Rydal Show - Rydal Park, Ambleside | Print |



Next year, the 115th Vale of Rydal Sheepdog Trials and Hound Show will be held on Thursday 16th August 2018 in the spectacular setting of Rydal Park, by kind permission of Mr Richard Le Fleming. The Park is approximately a mile north of Ambleside in Cumbria – The Lake District. The Show is steeped in traditional but with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The programme of events are:-

From 8.30 am throughout the day

The Rydal Class Novice Sheepdog Trials
The Le Fleming Stakes Advanced Sheepdog Trials
10.45amShow of Coniston Foxhounds
10.30amBeagle Show
11.00amHarrier Show
12.00pmFell Foxhound Show

Shepherds Crooks and Sticks Competition *
Sheep Shearing Demonstration



Young Dog Handlers

Working Terrier Show

12.00pmOpen Hound Trail *
2.30pmGun Dog Demonstration
1.30pmPuppy Hound Trail *
2.00pmOpen restricted Hound Trail *

* denotes entries on the day

Spectators are welcome at all events. Admission to the Show are Adults £6.00 and Children £2 and car parking is free or there is a bus stop at the entrance to the Show on the 555 bus route. Rydal Show has over 20 Trade stands for some country life shopping from clothing and accessories to art and displays. There is full catering using local produce from a seated catering tent to sandwiches, cakes, Cumberland sausage and burgers to go. There is also a licensed bar open from 11.00am-7.00pm.