - 12th September 2015
Address: The Henley Showground, Hambleden, RG9 3AS
Much admired for its beautiful setting, the Henley Show continues to go from strength to strength and has been described as ‘the best one-day Agricultural Show in the country’.
Herts County Show - 28th to 29th May 2016
Address: Hertfordshire County Showground, Dunstable Road, Redbourn, Hertfordshire AL3 7PT
With over 30,000 visitors in 2015, the Herts County Show is one of the largest and best value for money events in the Hertfordshire summer calendar.
Honley Show - 11th June 2016
Address: Moor Lane, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 6UW
The Honley Agricultural Show is both is a great agricultural day out for all the family. With 1000s of exhibitors across 100s of classes, including horses, cattle, pigs, goat, sheep, dogs, poultry, tractors, horticultural, craft and much more.
Hope Show - 31st August 2015
Address: The Showground, Marsh Farm , Castleton , Derbyshire, S33 8RZ
Hope Show is a great Peak District day out for all the family with highlights including Sheepdog trials, Show Jumping, Horse Showing Heavy Horses, Alpacas, Cattle and Sheep, Gundog Competitions, Classic Cars, Vintage Tractors, Horticultural Tent, Crafts & more.
Keighley Show - 5th September 2015
Address: The Showfield, Aireworth Road, Keighley, BD21 4DB
The Keighley Show will feature a number of special attractions plus a wide variety of Trade Stands, Craft & Local Food stalls and children's rides and amusements. There are 500 classes to enter - ranging from livestock and equestrian, through to handicrafts and produce; fur and feather; plus vegetables and flowers - with lots of prizes and trophies up for grabs.
Kenilworth Show - 6th June 2015
Address: Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ
The Kenilworth Show is a fun filled, action packed, exciting and educational day out. New for 2105 is the Countryside Area including have-a-go clay shooting and archery.
Kent County Show - 8th to 10th July 2016
Address: Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3JF
The Kent County Show is the region's showcase event for farming, countryside and rural life. The three day show brings together the very best of Kent with animals and food, fun and excitement giving a true feel of what 'The Garden of England' has to offer.
Lambeth Country Show - 16th to 17th July 2016
Address: Brockwell Park, London, SE24 ONG
Now in its 43rd year and organised by Lambeth Council, the show has all the attractions of a traditional country fair such as home grown vegetables, jams and chutneys. Horticultural shows along with sheep dog and owl displays happen throughout the weekend, but with a distinctly urban South London vibe. Entrance still FREE for 2016 but donations requested.
Leicestershire County Show - TBA 2016
Address: Melton Market, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1JY
The Leicestershire County Livestock Show showcases the best of the region's agricultural & rural life. The show takes place on a hardstanding surface and is mainly under cover so can guarantee to go ahead in all weathers.
Lincolnshire County Show - 22nd to 23rd June 2016
Address: Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA
The Lincolnshire Show is a traditional agricultural show offering a fantastic and diverse range of activities and entertainment for the whole family. From high-energy ring displays to mouth-watering delicacies in the Food Court, boutique shopping in The Mews to agricultural machinery displays and competitive show jumping to country sports, an animal petting zoo and floral displays there's something to appeal to everyone.
Lunesdale Show - 9th August 2016
Address: Underley Park, Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2DS
The Lunesdale Agricultural Show is held on the second Tuesday in August and is a traditional country agricultural show featuting cattle, sheep, horses, poultry, Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, Craft Marquee, Display of Vintage Vehicles and Machinery, Food Hall, Parade of Hounds from the Vale of Lune Hunt, Birds of Prey, Children's Entertainment, & Trade Stands.
The Melplash Show - 27th August 2015
Address: West Bay Showground, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4EG
The Melplash Show 2015 is a one day agricultural show held in West Bay, Dorset. Loads to see and do for all of the family. Meet sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, heavy horses, donkeys and more as they compete for prizes. Over 350 trade stands and main ring attractions. Plenty of classes for children to enter and get involved with our Handicraft and Horticulture sections - schedules available on our website from May. Children's funfair, lots of local food and so much more.
The Mid Devon Show - 23rd July 2016
Address: Knightshayes/Chettiscombe, Tiverton, Devon
The best one day Agricultural Show in the West, the Mid Devon Show will feature non-stop activity from 9.00am until 5.30pm including farm demonstrations, arts, rural crafts, food, drink & entertainment.
Mid-Somerset Show - 21st August 2016
Address: Cannard's Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5RT
Now in its 164th year, the Mid Somerset Show is the largest FREE agricultural show in the South West of England.
The Mirfield Show - 21st August 2016
Address: Mirfield Showground, Huddersfield Road (A644), Mirfield, West Yorkshire, England WF14 9NE
The Mirfield Show offers children free entry and an array of activities including archery, a fun beach, animal displays, puppet shows, climbing wall, & welly wanging. Further show highlights include a Creative Writing Competition, Tug of War Competition, Build A Scarecrow Competition, Fancy Dress, Tug of War, and the Horse & Pony show.
Moorcock Show - 4th September 2016
Address: The Showground, Mossdale Farm, nr Hawes, DL8 3LS
Celebrate the 100th Moorcock Show in 2016... one of the oldest and leading sheep shows in the Yorkshire Dales. See and learn about breeds such as Swaledale, blue faced Leicester's and Rough Fell sheep. Plus there's vintage tractors, competitions and a chance to buy local produce from local stalls.
Moreton-in-Marsh Show - 3rd September 2016
Address: Batsford Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0AB
Visit the 2016 Moreton-in-Marsh Show to enjoy a true Cotswold countryside event like no other. It's a traditional one day Agricultural and Horse Show which is held on the first Saturday in September each year. It is one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the UK and attracts over 20,000 visitors each year.
Nantwich Show - 29th July 2015
Address: Dorfold Park, Chester Road, Nantwich, Cheshire East CW5 8LB
The Nantwich Show is a major agricultural show AND the largest cheese show in the UK. The Cheese Marquee alone is over 80,000 square feet and features cheeses from more than 25 countries.
Newport Show - 9th July 2016
Address: Chetwynd Deer Park, Newport Shropshire, TF10 8EU
The Newport Show features sheep, cattle & horse classes plus an open dog show & horticultural prizes. Family fun for all.
Nidderdale Show - 19th September 2016
Address: Nidderdale Showground, Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 5BD
Nidderdale Show aka ‘Pateley Show’, is a traditional Dales agricultural Show where visitors can browse a wonderful display of the finest livestock, produce and crafts that the Dales have to offer. It regularly attracts crowds of 17,000 and traditionally marks the end of the agricultural show season.
Nottinghamshire County Show - 14th to 15th May 2016
Address: County Showground, Lincoln Rd, Newark-on-Trent, Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY
A grandstand plus 26 rings and display areas means there is plenty to enjoy at The Newark & Nottinghamshire Show. Book your tickets in advance and save £2 on each adult admission for a great day out.
The New Forest & Hampshire County Show - 26th July to 28th July 2016
Address: The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England SO42 7QH
The New Forest & Hampshire County Show represents entertainment at its' very best, a vast array of sights and sounds to suit all tastes and ages. Highlights include Countryside Traditions and Demonstrations, Show Ring Displays, Show Gardens & LOcal Produce.
North Somerset Show - 2nd May 2016 North
Address: Somerset Showground, Bathing Pond Fields, Wraxall, Nr Bristol, Somerset BS48 1NG
The 157th North Somerset Agricultural Show promises to be another action packed Bank Holiday Monday, showcasing the best of the region's livestock, arts and crafts, food, drink and rural activities.
Royal Norfolk Show - 29th to 30th June 2016
Address: Norfolk Showground, Dereham Road, Norwich, NR5 0TT
The Royal Norfolk Show is the country's largest two-day agricultural show and a true celebration of the county's agricultural industries. Highlights include livestock and equine competitions & displays, as well as top-class show jumping. It's a great family day out offering entertainment from spectacular Grand Ring displays, to a live music stage, celebrity guests and several hundred trade stands for shoppers. There's something for everyone and you can be sure of a great day out.
Northumberland County Show - 30th May 2016
Address: Bywell near Stocksfield NE43 7AB
Building on its 2015 success at the new Bywell showground, the Northumberland County Show 2016 will be even bigger with even more animal classes, exhibitors, traders and attractions creating an exciting day out for all in the heart of the beautiful Northumbrian countryside.
The North Yorkshire County Show - 19th June 2016
Address: Otterington Hall, between Northallerton and Thirsk, DL7 9HW
The North Yorkshire Show 2016 will include exciting displays and demonstrations, a whole range of of Main Ring Attractions, Bungee Trampolines, Traction Engines, Classic Cars & Motorcycles, Cattle, Sheep and Poultry, Rabbits and Ferrets, Children's Inflatable's, Country Pursuits, Carriage Driving, Horticulture and Produce, Arts, Crafts, Photography, and the Yorkshire Country Women's Association & Children's Classes.
Okehampton Show - 11th August 2016
Address: Stoney Park Showground, Holsworthy Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1SW
The Show is a great day out for all the family. It is one of Devon's largest one day agricultural shows and is one not to be missed, attracting entries and visitors from across the region.
Orsett Show - 3rd September 2016 TBC
Address: Orsett Showground, Orsett, near Grays, Thurrock, Essex.
Set in 30 acres of Essex countryside in the village of Orsett, the annual Orsett Show is a great day out with attractions for all the family. It's one of the oldest one-day Country Shows in England and aims to promote countryside matters, the borough of Thurrock and local businesses. Attractions include marquees featuring Horticulture, Agriculture, Hobbies & Handicrafts, Schools, Craft Stalls and over 150 Trade Stands. Plus an ever-changing programme of exciting displays in the Grand Display Ring and events and competitions throughout the day in the Horse Rings.
Oswestry Show - 6th August 2016
Address: The Showground, Park Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4AB
Oswestry Show is a one day agricultural show held annually on the first Saturday in August on the 37 acre Park Hall Showground on the outskirts of the historical town of Oswestry. The event attracts crowds of approximately 15,000 from both sides of the English/Welsh border.
Otley Show - 16th May 2015 TBC
Address: The Show Ground, Bridge End, West Yorkshire
Organised by the Wharfedale Agricultural Society, the 206th Otley Show continues to promote West Yorkshire farming and agriculture.
Oxfordshire County & Thame Show - 18th September 2015 TBC
Address: Thame Showground, off the A4129 Kingsey Road, Thame.
After attracting a great crowd in 2014, the Oxfordshire County & Thame Show will hopefully be back for 2015.
Oxfordshire Young Farmers County Show - 24th May 2015
A great day out for all the family, The Oxfordshire Young Farmers County Show and Rally is a well established show with an array of wonderful attractions!
Penistone Show - 12th September 2015
Address: Penistone Showground, South Yorkshire S36 6DW
Penistone Show is one of the country's most respected one day agricultural shows, showcasing rural Yorkshire at its very best.
Penrith Show - 23rd July 2016
Address: The Show Field, Brougham Hall Farm, Brougham, Penrith, CA10 2DE
The Penrith Show promotes agriculture and livestock in the Penrith area & British Food & Farming in general. Whilst retaining its agricultural emphasis with a wide spectrum of classes for farm livestock, arable, horses, rabbits, poultry, show jumping, industrial and horticulture, trade stands also make an invaluable contribution to the essential atmosphere at the show. Other highlights include the food hall & rural crafts marquee and a tremendous variation of main ring attractions providing entertainment for all the family.
Reeth Show - 31st August 2015
Address: Swale Hall, Reeth, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL11 6AR
Reeth Show is a traditional Dales Agricultural Show in the beautiful Dale of Swaledale. Highlights include The Great Fremington Edge Fell Race, horse classes, sheep show, poultry and rabbit show, walling competition open to all, vintage tractors ,vintage cars & vintage bikes. Local trades will be selling their Fresh Dales produce and children will have plenty of rides and stalls to try.
The Ripley Agricultural Show - 14th August 2016
Address: Ripley Castle Park, Harrogate, N Yorks HG3 3EA
The Ripley Agricultural Show features horse showing & jumping, a sheep show, falconry, terrier racing, vintage machinery, horticultural displays, handicrafts and much much more.
The Romsey Show - 10th September 2016
Address: The Romsey Agricultural and Horse Show Society, 4 The Old Carthouses, Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9LQ
The Romsey Show 2016 is a true agricultural show and great day out with something for all the family. The show is one of the oldest in England, held annually since 1842, and showcases the best of British farming as cattle, goats and sheep from across the region compete for glory in the livestock classes. Hundreds of horses are entered in a huge number of equine events that range from show jumping and heavy horses to side saddle and best donkey.
Rutland County Show - 5th June 2016
Address: The Rutland Showground, Showground Way, Barleythorpe, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7TW
One of the oldest county shows in the country, Rutland County Show 2016 celebrates it's 184th show at its new site in Oakham. The show features the best of Rutland's traditional food and farming including classes for horses, ponies, cattle, sheep and goats. There's also show jumping, vintage cars, farm machinery, trade stands, childrens amusements, the Macmillan Cancer Support Giant Tombola, and licenced refreshment tents.
Sedgefield Show - 13th August 2016
Address: Show Ground, Sedgefield TS21 2BX
Sedgefield Show is is a celebration of Agriculture and Country life including a range of competitive classes, local produce, handicrafts and artistic items, Trade stands, Food hall & Fun-fair rides for all.
Shropshire County Agricultural Show - 28th May 2016
Address: The Agricultural Showground, Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 2PF
Shropshire County Agricultural Show is a great day of education, entertainment and enjoyment for all the family. Show features include cattle, sheep, heavy horses, poultry and a Kids Zone.
Skelton Show - 4th July 2015
Address: The Old Park, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9THL
Skelton Show is the largest village show in the North of England. It's a showcase for rural activities and a popular agricultural show for all the family.
South of England Show - 11th to 13th June 2015
Address: South of England Showground, Ardingly West, Sussex RH17 6TL
The South of England Show is an exciting mix of traditional countryside activities and family fun with highlights including the Livestock Parade, Showjumping, the Cavalcade of Hounds, Shetland Pony Grand National, Garden, Plants & Flowers, Heavy Horse Village, Market Place shopping, & the English Food & Wine Pavilion.
Staffordshire County Show - 1st to 2nd June 2016
Address: Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0BD
The 2016 Staffordshire County Show will be a truly great day out for all the family to enjoy some superb local produce, exquisite crafts and a whole host of family activities, displays and performances.
Staffordshire County Showground English Winter Fair - 21st to 22nd June 2015
Address: Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0BD
Featuring livestock competitions, auctions and more.
Stanhope Show - 12th to 13th September 2015
Address: Unthank Park, Stanhope. County Durham. DL13 2PQ
The 174th Stanhope Show will be our annual opportunity to showcase agriculture, local industries and activities to the public. It's a day of entertainment, information, fun, competition, traditional values and memories, amongst many other enjoyable moments.
Stokesley Show - 17th September 2016
Address: Stokesley Showfield, off A172, Stokesley, North Yorkshire TS9 5JL
The Stokesley Show features the best of local produce, local farmers and local agriculture. The North's largest one day agricultural show
Suffolk County Show - 1st to 2nd June 2016
Address: Trinity Park, Ipswich
The Suffolk Show is the County's biggest annual event and offers a great day out for all the family. Highlights include thrilling ring displays, the livestock and equine champions, the finest food and drink produce, sporting heroes, and stunning homes & gardens.
Surrey County Show - 30th May 2016
Address: Stoke Park, Nightingale Road, Guildford. GU1 1TU
The Surrey County Show 2016 features hundreds of top quality animals from giant beef bulls to meer cats. Held annually on the late May Bank Holiday Monday, it brings the best of the countryside right to the heart of the town. The Surrey County Show schedule is a fantastic day out for the whole family, combining entertainment and fun with the opportunity to see first hand the many aspects of country life and farming.
Tenbury Show - 6th August 2016
Address: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire WR15 8AR
The 158th Tenbury Countryside Show is a traditional agricultural show offering visitors a display of the best sheep, cattle, horses and horticulture in the region. It celebrates traditional country pursuits, crafts, produce and entertainment.
Three Counties Show - 17th to 19th June 2016
Address: The Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6NW
The Three Counties Show - The Region's Premier Agricultural Show offering excellent entertainment for all the family and showcasing the best of British food, farming and rural life.
Tendring Show - 9th July 2016
Address: Lawford House Park, Bromley Road, Lawford, Nr Manningtree, Essex. CO11 2ND
The Tendring Hundred Show is a family show that brings together rural and urban communities in the Essex region. While still maintaining its agricultural roots through large displays of farm machinery and a focus on rural pastimes, the Show offers challenging and informative displays, an open air shopping experience with over 200 tradestands, as well as a wide range of exhibitions and much more. The Show is always a fun family day out - full of interest, entertainment, education, and local country colour!
Totnes Show - 31st July 2016
Address: Great Court Farm, Berry Pomeroy, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6LE
Totnes Show offers a variety of attractions & entertainment for all ages from exciting demonstrations, displays and parades in the Main Ring to the Acoustic Music Stage and a Cross Country Bike Race. Sheep, cattle and horses compete for showing honours and show jumping is as popular as ever. A Home & Handicrafts marquee, Craft Tent, Food Hall and a large selection of Trade Stands further add to this great family day out.
Trawden Show - 9th August 2015
Address: Trawden Recreation Ground, Trawden, Nr. Colne Lancashire, BB8 8RR
Trawden Show remains faithful to its roots as an agricultural show but with attractions for all the family. With strong support from the agricultural community, exhibits include sheep, cattle, rare breeds, goats and working sheepdogs. The marquees exhibit poultry, horticulture and typical rural crafts whilst the heavy horses are always popular. There is also a popular dog show and a dry-stone walling competition.
Wensleydale Show - 27th August 2016
Address: Leyburn Showground, North Yorkshire, DL8 5JG
The Wensleydale show celebrates its 101st Show with record entries in the Hunter Classes and the Sheep Section plus amazing displays from The Kangaroo Kid.
Westmorland County Show - 8th September 2016
Address: Westmorland County Agricultural Society, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria. LA7 7NH
The Westmorland County Show is one of the largest one day Shows in the UK and also one of the oldest with the Westmorland Society being founded in 1799. Held on the second Thursday in September each year, the Show attracts over 30,000 people and features a major Livestock Show including cattle, sheep, goats, horses, pigs, heavy horses, alpacas, dogs and poultry. There are also marquees for The Women's Institute, Learning or Life, Crafts from Cumbria, local produce Food Hall, Rural Crafts and over 350 trade stands.
Winterton Show - 2nd to 3rd July 2016
Address: Winterton Showground, Holmes Lane, Winterton, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 9UG
The Winterton Show features many agricultural and countryside pursuits including show horses, cattle & sheep. Plus there are motorbike stunt shows, a 10 mile road race, & a Wheel of Death!
Armagh County Show - 11th June 2016
Address: Gosford Forest Park, Markethill, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, BT60 1UG
Armagh County Agricultural Show is proud of its agri-food and rural focus with attractions including livestock classes, equestrian classes, cookery, crafts, Vintage exhibition, live music, tug of war, street circus & trade stands.
The Ballymoney Show - 3rd to 4th June 2016
Address: Ballymoney Showground, North Road, BT53 6BW
The Ballymoney Show originated in 1902 and is one of the oldest agricultural shows in Northern Ireland. The show is steeped in tradition but is continually reviewed and adapted to truly reflect and celebrate the diversity which the local countryside has to offer.
The Balmoral Show - 11th to 13th May 2016
Address: Balmoral Park, Maze Long Kesh, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, BT27 5RF
The Balmoral Show is Ireland's largest Agricultural and Food Show. The 148th show offers its usual extravaganza of colour, competition and showmanship along with daily displays of pedigree horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats at the new showgrounds, Balmoral Park.
Fermanagh County Show - 2nd to 3rd August 2016
Address: The Agricultural Centre, Tempo Road, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, BT74 4RL
The Fermanagh County Show hosts a wide range of Livestock, Home Industry, Pet and Schools Classes.
Omagh Show - 3rd to 4th July 2015
Address: The Showgrounds, 3 Gillygooley Road, Omagh, Northern Ireland, BT78 5PN
First established in 1832 the annual Omagh Show strives to encourage and sustain local agriculture and remains a source of much pride for its community.
Ayr Country Show - 9th May 2015
Address: Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland KA8 0JE
The Ayr County Show is a fun-filled day out with animals, entertainment, education, trade stands, food & crafts, vintage tractors, tug o'war, and so much more!... Adult:£12, Concessions:£8, Children (aged 14 and under): Free.
Dumfries Show - 6th August 2016
Address: The Show Field, Park Farm, Dumfries DG2 7LU
The 2016 Dumfries Show will feature show jumping, horse showing classes, home and garden arts and a dairy produce competition. There will be judging for dairy and beef cattle, sheep, including the Scottish Ryeland Group Show, and a grand parade of livestock. Other entertainment includes the pony club championship, a parade of vintage machinery, the Sheep Show, Daffy Dill and Douglas the Clown, Annan Town Band and face painting.
Echt Show - 11th July 2015
Address: Highbury, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7JQ
The Echt Show features an array of agricultural highlights including cattle, sheep, horse judging & stock parade, Young Farmers events, Junior stock handler, sheep shearing, Clydesdale horses, & goats. There's also Highland Dancing, a Tug o’ War, ‘Heavies’ (traditional Scottish sports), kids races, a sausage competition, funfair, Pipe Band, Food Fayre, & Tradestands.
Haddington Show - 2nd July 2016
Address: East Fortune, North Berwick, EH39 5LP
Haddington Show has been run annually in East Lothian for over 200 years by the United East Lothian Agricultural Society. The show brings together the agricultural community to showcase the best East Lothian has to offer in a fun and family-friendly day out.
Neilston Show - 7th May 2016
Address: Holehouse, Neilston, East Renfrewshire
The Neilston Show is early in the show calendar and so sunshine, rain, sleet and even snow have been part of show day. But whether it is wellies or sun tan cream, the show brings the whole community together for tugs o' war, races, dog competitions, sideshows, horse riding, show jumping and of course the sheep and cattle events.
Perth Show - 31st July to 1st August 2015
Address: South Inch, Edinburgh Road, Perth, PH2 8AR
The Perth Show is a two day agricultural show with craft fairs, trade stands, livestock judging and much more. A great day out with family tickets at only £25.
Royal Highland Show - 23rd to 26th June 2016
Address: Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland EH28 8NB
The Royal Highland Show is Scotland's annual showcase of all that's best in Scottish farming, food and countryside.
Turriff Show - 31st July to 1st August 2016
Address: The Haughs, Queen's Road, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 4EF
The 151st Turriff Show is the largest two-day show in Scotland. The Show is now regarded as the main shop window for all things food & agriculture in the north east of Scotland.
Anglesey Show - 11th to 12th August 2015
Address: The Showground, Gwalchmai, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 4RW
The Anglesey Agricultural Society runs the annual Anglesey Show which is a traditional county show showcasing the very best in local rural life & farming.
Brecon County Show - 6th August 2016
Address: Brecon County Showground, The Watton Fields, The Watton, Brecon, LD3, Powys, Wales
As the oldest agricultural show in the UK, the Brecon County Show is centred around the Cattle, Sheep, Horse & Pony classes which attract exhibitors from all over the Country. There are also over 200 trade exhibitors bringing you the best in British Farm Produce, the latest tractors & farm machinery and cars to anything for the garden. From clothing and jewellery to hand made cards, there is something for everyone. Combine this with vintage and modern machinery, Dog Show, rides and stalls for children, a beer tent and much more you will be sure to have a great family day out.
Clunderwen Show - 29th August 2015
Address: Clunderwen, Pembrokeshire
Clunderwen Show is an annual one day agricultural and horticultural show featuring a wide range of classes open to everyone. There's also displays of show hunters, working hunters, cattle, sheep & falconry.
Denbigh and Flint Show - 20th August 2015
Address: The Green, Denbigh, LL16 4UB
The Denbigh and Flint Show features a range of livestock shows including Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Horses & BSJA Show Jumping. Other attractions include the Food Festival with cookery demonstrations from Michelin star Chef Bryan Webb and a wonderful array of locally produced foods to tempt your palate. Plus there are hundreds of Tradestands, Vintage machines and Classic Cars.
Lampeter Show - 14th August 2015
Address: Pontfaen Fields, Lampeter, SA48 7JN
Lampeter Show highlights include Trade Stands, sections for Cattle, Horses, Sheep & Goats. Also a Dog Show, Produce Tent & 7-a-side rugby.
Llangynidr Show - 30th August 2015
Address: Llangynidr Village Hall and Surrounding Fields, Llangynidr, NP8 1LS
Llangynidr Show highlights include competitions for Cattle, Horse & Sheep. There's also Horticultural, Floral, Crafts, Cookery and Children’s classes.
Monmouthshire Show - 25th August 2016
Address: Monmouthshire Showground, Monmouth, NP25 4LG, Wales
With over 150 years of history, Monmouthshire Show is a great day out for all the family with main ring entertainment including quad biking, show jumping, scurry racing plus competition shows for livestock, horses, dogs, horticulture & more.
Pembrokeshire County Show - 16th to 18th August 2016
Address: Withybush Road, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, Wales SA62 4BW
The Pembrokeshire County Show is the largest agricultural show in Wales. Whether your interest is in Cars, Food, Clothes or Animals - there is something for everyone.
Royal Welsh Show - 18th to 21st July 2016
Address: Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY
The Royal Welsh Show 2016 promises to be better than ever with attractions including livestock shows, vintage machinery, regimental bands, a motorcycle display team, and much more.
St. Clears YFC Agricultural Show - 23rd May 2015
Address: The United Counties Show Ground, Carmarthen, SA33 5DR
St. Clears YFC Agricultural Show is an instrumental part of rural life in West Wales and is proud to support local farmers and traders alike. Classes for Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Dogs, Horticulture & Vintage.
Usk Show - 10th September 2016
Address: Usk Showground, Monmouthshire, NP15 1DJ
Usk Show is one of the largest one-day Agricultural Shows in Wales. The Show is a great day out for the family combining many aspects ofcountry life and farming including a livestock section showcasing Monmouthshires finest cattle, sheep, pigs and goats. There's also a large Horse and Showjumping section as well as small animals, Vintage and Steam, Homecrafts and Horticulture.
Vale of Glamorgan Show - 10th August 2016
Address: Fonmon Castle Grounds, CF62 3ZN
Always held on a Wednesday in August, the Vale of Glamorgan Show is the largest one day event in the Vale of Glamorgan. Featuring more than 200 Trade Stands, A Food Hall, a Shopping Mall, a Craft Fair, a Horticultural Show, and a Home Produce marquee it's a great day out for all the family. The popular cattle and sheep classes are rounded off by a Grand Parade of all the prize winning animals.