6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Lancashire Life today click here

2017 Westmorland County Show - photo special

PUBLISHED: 00:00 06 November 2017

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presents rosettes to the prize winners in the Boys Under 15 Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling class

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presents rosettes to the prize winners in the Boys Under 15 Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling class

Archant

The 218th Westmorland County Show welcomed HRH The Prince of Wales

Beautiful sunshine and blue skies welcomed nearly 4,000 visitors to the 218th Westmorland County Show, including His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

Arriving by helicopter, HRH enjoyed a tour of the showground taking in many highlights in between talking to producers, exhibitors and visitors. His visit was rounded off with Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, where he presented prizes to the under 15s.

Other sights and sounds included cattle classes, which featured Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis as a judge, pigs, alpacas and sheep, where entries hit a record high. Entertainment in the Main Ring proved popular and included impressive carriage driving, heavy horse turnouts, dog and duck display and the Vale of Lune Harriers.

The new Equine Village was also hailed a success. There were also various marquees: Learning for Life and WI and County Show, alongside the Food Hall and Theatre with appearances from many chefs including Phil Vickery.

More from Out & About

Wed, 00:00

Hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners are just two reasons for walking in this stunning area, as John Lenehan discovers

Read more
Bowland Walks
Wed, 00:00

There are few finer thing than exploring the countryside surrounding the many rivers situated across the county.

Read more
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Victoria Smith always loved horses but her high pressure job meant she had little time to ride – until she met a deer in the Forest of Bowland

Read more
Equestrian
Monday, May 14, 2018

Developments underway and planned around the city are celebrating its proud heritage and building for the future

Read more
Preston
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

For almost 25 years, outdoor writers and photographers Dennis and Jan Kelsall have produced guides and articles covering many of the country’s popular walking destinations. Here, Dennis picks five of his favourites.

Read more
Lancaster
Friday, May 4, 2018

Ramsbottom is well known for its food and drink scene, but Rebekka O’Grady meets some arty residents that will inspire your creative side.

Read more
Ramsbottom
Thursday, May 3, 2018

A devastating riding accident may have saved Katherine Beaumont from a life of anxiety and stress. Now she is sharing her experience.

Read more
Equestrian

A unique community musical in Wigan is taking one of George Orwell’s most famous works from the page to the stage and making a song and dance about social inequality.

Read more
Wigan

When photographer Emma Campbell fell in love with Lakeland’s fell ponies she decided to raise their profile with a special project.

Read more
Equestrian photography
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Our walking guide John Lenehan takes us on a towpath where you can see one of Lancashire’s great engineering feats.

Read more
Canals Chorley
Monday, April 9, 2018

A selection of walks in and around Bowland for outdoor types who like to end their hike on a high note – with some great food and drink.

Read more
Monday, April 9, 2018

From specialist soap to awarding winning ale, Staveley is proving to be a magnet for small businesses and visitors

Read more
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The joy of spotting owls is described by The Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright who tells us where to find them and how to identify these elusive creatures.

Read more
Monday, April 2, 2018

It stretches the length of the Liverpool suburb, and over the years has hosted many shops and businesses. Rebekka O’Grady chats to those who currently call it home

Read more
Liverpool
 
Great British Holidays advert link

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter


Subscribe or buy a mag today

Local Business Directory

Lancashire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Property Search