Country Shows in Dorset

Country Shows are summer outdoor agricultural events. There are competitions, with prizes awarded by judges, allowing farmers and breeders to show off their cattle or crops.
Rural life is fully showcased at all these events. You can see prized farm animals be paraded, taste locally produced food, marvel at the homecraft and horticulture displays and partake of a  fairground ride or two!

Dorset has a variety of country shows which take place across the county during August and September. 

Dorset County Show
 is always the first weekend in September
Melplash Show is always the Thursday before the August Bank Holiday
Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show held on a Wednesday in the middle of August
The Great Dorset Steam Fair a four day event held at the end of August each year

So, if you're looking to come to stay in Dorset, and enjoy all the events it has to offer, please use the search links on the left of this page with ‘Dorset’ as your destination.  

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Luccombe Holidays

Blandford, Dorset

Nine lovely barn conversions, grouped around beautiful gardens & ponds in our peaceful hidden valley on our...

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£305 -£1300 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-7 in 9 Units
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Gore Cottage, West Milton, Bridport, Dorset

Bridport, West Dorset

West Milton is a conservation area in an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty" and Gore Cottage is listed as...

£275 -£750 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-5 in 1 Unit
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Yellowham Farmhouse

Dorchester, Dorset

Nestling on edge of Yellowham Wood, peace and tranquillity guaranteed. Ideally situated for exploring the...

£75 -£110 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-2 in 3 Rooms
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Westover Farm Cottages

Lyme Regis, Dorset

Westover, a working farm, is set in the beautiful rural tranquility of West Dorset, yet just 1.5 miles from...

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£300 -£1065 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-8 in 2 Units
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Shepherds Huts at North Buckham Farm

Beaminster, Dorset

Peaceful rural location with far reaching views over rolling countryside on a family sheep farm. A great...

£80 -£90 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Sleeps:
2-4 in 2 Units/Pitches
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Stour Cross Farm Holiday Chalets

Gillingham, Dorset

Four Scandinavian style chalets with superb views. Each chalet accommodates six people and has en-suite...

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£230 -£1223 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
6 in 4 Units
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Badger's Cottage

Beaminster, Dorset

Peaceful rural location on family farm. Panoramic countryside views, spectacular sunsets. Large private...

£350 -£880 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-9 in 1 Unit
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Cardsmill Farm Holidays Self Catering

Bridport, Dorset

Three rural farmhouse/cottages/barn conversions to sleep 11-11-16 guests. Open all year for weeks, weekends...

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£800 -£2995 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
11-16 in 3 Units
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Lower Bryanston Farm

Blandford Forum, Dorset

Family, homely b&b in attractive georgian farmhouse with spacious, peaceful rooms. In the Country yet only 5...

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From £60 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-4 in 4 Rooms
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Old Coach House & Orchard End

Beaminster, Dorset

One cottage and one bungalow, in the pretty village of Hooke. Spacious accommodation both with four bedrooms...

£450 -£975 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-9 in 2 Units
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