8th July 2018 - The annual Royal Isle of Wight County Show is a fantastic day out for all the family, combining entertainment and fun with the opportunity to enjoy many aspects of Island country life and farming traditions. 

Red Jet hi-speed ferry special offer: £10 day return on 8th July 2018. Simply quote coupon code: IOWCS at our Red Jet ticket offices (from Southampton to West Cowes).


This is the show where cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry come first in what is a day of non-stop entertainment, competitions, activities and attractions.

What to see

• Annual Poultry Show
• Falconry display
• Equine Classes
• Show jumping
• Gun dog display
• Parade of Hounds
• Food Pavilion 
• Fun Dog Show

• Pole Climbing
• Vectis Corps of Drums
• Tractor Display Team
• Grand Parade
• Small Animal Farm
• Livestock displays
• Clay Pigeon Shooting

... and lots more

Small Animal Farm
Bring the family to our wonderful show farm where children can handle small farm animals such as lambs, piglets, calves and goats.

Field to Fork
Hear from local farmers about the journey of our food from farm to plate. Meet the growers and producers and taste local foods. You will be able to try your hand at traditional skills like butter making.

Buy your tickets on entry on 25 June - £10 Adult (16 yrs+) which includes a show programme | Children under 16 FREE

Getting to the Royal Isle of Wight County Show is easy from Southampton

On foot - catch the Red Jet to West Cowes. From here, Southern Vectis operate frequent buses (service 1 to Newport ) - please alight outside the Northwood County Showground. Taxis are also available outside the West Cowes Red Jet terminal. For car hire, we recommend Enterprise - they will pick you-up from the Red Jet if you tell them your arrival time.

By car - catch the ferry to East Cowes and then head south on Dover Road. Take the A3021 and A3054 to Newport and then head north on the A3020. It will take about 20 minutes.

20% off vehicle Travel

You can get 20% off travel to Polar at Robin Hill (between 29 Nov - 21 December) using the express booking engine below. Valid for ferry crossings from Southampton to East Cowes. Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Ferry Travel


No. travelling - 1 adult