Many Countryside Alliance members and supporters will be filling their 2017 diaries, so we bring you just some of the big rural dates for the year so that you don’t miss out.

This list is not exhaustive – please email [email protected] with any additions that may be of interest to Countryside Alliance members and supporters.

For hound show listings follow this link to the MFHA website:



19 July – The Festival of Hunting, Peterborough

Saturday 22nd July – Mid Devon Show at Knightshayes, Tiverton.  Four packs of hounds will parade.

24-27 July – The Royal Welsh Show at Llanelwedd

28-30 July – The Game Fair will be held at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

3-6 August – Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

4-5 August – The Highland Fieldsports Fair at the Moy Estate, Invernesshire

12-13 August – The Lowther Show and hound show, Lowther Estate, Penrith, Cumbria

12-13 August – The Little Ellingham Vintage Working Show

31 August – 3 September – Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials at Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire

1-3 September – Chatsworth Country Fair, Chatsworth Estate, Derbyshire

10 September – Hampshire Country Sports Day, Tichborne Park, Alresford

16 – 17 September – The Midland Game Fair at Weston Park, Shropshire

16-17 September – The Royal County of Berkshire Show

Friday 17 November – Cheltenham Countryside Race Day


In addition we bring you forward dates for The Game Fair

  • 29th – 31st July, 2016 (Ragley)
  • 28th – 30th July, 2017 (Hatfield)
  • 27th – 29th July 2018 (Ragley)
  • 26th – 28th July, 2019 (Hatfield)
  • 24th – 26th July 2020 (Ragley)
  • 23rd – 25th July, 2021 (Hatfield)