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When: 29th May - 1st June 2019
Doors open: 9am
Address: The Royal Bath & West of England Society, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN

What are the ticket prices on the day?
Adults: £25
Child: FREE
Senior: £23 (A senior Citizen rate is only available on the gate not on pre sales)

Camping Pitches
Camping facilities are available within a stewarded area during the Show.

What does my camping access give me access to?
Camping passes only allow admission into the campsite, not into the show. Show admission tickets can be purchased as required but must be purchased in advance with your camping pass.

How big are the camping pitches?
The pitches are 6.5 metres wide and you can either camp or bring a caravan. There are toilets, showers, an elsan point and a water stand pipe.

How much is a camping pitch?
The pitch fees are £15 per night and are available from Tuesday night to Saturday night during the Show.  Departure is required by 10.30 following the night of the booking and arrivals by 20.30 daily.

Does the campsite have electric hook up?
No

Please take note of the Camping Terms & Conditions below:
    Open fires, charcoal and disposable BBQs are not permitted
    Only integral and diesel generators are permitted
    Please use bins provided
    Keep fire lanes clear
    Empty toilet waste into tanks provided not toilet units
    No sound systems will be permitted on site
    Pitches will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, pre-booked only
    Sleeping in cars overnight is not permitted
    Strictly no Chinese lanterns on site
    Strictly no fireworks on site
    No water source should be deemed drinking water unless specifically labelled as such
    Please remain vigilant to fire safety in order to help keep yourselves and other Show visitors safe
    All visitors are expected to respect their fellow campers, campsite staff, facilities and environment and any antisocial or unruly behaviour will result in     eviction with no refund
    Although smoking is permitted within pitches and open areas, the Organisers request all cigarette ends are disposed of safely
    All visitors are urged to keep valuables, caravans, tents and vehicles secure. Anything suspicious should be reported to the Campsite Stewards or Security without delay
    Please report any issues to the Campsite Stewards or Security
    Bookings are non-refundable


Disabled Ticketing Policy
Bath & West Shows Ltd is pleased to operate a scheme to provide one discounted entry ticket for a Carer/PA of a qualified disabled visitor for £15.00 to enable them to access the Show.

Discounted Carer/PA tickets are only available on the gate.

Supporting Documentation:
All Carer/PA ticket applications require evidence of supporting documentation. This is mandatory and will need to be presented at the ticket sales office on the Show day.
Please bring at least one of the following (printed or scanned copies are acceptable);

Is there a car park?
Yes and car parking is FREE.

How do I get there by car?
We are situated on the A371 between Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary.
Coming from the Bristol area: Turn off at M32 and take the A37.
Coming from Devon or Cornwall: Turn off at junction 23 off M5
Coming from the East: Take the M3, A303, A371.


How do I get there by train?
Our nearest stations are at Bristol, Bath, Castle Cary or Temple Combe.
For more information on booking trains please contact either:
    National Rail: Enquiries 08547 484950    Phone Bookings 08457 000125    www.nationalrail.co.uk
    Great Western Railway: www.gwr.com


How do I get there by bus?
For further information on bus schedules and costs please contact:
    First on 08456 064446 or the Travel Line on 08706 082608 for times and details of services.
    Coaches from Castle Cary, Shepton Mallet and Yeovil – contact South West Coaches 01963 33124


How do I get there by taxi?
Taxis may be ordered from any of the following taxi companies
    Castle Cary Taxi’s: 01963 351333
    No.7 Taxi’s: 01963 351015
    Wright Cars: 01749 345151
    Frome Taxi’s: 01373 452211
    ABC Taxi’s: 01373 452444
    Chinnock Taxis www.chinnocktaxis.co.uk  01749 831529, mobile 07703068878
    
Are there toilet facilities on site?
Yes. There are nine yellow painted toilet blocks that are conveniently located around the site. They can be found at the following destinations:
    Sportsman’s Row
    Ninth Avenue
    Sixth Avenue near the Dulverton Pavilion
    Between Fourth and Third Avenue
    First Avenue
    Second Avenue
    Horse Lines
    Main Ring
    Ring Two
Toilets are also be located in the Showering Pavilion and the Bath and West Restaurant, both with disabled facilities. We have baby changing and shower facilities in particular blocks around the Showground.


Are there disabled facilities?
We provide excellent services to ensure all areas of the showground are accessible. All avenues have hard surfaces and all buildings, toilets and shower facilities can be accessed with ease, making your day out with us an enjoyable experience.

Are there any lifts on site?
Lift access is provided to the top floor of the Showering Pavilion and also to the Bath and West Restaurant.

Can I pre-order a mobility scooter?
Yes.
Mobility Scooters will be available at the show – more information coming soon. 

What do I do if I need any first aid throughout my visit?
A purpose built, well equipped centre is located next to the main entrance. Head here to seek medical attention.

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are welcome here at the Showground, however we request that they are kept on a lead at all times.
Dogs will not be permitted in certain areas on site. Please be attentive of restricted areas at all times.
Assistance dogs are exempt from restricted areas.
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE DOG(S) IN YOUR VEHICLE – YOU WILL BE LIABLE FOR PROSECUTION


Is there a cash machine on site?
Cash Machines are available on the Showground at some Shows. Please contact the Event organiser for further details.