Here are some of the most frequently asked question to show HQ.
Yes. Facilities are located on the Showground near the Nightingale Road entrance and near the Show Office.
The ICE Bank is located on 2nd Avenue adjacent to the Show Office. Please note that a charge is levied for cash withdrawn.
Parking at the showground is free, but limited. Free parking is available at the Allianz and UOP office sites, just a short walk away. There are three free ‘Park and Ride’ services, running between 7am and 7pm. These are located at Surrey University, Guildford Business Park and Merrow Park and Ride. Please note that the parking immediately in front of the Spectrum and the double storey Spectrum car park are not available for Show visitors.
London Road train station is situated in Nightingale Road, two minutes walk from the Nightingale Road entrance to the showground.
If you are travelling from London, walk over the footbridge to Nightingale Road and turn left.
If you are coming from Guildford, just take the steps up the platform to Nightingale Road and turn left.
Alternatively you can arrive at the main Guildford station and catch a Show bus for an extra £1 each way.
The Show is a dog friendly event and well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. There is a Fun Dog Show for pedigree and non pedigree dogs which takes place in the Countryside Arena at 1pm (enter on the day, ringside, from 11am).
A schedule of classes will be available nearer the time.
Disabled drivers’ parking is available at the County Show – please follow the RAC signs showing Blue Badges. You can park right next to the show ground and be dropped off at the Red Entrance. The ground is undulating. We have three suitable lavatories on site.
If anyone is totally dependent on a carer to get around the showground (ie you are in a wheelchair and need help with mobilising) – we offer a free ticket to the show for one carer when they escort you.
The Event Mobility Charitable Trust will provide electric scooters and manual wheelchairs for the use of disabled, elderly and mobility impaired visitors to the show for a donation. To reserve an electric scooter or manual wheelchair contact www.eventmobility.org.uk or contact their office on 01386 725391 to request a booking form. Please be aware that advance bookings for chairs cannot be made over the telephone.
You can book with preferred rates with our Official Hotel Partner, the Guildford Harbour Hotel. Visit www.guildford-harbour-hotel.co.uk
The Guildford Harbour Hotel is a five minute walk to the Nightingale Road entrance of Stoke Park.
Advance tickets may be purchased online from early 2017. Discounted tickets are also available up to Show weekend from the Guildford Tourist Information Centre, High Street, Guildford. Alternatively call in to the Show Office on Stoke Park, or visit our ticket booth at the Nightingale Road Entrance on Show Weekend, open from 10am - 5pm. You can also ring SCAS HQ on 01483 890810 to purchase tickets with a credit or debit card. Please note that a £1 adminstrative fee will be charged and that last post for tickets bought by telephone is the 17th May.
All visitors are admitted to the showground at their own risk. The Society does not accept any responsibility for personal injury, or damage to property; or any other loss, damage, costs and expenses, however caused. Unfortunately we cannot hold tickets at any entrance.
Yes. We offer one free adult ticket for every 12 purchased (this cannot be done online and is available in advance by post only). Group bookings and coach operators should book over the telephone on 01483 890810. Last post for tickets bought by telephone is the 18th May.
We are happy to welcome new members on Show day. Membership to the Society may be purchased from the Show Office on the day of the Show or online at least one week before the Show. See The Society to learn more about membership privileges.
Please check the weather forecast before the show and dress appropriately. In the case of inclement weather wellies or sturdy shoes are advisable as the show ground is predominantly grass and can get muddy in places. In the event of a warm day, please ensure you use sun block and stay hydrated.
Please note that Stoke Park will be closed to the public on show weekend, from Friday, through Saturday and Sunday, until the morning of the Show. The Show is open for visitors on Bank Holiday Monday. The park closes after the show and re-opens to the public on Tuesday evening.
During the closed period, access through Nightingale Road will only be allowed to contractors, tradestands and authorised personnel with the requisite passes. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.