The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.

Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show  and the Winter Fair.


Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys. LD2 3SY

16 & 17 May 2020

Gates open at 9am

Adult tickets £16 on the gate, online discounts available

FREE entry for all children aged 16 and under


Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys. LD2 3SY

20 – 23 July 2020

Gates open at 8am

Adult tickets: from £25 on the gate, online discounts available

Children tickets: (5-16) £5

Children under 5: FREE

Toilets, showers and baby changing facilities

  • Entrance A – Avenue E
  • Horse Ring (includes baby changing and disabled facilities) – Avenue J/H
  • Main Ring Collecting Ring (includes baby changing facilities) – Avenue K
  • Cattle Ring, top corner (includes showers) – Avenue M
  • Pig and Goat Ring (includes baby changing and disabled facilities and showers) – Avenue M
  • Country Pursuits Area (includes baby changing facilities and showers) – Avenue D
  • Machinery Avenue (includes showers) – between Avenues C and D
  • South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall (includes baby changing and disabled facilities)
  • Hafod a Hendre (includes baby changing facilities)
  • Montgomery Pavilion (includes baby changing and disabled facilities) (Members only)
  • Members’ Centre (includes baby changing and disabled facilities) (Members only)
  • Baby changing and feeding facilities are also available at the lost children’s marquee on Avenue E (opposite the main ring grandstand)

Lost children

The lost children marquee can be found on Avenue E, opposite the main ring grandstand (stand number – E361). The marquee is open from 9.30 am – 7.30 pm. Outside of these hours lost children are cared for at the Police Station, at Entrance A.
All missing children should be reported to the Police Station at Entrance A or the RWAS Headquarters (Tel: 01982 553683).

Banks, building societies and cash points

Cash points can be found at:

  • Barclays Bank – on Avenue E
  • HSBC Bank – on Avenue E
  • Entrance A
  • Entrance D
  • Fur and Feather Pavilion

Both Barclays and HSBC also offer a full banking service during office hours during the four days of the show.


In the event of an emergency, please call 999.
For non-emergencies, the Police Station can be found at Entrance A (Telephone: 101) or the RWAS Headquarters is next to the Montgomery Pavilion (Telephone: 01982 553683).

First Aid

A fully equipped Medical Centre and professional medical team are located on Avenue D (Telephone: 01982 551057).

Lost Property

Lost property can be collected from and reported to the Police Station at Entrance A.


You will find free WiFi hotspots throughout the showground during the Royal Welsh Show in the following areas:

  • Near the bandstand
  • Hafod a Hendre
  • Members Centre
  • Neuadd Henllan
  • Central seated section of the Main Ring grandstand
  • The junction between the Food Hall and the Meirion Shearing Centre
  • The grass bank over-looking the Main Ring next to the S4C Pavilion

Internet users will have to be within 25m of the hotspot signs to be in the best range of the Wi-Fi signals.

Shopping bag crèches

With over 1,000 tradestades, there are plenty of opportunities to treat yourself at this year’s show. And you don’t need to worry about carrying it around all day… we have dedicated ‘shopping crèches’ where you can leave your purchases until you’re ready to go home.
These can be found at Entrance A and by the Machinery Pedestrian Entrance and will be open between 8.30 am – 7.00 pm.  A food crèche is also available in the Food Hall between 9.00 am – 6.00 pm.

Photography and filming

Please be aware that photographs and film will be taken throughout the showground for broadcast, publicity and marketing purposes.

Membership booths

During the show, membership can be purchased from the Membership Booths situated at Entrances A and C and at Tŷ Ynys Môn, opposite the Montgomery Pavilion. The Membership Booth at Entrance C will also be open from 12.00 noon – 6.00 pm on Sunday afternoon before the show.


The Royal Welsh Chaplaincy team are based in the foyer of the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall and are available 24 hours a day. They can be contacted on 0845 367 9990.


With the exception of assistance dogs, dogs are not permitted within the showground perimeter fence. NO ASSISTANCE DOGS are allowed in any buildings/areas containing live animals, the South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, Grandstand, Members’ Pavilions, Fur & Feather Pavilion, Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, Food Hall or any of the Society’s Dining areas.  Please do not leave dogs in cars.


Smoking is not allowed in any enclosed or partially enclosed public area.


Visitors are not permitted to drink alcohol whilst walking around the showground and within the public, unlicensed areas.