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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Nutley Farm

Dorchester, Dorset

Nutley Farm is in a superb location for a relaxing break in the Dorset Purbecks. Our dog friendly cottages...

Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-9 in 3 Units
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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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Washingpool Farm Cottages

Bridport, Dorset

Set amidst a working farm and also home to an award winning farm shop and restaurant. The cottages are great...

Visit England 3 * rating
£290 -£775 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 2 Units
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Luccombe Holidays

Blandford, Dorset

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

Visit England 4 * rating
£305 -£1300 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-7 in 9 Units
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Cardsmill Farm Holidays Self Catering

Bridport, Dorset

Two rural farmhouse/barn conversions to sleep 10 & 11 guests. Open all year for weeks, weekends and short...

£750 -£2800 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
10-11 in 2 Units
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Upton Grange Holiday Cottages

Dorchester, Dorset

Upton Grange is a unique holiday cottage venue near to Ringstead beach on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. Six...

£430 -£1375 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 6 Units
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Graston Farm Cottages

Bridport, Dorset

Five character cottages converted from traditional stone barns and set in the beautiful tranquillity of the...

AA 4 * rating
£225 -£980 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-9 in 5 Units
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Gerrards Farm

Bridport, Dorset

Deep in the heart of the Marshwood Vale, 300ft above sea level with panoramic views stretching to the...

From £70 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-2 in 3 Rooms
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Colesmoor Farm

Dorchester, Dorset

Colesmoor Farm, reached by its own private track, is surrounded by peaceful countryside, grazed by our cattle...

£68 -£80 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
2 in 2 Rooms
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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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