Monmouthshire Show
Monmouthshire Showground
Redbrook Road
Monmouthshire NP25 4LG
There is nothing like a good Agricultural Show for a terrific day out. For visitors to Britain these shows are the place to see locals competing against each other and showing off their animals and produce.
Held in the picturesque showground on the banks of the River Wye, The annual Monmouthshire Show is the largest one-day agricultural show in Wales.
Seeking the best weather possible, it is held on the first Saturday in July.
Show opening times:
First events at 08:00 in the Main Ring and Horse Ring.
The final main ring event is the Inter-Hunt Relay at 17:00.
Show closes 19:00.
What’s On
An outstanding Grand Parade of British livestock and horses is the highlight of a day packed with the thrills and spills of main ring entertainment, food and drink, and a wide range of farming and rural interests. Events include Sheep Shearing, Dog Obedience & Agility Trials, Motocycle Stunt Teams, Horse & Carriage Driving and Horse Show Jumping.
Spread across the 100 acre (40.47 ha) site there are hundreds of Trade Stands to browse, and catering outlets to sample.
The origin of the show dates back to the 1790s when Monmouth's agricultural society organised ploughing matches. In the 1850s it became a Cattle Show and has only failed to run during two World Wars and during outbreaks of the devastating Foot & Mouth Disease.
Showground Admission
There is a charge to enter the showground and tickets should be purchased at the entry gates. Tickets may also be purchased online. For up to date prices and concessions go to
Disabled Access
Suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
Disabled Car Parking is available at the Show Ground Car Park.
Toilet facilities for the disabled are situated adjacent to many of the mobile toilet areas.
‘Event Mobility’ buggy hire is available on the Showground.
Buggies can be pre-ordered, please contact ‘Event Mobility’ directly  
Tel:     01386 725391
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Disabled parking
Permanent Toilets supplemented by mobile toilets.
Crèche facilities for babies from 3 months of age, free of charge, for set periods during the day from 10:00. Located on 1st Avenue, adjacent to the Cattle Walkway. Baby Change & Feeding at the Crèche.
Contact & Further Information
Telephone  01873 890 365
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Getting There
The Monmouthshire Showground is situated on the outskirts of Monmouth town along the A466 Wye Valley road.
- By Bus
There is a free bus service from/to Monmouth Town Centre: Catch the Courtesy Bus at the Old Cattle Market / Town Car Park by Handyman House DIY.
- By Car
Park & ride:
Follow the signs on A40 at Monmouth for the designated Park & Ride Car Parks for a FREE shuttle bus to the Monmouthshire Showground.

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