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

We look forward to seeing you at next years Smallholding & Countryside Festival 2022


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

We look forward to seeing you at this years Winter Fair being held on 29 – 30 November 2021!

All tickets must be purchased online before the event.

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)

Welcome Centre (includes baby changing and disabled facilities)

International Pavilion (includes baby changing facilities upstairs and disabled facilities downstairs)

Clwyd Glamorgan Hall (includes disabled facilities)

Baby changing and feeding facilities are also available at Sponsors Pavilion, under the grandstand, at the following times: Monday 10am – 7pm, Tuesday 10am – 4pm

Lost children

Lost children should be reported to any RWAS official or steward, who will implement the lost child procedure. Any lost child found at the event should be escorted by at least two adults to the Baby Feeding and Changing Facilities in the Sponsors Pavilion, under the grandstand.

Cash points

A cash point facility operated by Cash on the Move, can be found outside, on the corner of the South Glamorgan Hall, opposite the Montgomery Pavilion.


In the event of an emergency, please call 999.

For non-emergencies, the police can be contacted on: 101) or the RWAS Headquarters is next to the Montgomery Pavilion (Telephone: 01982 553683).

First Aid

The first aid centre is situated in the sheep ring control tower, next to the carcass marquee (Telephone: 01982 554407).

Lost Property

The society accepts no responsibility for articles lost or stolen at the event.  Dyfed Powys Police have a new lost and found procedure, please report any lost items via the following website:


You will find free WiFi hotspots throughout the showground during the Winter Fair in the following areas:

Cattle Ring, Hall 1
Hafod a Hendre
Welcome Centre
Food Hall

Photography and filming

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

Trophy Room

The RWAS Trophy Room, located in the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, will be open from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm each day.  The room houses 125 of the Society trophies.


The Royal Welsh Chaplaincy team are based in the foyer of the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall and are available to offer pastoral care from 8am – 8pm. In an emergency, they can be contacted on 07506 969195.


With the exception of assistance dogs and those entered into the Hound Show, dogs are not permitted at the Winter Fair. NO ASSISTANCE DOGS are allowed in any buildings/areas containing live animals, Carcass Hall, Royal Welsh Exhibition Centre, Horse Marquee and Horse Lines, Fur & Feather Pavilion, South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall due to the presence of stock or location.  Assistance dogs will be allowed into the Food Hall and Catering 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.