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Get set for camping at the Royal Bath & West Show

The Royal Bath & West Show now has a campsite, capable of taking up to 100 tents and caravans, which means you can stay and enjoy the new festival feel and evening entertainment. So for those who are camping out, we’ve pulled together some top tips from Nikki Nichol from the Caravan and Motorhome Club. Continue reading

Meet Tractor Ted at the Bath & West Show

He’s the nation’s favourite little green tractor, and visitors to the Royal Bath & West Show can meet him in person: Look out for Tractor Ted! But this endearing little character has his roots firmly in farming, being the brainchild of Somerset farmer David Horler. We pay him a visit. Continue reading

Farming families help Somerset YFC celebrate 85 years

The Somerset Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs celebrates its 85th birthday this year, and will be marking this special milestone at the Royal Bath & West Show – so what is it that has made the movement such a success and attracted generations of families to get involved? Continue reading

Top gundog training tips at the Royal Bath & West Show

A well-trained gundog is a delight to behold, and visitors to the Royal Bath & West Show can see some impressive displays in the Woodland and Countryside Arena.  But what does it take to train a dog to that standard? With over 30 years’ experience in training gundogs Graham and Karen Watkins are certainly in the know – Graham lets us in on their top training tips. Continue reading

Festival feel at the Royal Bath & West Show

Glastonbury’s Michael Eavis will be introducing music acts in the Pilton tent at the Royal Bath & West Show; we offer a sneak preview of who’s playing. Continue reading

Get excited by local food at the Royal Bath & West Show

Somerset and the West Country are well known for the fabulous range of local food and drink, and some of the very best will be on offer at the Royal Bath & West Show. Continue reading

Young handlers compete for top honours at Bath and West

Exhibiting livestock is a huge part of the Royal Bath & West Show and many families have been showing there for generations. We catch up with the Stamp family, who have been involved with the Show for 18 years. Continue reading

Family fun at the Royal Bath & West Show

Kids go free to the Royal Bath & West Show this year, and what better way to entertain them than to take part in the Family Trail and make the most of your visit? With more than 50 hours of entertainment at the Show each day it can be hard to see it all, so the Family Trail offers a self-guided tour around those areas most likely to enthuse younger visitors.

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Farm to fork at the Bath & West Show

If you like your food to come with provenance, look no further than Somerset’s Bagnell Farm –they do it all – from rearing and showing to butchery and sales. And visitors to the Royal Bath & West Show can get a taste of everything the farm has to offer. Continue reading

Entries closing for Royal Bath & West Show

With less than 50 days to go until the Royal Bath & West Show, entries will soon be closing for competitions ranging from private driving and sheep shearing to bees and honey, cider and cheese. Continue reading