What's On

Did you know that Devon County Show 2021 will be our 125th Show?  To mark this momentous milestone in our history, we've got lots of exciting plans.  Read on to find out more....

 

The Main Arena

Every day there's a packed programme of entertainment in the Main Arena.   

Get up close and personal with over 2,000 animals!

At Devon County Show we are proud of our amazing livestock competitions.  With over 1,500 sheep, 500 cattle, 100 pigs, 150 goats and 75 alpacas you can wander the through the livestock area and find over 100 rare and minority breeds.  We are extremely proud also to play host to the South Devon Herd Book Society's National Show at our 2020 event.   

The biggest Food Fair in Devon

Enjoy the most mouthwatering food and drink the West Country has to offer at this year's Show.  With an incredible array of food to snack on, food to take home, food to try and food to watch, foodies will not be disappointed.  Many of our food stands cater for vegetarians, vegans, gluten free diets.  Visit the Food & Drink Pavilion for the best of the west and wander down the new Food Walk for something a bit different.  A full list of food and drink exhibitors can be found on our Tradestands page.

For all things crafty and gardening head to the Crafts & Gardens Pavilion

Bigger than a Premier League football pitch this giant marquee is home to an array of craft stands, a floral art competition, home baking competitions and flower and gardening stands. This year, it will also be home to our world's longest ever knitted bunting which will comprise 32,000 flags and will be 8kms long! 

Get hands on with our award winning Children's Farm

Mill some flour and bake a bread roll - Watch chicks hatch - Enjoy the antics of the piglets - Press apples and enjoy a glass of fresh apple juice - Plant some seeds and take away the pots to see the plants grow at home - Sit on a tractor!

Horses and Ponies in all shapes and sizes!

From the magnificent heavy horses to the super cute Shetland ponies, Devon County Show plays host to over 1,000 equines over the three days.  Don't miss the top class Showjumping in the Main Arena, fast and furious scurry racing, inter hunt relay competition and shetland pony racing!  See our timetables for sull details

Get inspired by our line up of amazing chefs

A host of Devon's acclaimed chefs will be cooking up some culinary masterpieces in our demonstration theatre in Food and Drink Pavilion.  Performances will take place on each Show day - check out our timetables for more details.

 

Vintage Tractors & Steam Engines

 

Our incredible display of Vintage Tractors and Steam Engines dates back to 1900's with over 100 exhibits.

Make a beeline for the fantastic bees & honey marquee!

Find out all there is to know about keeping bees and making honey!  Live demonstrations, honey tasting, candle making and don't forget to search for the Queen Bee!

The best selection of craft beers and ciders - probably - in the country!

The Devon County Show has a bigger and better range of real ales and ciders than you will find at any other agricultural show.  Visit the Food & Drink Pavilion, our Dartmoor Brewery Bar in the picnic area, the Contented Cow off Road 8 or wander down the Food Walk to explore tipples from over 30 different producers.

Rabbits & Cavies

 

Meet over 200 rabbits and 450 cavies (Guinea Pigs) at this year's Show.  With so many different breeds on display you will be wowed by their complete gorgeousness!

One of the biggest dog shows in the West County

Welcoming over 600 dogs, 130 different breeds and a chance to qualify for Crufts, our dog show is a must see part of the day.  Watch the pampered pooches compete for Best in Show.  See our timetables to find out what breeds are on which day.

WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT PLANNED FOR 125TH DEVON COUNTY SHOW

 

Contributions to the Guinness World Record attempt to create the world's longest ever line of knitted bunting close on May 10th.  Measuring will be done as soon after this date as is practically possible.  Thank you to everyone who has taken part in this momentous challenge.  We are on course to smash the record!!  Any oustanding bunting should be posted direct to: Deborah Custance-Baker, Hayne House, Silverton, Exeter, EX5 4HE