One of the easiest ways to get up close to a wide variety of native breeds is at an agricultural show. There are so many in Great Britain there is likely to be one near to you, checkout the venues below. Starting in May they are roughly in date order.

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North Somerset Agricultural show

Somerset

North Somerset Show

Ayr County Show

Ayrshire

www.ayrcountyshow.co.uk

The Essex Food Show

Essex

www.theessexfoodshow.co.uk

Newark and Nottinghamshire County Show

Nottinghamshire

www.newarkshowground.com

Balmoral Show

Northern Ireland

www.balmoralshow.co.uk

The Devon County Show

Devon

www.devoncountyshow.co.uk

The Hadleigh Show

Suffolk

www.hadleighshow.co.uk

Otley Show

West Yorkshire

www.otleyshow.org.uk

South Eastern Shire Horse Association (S.E.S.H.A.) Heavy Horse and Country Show

Surrey

www.shirehorsesite.org.uk

Essex Young Farmers’ Country Show

Essex

Essex Young Farmers’ Country Show

Heathfield & District Agricultural Show Society

East Sussex

www.heathfieldshow.org

Shropshire County Agricultural Show

Shropshire

www.shropshirecountyshow.com

Hertfordshire County Show

Hertfordshire

www.hertsshow.com

Great Harwood Show

Lancashire

www.greatharwoodshow.co.uk

The Northumberland County Show

Northumberland

www.northcountyshow.co.uk

Sherbourne Castle Country Fair

Dorset

www.sherbornecountryfair.com

Surrey County Agricultural Society Show

Surrey

www.surreycountyshow.co.uk

The Staffordshire County Show

Staffordshire

www.staffscountyshowground.co.uk

The Suffolk Show

Suffolk

www.suffolkshow.co.uk

The Royal Bath and West Show

Somerset

www.bathandwest.com

Ballymoney Show

North Antrim, Northern Ireland

www.ballymoneyshow.org

Kenilworth Show

Warwickshire

www.kenilworthshow.co.uk

The Cambridgeshire County Show

Cambridgeshire

www.cambscountyshow.co.uk

South of England Agricultural Society Show

West Sussex

www.seas.org.uk

Royal Cornwall Show

Cornwall

www.royalcornwallshow.org

The Angus Show

Angus

www.theangusshow.com

The Cumberland Show

Cumbria

www.cumberlandshow.co.uk

Armagh County Agricultural Show

Northern Ireland

www.armaghshow.org

Caerwys Agricultural Show

Flintshire

www.caerwysshow.co.uk

Three Counties Show

Worcestershire

www.threecounties.co.uk

Todmorden Agricultural Show

Lancashire

www.todshow.org.uk

North Yorkshire County Show

Yorkshire

www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk

The Cheshire County Show

Cheshire

www.cheshirecountyshow.org.uk

The Lincolnshire Show

Lincolnshire

www.lincolnshireshow.co.uk

The Royal Highland Show

Edinburgh

www.royalhighlandshow.org

 

The Derbyshire County Show

Derbyshire

www.derbyshirecountyshow.org.uk

The Royal Norfolk Show

Norfolk

www.royalnorfolkshow.co.uk

Blaston Show

Leicestershire

www.blastonshow.co.uk

The Arthington Show

West Yorkshire

www.arthingtonshow.co.uk

The Cotswold Show

Gloucestershire

www.cotswoldshow.co.uk

Ardingley Smallholders Show

Sussex

www.smallholdershows.co.uk

The East of England Show

Peterborough

www.eastofenglandshow.co.uk

Skelton Show

Cumbria

www.skeltonshow.com

Goosnargh & Longridge Agricultural Show

Lancashire

www.glashow.org.uk

Great Yorkshire Show

Yorkshire

www.greatyorkshireshow.co.uk

Kent County Show

Kent

www.kentshowground.co.uk

The Newport Show

Shropshire

www.newportshow.org

Point Agricultural Show

Island of Lewis

www.pointshow.co.uk

Tendring Hundred Show

Essex

www.tendringshow.co.uk

The Echt Show

Aberdeenshire

www.echtshow.co.uk

Liskeard Show

Cornwall

www.liskeardshow.org

Ashby Show

Derbyshire

www.ashbyshow.com

Stithians Show

Cornwall

www.stithiansshow.org.uk

The Camborne Show

Cornwall

www.camborne-show.org.uk

Framlingham Horse and Livestock Show

Suffolk

www.framlinghamhorseshow.co.uk

Weald & Downland Rare Breeds Show

West Sussex

www.wealddown.co.uk

Royal Welsh Show

Powys

www.rwas.co.uk

Heckington Show

Lincolnshire

www.heckingtonshow.org.uk

Totnes & District Agricultural Show

Devon

www.totnesshow.com

The Weeton Show

Yorkshire

www.weetonshow.com

New Forest and Hampshire County Show

Hampshire

www.newforestshow.co.uk

Borrowby Show

Yorkshire

www.borrowbyshow.org.uk

The Stranraer Show

Dumfries and Galloway

www.stranraershow.co.uk

The Nantwich Show

Cheshire

www.nantwichshow.co.uk

Cartmel Show

Lancashire

www.cartmelagriculturalsociety.org.uk

Honiton Agricultural Show

Devon

www.honitonshow.co.uk

Burwarton Show

Shropshire

www.burwartonshow.co.uk

Emley Show

West Yorkshire

www.emleyshow.com

North Devon Show

Devon

www.northdevonshow.com

Wigtown Agricultural Show

Dumfries and Galloway

www.wigtownshow.org.uk

Stewartry Agricultural Society Show

Dumfries and Galloway

www.stewartryas.co.uk

Cockermouth & District Agricultural Show

Cumbria

www.cockermouthshow.co.uk

Dumfries Agricultural Show

Dumfries and Galloway

www.dumfriesshow.co.uk

Garstang & District Agricultural and Horticultural Society Show

Lancashire

www.garstangshow.org

Tenbury Countryside Show

Worcestershire

www.tenbury-countryside-show.co.uk

The Cranleigh Show

Surrey

www.cranleighshow.org.uk

Sykehouse Show

Yorkshire

www.sykehouseshow.org.uk

Wayland Agricultural Show

Norfolk

www.waylandshow.com

Camelford Agricultural Show

Cornwall

www.camelfordshow.co.uk

Ashover Show

Derbyshire

www.ashovershow.co.uk

Mid-Argyll Show

Argyll and Bute

www.mid-argyllshow.co.uk

Peebles Agricultural Society Show

Scottish Borders

www.peebles-show.co.uk

Sedgefield Show

Durham

www.sedgefieldshow.co.uk

The Chertsey Show

Surrey

www.chertseyshow.co.uk

Trawden Show

Lancashire

www.trawdenshow.co.uk

Ripley Agricultural Show

North Yorkshire

www.ripleyshow.co.uk

Lunesdale Show

Cumbria

www.lunesdaleshow.org.uk

Anglesey Agricultural Show

Anglesey

www.angleseyshow.org.uk

Pembrokeshire County Show

Pembrokeshire

www.pembsshow.org

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show

Dorset

www.gillshaftshow.co.uk

Chagford Show

Devon

www.chagfordshow.com

Denbigh & Flint County Show

Flintshire

www.denbighandflintshow.com

Ashbourne Show

Staffordshire

www.ashbourneshow.co.uk

Mid Somerset Show

Somerset

www.midsomersetshow.org.uk

Haigh, Aspull & Blackrod Agricultural Society. Haigh Show

Lancashire

www.haighshow.com

Mirfield Agricultural Show

West Yorkshire

www.mirfieldshow.com

Hawkshead Show

Cumbria

www.hawksheadshow.co.uk

Egton Horse and Agricultural Society Show

North Yorkshire

www.egtonshow.co.uk

The Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show

Mid Glamorgan, Wales

www.valeofglamorganshow.co.uk

Melplash Show

Dorset

www.melplashshow.co.uk

Chipping & District Agricultural & Horticultural Show

Lancashire

www.chippingshow.co.uk

The Wensleydale Agricultural Show

North Yorkshire

www.wensleydaleshow.org.uk

The Dufton Show

Cumbria

www.theduftonshow.co.uk

Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show

Surrey

www.edenbridge-show.co.uk

Llangynidr Agricultural show society

Wales, Brecon Beacons

www.llangynidrshow.org

Moorgreen Country Show

Nottinghamshire

www.moorgreenshow.co.uk

 

Hope Show

Derbyshire

www.hopeshow.org.uk

Reeth Show

North Yorkshire

www.reethshow.co.uk

Monmouthshire Show

Monmouthshire

www.monmouthshow.co.uk

The Alresford Show

Hampshire

www.alresfordshow.co.uk

Kingsbridge Show

Devon

www.kingsbridgeshow.co.uk

Dorset County Show

Dorset

www.dorsetcountyshow.co.uk

Bowes Agricultural Show

County Durham

www.bowesshow.org.uk

Hodder Valley Show

Lancashire

www.hoddervalleyshow.co.uk

Kington Horse Show and Agricultural Society

Herefordshire

www.kingtonshow.co.uk

Romsey Show

Hampshire

www.romseyshow.co.uk

The Henley Show

Oxfordshire

www.thehenleyshow.co.uk

Usk Show

Monmouthshire

www.uskshow.co.uk

Yarrow & Ettrick Pastoral Society Show

Scottish Borders

www.yarrowshow.co.uk

Frampton Country Fair

Gloucestershire

www.framptoncountryfair.co.uk

Westmorland County Show

Cumbria

www.westmorlandshow.co.uk

The Royal County of Berkshire Show

Berkshire

www.newburyshowground.co.uk

The Stokesley Agricultural Society Annual Show

North Yorkshire

www.stokesleyshow.co.uk

The National Poultry Show

Warwickshire

www.poultryclub.org

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Powys

www.rwas.co.uk

National Federation of Poultry Clubs show

The County Showground, Staffordshire