General Information


It is prohibited to carry alcoholic drink around the Showground. Drinking in public places (other than in designated bars) is an evictable offence. We ask that you respect this rule.

Babies (Map Ref 24)

Baby changing facilities are provided in the toilet blocks adjacent to the Goat Ring, Main Ring Underpass, International Pavilion (upstairs), Montgomery Pavilion and in the South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall.
Baby Feeding & Changing
The Sponsors Pavilion Unit under the Grandstand will be open as follows, operated by Society Stewards:
Monday: 10.00 am – 7.00 pm
Tuesday: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

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.


Cash (Map Ref 17)

A cash point facility operated by Cash on the Move will be situated on the corner of the South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, opposite the Montgomery Pavilion.


Catalogues will be sold at the Catalogue Booths - £4.00.


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.


Car Parking

Forward parking exists for visitors with disability.  Only those vehicles displaying the Social Services Blue Badge permit will be given priority.


Toilets for the disabled are provided within the main toilet blocks situated near to the underpass, near Entrance A, near HSBC and adjacent to the Pig & Goat Ring.  Disabled facilities are also available in the Montgomery Pavilion, South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, International Pavilion, Members Centre and the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall.


With the exception of assistance dogs, no visitors will be permitted to enter the showground with dogs. T

Please note that NO dogs are allowed in the Livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs and goats) Buildings, Royal Welsh Exhibition Centre, Horse Lines, Collecting Rings, Fur and Feather Pavilion, South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, Grandstand, Members Centre, Food Hall or any of the society’s dining halls.



In case of emergency dial 999.  Use 101 for non emergency issues.

FIRST AID - 01982 554407

Police -  Dial - 999 in an emergency only

If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18000

You should use these numbers -

  • if a crime is happening right now
  • someone is in immediate danger, or there is a risk of serious damage to property
  • a suspect for a serious crime is nearby
  • there is a traffic collision involving injury or danger to other road users

Police Dial – 101 for non-emergency calls only

If you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment, a text phone is available on 18001 101.

You should use these non-emergency numbers to:

  • report a crime not currently in progress
  • give information to the police about crime in your area
  • speak to the police about a general enquiry
  • contact a specific officer or member of staff


Facilities for fire prevention and emergency measures in the case of a serious outbreak are provided by the Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue Service, Carmarthen.

FIRST-AID (Map Ref 8)

The First Aid Centre is situated in the Sheep Ring Control Tower.  There will be continuous cover from 10.00 am Sunday morning to 6.00 pm Tuesday evening. - Telephone: 01982 554407

If you are feeling unwell and you do not know what to do you can also call the NHS Direct Wales service on 0845 46 47 to speak to a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you are deaf or hard of hearing message the NHS Direct Wales textphone number on 0845 606 4647.


The Society’s Headquarters is situated adjacent to Shopping Pavilion Two, (Montgomery Pavilion).
Cyfeiriad - Address: CAFC Cyf - RWAS Ltd, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SY
Ffôn - Tel: 01982 553683 Ffacs - Fax: 01982 553563
E-bost - E-mail: Gwefan - Website:


Hospitality for Judges, Sponsors, Buyers and Guests will be provided in the President’s Pavilion adjacent to the Society’s Headquarters and the Cattle Ring Control Tower (ground floor)

Lost Children

Lost children should be escorted to the Society’s Headquarters Office if found by members of the public.

The Society advises members of the public that two persons escort the lost child.  There are specific procedures in place for the return of children to their parents/carers.  Details can be obtained from the Society’s Headquarters.

Lost Property

The Society accepts no responsibility for articles lost or stolen at the event.  Reports may be made to the Headquarters Office.  Reports of crime should be made to the Police.


Free parking is provided on the lower Showground, North 3 and on Horse Hill.

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

Public Address

The public address system is installed for the relaying of official announcements.  The Society will only make other announcements if it is felt to be absolutely necessary.

Railway Station Bus Service

A free mini bus passenger collection service will operate during the event from the showground and Builth Road Railway Station meeting the Heart of Wales Line trains.  A 16 seater mini bus will meet the train to transport visitors to the event.  The provision will be arranged by Llanwrtyd Wells Community Transport.  The drop off and pick up point will be next to the Machinery Entrance toilet block between Avenues C and D.  Passengers wishing to be picked up on the showground must be at the departure area 20 minutes prior to the train departure times.

Train times:

Departure from Shrewsbury to Swansea  

Arrival at Builth Road









Departure from Swansea to Shrewsbury  

Arrival at Builth Road









Royal Welsh Show Shop

The shops have been stocked to provide a variety of interesting and attractive goods to suit exhibitors and visitors of all ages.  The shops will be open each Fair day from 9.00 am until 7.00 pm on Monday and 6.00 pm on Tuesday under the Main Grandstand and in the Montgomery Pavilion (Shopping Pavilion 2).  Remember to buy the new limited edition Christmas cards available in both Show shops.


Smoking is prohibited in any enclosed or partially enclosed public area.


Toilets are situated as follows: - Montgomery Pavilion, South Glamorgan Exhibition Hall, Main Toilet Block - Livestock Area (Adjacent to Neuadd Henllan), Block to rear of Royal Welsh Exhibition Centre, Livestock Entrance Toilet Block (Adjacent to the NSA), Toilet block to the rear of HSBC, Hafod a Hendre, Horse Hill Toilets, Entrance A Toilets, Avenue J/H (Horse Section), Avenue C/D (near Machinery Entrance), Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, International Pavilion, Members Centre and Underpass Toilet Block.

Trophy Room

The RWAS Trophy Room, located in the Clwyd Glamorgan Hall, will be open from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm each day. The room houses 125 of the Society trophies. Please come and see this wonderful display.



The ‘main entrance’ to the Winter Fair will be through the new Welcome Centre.  Here you will find toilets, a welcome café, a range of tradestands including Lansdown selling the official Royal Welsh range of clothing.


There will be free public WiFi hotspots around the main cattle ring (Hall 1), Hafod a Hendre, the Welcome Centre and in Neuadd Henllan.