Show Facilities

Open to visitors from 8am until 6pm both days
Advance tickets: £10        Gate tickets: £15
Under 17s go FREE            Parking is FREE

Baby changing available in the Cedric Ford, Sir Stuart Goodwin and the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall

Bars – licensed bars available in the Cedric Ford and the Joe Hallam building

Car parking – Hard-standing parking available for 4,000 cars and thousands more available on free-draining, sandy based soil

Cash Facilities – ICE Events situated alongside the Cedric Ford will provide ATM facilities

Disabled Facilities: Disabled parking is available near the main Public entrance.  A Blue Badge will need to be shown to park in the disabled areas.  For all mobility needs contact Seacroft Mobility on 01754 882327.

Disabled toilets and cloakroom facilities are available at Red gate (main entrance), in the Cedric Ford , in the Sir Stuart Goodwin building, in the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall, in the Joe Hallam Building and in the Lady Eastwood Centre

Please be aware that, due to the nature of an agricultural showground, we cannot guarantee all areas will be accessible at all times.

Dog Crèche – regrettably, there will not be a Dog Creche at the County Show this year.  Apologies for the inconvenience

First Aid – provided by Newark Community First Aid, with a First Aid post between Newark Ring and the Main Ring; in front of the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall and by the Lady Eastwood Centre along with a mobile unit deployed at the Horse Rings.

Food Court Trade Stands – next to the Conservation Area

Hygiene Facilities: Show animals are generally very clean but all visitors are advised to use a common sense approach towards hygiene following animal contact.

Hand-washing facilities are available in the toilet blocks situated throughout the site.

Lost Children – To the First Aid sites

Members’ facilities – in the Sir Stuart Goodwin

Mobile Food – units are sited around the Showground and on the Food Court

Picnic Area - situated in the Conservation Area

Press Pavilion – in the Sheldon Suite

Public Catering:        Available in the Restaurants in the Cedric Ford and the Joe Hallam Building, Tastes Bistro in the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall, Tastes Café in the Newark Pavilion  as well as at theFood Court and various points around the Showground

Restaurants – in the Cedric Ford and Joe Hallam where a variety of meals area served on both days of the Show

Toilets – at Red and Blue Gates, south of the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall, in the Lady Eastwood Centre, Joe Hallam, Sir Stuart Goodwin,  Cedric Ford and the Stables

Veterinary Surgeons – are based at the Veterinary Centre, situated by the Heavy Horse Stables

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Exhibitor news


We are extending the closing date for entries until Monday 3 April!



THE SHOW GOES ON  ... but in the light of the recent DEFRA TB pre and post movement policy which came into operation on 6 April we have written to all our cattle exhibitors to make absolutely certain that everyone is aware of the salient points that will have an immediate impact on this year’s show.

We are pleased to announce that the British Goat Society will be awarding the BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS Challenge Cup for the best qualifying Inspection-Production Goat over two years old and theEGERTON PERPETUAL Challenge Trophy for the AN securing highest points in Inspection and Milking.

These special awards are in addition to the rosettes and certificates annually awarded