Discover a glorious melting pot of rural heritage and culture this summer

Country Shows are a vital part of rural culture as they celebrate the heart of farming, showcase the best of agriculture, and provide valuable opportunities for networking and education. If you are planning to visit Earby this summer, add visiting a local Country Show to your bucket list!

Gargrave Show

A traditional country show with a 117 year old heritage and a large range of competitions and shows

Dates: Saturday 19th August 2023
Location: Eshton Hall, Gargrave
Distance from Earby Hostel: 9 miles/19 minute drive
Admission price: Adults – £12
Senior Citizens – £6
12-18yrs – £6
11yrs & under – Free
What to expect: Horse competitions, Shetland pony competitions, show jumping, cattle judging, Sheep Judging, Pony Show Jumping, dog shows, vintage cars, classic tractors and vintage military vehicles on parade, Children’s sports, vegetable competitions, flower competitions, baking competitions,

Malham Show

A country show with something for everyone set against the stunning backdrop of Malham

Location: Chapel Gate, Malham, BD23 4DA
Distance from Earby Hostel: 14 miles/31 minute drive
Admission price: Adults are £10, under £16s are free!
What to expect: Sheep and cattle competitions, show jumping, local skills such as dry stone walling will be exhibited, gundogs, dog training, children’s activities, local food stalls, Haworth Brass band, mountain bike orienteering, fell races, egg throwing competitions, charity auctions, dog shows!

Kilnsey Show and Sports

This country show traditionally marks the end of summer and showcases country life, farming and traditions which have stood the test of time.

Dates: TUESDAY 27th AUGUST 2024
Location: Kilnsey, BD23 5PS
Distance from Earby Hostel: 17 miles / 30 minutes drive
Admission price: Adult – £13
Junior 11-15 – £4
Child 6-10 – £2
Child under 6 – free
What to expect: 12 breeds of sheep on show, native and continental cattle breed competitions, horse competitions, sheep dog trials, farm crop competitions, dry stone walling, baking competitions, horticulture, walking stick exhibition, vintage tractors, the crag race.

Earby Hostel is ideally located close to these country shows. We also encourage muddy boots, exploring the countryside and embracing your sense of adventure!

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