FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the opening times of the show?

Sunday & Monday 7am-6pm

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, dogs are welcome at Turriff Show

Is my advance purchase ticket valid any day?

Yes, but if you only buy one ticket you will only be able to use it one of the days (either Sunday or Monday)

Can I hire a wheelchair or mobility scooter?

Yes, these will be located next to the entrance of the show form our main car parking area

Is their disabled parking?

Yes, the disabled parking is situated at the front of the main parking area at the showground. Ensure you have the disability badge displayed on your vehicle and our stewards will guide you to the correct area.

Is there anywhere to leave luggage?

No, there are no areas for visitors to leave luggage

What should I wear?

Dress appropriately for the weather. Although most of the showground has tarred walkways if it’s raining, we would advise waterproof, warm footwear and a warm jacket. Alternatively, if the weather is warm make sure you are wearing comfortable, breathable shoes for walking about the showground in. Sun cream and hats are also recommended on warmer days

Am I allowed to bring my own picnic?

Yes, we do not discourage anyone bringing their own picnic, although no alcohol should be brought onto the premises and should only be purchased through our licenced facilities. We also ask for all our visitors to take care of the environment and make sure they dispose of their litter and waste accordingly.

Is smoking allowed anywhere in Turriff Showground?

There are smoking restrictions in all the marquees and buildings within the showground.

Are there cash machines at the show?

We have no cash machines at the show, but the town has a number of ATMs where money can be withdrawn. Please note that some of our exhibitors may have the ability to take payment by card on their stands but this will be varied.

Can I walk around the livestock areas?

The public are free to walk around the sheep pens but are restricted from entering the cattle pens due to health and safety requirements. Spectators still have access to watch the judging rings for the cattle and can watch the Grand Parade of the prize winners in the main ring on the Monday afternoon.

Can I leave and re-enter the show during the day?

Yes, make sure you get a stamp on your hand from one of our stewards at the gates when you leave to ensure you can get back in to the showground.

What is there for children to do?

We have lots of activities on during the show for the children to enjoy. Click here to find out more

How much is it to park my car at the show?

Car parking is £4 per car

Where is the best place to stay?

There are various hotels, B&B’s and guest houses in and around Turriff. Click here to see some suggestions of nearby accommodation

What is the best day to visit?

Both days are filled with something for everyone. On the Sunday we welcome the horse and pony exhibitors and on Monday it’s the turn of the livestock exhibitors with cattle and sheep present at the show.

Can I get a refund on my ticket?

No we don’t give any refunds on ticket sales

Is there plenty of toilets and refreshment areas?

We have a number of facilities throughout the Showground. See our show map for more details on where these are located.

Are there baby changing areas?

Yes, we have an area in the Ferguson Building for parents to change and feed their babies