Useful Visitor Information (Stafford)

We have been made aware that both the Stafford Horse Trials and the Stafford Half-Marathon race will be taking place at the same time as our National Show at Stafford.

Please note the Stafford Horse Trials runs in the adjacent fields over the weekend and the half-marathon race will be held on Sunday, 19th March around the roads of Stafford, including a small part of Weston Road.  Please visit their website for timings and route information.

Please allow plenty of time for your journey.

Discounted tickets can be booked in advance by clicking here


Aerobright Taxis            Stafford Taxi                 Smart Cars Taxis

01785 255155                01785 500123                   01785 247247

By Rail

The Showground is just four miles from Stafford Railway Station.  The station is situated on the West Coast Main Line offering a direct service to London Euston with a journey time of approximately one hour and twenty minutes.  It also offers direct services to Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Liverpool.

By Air

Airports – Birmingham International Airport is about 45 minutes from the Showground and both Manchester and East Midlands airports can be reached in little more than an hour.

By Bus

There are no bus services to the Showground.

Disabled Access

Disabled Access Step free access to all Exhibition Halls, Conference and Banqueting facilities.

Toilet Facilities

Unisex Disabled toilet facilities are available inside Bingley Hall adjacent to the Barn Shop.

Access to Bingley Hall Balcony

A passenger lift within Bingley Hall affords disabled visitors access to the balcony.

Show Directions

The Show address is: Bingley Hall, Staffordshire County Showground, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0BD.

Positioned in the heart of England, the Showground is situated on the A518 Stafford to Uttoxeter road, some four miles from Stafford.  Drivers from either the North or South using the M6 motorway should exit at junction 14 and follow the signs for the County Showground / Shire Horse Show.

Distances in Miles

Birmingham 32            Newcastle 173

Bristol 116                      Norwich 194

Edinburgh 265              Nottingham 64

Liverpool 72                  Oxford 95

London 145                    Shrewsbury 32

Manchester 60              York 106