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The Royal Highland Show 2018

For four days every June families flock to the Royal Highland Show to touch, taste, see and hear the very best Scotland has to offer by way of entertainment, children’s' activities, outdoor living & countryside, shopping & fashion, food & drink and the finest farmyard animals.

This year marks the 178th Royal Highland Show.

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The show is a must for foodies, farmers and families to connect the city with the country. In addition to beef and dairy cattle and sheep on show, there are also exhibits from machinery displays to food stalls, competitions and music. 

What's on at Royal Highland Show 2018

Scottish Larder Live

Scotland’s largest food and drink event with over 100 Scottish producers and around the UK. Don’t miss the live cooking experiences at the Cookery Theater from top chefs where you will be able to purchase some finest local produce. Enjoy talks and sample tastings. The 13th Avenue is a a must for all foodies.

Food on the Move

There will be plenty of on site caterers for the event which has been approved by the Royal Highland Show Food Charter, which ensure that all the food and ingredients that have been locally produced and ethically sourced be served at the Show. 

Outstanding Livestock

The Royal Highland Show would not be complete without their high quality livestocks, with over 5,000 cattle, sheep, goats, horses and poultry being showcased. For farmers, a win at the Highland has been proven to increase demand and the value of the award-winning stock.

Hooved Heaven

The Royal Highland Show provides the largest equestrian show in Scotland with almost 3,000 horses and ponies competing. Expect to find over 2,200 top class international riders and emergning talents looking to put on an impressive array of equine sections and classes.

Family Grass Roots Learning

The show will also have options for the young ones, with interactive kids' workshops, including cooking, baking, seafood tasting and science experiments.

Retail Therapy

A unique ‘High Street' experience called 13th Avenue Arcade will open up for visitors to browse everything from luxury fashions, arts, crafts and home and garden accessories.


Tickets for the Royal Highland Show 2018 are now on sale. Visit the Royal Highland Show website to book your tickets now. 

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