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 this year’s Smallholding & Countryside Festival on the 21st & 22nd May 2022.

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.

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 20 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 20 May to 6.00 pm Sunday 22 May.
Service for deaf or hard of hearing dial: 111 – SignVideo service

 

Toilet Blocks

Toilet blocks are situated as follows:

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

Disabled toilets are located within the main toilet blocks by the Pig & Goat Ring, the Montgomery Pavilion, the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, within the Smallholder Centre (South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall), Welcome (Members) Centre and the Horse Ring toilet block.

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 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.

ATM Cash Machine

There will be a cash point facility on the Showground during the event. Please note – a charge will be made per transaction by the service provider.

More Info

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