Pembrokeshire County Show 2015

By Kathryn Slade Pembs Show

Next week sees the start of the annual Pembrokeshire County Show held in Haverfordwest. The event lasts for 3 days and celebrates the agricultural traditions that Pembrokeshire is proud of. The Agricultural show was founded on January 1st 1784 and is the highlight of year for many of Pembrokeshire’s residents.

The Pembrokeshire County Show is Wales' largest, attracting over 90,000 visitors over the 3 days that it is on. For those interested in animals and agriculture there is everything you could wish for! Why not watch the horses and cattle being shown in the rings. Or you could watch the dog show and dog agility performances!

There are over 400 trade stands, a great food hall with cooking demonstrations and lots of samples to taste. There are plenty of activities for children to enjoy and a free family play area so it makes a great day out! If it has been raining then wellies are advisable as the show ground can get a little bit mucky but there will be some great puddle jumping opportunities and it takes a lot to dampen a Pembrokeshire Party.

Getting around during show week can be a little bit busy on the roads but there will be a shuttle bus from Haverfordwest Bus Station. Parking is ample and free and is well signposted on the way to the showground.

Here are some of the things that are going on over the 3 days!

Tuesday 18th August

10:00am- Shire Horses followed by Ridden Heavy Horse Class

1:45pm – The Shetland Pony Grand National

3:30pm- Merlins’ Magicians Flyball Team

5:30pm- Inter Hunt Relay

All Day- Vintage Tractor Display and Open Dog Show

 

Wednesday 19th August

(Wednesday is Ladies Day at the County Show so keep an eye out for the best hat!)

8:30am- Pure Bred Arabs

1:30pm – Big Pete & The Grim Reaper Monster Truck Show

2:00pm- Falconry Display

3pm- Vintage Tractor Parade

6pm- Inter Hunt Relay Finals

 

Thursday 20th August 

10am – Sheep Classes followed by Young Sheep Handler

10:30am – Pig Classes including Supreme Pig Championship

12 noon – Valero Pembrokeshire Masters Show Jumping

3:30pm- Grand Parade of Horses

6:45pm- Mid Wales and Borders Harness Racing Finals 

 

Gate Prices (Gates Open @ 7.30am)

Adult: £17.00 (Online price £15.00)

Senior Citizen: £15.00 (Online price £13.00)

Child (5-16 years): £8.00 (Online price £7.00)

Friends & Family Super Saver: £20.00 (1 adult and up to 3 juniors)

Children 4yrs old and under go FREE on all three days

 

Tuesday 18 August 2015 - Thursday 20 August 2015.

County Showground, Withybush Road, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 4BW

Categories:Pembrokeshire, Events and Whats On

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