Scotland’s Agricultural Shows & County Fairs provide an entertaining day out for the whole family. The destinations for these popular events stretch the length and breadth of the country, so wherever you are in the country, you won’t be too far away from one.
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Although there’s not an abundance of these events, they are nonetheless popular, with some combining county fairs, horse trials and other equine events, which means there is always enough going on to keep the children amused.
Neilston Agricultural Show
Always 1st Saturday in May, Renfrewshire
Exhibit of agriculture, horticulture, craft, cattle, sheep, farm produce, vegetables, flowers, cookery, wine, arts & crafts, horticultural & industrial marquee, and more.
The Fife Show
20th May 2023, just outside Cupar, Fife
Showcasing the breeding of livestock.
27th May 2023
A fun filled family day out on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.
West Fife Show
3rd June 2023, Easter Bucklyvie Farm, Crossgates
A great day out for all the family. Agriculture and rural living.
The Angus Show
10th June 2023, Brechin Castle Show Field, Haughmuir, Brechin
Main Show plus classes for cattle, sheep, horses, goats and dogs.
The Royal Highland Show
22nd – 25th June 2023, the Royal Highland Centre (just outside Edinburgh)
The very best of farming, food and rural life. Sells out fast.
1st July 2023, Haddington, East Lothian
A chance for non-farming residents of East Lothian the chance to enjoy a fun and family-friendly day out.
The Dalkeith Show
TBC, Dalkeith Country Park
Brings together the farming and non-farming communities in Midlothian and the surrounding area.
Kirriemuir Agricultural Show
15th July 2023, Kirriemuir, Angus
This show has been running since 11th August 1877, and still going strong.
22nd July 2023, Dornoch, The Highlands
Agricultural showcase of the vitality and productivity of the largest county in the UK.
22nd July 2023, Aberdeenshire
Judging of Cattle, Horses & Ponies and Sheep, Highland Dancing and much more.
5th August 2023, Dumfries
Check website for schedules.
Lochaber Agricultural Show
TBC, Castle Farm, Happy Valley
This annual agricultural/horse/food/craft show is held beneath the spectacular backdrop of Ben Nevis at Inverlochy Castle Farm.
Duffton Agricultural Show
TBC, Duffton, Moray
Sheep and Cattle, Sheepdog Trials, Riding Ponies, childrens sports, and much more.
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