Here are some of the most frequently asked questions to Show HQ.
If you can’t find the answer to your question here then please do not hesitate to contact us on: 01483 890810 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes. Boots Guildford are once again providing facilities on the Showground 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 Please note that a charge is levied for cash withdrawn.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 will be charged at £5.00 and will be limited. Free parking is available at the Allianz and UOP office sites, just a short walk away. There are four free ‘Park and Ride’ services, running between 7am and 7pm. These are located at Surrey University, Onslow, Artington and Merrow Park and Ride.
Please note that both the paid car parking bays and permit holder bays at the University are available for the use of show goers on Show Day.
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 free park and ride bus which will be stopping regularly at the station
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 Dog Arena at 1.00 pm (enter on the day, ringside, from 12.30 pm).
A schedule of classes is available within the Competitor zone on this web site.
Disabled drivers’ parking is available at the County Show – please follow the signs for Public Parking. If you arrive prior to 10.30 am you will be able to access the car park through Red Car Park Entrance at all other times, please access via the general public car park and show your Blue Badge.
You are able to park right next to the show ground and be dropped off at the Red Pedestrian Entrance. Please be aware the ground is undulating. We have several suitable lavatories on site.
We offer disability access packages for adults and children which can be purchased through the Show Office on 01483 890810. You will be required to submit proof of disability.
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.
There are several hotels in the vicinity of stoke Park. Some of these are within walking distance of the park. Please see the Where to Stay section on our web site.
Advance tickets may be purchased online from February 2020. Earlybird prices apply. Alternatively call in to the Show Office on Stoke Park, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm from Wednesday 14th May 2020. You can also ring SCAS HQ on 01483 890810 to purchase tickets with a credit or debit card.
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 15th 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 four 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 22nd May at 6pm, through Saturday and Sunday, until the morning of the Show. The Show is open for visitors on Bank Holiday Monday between 8am and 6pm. The park closes after the show and re-opens to the public on Wednesday 27th May at 12noon.
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.
Find the Showground
The show is held on Stoke Park, near the centre of Guildford and is clearly signposted from all major routes including the A3, the A31 and the A25.
GPS/sat’ nav’ co-ordinates are GU1 1TU for visitors and GU1 1ER for exhibitors and competitors.
Parking at the showground is £5 on the day and £4 if booked in advance. The Park and Ride area adjacent to the Spectrum Leisure Centre and the parking at Allianz and UOP office sites, which are situated a short walk from Stoke Park are free.
Please note that the parking immediately in front of Spectrum and the double storey Spectrum car park are not available for Show visitors.