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image for Country Show item typeThe National Country Show Live 2018 at Hylands Estate

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Country Show, Sat 22 - Sun 23 Sep 2018, free entry

VAQAS, GREEN FLAG AWARD

The National Country Show Live

The National Country Show Live

Address

London Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM2 8WQ

Details

Officially opened by TV's Ben Fogle* on Saturday 22nd September, the two-day show is Chelmsford’s largest family event complete with country shopping, food, entertainment as well as all of your traditional country show finds.

Learn the art of sheep shearing and meet amazing animals. Plus there will be family fun, live music and a petting zoo for the little ones – there's even fun and games for your dog.

There will even be a Kids Fun Zone with a Paintball Shooting Range, Bubble Football and a NERF Arena. Plus, the little ones can enjoy FREE family fun in Tractor Ted World. Have a bounce on the Tractor Ted bouncy castle, play in the Digger Den, play Welly Wangling and more.

So come along for a fun-filled, family day out in the wonderful, vast grounds of Hylands Park.

*Ben Fogle will be appearing on Saturday 22nd September ONLY.

The event will be open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September. Book tickets online to save money on the gate price. Ticket prices vary. Visit www.nationalcountryshow.co.uk for details.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Visitor Centre. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Daily. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Education/School Visits: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds. Guide dogs only in house.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Sep 2018 10:00 to 17:00

Prices

Free entry

On the gate prices:
Adult: £14
Concession: £12
Children (5-16 years): £7
Family (2 adults and 3 children): £40
Under 5's: FREE

Online prices:

Adults: £12
Concessions: £10
Children (5 - 16 years): £2
Family (2 adults and 3 children): £30
Under 5's: FREE

Location

Directions

Plan route to Hylands Estate using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 684042  Lat: 51.71128 Long: 0.43626

By Road:
From London: Take A12 towards Colchester. At 1st Chelmsford sign, take slip road to A414 towards Chelmsford. (A414 is an old dual carriageway). White on brown tourist signs indicates entrance to park/house.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Visitor Centre. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Daily. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Education/School Visits: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds. Guide dogs only in house.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu