How to find us

How to find us – Please follow Show signage not SATNAV as you approach Pateley Bridge
Showground Postcode (HG3 5BD)

From Ripley near Harrogate take the B6165
From Ripon take the B6265
From the South on the A59 take the B6451

From Skipton and the West, either follow the A59 route or the B6265 via Grassington and Greenhow Hill.  On approaching Pateley Bridge from Greenhow, turn right for Bewerley village and follow the direction signs to the Bewerley Car Park.

Alternative local routes:

Dacre Top: Traffic from Harrogate can follow the A59 and take the B6451 to Dacre Top. Turn left over Heyshaw, right on the Pateley Bridge road past Yorke’s Folly (Two Stoops) and down in to Bewerley.

Glasshouses Crossroads: On the B6165 from Harrogate, light show traffic can turn left down through Glasshouses village and follow the signs for the Bewerley car park and Park & Ride.

These alternative routes will both be signed, so look out for the Show signs!


Traffic can be quite heavy at certain times on Show Day. Judging of the Horse Classes begins at 7.45 am. At 11.00am the High Street in Pateley Bridge is closed to traffic for a short time to allow the Brass Band led Show Parade to march down the High Street.

Drivers are advised to travel early or to take advantage of well-signed alternative routes where appropriate.


Car Parking on Show day is free.   All parking areas will be well signed.

Bewerley Car Parks – Park & Ride

Free park and ride to and from the Showfield to the Bewerley car parks will be provided using tractor and trailer people carriers.  Entry will be through the Bewerley gate and normal admission charges will apply at the turnstiles.

Card Payments and On-Line Tickets – These will be accepted at the Main Gate Pedestrian Turnstiles and Bewerley Gate Pedestrian Turnstiles

(Please be aware that Card Payments and Online Tickets cannot be processed at the Main Gate Vehicle entrance)

 If you have purchased tickets on-line or would like to pay by debit/credit card on the day, please use the pedestrian turnstiles at either the Main Gate entrance or Bewerley Gate entrance. 

We would encourage everyone with pre-paid tickets to use the Bewerley Car Park and the free Park & Ride.  Follow the Show signage.