Summer shows

Catch the AA at a county show

Your chance to win a Virgin Experience thrill ride

See the AA at a show this summer

Summer shows

We attend many major events during the summer – why not join us, and see some of our beautifully preserved historic vehicles?

Members who visit the AA stand enjoy a complimentary hot drink – simply show your membership, AA Rewards or Members' Club card.

Royal Bath and West Show

Shepton Mallet, Somerset

29 May–1 June

This county show boasts more than 600 trade stands, fine livestock, thrilling displays, food and drink, and country produce. There are also wildlife shows, beagle and foxhound parades, horse-riding competitions, a canoe village, a family trail, an eco-village and more – plus lots of sideshows and stalls.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

Royal Cornwall Show

Royal Cornwall Show

Wadebridge, Cornwall

6–8 June

Dating back to 1793, this county show offers a wealth of local produce. There's a rich array of food and drink, a flower show, music and dance, animals and birds, a fairground, and a steam fair featuring traction engines.

Catch the spectacular Bolddog Lings Motocross Display Team twisting and turning in the air, see the grand parades of magnificent prize-winning livestock, and enjoy the keenly contested showjumping events.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

Three Counties Show

Malvern, Worcestershire

14–16 June

Enjoy a fun day out in the Worcestershire countryside, with magnificent animals, rural crafts and even a bit of stickmaking, or maybe some food sampling from the finest producers – washed down with a cool glass of cider. See the best of British food, farming and rural life.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

RAF Waddington Show

RAF Waddington Air Show

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

6–7 July

Although it's not a county show, there are still plenty of reasons to visit the RAF's 'premier aviation spectacular'.

The show helps raise public awareness and understanding of the RAF – there'll be flypasts of classic and new aircraft, static displays, and an awe-inspiring aerobatic display by the Red Arrows.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby

Great Yorkshire Show

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

9–11 July

This county show is the leading agricultural event in the north. The 250-acre site is filled with animals – from exotic poultry to shire horses – country demonstrations, activities and the Great Yorkshire Cheese and Dairy Show. Plus fashion, food, rural crafts and shopping.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

Alpaca, Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh

Builth Wells, Powys

22–25 July

Europe's largest agricultural show features thousands of farm animals and trade stands covering all aspects of Welsh farming and rural life, attracting over 200,000 visitors every year.

A huge variety of events is supplemented by the work of local craftsmen, and the food hall is packed with delicious local produce.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

New Forest Show

Brockenhurst, Hampshire

30 July–1 August

This long-standing annual event showcases traditional country pursuits and agricultural innovations.

Visit with the whole family to enjoy local produce, equestrian demonstrations, falconry displays and the unique children’s Education Zone.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

Chatsworth Country Show

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth, Derbyshire

31 August–2 September

Held in the park of Chatsworth House, this is one of the largest events of this type in the country – local arts and crafts, delicious local produce and military bands, parachuting displays, clay pigeon shooting, archery, sheep dog trials, and fishing competitions.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby

The Royal County of Berkshire Show

Newbury, Berkshire

21–22 September

A highlight in the calendar of farming and rural communities, this event's main attractions include the White Helmets Motorcycle Display Team, Army and Navy zones, cookery, a garden show, vintage cars and tractors.

Plan your route | Book a hotel nearby | Official website

*Competition runs throughout the summer and closes on 22 September. The prize draw will take place on 27 September and the winning members will be notified within a week.

 


Win the ride of your life

 

Throughout the summer, we're running a competition to win a fantastic Virgin Experiences supercar thrill ride.*

 

Choose from a Ferrari, Porsche, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Audi R8, Nissan GTR or V8 supercar to ride in.

 

Simply visit the AA stand at one of the shows to submit your entry to the prize draw.