The 176th Dunster Show – Friday 16th August 2024


Dunster Show is the premier Agricultural Show in West Somerset and one of the major one day Shows of the West of England.
Taking place on the lawns below Dunster Castle the dramatic backdrop is a perfect setting for a magical family day out. Our popular food and craft marquee, plentiful trade stands, selling everything from a new Land Rover to beautiful jewellery, along with captivating main ring entertainment make Dunster Show a permanent fixture in the diary of local people and a must visit for holiday makers. Dunster Show also boasts a competitive showing atmosphere with a wide range of classes for horses, cattle and sheep, attracting competitors from all over the country.

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Box Office will open in Spring 2024

Discounted Advance Tickets available online

(and from outlets across West Somerset nearer the show)

Deadline for 2024 Membership Applications – midnight on 9th August 2024

 

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Dunster Show is undoubtedly the most magical one day agricultural show in the country, situated on the edge of the Exmoor National Park below the beautiful Dunster Castle.  A fabulous day out for all the family, Dunster Show attracts wonderful support from Exmoor and West Somerset as well as drawing visitors from all over the South West and competitors from all over the country as well as providing wonderful entertainment for those visiting the area.

The Show is a registered charity whose objectives are to improve, promote and encourage agriculture for the public benefit. Supporting the young people that represent the future of farming and rural life is at the heart of what we do and each year The Dunster Show Society grants bursaries to local students in the area who are studying land based subjects. 

Any further surplus funds after covering costs are used in the local community to help organisations such as; Devon Air Ambulance, Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, West Group Young Farmers Clubs, Exmoor Hill Farming Network, FWAG and many others serving our rural community. 

The society greatly appreciates the support from its members, volunteers, sponsors, competitors, traders and general public that help to make these bursaries and donations possible whilst helping make Dunster Show such a special day in the calendar.

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With thanks to our 2023 sponsors and advertisers

Tregenna Group

The Luttrell Arms - Dunster

Chetwood Wealth Management

Thorne Segar

Greenslade Taylor Hunt

Shearwell Data

Porter Dodson

JM Finn & Co.

Amicus Law Solicitors

First Design Print Web

Everys Solicitors

Maitland Walker

Dunster Estate

Tuckers Financial

Wilkie May & Tuckwood

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Photographs: Dunster Castle: Andrew Priddy, A & B Photography. Others: Ian Ware, Ian Ware Photography.

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