Giving you a chance to see the whole of the countryside in one go! Countryside Live brings together all the best bits of the countryside and 80% of it is under cover so you'll have a great time whatever the weather!
Below are current details for 2018, these will be updated regularly before the event.
It's fast & furious! Watch the dog agility teams put their skills to the test - great family entertainment!
Come & watch our favourite Yorkshire chefs create some very tasty dishes.
Smithfield Festival of Meat
Competitive classes for Ribs of Beef, Saddles of Lamb & Wagyu Beef.
Tastings will be available and joints will be available to purchase on Sunday.
NEW FOR 2018 - Meet the Farmer
Come and meet the farmer and find out more about where your food comes from.
A full list of details will be available here closer to the event.
A chance to meet these amazing animals.
Sheepdog & Duck Display
Showing the training of a working sheepdog, including duck herding & plenty of audience participation!
Competitive classes for Rabbits return to Countryside Live (Saturday only).
Something for the children to enjoy! £3 per ride
So popular we had to invite them back....again! Join in the fun and cheer on your favourite ferret!
Create & Explore
A fantastic area for the children to explore - with many hands-on activities that they can enjoy from felt-making to wax candle creations, bread and sausage making, willow-weaving and more, the children will be entertained all day long!
Further details will be available for this area closer to the event.
Northern Show Cross Series Final
Countryside Live is delighted to host the final of the Northern Show Cross Series final. Show Cross consists of a round of showjumping, followed by a round of cross country jumps to be completed clear in the fastest time. The competition will take place in the main ring on Saturday and Sunday. There are four classes running across 11 qualifying competitions between April and September.
Diggerland Experience - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – AGAIN!!!
Come and try out your skills on some of the Diggerland machines! £2 per go or £3 if you choose to go on both rides (diggers & dump trucks)
A great opportunity to have a go at climbing - £4 per person.
Experience the site, sounds and smells of this traditional, but essential skill.
Equine Classes - Ridden
With a dedicated equine ring you can watch horses and ponies all day long! We've a selection of ridden classes plus working hunter classes. We're proud that the Mountain & Moorland Ridden Section are once again Olympia qualifiers.
Come and see & find out more about some of Britains rare native breeds.
Birds of Prey Demonstrations
Ben Potter will be joining the line-up at Countryside Live with his amazing birds of prey demonstration. A static display of birds will also be available to see.
Cattle & Sheep
Countryside Live aims to be Yorkshire's premier fatstock event in the autumn - you can see the best quality cattle and sheep in their dedicated rings on both days of the Show.
Countryside Live provides a great opportunity to bag some early Christmas gifts with some fantastic trade stands for you to peruse!
Pigeons & Poultry
On Saturday see a selection of fancy fowl in our Pigeon Pavilion and on Sunday view pretty poultry in the Poultry Pavilion.
Selling a wide range of products including cupcakes, confectionary, preserves and pork pies.
Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Show
Knaresborough Horticultural Society return to Countryside Live once again with their Autumn Show - a great display from this local society is sure to impress!
Take a look at the competitive classes produced by Yorkshire Beekeepers.