Frequently Asked Questions
Contact the ticketing company in the first instance, then contact the show by email please.
Tynedale Agricultural Society was resurrected out of the Tyneside Agricultural Society, which began in the early 1800’s. Tynedale Agricultural Society began in 1982 on the same site as the previous show had been since 1948, Tynedale Park at Corbridge.
There are three information points around the show ground staffed by volunteers from Churches Together and Useful Vision Charity. Buy your Show Catalogues here, find out what’s on, get directions or ask for help and our wonderful volunteers will assist you.
Yes we have over 25 catering vehicles selling a wide range to suit all. We have a fantastic Street Food Area next to the Forestry Display Area, and Information point can direct you there.
The terrain of the show ground can be quite uneven in places so we would recommend wearing suitable footwear as if going for a walk in the country. Even if it isn't raining, we would recommend trainers, wellies or sturdy boots. You will be walking on grass for the duration of the day so please leave your stilettos at home!
The Northumberland County Show always welcomes well behaved dogs – do keep them on a lead please.
Don’t forget your poo bags and dispose of waste.
Centre Barks, Hexham have very kindly sponsored water bowls for dogs which are located at our 3 information points, dog show, gun dog scurry and other locations.
However, please come prepared with water, especially on a hot day, in case your dog companion becomes thirsty and needs a drink on the show field not near one of our information points.
Please note: for the safety of the public,the show field animals and your dogs themselves
ALL DOGS MUST BE KEPT ON A LEAD - no dogs will be allowed in any livestock marquee.
NO DOGS ARE TO BE LEFT IN CARS - checks will be made to ensure the welfare of your pets.
PARKING IS FREE - AND WE'VE HAD NOT QUEUES TO GET INTO THE SHOW FOR THE LAST 3 YEARS
There are over 10,000 car park spaces available, to the north and east of the showground, and on the south side of Bywell Bridge, just follow Yellow Show signs showing the blue P in the square for public parking, to get to the show.
Blue badge holders will be directed to their area on arrival at the show ground.
Members’ Car Park spaces are limited and cannot be guaranteed after 11am.
Please note the red, green and blue circles, on the yellow road signs, are for exhibitors, not the public.
We are happy to offer a refund to Carers. Carers must pay full price at the entrance gate then take this to the secretary’s office with proof of them being a carer and complete a ‘Carers Refund Request Form’. From there, the carer will receive the refund of their ticket.
Please note: the person they are caring for does not get a refund.
We welcome every visitor equally regardless of their physical, sensory or mental capacity. We are however, honest about our rural location and the limitation that this can impose.
We aim to provide a quality service within these limitations and continually strive to improve so that as many people as possible can enjoy our one day show.
To view our access statement for 2015 to 2016 please click here.
While every care is taken to accommodate people with disabilities visitors must be aware that the Show is held on agricultural land used for rural activities which is uneven, has slopes and can be slippery when wet. Tynedale Agricultural Society is unable to support visitors in travelling around the show ground but is happy to welcome them and their carers. Toilet facilities are provided for disabled visitors throughout the site and these are sited on the most level ground available.
Have your blue badge on display and you will be directed to the blue badge parking area next to the main entrance.
Yes you can bring a picnic, we have several areas with seating next to our food courts and some quite shaded areas under trees you’re welcome to use.
Yes we have a bank next to the Main Entrance gate.
We have several marquees on site where you can enjoy Shopping, Tastes of the North our wonderful food marquee, Creative North, Great Northumberland and Marquees for Cattle, Alpacas, Goats, Pigs, Rabbits and Cavies, Poultry and three Bars with marquees.
Please no smoking on site at all. No vaping in any marquee or crowded area please.