Love a County Show?

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If, like us you love a county show, there is now an abundance of them taking place over the Summer months. If you enjoy planning your weekend around one of the U. K’s many shows, from horticultural to agriculture, here is our pick of the best!

  • The Bakewell Show – 2nd & 3rd August 2017, the Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire. With a history of almost 200 years, the Bakewell Show is one of the county’s oldest. With a dedicated equestrian day on Tuesday 1st of August this agricultural show has something for everybody
  • The 174th Chertsey Agricultural Show, Showground, Mead Lane, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8LN – Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th This huge show has everything from classic cars and floral art to horse shows and children’s competitions. For more information visit their website at
  • The Orsett Show – Saturday 2nd September, The Showground, Orsett, Near Grays, Thurrock, Essex. This one-day show is a local affair, as a registered charity that relies on volunteers, the Orsett show supports the local community. With trade, craft and food stands there is plenty to see, do and sample!
  • Three Counties Show, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW, 16th – 18th Another big un’ celebrating all that is British agriculture, the Three Counties Show in Malvern is a must do, get your skates on though, it starts in a couple of days!

For a full listing of all the county shows taking place across the UK this Summer visit If like us here at the Garden Shed Co, you enjoy getting inspiration for your garden, focus on the more horticulturally based ones.

There’s nothing we like more that filling our potting sheds with newly purchased plants and flowers for the garden. If you’re in need of a new shed, why not pop into our lovely showroom in Hassocks and take a look at our fantastic range? With everything from tool sheds to garden rooms, we also have something for everyone!

by Myles O'Brien

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