Great Yorkshire Showground

Wetherby Rd, Harrogate HG2 8PN, Harrogate, UK
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Total area:
25 acres
  • Capacity:
    45032 visitors per day
  • Rooms & halls:
About The Venue

Among Harrogate's leading event venues is the Great Yorkshire Showground. It is a premier show ground located on the outskirts of the city and consists of 250 acres of green space. The show ground has an approximate capacity of 45032 visitors per day and around 5 meeting areas. It is visited annually by around 1 million people. The show ground became the permanent event location of the Great Yorkshire Show in 1951. Besides the mentioned show, the venue also hosts the Harrogate Flower Show. It furthermore presents the Northern Shooting Show. 

The Great Yorkshire Showground has 250 acres of green space and 5 meeting areas. These include the mentioned 250 acres of outdoor space. There is also 6,270m2 of flexible event space. It is distributed between 2 exhibition halls and 2 covered pavilions.  The covered pavilions can serve as outdoor space. The show ground has around 2000 parking spaces. It also has flexible space and modern amenities both indoors and outdoors.


How to get to Great Yorkshire Showground
On foot

Leeds Bradford Airport – not advisable

Harrogate (HGT) Station – 33 mins via Wetherby Rd/A661


By Car

Leeds Bradford Airport – 29 mins via A658 and John Metcalf Way/A658

Harrogate (HGT) Station – 6 mins via Wetherby Rd/A661


By public transport

Leeds Bradford Airport – 57 mins via A2 Flyer and 7

Harrogate (HGT) Station – 16 mins via 7


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