School Visits

Bring your school to the Great Yorkshire Show for an exciting opportunity for children to learn more about farming, food and the countryside at England’s Premier Agricultural Show.

Join us for an educational, action-packed day that features everything that’s great about Yorkshire!

You will find lots of information on this page however if you would like any further information before booking please email

**Please note there is a minimum of 5 pupils required to book as a school group.

Click on the button below to book your school visit for 2024.

A Teacher-Friendly School Trip

From booking right through to delivery, we are on your side! We pride ourselves on making your visit as enjoyable and stress-free as possible, working with you to ensure that it meets the needs of all of your pupils.

Please take a look at the documents below to help you plan your visit.

  • Handy Information for School Visit Organisers 2024 – COMING SOON
  • Project Ideas for Secondary School Groups 2024 – COMING SOON

Secondary Schools & Colleges

The Great Yorkshire Show is the perfect opportunity to extend your students’ learning outside of the classroom and be immersed in Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of food, farming, and rural life.

There will be endless opportunities for students to engage with potential employers and industry specialists where curriculum learning can be linked to careers (Gatsby Benchmark 4).

The show is the perfect event for Key Stage 3 – 5 students, studying the following subjects:

•             Business Studies
•             Food Preparation & Nutrition
•             Engineering
•             Computer Science
•             Biology
•             Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management
•             Agriculture
•             All Land-Based subjects

Students can immerse in these industries and carry out relevant project tasks or research. Take a look at our Project Ideas document, above, to inform how to make the most out of your school group’s visit.

Virtual reality secondary schools great Yorkshire show
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Primary Schools

Alongside a wealth of cross-curricular educational experiences on offer across the showground, your class can enjoy focused learning opportunities in ‘The Discovery Zone’.

Enjoy a wealth of FREE demonstrations and workshops, provided by our partners who have been selected for the high quality of their delivery and educational content of their activities, which explore food, farming, the environment and the magic of the great outdoors. There is something for everyone!

School Group Prices & Teacher Ratios

Use the details below to calculate the number of free teachers and total cost for your visit.

(Ordered before 21st June 2024)
(Ordered between 22nd June and 28th June 2024*)
Free Teachers Additional Teachers/Adults
(maximum 10)
Primary Schools (KS1 & KS2) £8 £11 1 free teacher for every 6 pupils £35
Secondary Schools & Colleges (KS3 – KS5) 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils

Important Information

  • Please note visitor numbers will be capped each day, tickets are only available to purchase in advance and will not be available to purchase on the gate. Tickets may sell out for specific days in advance of the show.
  • School Group bookings will close at 5pm on Friday 28th June 2024 (or sooner if tickets have sold out); this includes adding pupils to existing bookings. If you need to purchase an additional ticket after 28/6/24 please do so online as a standard visitor (subject to availability).
  • School Groups must arrive and enter the show as a group, individuals arriving at the gate with a school wristband will not be granted entry.
  • The minimum number required to book as a school group is 5 pupils, if you have less than 5 pupils please book tickets online as a standard visitor.
  • School wristbands (which are your entry tickets for both adults and pupils) will not be sent until payment has been received.
  • If you have more than 10 additional adults/parents/guardians who would like to attend they can book tickets through the website as a standard visitor. If you have more than 15 additional adults who would like to attend they can book as a group and receive a group discount. Please visit the Group Booking page.

Quotes from schools who have previously attended:

The Great Yorkshire Show is really interesting and it was great to go round with school friends and learn about the agricultural side of Yorkshire. ‘A great day out, the animals, the stalls and the many activities all adds up to a fantastic time’.

Pupil from St Aidan’s Church of England High School, Harrogate