A great family day out!
19th & 20th October 2019
19th & 20th October 2019
Celebrating the very best of the countryside, this two-day event is mostly undercover so you’ll have fun whatever the weather. Countryside Live is proud to be one of the best fatstock shows in the UK, with some of the finest cattle and sheep in the country competing. Once you have your ticket to the event all activities are FREE, and there is plenty to do for children of all ages.
Julia Bradbury will front this year’s Countryside Live for the first time. Best known for presenting Countryfile on the BBC and Britain’s Best Walks and Australia with Julia Bradbury on ITV, Julia is renowned for being genuinely passionate about the countryside and outdoor pursuits.
Countryside Live is proud to be one of the best fatstock shows in the UK, with some of the finest cattle and sheep in the country competing. There’s also plenty of hands on activities for children of all ages. All hands on activities are FREE of charge, all you need is your ticket to get in.
A chance to get up close and meet the farm animals
Birds of Prey | Cattle | Creature Experience – get close to reptiles, insects (plus snakes & spiders) | Get close to farmyard animals with Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm | Meet the alpacas | NFU Discovery Barn – games & activities for the kids | Say hello to the pigs | Watch chicks hatch & hold them, with Eggucation
Check out the list of activities for the kids
Archery | Arts & crafts | Autumn fairy garden | Bread making | Climbing wall | Diggerland mini diggers & truck rides | Dry stone walling | Face painting | Felting crafts | Growing plants in test tubes | Making magic wands* | Meet the bugs! | Mini-Fodder experience – pick your own veg & become a shopkeeper for the day | Ninja assault course* | Rare breeds display | Ride on pedal tractors* | Sausage making | Sheep Show – dancing sheep! | The apple harvest | Virtual Reality activities* | Willow weaving
* New for 2019
Competitions & Classes
Including beef, sheep, equine, pigeons, poultry, rabbits, shoeing & more.
Beef Fatstock | Equestrian – Coloured Ridden (White Rose Ring) am | Equestrian – Northern Show Cross (Main Ring) | Equestrian – The Showing Register (TSR) (White Rose Ring) pm | Fruit, vegetable and flower show | Honey show | Pigeons | Rabbits | Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) Sheep | Sheep | Shoeing competitions at The Forge
Equestrian – Northern Show Cross (Main Ring) | Equestrian – Olympia Qualifiers Ridden Mountain & Moorland (White Rose Ring) am | Equestrian – The Showing Register (TSR) (White Rose Ring) pm | Fruit, vegetable and flower show | Honey show | Pedigree Calves | Poultry | Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) Sheep | Sheep | Shoeing competitions at The Forge
See Julia Bradbury on stage. A full timetable will be available soon.
Enjoy a wide selection of gifts, food and clothing stands.
Best of the rest!
Cookery theatre – Smithfield Festival of Meat – Rabbits (Saturday) – Donkey rides – Ferret racing – Northern Showcross series final – Climbing wall – The Forge – Rare breeds – Birds of prey demonstrations – Meet the Farmer area – Pigeons (Saturday) – Poultry (Sunday) – Food zone – Fruit, vegetable & flower show – Honey show
Tickets now on sale for 19th & 20th October 2019!
|Adult – £14.00|
|Child* – £7.00|
|Family** – 2 Adults & 3 children £40.00|
|Adult – £16.00|
|Child* – £8.00|
|Family** – 2 Adults & 3 children £45.00|
*Child Aged 5 – 18. Under 5’s are free and do not require a ticket
**Family – 2 Adults and up to 3 childen
Tickets are valid for any one day.
Booking deadline for advance tickets: Friday 11th October (by post) or 5pm on Friday 18th October (for e-tickets). After these times tickets will be available to purchase on the gate.
the following day.
Strictly No Dogs Allowed – Dogs, except assistance, therapy or support dogs are not permitted on the Showground or in the Car Parks and should not be left in cars. Visitors with dogs will be refused entry.
Conveniently located on the Great Yorkshire Showground, Countryside Live is easy to find – just off the A661 Wetherby Road into Harrogate.
There’s acres of FREE PARKING for the show and car parks open at 7.30am.
Why not combine your visit to Countryside Live with a visit to Fodder, our farm shop & cafe, for either breakfast, lunch, or just a cup of coffee and slice of cake, while you are at the Showground.
If you’re using a SAT NAV – please use the postcode HG2 8NZ but remember to follow the directional signs for the event as you approach the Showground.