Pembrokeshire County Show 2016

By Kathryn Slade Pembs Show

Next week sees the start of the annual Pembrokeshire County Show held in Haverfordwest.

The Pembrokeshire County Show is Wales' largest local show, 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 can watch the dog agility performances.

With over 400 trade stands, a great food hall with cooking demonstrations and lots of samples to taste, it’s a full and fun day out. There are plenty of activities for children to enjoy and a free family play area as well as the draw of the animals too!

If it has been raining then wellies are advisable as the showground 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.

The roads around Haverfordwest can get a little busy during show week but there is a shuttle bus that runs from Haverfordwest Bus Station. Parking is ample and free if you do want to drive and it’s well signposted on the way to the showground.

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

Tuesday 16th August
10:00am- Shire Horses followed by Ridden Heavy Horse Class
1:45pm – Scurry Driving – Heat One
3:15pm- The White Helmets Display Team
5:00pm- The Monster Truck Show
All Day- Vintage Tractor Display and Open Dog Show
 
Wednesday 17th August
(Wednesday is Ladies Day at the County Show so keep an eye out for the best hat!)
10:00am – Open Dog Show
11:45am – The Kangaroo Kid’s Action Show
2:00pm- Falconry Display
3pm- Vintage Tractor Parade
5:45pm- Inter Hunt Relay Finals

Thursday 18th August  
11am – Championship National 1.30m Show Jumping Qualifier
1:00pm – Valero Pembrokeshire Masters Show Jumping
4:00pm- Grand Parade of Horses
6:15pm- Mid Wales and Borders Harness Racing Finals  
 
Gate Prices (Gates Open @ 7.30am)
Adult: £19.00
Senior Citizen: £17.00
Child (5-16 years): £8.00
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

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