General Information

Green Route

Please refer to the Travelling to the Royal Welsh Show page for further information on the Green Route.


It is prohibited to carry alcoholic drinks around the Showground.  Drinking in public places (other than in designated bars), especially in the avenues, is an evictable offence and members will run the additional risk of having their membership cancelled.

No exhibitor or competitor should consume alcohol until his or her competition has ended.  Individuals or teams who ignore this ruling risk being banned.  We would ask that you respect this rule.

Awards Office

For awards results, telephone (01982) 553905 and not the Headquarters Office.  Results are also available on the Royal Welsh Show App and the Society’s website: or

Banks, Building Societies and Cash Points

The following provide a banking service during banking hours on the Showground: -

Barclays Bank Plc

Cash dispensers will be available at the Barclays Bank Plc Pavilion.  Further automated cash machines will be situated by Entrances A and the Fur & Feather Pavilion.

Bio Security & Zoonoses

The Society has adopted the motto of ‘be seen to be clean’ and asks that the public and exhibitors alike give their full co-operation.

Entry to the main parts of the cloven-hoofed livestock and poultry areas will be across disinfected mats.  Please ensure your footwear is visibly clean on ENTRY TO and EXIT FROM the livestock areas.

Please make sure you wash your hands with soap and water after visiting the animal areas and before eating. The hand-washing facilities are located in all toilets around the showground.  Additional external handwashing facilities will also be in place in the livestock area.


The Chaplaincy team are available 24 hrs a day; from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm offering help and advice and from 8.00 pm to 8.00 am for urgent assistance and in case of an emergency, the contact number is: 0845 367 9990.  The Chaplaincy Centre is situated in the room off the foyer in the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall.  The Christian Centre for Rural Wales is situated upstairs in the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall.

Children’s Facilities

Please refer to Children’s Entertainment and Facilities.


Please refer to the Travelling to the Royal Welsh Show page for further information on disabled parking.
Event Mobility will be supplying mobility scooters and will be based at Entrance A.  To book in advance, please contact:
Event Mobility – Telephone: 01386 725391


With the exception of assistance dogs, NO dogs will be permitted within the Showground perimeter fence. NO ASSISTANCE DOGS are allowed in any buildings/areas containing live animals, the South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, Grandstand, Members’ Pavilions, Fur & Feather Pavilion, Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, Food Hall or any of the Society’s Dining areas.  Please do not leave dogs in cars.

Convenience Store

Stand No. M607
A NISA convenience store will be based on the showground for the duration of the Show.  If you wish to place an order, please telephone: 07770 571734.  The opening times are as follows:

Saturday                                 8.00 am –   8.00 pm
Sunday – Wednesday               6.00 am – 10.00 pm
Thursday                                 6.00 am –   6.00 pm

Headquarters Office

Situated adjacent to the Montgomery Pavilion.

CAFC Cyf - RWAS Ltd, Llanelwedd, Llanfair ym Muallt - Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY

Ffôn – Tel:                  (01982) 553683                      Ffacs – Fax:                (01982) 553563
E-bost - E-mail:                    Gwefan – Website: or

Facebook:                   royalwelshagriculturalsociety        
Twitter:                       @royalwelshshow
Instagram:                   @royal_welsh_show

Lost Property

Any lost property which is found during the Show will be passed on to the Police based at Entrance A.  If you have lost any items, please report the loss to the Police at Entrance A.

Main Ring Grandstand

For non members there is a charge of £5.00 per seat, if room in the public areas.  It is not possible to reserve seats in advance.  Seats in the public section may be purchased on Show days from 7.30 am.  Please note that the payment does not reserve the seat for the day.
Areas will be reserved at the northern and southern ends of the Grandstand for those confined to wheelchairs.  Access to the various sections of the Grandstand has been improved.

Membership Booths

Membership can be purchased from the Membership Booths situated at Entrances A & C.  The Membership Booth at Entrance C will be open from 12.00 noon – 6.00 pm on Sunday 21 July.  All Membership Booths will be open during the Show days.

Photographs & Filming

Please be aware that photographs and film will be taken throughout the showground for broadcast, publicity and marketing purposes.
For more information on the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s use of photos and film, please visit the website: or

Shopping Bag Crèches

Shopping bag crèches will be provided at the following locations operated by Girlguiding Cymru between 8.30 am – 7.00 pm:

  • Entrance A within the Welcome Centre
  • By Machinery Pedestrian Entrance within the Welcome Centre
  • Underneath the Grandstand in between the Sponsors Pavilion and Calon Wen 

A food crèche will operate in the Food Hall between 9.00 am – 6.00 pm daily.  Please use these facilities to secure any bulky items.


Smoking is not allowed in any enclosed or partially enclosed public area.

Speed Limit and Vehicle Movement

Please note the 5 mph speed limit on the Showground must be observed at all times.  ATVs, mules and buggies should not be operated on the Showground without authorisation.  All operators must have attended the training course.  Vehicle movement (except for emergency, service and other essential vehicles) is banned on the Showground between the hours of 8.00 am and 8.30 pm (8.00 pm on Thursday with special provision for stock exit on that day) on each day of the Show.  Stewards are requested to assist in enforcing these rules.


Permanent toilets are situated as follows: -

Avenue E - near Entrance A
Avenue J/H - near Entrance D
Avenue K - near the Underpass and Main Ring Collecting Ring
Avenue M (Livestock Area) - near the Cattle Ring
Avenue M (Pig/Goat Ring) - near Entrance C
Avenue D - between the Grandstand and Country Pursuits Area
Between Avenues C and D - on Main Machinery Avenue
Montgomery Pavilion (Members only)
South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall
The Members’ Centre (Members only)
Hafod a Hendre
Mobile toilets are situated in the Caravan and Horse Lorry Parks

Trophy Room

The RWAS Trophy room, located in the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall (entrance opposite the NSA Pavilion), will be open from 8.00 am – 5.00 pm each day.  The room houses 125 of the Society’s trophies which no longer leave the showground, instead, exhibitors receive an RWAS memento, however, their names continue to be engraved on the trophies.  Please come and view this wonderful display.

Welcome Centres / Information Booths

Welcome Centre pavilions will be situated at Entrances A & M which will also include information booths operated by Girlguiding Cymru.  These will be open from 8.30 am – 7.00 pm.  Two additional information booths will also be available at the Main Ring Underpass and next to the Grandstand.  The booths will be open from 8.30 am – 5.00 pm and also run by Girlguiding Cymru.  Information can also be obtained at the Show Shop under the Grandstand.  Please refer to shopping bag crèches for additional information.


Free Wi-Fi hotspots.

During the Show there will be seven areas around the showground where show-goers will be able to access the internet for free. You will be able to find these hotspots in the following areas:

• Near the bandstand
• Hafod a Hendre
• Members Centre
• Neuadd Henllan (stockman’s accommodation)
• Central seated section of the Main Ring grandstand
• The junction between the Food Hall and the Meirion Shearing Centre
• The grass bank over-looking the Main Ring next to the S4C Pavilion

Internet users will have to be within 25m of the hotspot signs to be in the best range of the Wi-Fi signals.