Sainsbury’s car park, off Wetherby Road, is the designated disabled visitors’ car park with easy access to both Yellow and Green entrances. We apologise that the Orange entrance and drop off/pick up point from Sainsbury’s car park may not be available this year owing to ongoing building work.
Local Authority Permits (Blue Badges) or Great Yorkshire Show Disabled Parking Labels should be clearly displayed. Blue badge holders do not require a GYS label.
Parking spaces cannot be reserved in advance and available on a first come, first served basis. If the car park is full additional parking will be available in alternative areas.
Most walkways around the Showground are hard standing with ramps that are accessible by wheelchairs. Grass avenues are also rolled to help with access around the Show.
The Showground is however on a slope which can mean a degree of effort to push a wheelchair around.
Tickets for Disabled Visitors & Carers
Disabled visitors may bring a carer free of charge. We just ask for proof of care requirement such as Personal Independence Payment, Disability Living Allowance, Carers Allowance, Blue Badge Registration number and this must be arranged in advance by calling 01423 541222 (open until 4 July 2018)
Please also bring this with you on the day.
Mobility Hire 4 You
Mobility Hire 4 You offer a wheelchair and electric scooter hire service and is situated in a new location at the Sainsbury’s end of the Yellow car park off Wetherby Road.
Prices for 2018 are: £10 for a manual wheelchair or £25 for an electric scooter.
To hire a scooter or wheelchair, please visit www.mobilityhire4you.com or contact Mary, Trudy or Ashleigh on 01353 653752.
Most toilets on the Showground have disabled facilities. These are clearly shown on maps located around the Showground or in the Souvenir Programme.
Viewing platforms are available for disabled visitors and their carers at either end of the Grandstand. These are free and allocated on a first come, first served basis.
There is a £5 booking charge for the remainder of the Grandstand. These should be booked in advance & are available online from Tuesday 10 April 2018