Top UK Country Shows 2024 - The Camping and Caravanning Club
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Country Shows To Add To Your Diary In 2024

These country shows are some of this year's most popular outdoor events. For anyone who loves the countryside, agricultural shows bring together all the best bits, from craft stalls and local food and drink to show jumping and live entertainment.

We’ve listed the best fairs near our campsites below, but you’ll find a country show near you no matter where you are in the UK. Remember to dress for the weather and prepare to walk across fields with sturdy and comfortable walking boots.

Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show


When: 19th – 21st July 2024

Where: Preston, Lancashire

Nearest campsite: Clitheroe Club Site

Held on the grounds of Salesbury Hall Estate, the Royal Lancashire Agricultural Show promises three days of action-packed family entertainment. Watch majestic horses show jump, say hi to hundreds of animals, including giant tortoises, explore the military village or children's village, hop on a vintage tractor ride or have a go at beekeeping.

Royal Three Counties Show


When: 14th – 16th June 2024

Where: Malvern, Worcestershire

Nearest campsite: Blackmore Club Site

Head to Malvern for the popular Royal Three Counties Show. Enjoy spectacular food and drinks, a thrilling main arena, celebrity guests, farm animals, and much more. Whether you’re a green-fingered pro, want a family fun day, or just want to relax and stroll around the stalls, this show has it all.

Royal Welsh Show


When: 22nd – 25th July 2024

Where: Llanelwedd, Powys

Nearest campsite: Wyeside Club Site

Entrants to the Royal Welsh Show’s equine and livestock competitions travel from across the UK to be featured in the pinnacle country show. Everyone will find something to enjoy at the show, with shopping galore, crafts, horticultural exhibits, and a huge entertainment line-up.

Devon County Show


When: 16th – 18th May 2024

Where: Westpoint Arena, Devon

Nearest campsite: Charmouth Club Site

Exeter’s annual agricultural show makes a great trip for the whole family. Sample the best local food, get up close and personal with over 2,000 animals, test your craft skills and enter competitions, or simply spoil yourself with a bit of shopping.

Staffordshire County Show

food stall

When: 29th and 30th May 2024

Where: Staffordshire County Showground, Staffordshire

Nearest campsite: Cannock Chase Club Site

Get ready for two days of non-stop fun. Get the chance to see JCB dancing diggers, show jumping, the Parade of Hounds, Mounted Games Association and the grand parade of livestock. Get involved in the competitions, eat delicious food and most importantly, have a fab time!

Pembrokeshire County Show


When: 14th and 15th August 2024

Where: Pembrokeshire County Showground, Pembrokeshire

Nearest campsite: St Davids Club Site

Visiting Wales this summer? Why not check out their biggest agricultural event at the Pembrokeshire county showground? You’ll get to enjoy non-stop live entertainment, check out livestock classes, marvel at showjumpers and have a go at plenty of arts and crafts activities.

Chatsworth Country Fair

girl on horse

When: 30th August – 1st September 2024

Where: Chatsworth Park in the heart of the Peak District, Derbyshire

Nearest campsite: Bakewell Club Site

Held in its 1000-acre parkland, Chatsworth House hosts one of the most spectacular country fairs in the UK. Throughout the three days, you can expect family-friendly entertainment in the Grand Ring, a nostalgic vintage fun fair, cooking masterclasses, celebrity guests and much more.

Sandringham Game and Country Fair

dog show

When: 7th and 8th September 2024

Where: Sandringham Estate, Norfolk

Nearest campsite: Sandringham Club Site

Showcasing the very best of the countryside, Sandringham’s two-day event includes everything from falconry and gun dog displays to jousting and crafting. There will be plenty of food and craft stands to enjoy, live music and hands-on activities for everyone.

Wiltshire Game and Country Fair


When: 10th and 11th August 2024

Where: Bowood House, Wiltshire

Nearest campsite: Devizes Club Site

Bowood House hosts the Wiltshire Game and Country Fair event annually. A family funfair, falconry, pottery, clay shooting, chainsaw carving, and dog shows are just a sample of the entertainment to expect. An array of stalls selling clothes, food and gifts will also be available.

Royal Highland Show


When: 20th – 23rd June 2024

Where: Ingliston, Edinburgh

Nearest campsite: Lauder Club Site

With the founding charity, The Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland, celebrating its 240th anniversary, expect everything at the Royal Highland Show to be bigger and better than before. You’ll find the very best of food, farming, and rural life. With something for everyone, this is one of the biggest country events on the Scottish calendar. There’ll be jam-packed days of non-stop entertainment, shows and shopping. You might even spot some famous (and royal) faces in the crowd.

Royal Cornwall Show

fudge stand

When: 6th – 8th June 2024

Where: Wadebridge, Cornwall

Nearest campsite: Tregurrian Club Site

Those holidaying in Cornwall in early June should definitely purchase tickets to one of Cornwall's biggest events, the Royal Cornwall Show. Enjoy the Cornish countryside alongside endless entertainment across three days. Explore the best food and drink, enjoy livestock competitions, boogie along to the leading acts, and, most importantly, have a brilliant time.

Kent County Show


When: 25th and 26th August 2024

Where: Quex Park, Kent

Nearest campsite: Canterbury Club Site

From live music and cooking demonstrations to dog events and activities for kids, the Kent Country Show has everything you’ll need for a memorable family day out. See the best of the British countryside and enjoy tonnes of activities at this country show. Before leaving, remember to stock up on tasty local foods and drinks.

Dorset County Show


When: 7th and 8th September 2024

Where: The Dorchester Showground, Dorset

campsite: Moreton Club Site

A vintage tractor parade, the Dorset Axemen, terrier racing and much more await at the Dorset County Show this September. Celebrate the end of harvest with fellow countryside lovers at this not to be missed agricultural show.

Great Yorkshire Show


When: 9th – 12th July 2024

Where: Railway Road Great Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

Nearest campsite: Boroughbridge Club Site

One of the biggest agricultural shows in the UK, the Great Yorkshire Show, has plenty planned for this year’s event. Show jumping, star performers, livestock competitions, a food hall, and much more can be expected. This country show is the best blend of farming, food and the beautiful countryside.

Northumberland County Show


When: Saturday 25th May 2024

Where: Bywell, Northumberland

Nearest campsite: Bellingham Club Site

Attend the Northumberland County Show for the perfect day out celebrating agriculture, farming, and food, as well as Northumberland’s local culture and heritage. There are over 300 trade stands to explore, including a recreation of a knights' tournament from the 13th century, a vintage tractor parade, live wrestling, a dog scurry, and more.

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