The Royal Welsh Show 2018

Where is it held?

Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY

The showground is located where the A470 and A483 cross at Llanelwedd, Builth Wells.

When is it taking place?

Monday July 23 - Thursday July 26, 2018

Gates open at 8am

Ticket Prices

Adult (17+) Day Ticket (Monday-Wednesday) £26.00 or £27 on the gate

Adult (17+) Day Ticket (Thursday) £24.00 or £25 on the gate Child (5-16) £5.00


There will be FREE park & ride car parks located on all main routes to the showground and will be signposted from all directions.

The buses to the showground will run from 7.30am until 9.30pm each day.

The nearest train station is Builth Road. A free shuttle bus will take you the short distance to the showground.


The Royal Welsh Show is the pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar.

Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

Each day will include a full programme of livestock competitions for cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, shearing & woolhandling.

Other attractions include:

  • The Kings Troop, RHA
  • RAF 100 Celebrations
  • RAF Parachute Display Teams
  • RWAS Lady Ambassador & Tristar
  • Meirion Owen and the Quack Pack
  • Black Mountains Falconry Display
  • Regimental Band of the Royal Welsh
  • Sheep Dog Trials - Champion of Champions
  • Royal Welsh World Mounted Games
  • Parade of Prize Winning Horses
  • Parade of Hounds
  • Inter Hunt Team Relay – Qualifier
  • YFC Rugby Horticulture - vegetables, plants & flowers
  • Forestry
  • Country Pursuits
  • Royal Welsh Sports Village
  • Countryside Care
  • Food Hall
  • Cookery, Produce and Handicrafts
  • Welsh National Honey Show
  • Dairy Produce
  • Farriery and Ornamental Ironwork
  • Poultry & Pigeons