Show Ground Facilities

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Dog Crèche

A dog crèche is available on site during show days, this facility is open between the hours of 09.00 and 18.00hrs daily.


Over 700 portable toilets are located around the showground and campsites. Our contractors carry out a continuous cleaning operation and work very hard to make sure that the toilets are clean and tidy.

First Aid / Medical Centre

Whilst on the showground, if you feel unwell or sustain an injury, please visit the Medical Centre which is very well equipped and professionally run. The Medical Centre and is located in the Administration Area. They are onsite and operational continuously throughout the event, on a 24-hour basis. If you are ill or injured they will be able to help in the following ways: • Offer treatment • Give advice on what to do next • Help you to make an appointment to see a Doctor.

Cash Machines / Banking facility & Bureau De Change

Cash point machines are located near the Show Office in the site Administration Area. Cash back can be also obtained at the pay gates or in the Grocery shops.

Mobile Phone Charging

A mobile phone charging service will be available from any of the Grocery Shops . Please see more information below.

Grocery Stores

A grocery store will be available in Campsite 1 & 2 with an additional large on site supermarket on the Main Avenue of the showground in Showfield A. A smaller grocery store will be sited near the showground Administration Area in Showfield B.

The stores will be offering: Cigarettes, Tobacco & E Cigarettes, Soft Drinks, Water & Juice, Snack Foods, Confectionery, Dairy & Chilled goods, Fruit & Veg, Bread & Cakes, Toiletries, Fresh Sandwiches & Savoury items, Frozen Foods, Medicines, General Groceries, Household supplies, Caravan and Camping supplies, Organic and Wholefoods, Newspapers and Magazines, Secure phone charging and portable batteries, Card payment facilities & Cashback.

Internal Shuttle Bus Service

We will again be offering this popular service which will be operating a hop on and off service around the perimeter of the showground from 9am to 8pm on show days.

Ticket prices are £5.00, per person, On the Day for this service which is weather dependent.

Steam Fair 87.9 FM

Steam Fair FM, our own dedicated radio station, transmits on 87.9FM. Steam Fair FM will be operational continuously throughout the event, on a 24-hour basis.


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