The Royal Cheshire County Show is thrilled to announce a wonderful line-up of attractions designed for children, promising a memorable and fun-filled experience for children of all ages


Discover, Learn, and Play at the Show!

Schools Out Marquee:

Sponsored by Edsential Musical Routes and Cheshire East Council, the ‘Schools Out’ marquee is a vibrant hub where handpicked schools will showcase an array of musical talent on the Music Bowl Band Stand located by the church. This area will provide a lively and engaging atmosphere for all visitors. 

Interactive Learning Opportunities:

The Royal Cheshire County Show is not just about fun; it’s also about learning. The Show welcomes school visits from across the county and beyond, offering tremendous educational opportunities. Children can see and interact with livestock, poultry, horses, alpacas, giant tortoises and more, gaining insight into the rural way of life including traditional country crafts and pastimes. The Bidlea Dairy Agri-Centre will guide young minds through the fascinating food production journey, from ‘Plough to Plate’.

NFU Let’s Learn Farming 

A visit to the Royal Cheshire County Show wouldn’t be complete without stopping by the NFU Marquee, a treasure trove of agricultural wonders and interactive experiences. Witness a live dairy cow milking demonstration and meet adorable calves up close. Explore a vibrant vegetable display and participate in interactive games that teach about the importance of fresh produce. Marvel at the hatching chicks and try your hand at digging potatoes. Pig enthusiasts can enjoy meeting various breeds, while tractor fans can admire an impressive collection of both vintage and modern machinery. The NFU Barn is an excellent spot for children to gain hands-on knowledge about farming and agriculture in a fun and engaging way.

Exciting Attractions:

Children’s Fairground: A traditional fairground with rides and games that will thrill children of all ages.

Mini Off-Rovers: Let the kids drive mini off-road vehicles in a safe, supervised environment.

Giant Tortoises: Meet and learn about these fascinating creatures up close.

Monster Truck Rides: Experience the excitement of riding in a real monster truck!

Knights of Nottingham: Watch exciting jousting and medieval displays by the Knights of Nottingham.

Pony Club Mounted Games: Enjoy the fast-paced and entertaining mounted games performed by talented Pony Club members.

Sheep Show: An educational and entertaining display showcasing different sheep breeds and their significance.

The Royal Cheshire County Show provides a unique blend of education and entertainment, ensuring that children have fun at the show and learn about the importance of agriculture and rural life.

For organised school visits, and details on how to book see here 

And if you’re attending as a family the Royal Cheshire County Show looks forward to welcoming you! 

Family tickets are currently available for £75 for a family of 4 (5-17 years) Under-five entry is free of charge.