Here is some useful information if planning to join us at the 2024 Dorset County Show!


Parking at the County Show is free of charge. Use the postcode DT2 7SD. What3Words: says.ballparks.convey

When near the Show, please follow the yellow road signs for Public Parking. The County Show road signs will begin a few miles out from the County Show. 

You can also walk to the Show from Dorchester using the Greys Bridge and Blue Bridge Footpaths. 


2024 Adult Ticket Prices

Tier 1 | The BIG Winter Sale: £16.50 | Ends 17th February 

Tier 2 | Early Bird: £18 | Ends 1st June 

Tier 3 | Advance: £20 | Ends 31st August 

Tier 4 | Show Week Advance: £22  | Ends 6th September

Tier 5 | Show Weekend: £24

NEW Taster Ticket – Late Entry into the Show

Enter the County Show from 15:00 at reduced prices! Why not try out your County Show by entering the Show later. 

Advance Taster Ticket: £13  | Ends 6th September

Gate Taster Ticket: £15

Entry into the 2024 Dorset County Show is only permitted after 15:00 with a Taster Ticket. 

Children go FREE!

Children under 16 years of age enter the Show for Free.


Camping pitches are limited. 

The County Show Campsite includes toilets, showers and elsan point. 

Pitch Only – Early Booking Camping: £55  | Ends 1st  August

Camping Bundle – Early Booking. Includes camping pitch and 2 x weekend wristbands granting entry into the Show on both days: £120  | Ends 1st  August

Pitch Only – Camping: £65  | Ends 1st  September

Camping Bundle. Includes camping pitch and 2 x weekend wristbands granting entry into the Show on both days: £139  | Ends 31st August 

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Yes! Well behaved dogs on non-extendable leads are welcome at the Show but will not be permitted within Food Halls nor Animal Areas. 

You can book a Mobility Scooter from Wheels for Freedom on 01202 670450 or online via Shopmobility at Events – Community First Shop (

Please book early to avoid disappointment! 

If an adult visitor requires full time care or personal assistant, a complimentary ticket is available upon purchase of a full price adult ticket. Proof of carer status will be requested on entry. 

Carer tickets are only available on the gate, and must enter with the adult visitor they are caring for. 

Visit the Trade Stand page of the website for booking details. 

Yes, camping is available at the Show at a cost of £48 for the weekend. 

Once you are 16 years old, you will be required to purchase an Adult Ticket into the Show. 

Gates open at 08:30 and close at 18:00. 

No. There is no bus service to and from the Show. 

Yes. Car Parking is free. Please use the postcode DT2 7SD and once nearby follow the yellow roadsigns. 

You can leave the Show and re-enter on the same day. You must get a stamp at the gate as you leave the Show. If you do not get a stamp you will not be able to re-enter the Show. 

No, Tickets are valid for either Saturday 2nd or Sunday 3rd September 2023 but only one day. 

Please bring cash, while some traders take card many will not. 

While there is a cash point onsite, we advise planning ahead and bringing cash.