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Animals are at the heart of the show. Come and see the best of the Island’s farm animals: cattle; sheep; pigs; and poultry. There will be gun dog and falconry displays and horses galore.


Children under 16 years old who are accompanied by an adult have free entry to the show.  There is plenty to see and do for children of all ages.


Probably the best way to the show is on bicycle via the beautiful Red Squirrel Trail, a family friendly cycleway on old railway lines along the medina estuary from either Cowes or Newport. Click here to see a map of the route showing how to get into the show and for other Bicycle Island information. Why not ride the whole Red Squirrel Trail across Bicycle Island to the Islands beachside bay area

Disabled facilities

The show ground is not level, but stewards are there to lend a helping hand.  The ground includes a lavatory specifically for people with a physical disability.


Well behaved dogs on short leads are welcome, but please note that dogs must not be taken into the livestock areas. Of course, all dog owners are asked to make sure they clean up after their dogs.

We will be holding a Fun Dog Show. So bring along you fun dog and enter on the day.


There will be lots of lovely local food, from pig roasts to cream teas. Members can reserve tables in the Members Pavilion for lunches and teas.

First aid

A first aid post is provided .

Hygiene (re livestock)

Enjoy your visit and stay safe.  Farm animals even those that look clean, carry infections that can be harmful to people.  Washing your hand thoroughly with soap and water immediately after you have had contact with animals will reduce the risk of infection.
You will see signs and posters around the show reminding you to wash your hands.  Please use the wash hand basin near the show farm at the Education tent or the wash hand basins in the lavatories.

Wash your hands with soap and water after you have touched animals, fences or other surfaces in animal areas.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before eating or drinking.

Carers and Parents:  You must ensure that the children/people in your care wash their hands thoroughly.


There are lavatories at the showground, including one for people who have a physical disability.


Join the Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society and take advantage of reduced entry fees into Livestock and Equine classes along with use of members facilities at the show.


There is plenty of free parking at the show ground.


Entry to the show is £8.00.
Children under 16 years of age are FREE, when accompanied by an adult

Tickets are available on the gate.

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) is funded by Defra and the EU.
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.