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Great Yorkshire Show

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Great Yorkshire Show


Great Yorkshire Showground
North Yorkshire


Tel: 01423 541000


The Great Yorkshire Show is a wonderful day out for all the family. There’s the best of British farming along with fashion shows, cookery demonstrations, the Great British Pole Climbing Championships, plenty of hands on activities as well as country skills and competitions. The programme is action packed from when the gates open on the first morning through to the close on Thursday evening.

On the timetable for the show are:

• More than 8,000 animals competing in the classes –from rams to rabbits to racehorses

• Motorcycle display team the Bolddog Lings each day in the main arena

• Around 1,200 stands selling everything from combine harvesters to country clothing

• Show gardens in the horticulture section including a visit by BBC gardener, Carol Klein

• Discovery Zone aimed at children and young people

• Exciting demonstrations including sheep shearing, dry stone walling and cheese-making

• Top class showjumping with international riders

• Delicious regional fare in food emporium in the new exhibition hall with TV chef Rosemary Shrager sharing her expertise

• Cutting edge designs on the catwalk in the fashion shows       

… and much much more.

The Great Yorkshire Show is organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society and takes place at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate.

Parking is FREE and extensive, and traffic marshalls and ample signage on approach routes will guide visitors to parking locations.

Additionally a FREE shuttle service runs from Harrogate bus station (next to the railway station) from 7:20am to 8pm (7pm on Thursday).

Please note dogs other than assistance dogs are not allowed on the showground. 

Opening Times

GYS (11 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017)

* Gate Opening Times: Tuesday and Wednesday 7.30am to 7.30pm. Thursday 7.30am to 6.30pm

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