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Royal visitors at this years Great Yorkshire Show

HRH Princess Anne the Princess Royal will be a special guest at this years Great Yorkshire Show Credit: John Walton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Great Yorkshire Show will be welcoming two Royal visitors this year.

HRH The Countess of Wessex and HRH The Princess Royal will attend the event in July.

More than 130 thousand visitors are expected at this years show in Harrogate.

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Great Yorkshire Show director's relief at successful event

The director of the Great Yorkshire Show has spoken of his relief at this year's event passing off so smoothly. Bill Cowling's team spent £500,000 installing a new drainage system at the Harrogate showground to stop a repeat of last year's rain cancellation.

He says this year the event has been a great success.


Full Report: Great Yorkshire Show draws to a close

Organisers of this year's Great Yorkshire Show have said the event has been a huge success.

Tens of thousands of people have visited the showground in Harrogate over the past three days.

One of today's highlights was a parade by this year's winner of the Grand National, Aurora's Encore, trained here in our region.

Watch the full report below.

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