Countryside Days

Watch Countryside Days in action!

This event has been cancelled after following the latest government advice in regards to COVID-19.

The 2020 event was due to take place on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th June but has now been cancelled, please check back in November 2020 for the 2021 dates and booking details.

Countryside Days offers Key Stage 2 children the opportunity to experience all aspects of food, farming, the countryside and healthy living. The day will involve a variety of workshops and arena displays including rural crafts, birds of prey, farm animals, the legendary Sheep Show, pond dipping and many more. The event starts at 9.30am and ends at 2.30pm and includes 6 interactive sessions which will be timetabled for your group prior to the day. As this event is a major focus of the charitable activities undertaken by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, there is no charge for schools attending.

Teacher Familiarisation Afternoon

Date for 2021 to be confirmed.

In readiness for the event, we strongly recommend that you join us at our Teacher Familiarisation Afternoon. This is an opportunity for you to find out more about the event including the format of the day, Health and Safety and a tour of the site. You will be able to meet the organisers and ask any questions you may have.


Each year we include a number of competitions which your school can take part in. The details of these competitions will be sent to your school, once your booking is confirmed.

How to Book

The event is now fully booked and online bookings have closed. To be placed on the waiting list please email

Terms & Conditions

Cancellations of 10 pupils or more received after 31st March 2020 will be charged £100+VAT.

Please note this event is for KS2 children only and the minimum group size is 10. There is no maximum to the number of children you can bring providing there is still space available. We will divide your group into smaller groups as necessary, normally 15-20 in each. Therefore please ensure you arrange enough staff to accompany each group.

Please let us know if there are any changes to your contact details, all correspondence will be via email therefore it is vital we have the correct email address.

For further information please contact Ben Barnett, Charitable Activities Manager, on 01423 546230 or email

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