We want you to have a fantastic ‘Big Day Out!’
Every day we put on a non-stop, action-packed programme for the whole family to enjoy.
Amazing animals – livestock, equine competitions, pedigree dog show and even bees!
The very best local food and drink – tuck in on the day and take away! And don’t miss demos every day.
Dazzling entertainment in five rings including Big Pete & the Grim Reaper Monster Trucks in the Rathbones Main Arena (on Friday & Saturday).
Relax at the NEW Watering Hole where street food, live music and plenty of seats are all under one gigantic roof.
Explore the NEW Ocean Discovery Zone through interactive and hands-on activities
Drive your own (mini) Monster Truck! (all three days)
There’s a superb range of Westcountry craftware and handicrafts.
Fabulous flowers and plants!
A unique shopping experience – there’s a huge range of beautiful items for the home and garden, lots you could buy as presents for your family and friends, as well as youself!
Devon Eye – a giant Ferris wheel – will give you a unique view across the showground and beyond.
Get hands-on and drive a tractor or a 4 x 4!
Historic steam engines and vintage tractors and vehicles – this year we celebrate 60 years of the Massey Ferguson with a parade of tractors from 1958 onwards!
Favourite TV & film characters will be out and about in the avenues.
Go for a ride on the Land Train around the showground.
There will be dogs galore! There’s the pedigree Dog Show as well as daily displays in the Country Life arena from Graham Watkins of Gamegoer and Meirion Owen, whose humorous sheepdog displays combine the talents of clever Border Collies with his not quite so clever sheep!
Especially for youngsters:
Children’s farm – watch the milking, get baking, plant seeds, see the Sheep Show and lots more.
Dive into the world beneath Devon’s two coast lines in the new Ocean Discovery Zone.
Mini Monster Trucks – children, and the young at heart ,can drive replica monster trucks around a special, fun course [cost: £4 per child; £6 per child and adult]
The Mole Avon ‘Wheelie’ Wild Family Trail provides activities and/or demonstrations around the showground. Complete the trail booklet and post at any trail stop around the showground to be entered into a prize draw.
Spot the queen bee, taste local honeys, make a beeswax candle and find out more about these vitally important pollinators.
Take a look at the work of young people and schools in the flower & garden junior competitions
Have fun at the fairground
Meet the Army and exploring some of their tanks