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

Smallholding & Countryside Festival 2020 – Cancelled due to COVID-19

We look forward to seeing you at next years Smallholding & Countryside Festival 2021

It is with deep regret that due to the deteriorating situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society, after taking careful account of the latest Government and Public Health guidance, have announced the cancellation of events scheduled during May and June, resulting in the cancellation of the Smallholding & Countryside Festival 2020.

The Society appreciates that this will cause inconvenience for all concerned and encourage those with urgent questions or queries to contact us via,

Festival Map

Take a look at the festival map before you get here to help plan where you want to go and what you want to see

Royal Welsh App

Download our free app and get busy creating your own timetable for the festival to make sure you don't miss a thing when you get here.

Showground facilities

Need to find the nearest toilet, a cash point or first aid centre. Find out about all the facilities onsite.

How to find us

Plan your journey to the showground.

Where to stay

Llanelwedd, Builth Wells and the surrounding area has some superb B&Bs, hotels, cottages, guest houses, private homes and campsites in some of the UK’s most glorious and spectacular countryside.


What are you waiting for? Avoid the queues at the gate and take advantage of the advance ticket prices, by buying your ticket online now.