The 138th Driffield Agricultural Show will be held tomorrow and getting to Yorkshire’s largest one-day agricultural show couldn’t be easier.
Travel by bus and train direct to the show. Travel by train and save £3. Travel by bus and save £1. Avoid the traffic, leave the car at home.
The Show combines the finest of East Yorkshire’s agricultural heritage whilst embracing new developments. Whether its livestock, dog shows, heavy horses or freestyle motocross riders the Show has it all!! There are hundreds of exhibits, live entertainment and much more!! A great family day out!
The following regular East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) buses operate direct to the Showground. Service 121 from Hull, Beverley, Bridlington and Scarborough. Service 45/6 from Bridlington, Market Weighton, Pocklington and York. Show your bus ticket (Or pass) to receive a £1 discount at the gate. For further information about EYMS services visit www.eyms.co.uk or contact Buscall (01482) 222222. Phoenix buses will also be running from Beeford and North Frodingham.
Northern Rail runs an hourly direct train service to Driffield from Doncaster, Meadowhall and Sheffield as well as Beverley, Bridlington and Hull. Regular trains also run from Scarborough. You can buy now buy your Show ticket from any staffed Station and get a £3 discount. Train passengers also benefit from the £1 discount at the gate if they have not bought their ticket in advance. Just show your train ticket. Visit our special website for further information and terms/conditions. www.northernrail.org/driffieldshow or contact National Rail Inquires on 08457 48 49 50. Northern Rail Trains run from Hull and Bridlington every 30 minutes throughout the day.
EYMS will be operating the free shuttle bus between Driffield Town Centre (George St), EYMS Bus Depot/Rail Station and the Showground every 20 minutes from 9.15am until 5.35pm (last departure from Showground). Use this if you are travelling by train.
For further information visit www.drifieldshow.co.uk , telephone (01377) 257494 or pick up a leaflet from your local tourist information centre.
Volunteers from The City of Hull & Humber Environment Forum and Yorkshire Coast Community Rail Partnership with additional staff from Northern Rail will be on hand at Driffield Railway Station and at bus stops around the Showground to provide assistance and direction to visitors.
Leaflets promoting the Show with details of bus and rail services are available from local staffed bus and train Travel Centres.
‘Use the bus or train to visit Drifield Show and get great discounts. The stress free way to visit Yorkshire’s largest one day agricultural show. ’ Adam Fowler, Community Environment Officer, The City of Hull & Humber Environment Forum.
Public Transport to Driffield Show is part of Heritage Connections – a project of Humber & Wolds Rural Community Council delivered by The City of Hull & Humber Environment Forum (CHEF), funded by the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Coast, Wolds, Wetlands & Waterways LEADER programme. The LEADER programme is being financed by the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development and Defra. The programme aims to use the unrealized potential of the area’s heritage and culture, to stimulate local vibrancy, encourage enhanced pride in place, and thereby improve the area.