Useful information about coming to the Devon County Show

Opening times:
Entrances are open from 6am, except Brown Entrance which opens at 7.30am.
Trade stands are open from 9am to 6.30pm on Thursday and Friday;  9am to 6pm on Saturday.

Tickets can be purchased in advance and on the day at the entrance gates. To buy online click here. Car parking is free! Advance sales tickets will finish at midnight on Wednesday (May 16) but tickets can still be purchased online and at the entrances to the showground at on the day prices.

Ticket type

In advance

On the day




Over 60s



Over 60s

Buy One Get One Half Price
Valid for Thursday or Friday ONLY




Thursday or Friday ONLY (Aged 5-15) Valid for Thursday or Friday ONLY



Child Saturday ONLY (Aged 5-15)

*2 free children admitted per adult/over 60s. Valid Saturday only. 



We offer discounted packages for a Disabled Adult and Carer; and a Disabled Child and Carer. 
To purchase or for more information, please contact us on 01392 353 700 or [email protected]
Note: you must have a disabled badge/evidence of being registered disabled with you upon entry to the Showground.

Disabled parking: 
Forward parking is available in all our public car parks on a first come, first served basis. 

Wheelchair friendly showground:
The showground is wheelchair friendly with many surfaced roads; the marquees and many features are on grass.

Hiring a mobility scooter:
Mobility scooters are located outside Green Entrance – pre-booking is advisable; please ring Newton Abbot Community Transport Association on 01626 335775 or email: [email protected]

Wheelchair viewing area:
There is an accessible viewing area for the disabled alongside the public grandstand, overlooking the Mole Valley Farmers Main Arena. Access is from Road 8, alongside the Main Arena practise area.

Car parks:
The car parks are green fields – the showground borders a lot of farmland.

At the showground:
The avenues and roads are tarmacked.
Most of the features are undercover; the main arena and show rings are outdoors.

For our Frequently Asked Questions section, which has more information about coming to the Show, click here.

Cattle hall opening times:
Thursday: Beef cattle from 2pm; other cattle all day
Friday: the hall will be closed until after the livestock parade at 2.30pm
Saturday: the hall is open until 2.30pm