Newark Showground, NG24 2NY



To help you plan your day out at the showground, we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked visitor questions. If you have a question which is not answered here, please call our general enquiries line on 01702 549623, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

Is there an additional charge for parking?

No, parking at The Newark Showground is free for visitors. There are plenty of car parking spaces available, some hard-standing and the remainder on grass.

How far is the car park from the Showground entrance?

The main car park is between five minute walk to the Showground entrance.

Are there parking facilities for those who need accessibility?

Yes. The spaces are as close as possible to the Showground entrance. Please ask staff on arrival and they will direct you to these spaces.

What’s on offer for children?

There will be a wide range of entertainment at the show for children.

Are dogs allowed in the grounds?

Dogs on leads are allowed on the Showground. Guide dogs for the blind or for the hard of hearing are welcome in all areas. Please respect our surroundings and pick up any waste after your dog and dispose of it in the dog litter bins that are situated in various places around the Showground.

Is picnicking allowed?

Yes, you are welcome to picnic in any public areas of the Showground.

Do I need to pre-book my tickets?

Tickets can be pre-bought on our website or alternatively, purchased on the day of the show at the entrance of the Showground.

Can I enter the Show more than once during my visit?

Yes, we will issue hand stamps for anyone wishing to return throughout the day of their visit.