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.

SMALLHOLDING AND COUNTRYSIDE FESTIVAL

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

We look forward to seeing you at the next Smallholding & Countryside Festival on 18th & 19th  May 2024.

SHOWGROUND

The 150 acre Royal Welsh Showground is open all year round. We host an array of exciting events set against the spectacular views of the Welsh countryside.

The Showground boasts many different venues catering for a variety of occasions such as weddings, business meetings, conferences, concerts, exhibitions and much more.

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.

Toilet Blocks

Toilet blocks are situated as follows:

  • Welcome (Members) Centre (Accessible toilets)
  • South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall (Accessible toilets)
  • Clwyd Glamorgan Hall (Accessible toilets)
  • Montgomery Pavilion (Accessible toilets)
  • The rear of HSBC Bank
  • Near Horse Ring (Accessible toilets)
  • Horse Hill
  • Near to Entrance A
  • Main Ring Underpass
  • Between Avenue D & C
  • Near the Cattle Ring
  • Near the Pig & Goat Ring (Accessible toilets)
  • Block below Neuadd Henllan

Baby Changing & Feeding Areas

Baby changing facilities are provided in the toilet blocks adjacent to the Goat Ring, Main Ring Underpass, Welcome (Members) Centre, Montgomery Pavilion, Smallholders Centre (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall), Horse Ring Toilet Block (in car park) and Toilet block near HSBC Bank.

A baby feeding and changing area will be available and manned by Society Stewards and situated in a unit under the main grandstand.  The service will be available from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Car Parking

Free parking will be in designated areas on the showground.

Disabled parking:

A limited forward area will be reserved in car parks situated on the lower showground. Only those vehicles displaying the Blue Badge – Social Services car sticker will be given priority.  If a pass is not displayed, then the Society will park visitors in the first available car park.

 

Dogs

Dogs are welcome at the event and must be kept on a lead the whole time and are restricted from entering the buildings especially containing poultry, livestock, and catering. Exceptions will be made in the Food Hall or catering outlets for visitors with assistance or hearing dogs.

Please do not leave dogs in cars.

Please note: dogs are not permitted at the Royal Welsh Show or Winter Fair

Catering

MONTGOMERY PAVILION
Cegin Gwenog Catering
Tel: 01570 481 230. Bookings can be made directly with the caterer.

BREAKFAST ~ 8.00 am to 10.00 am
LUNCH ~ 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm
SUPPER ~ 5.30 pm to 9.00 pm
Saturday – Live Music from 8.00pm

SMALLHOLDER CENTRE (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall)
Cegin Gwenog Catering
Hot and cold snack refreshments ~ Friday 11.00 am to 6.00 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm.

VINTAGE TEA ROOM (Country Life Area)
Teas, coffees, and light refreshments – open 9.00am to 6.00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

NEUADD HENLLAN
Restaurant and Bar will be open.

GWLEDD| FEAST STREET FOOD AREA
We will have a choice of Welsh mobile catering food and drink with a music programme and seated area between 9.00am to 5.00pm.

MOBILE FAST FOOD CATERING UNITS
There will also be fast food outlets available on site.

First Aid Centre

First Aid treatment is available at the First Aid Centre, situated in the Sheep Ring Control Tower and will be operated by Medical Solutions and open from 12 noon on Friday 17th May for the duration of the Festival. A limited overnight cover is provided by the first aid team.

Tel No: 01982 554407
From 6.00 pm Friday 17 May to 6.00 pm Sunday 19 May.

Lost Children
Lost children should be reported to the Main Office Tel: 01982 55 36 83.

More Info

For further visitor information regarding the facilities at the upcoming Smallholding & Countryside Festival please read more here.