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2023 British National Ploughing Championships & Country Festival
October 14 - October 15
Around 230 top ploughmen and women from all over Great Britain will compete 72nd British National Ploughing Championships which will be held at Bishop’s Lydeard, near Taunton, Somerset by kind permission of K S Coles and Family.
This year the event will include…
- Over 250 local champion ploughmen – and women – travelling from throughout the country to take part in the various competitions.
- Agricultural machinery demonstration plots by dealers/manufacturers (these are not limited to ploughs and ploughing!).
- Trade stands with a wide range of agribusiness (eg tractors and machinery, trailers, agronomy, seating, parts, fuel, tyres etc).
- Stalls with a wide variety of shopping and displays for families (eg country clothing, garden furniture, wildlife, rustic signs, etc).
- Crafts with lots of different stalls (eg jewellery, gin, handbags, cushions, artwork, etc).
- 18 pairs of magnificent heavy horses ploughing on each day.
- Static displays of vintage tractors and equipment.
- Hedgelaying competitions and demonstrations
- Giant steam ploughing engines demonstrating their skills
It is an excellent site and and there will be plenty of free car parking space.