Discover Summer Country Shows near Dabton House

Nestled in the heart of the countryside, Dabton House offers an exciting gateway to a variety of game and country fairs taking place in the surrounding area this summer. These vibrant events showcase the best of rural life and provide countless family days out.

Discover what’s on this summer:

Galloway Country Fair

Galloway Country Fair

10th & 11th August, Drumlanrig Castle, DG3 4AQ

Located on the picturesque grounds of our sister-property, Drumlanrig Castle, Galloway Country Fair boasts a great family day out celebrating all aspects of rural life. The two-day event, includes thrilling Main Ring entertainment, craft and food stalls, an activity area for the kids and lots of fun for four-legged-friends, including the Dog Show and Retriever Tests.

Find Galloway Country Fair less than a ten minute drive from Dabton House.

Border Union Show

26th & 27th July, Borders Events Centre, Kelso, TD5 8LS

The show features over 500 open competitions for horses, livestock, and industrial arts, plus 200 trade stands with everything from tractors to food. Explore the Craft & Gift Marquee, and let kids have fun at the children’s fair. With delicious treats and bars, it promises a fantastic day for everyone!

Stranraer Show

31st July, London Road Playing Fields, DG9 8AD

Head towards the coast and enjoy a summer day out at Stranraer Show. The mid-week agricultural show offers a diverse range of attractions, including high-quality livestock, engaging entertainment, and an abundance of trade stands. This event promises something for everyone, with numerous activities and displays that highlight the best of agricultural life and community spirit.

Dumfries Show

3rd August, Park Farm, Dumfries, DG2 7LU

Head to Dumfries for an agricultural extravaganza. Featuring trade stands, a food festival and craft tent, spend the day in the bustling crowds and browsing the stalls. Enjoy an exciting schedule of livestock and show jumping, amidst displays of agricultural machinery and operations.

Moffat Show

31st August, Raehills Meadows, St Ann’s, DG11 1HL

Enjoy a classic country day out filled with a variety of attractions at Moffat Show. Marvel at the farmers showcasing their prized livestock, see the craftsmanship of handmade walking sticks, and admire the vintage tractors on display. Plus, you can even enter your four-legged friends into the exciting Dog Show.

Dabton makes the perfect base for discovering a host of charming country fairs in the surrounding areas, each offering unique experiences and delightful attractions for the whole family. From traditional livestock shows to vintage tractor displays, exciting dog shows to craft and food tents, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Plan your stay this summer.

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