Country Calendar

Take a look to see what countryside events are going on in your region. We've listed everything from game fairs and horse races to farming shows and national sporting events...many of which would make an excellent muddy date!

If you know of any annual rural events that we haven't listed, drop us an email at customercare@muddymatches.co.uk and let us know. We can't promise to add all suggestions but we will always consider them.

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Upcoming Events

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

01 Aug 14 - 23 Aug 14

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh International Festival

08 Aug 14 - 31 Aug 14

Edinburgh, Scotland

World Alternative Games

08 Aug 14 - 25 Aug 14

Llanwrtyd Wells, Mid Wales

Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair

21 Aug 14 - 24 Aug 14

Blair Castle, Perthshire

Wensleydale Show

23 Aug 14

Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5JF

Cheshire Game & Country Fair

23 Aug 14 - 25 Aug 14

Cheshire County Showground, Tabley, Nr Knutsford, WA16 0HJ

Irish Game and Country Fair

23 Aug 14 - 24 Aug 14

Birr Castle, Co. Offaly

Fenland Country Fair

23 Aug 14 - 25 Aug 14

Stow-cum-Quy Park, Stow-cum Quy, Cambridge

Chipping Show

23 Aug 14

Longridge Road, Chipping, Lancashire

Edenbridge & Oxted Agricultural Show

24 Aug 14 - 25 Aug 14

Ardenrun Showground, Tandridge Lane, Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6LL

Moorgreen Country Show

24 Aug 14 - 25 Aug 14

Watnall Showground, Watnall, Nottingham, NG16 1HT

Claregalway Agricultural Show

24 Aug 14

Duffy's Claregalway Equestrian Centre, Rockwood, Claregalway

Glendale Show

25 Aug 14

The Showfield, North Middleton, Wooler, Northumberland

Aylsham Agricultural Show

25 Aug 14

Blickling Park, Blickling, Norfolk

Hope Show

25 Aug 14

The Showground, Marsh Farm, Castleton Road, Hope, Derbyshire

Great Dorset Steam Fair

27 Aug 14 - 31 Aug 14

Tarrant Hinton, Blanford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HX

Monmouthshire Show

28 Aug 14

Redbrook Road, Monmouth

Chatsworth Country Fair

29 Aug 14 - 31 Aug 14

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Eccleshall Show

30 Aug 14

Eccleshall Showground, Lower Parks, Sugnall, Nr. Eccleshall, Staffordshire

The Northamptonshire Food Show

30 Aug 14 - 31 Aug 14

Holdenby House, Northampton, NN6 8DJ

Cotswold Food and Farming Festival

31 Aug 14

Rissington Road, Bourton-On-The-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 2AY

Past Events

Longines Royal International Horse Show

29 Jul 14 - 03 Aug 14

Hickstead, West Sussex

Glorious Goodwood Meeting

29 Jul 14 - 02 Aug 14

Chichester, West Sussex

Welsh National Sheep Dogs Trials

31 Jul 14 - 02 Aug 14

Tyn Rhyd, Selattyn, Oswestry

Dumfries Agricultural Show

01 Aug 14 - 02 Aug 14

The Show Field, Park Farm, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

01 Aug 14 - 23 Aug 14

Edinburgh, Scotland

Highland Field Sports Fair

01 Aug 14 - 02 Aug 14

Moy Estate, Nr. Inverness

Perth Annual Show

01 Aug 14 - 02 Aug 14

South Inch, Edinburgh Road, Perth PH2 8NU

Festival of British Eventing - Gatcombe Horse Trials

01 Aug 14 - 03 Aug 14

Gatcombe Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Fishguard Show

01 Aug 14

Fronhaul Field, Cefn Road, Fishguard

Cranleigh Show

02 Aug 14

The Showground, Cranleigh, Surrey

Brecon County Show

02 Aug 14

The Showground, Watton Villa Fields, Brecon, Powys.

Garstang & District Agricultural & Horticultural Society

02 Aug 14

Garstang Show, The Showfield, Off Green Lane East, Garstang, Preston

Emley Show

02 Aug 14

Factory Farm, Emley Moor, West Yorkshire

Cowes Week

02 Aug 14 - 09 Aug 14

Cowes, Isle of Wight

Blakesley Show

02 Aug 14

Hootens Farm, Blakesley, Towcester, Northants, NN12 8RT

Tenbury Show

02 Aug 14

Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8AR

North Sligo Co Agricultural Show

02 Aug 14

Grange, Co Sligo

Oswestry Show

02 Aug 14

Park Hall Showground (off A5), Oswestry, Shropshire

Norfolk Smallholders Annual Show

03 Aug 14

National Trust Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham, NR26 8TL

Cheshire Game and Angling Fair

03 Aug 14

Peover Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Herefordshire Country Fair

03 Aug 14

Caradoc, Sellack near Ross on Wye

Turriff Show

03 Aug 14 - 04 Aug 14

Turriff, Aberdeenshire

Wayland Show

03 Aug 14

Brandon Road, Watton, Norfolk

Sykehouse Show

03 Aug 14

Poplars Farm, Broad Ln, Sykehouse, Goole, Yorkshire

Wigtown Agricultural Show

06 Aug 14

Bladnoch Park, Wigtown DG8 9AB

Bakewell Show

06 Aug 14 - 07 Aug 14

Bakewell Showground, Derbyshire

North Devon Agricultural Show

06 Aug 14

Umberleigh Barton Farm on the A377 at Umberleigh

Dublin Horse Show

06 Aug 14 - 10 Aug 14

RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Cartmel Show

06 Aug 14

Cartmel Park Racecourse, Cartmel, Cumbria

Nevern Agricultural and Horticultural Show

06 Aug 14

Parc Yr Ynys, Ffynonddofn, Newport

Black Isle Show

07 Aug 14

Mannsfield Showground, Muir of Ord, Ross-Shire IV6 7RS

Burwarton Show

07 Aug 14

Burwarton Showground, Cleobury, North (B4364), Shropshire

Scottish National Sheep Dog Trials

07 Aug 14 - 09 Aug 14

Cathpair Farm, Cathpair Estate, Stow, Galashiels, TD1 2SB

Honiton Agricultural Show

07 Aug 14

Honiton Showground, Stockers Farm, Gittisham, Honiton, Devon

Edinburgh International Festival

08 Aug 14 - 31 Aug 14

Edinburgh, Scotland

Shrewsbury Flower Show

08 Aug 14 - 09 Aug 14

Quarry Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

World Alternative Games

08 Aug 14 - 25 Aug 14

Llanwrtyd Wells, Mid Wales

Royal Manx Agricultural Show

08 Aug 14 - 09 Aug 14

Knockaloe Farm, Patrick, Isle of Man

Lowther Game & Country Fair

09 Aug 14 - 10 Aug 14

Lowther Estate, Lowther, Penrith, Cumbria

Sedgefield Show

09 Aug 14

Robert Brown Showfield, West Park, Sedgefield, County Durham

Chertsey Show

09 Aug 14 - 10 Aug 14

Show Ground, Mead Lane, Chertsey, Surrey

Chepstow Agricultural Show

09 Aug 14

Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE

Cornwood Show

09 Aug 14

Blachford Estate, Cornwood

Mid Argyll Show

09 Aug 14

Kilmory, Lochgilphead

Ripley Agricultural Show

10 Aug 14

Ripley Castle Park, Harrogate, N Yorks HG3 3EA

Fillongley Agricultural Show

10 Aug 14

Stonehouse Farm, Corley, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV7 8AG

Trawden Show

10 Aug 14

Trawden Recreation Ground, Trawden, Nr. Colne Lancashire

Anglesey County Show

12 Aug 14 - 13 Aug 14

The Showground, Gwalchmai, Holyhead, Anglesey

Lunesdale Show

12 Aug 14

Underley Park, Kirkby Lonsdale

Ashover Show

13 Aug 14

The Rectory Fields, Ashover, Derbyshire

Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show

13 Aug 14

Fonmon Castle Grounds, Wale of Glamorgan

Equifest

13 Aug 14 - 17 Aug 14

East of England Showground, Peterborough

Okehampton Show

14 Aug 14

Stoney Park Showground, Okehampton, Devon

Birdfair 2014

15 Aug 14 - 17 Aug 14

Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Egleton, Rutland, LE15 8BT

English National Sheep Dog Trials

15 Aug 14 - 17 Aug 14

Broadfield Farm, Eastington, Northleach, Gloucs, GL54 3PX

Ashbourne Show

16 Aug 14

Polo Ground, Osmaston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Galloway Country Fair

16 Aug 14 - 17 Aug 14

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate , Thornhill , Dumfriesshire

Mid Somerset Show

17 Aug 14

The Mid-Somerset Show Field, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Lakeland Country Fair

17 Aug 14

Torver, near Coniston, Cumbria on A593/A5084

Pembrokeshire County Show

19 Aug 14 - 21 Aug 14

County Showground, Withybush, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 4BW

Egton Horse & Agricultural Show

20 Aug 14

Egton Cross, Egton, Whitby, Yorkshire

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

20 Aug 14

Turnpike Showground, Motcombe, Dorset, SP7 9PL

Denbigh & Flint Show

21 Aug 14

The Green, Denbigh, LL16 4UB

Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair

21 Aug 14 - 24 Aug 14

Blair Castle, Perthshire

Melplash Agricultural Show

21 Aug 14

West Bay Road, Bridport, Dorset

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