There is always lots to do and see for families at Royal Three Counties Show! Get a taste for what happens at the show that will keep little ones engaged below and don’t forget under 16’s go free!
MAIN ARENA DISPLAYS
Don’t miss the jaw-dropping live action in the Main Arena each day of the show! Click here to find out more.
Get close to some of the finest livestock from across the UK as they’re prepped for the show ring and learn all about the different breeds while they’re being judged or during the daily grand parade. Find out more here.
FUR, FEATHER & FARM
Get up close with the friendly animals in the Fur, Feather and Farm area and if you have any questions, their owners are on hand for you to quiz. Learn all about:
- Bees & Honey
HORSES & PONIES
The Royal Three Counties Show is the place to come for pony lovers. There will be horses and ponies of all shapes and sizes taking part in showing, show jumping and demonstrations, plus so much more!
Learn more here.
STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® ARENA
Cheer on your favourite lumberjacks and lumberjills as they compete in fast paced races to be crowned champions with STIHL foam hands and plenty of enthusiasm. Find out more here.
Adventure Avenue is the place to go for interactive experiences for kids! Check out who joined us in 2023 below:
The Royal Navy, RAF and Army will helped STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) enthusiasts take an unforgettable adventure through compressed air rocket launchers, buoyancy experiments and virtual reality demonstrations.
Savage Skills joined us with a ‘Have-A-Go’ cycling feature complete with balance bikes suitable for children from 2 years old right through to mountain bikes for older children, teens and adults. They hosted a variety of exciting obstacles to negotiate as part of a cycle course to test visitors’ skills in a safe and controlled environment.
Really Rural offered their ‘Famous Five’: Survival Secrets area for all things wild! Visitors explored a range of fun and engaging adventure and nature activities that helped them to discover more about the outdoors. There were lots of activities to see and do including: 1. Shelter –Create a Simple Shelter 2. Fire – Create a spark without matches 3. Water – Finding and collecting water 4. Food – Plant and animal ID 5. Navigation – How to use a compass.
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity provided CPR training and brought a decommissioned helicopter for visitors to experience and explore with crew.
Visitors could have a go at a new sport with Cheltenham Lacrosse, who brought sticks, balls and goals, and Malvern Rugby Club (Fri & Sat).
The clubs provided workshops to teach people how to play the game, along with the rules.
National Grid (formerly Western Power) set up a mini science area, offering popular interactive activities and demonstrations to teach kids all about physics and electricity safety.
LEAF Education joined us on the Friday of the show to teach children all about food production and farming through interactive demonstrations. There were also chances to ask about Open Farm Sunday, where you can take your children to see a real farm for the day.
There are lots of activities for children to get involved in down at the Countryside Arena, from have-a-go fishing sessions to interactive falconry displays. Click here to find out more.
FAMILY SELFIE TRAIL
Take photos with different features that make up the family selfie trail around the showground.
DELICIOUS FOOD & DRINK
There are plenty of places to picnic or treat the family to lunch or sweet treats from one of the many catering trade stands. Find out more here.