- West Country (E)
- 5 updates
Organisers of the Royal Bath and West Show say its been a great success. There were fears that attendance would suffer as it wasn't held in half term but they say numbers on Saturday made up for it.
Groups of schoolchildren were allowed in free and many of them got their first experience of farming life.
It's the second day of The Royal Bath and West show in Somerset - the largest agricultural show in the country. Today, there will be a cider competition as well as 600 trade stands and traditional livestock competitions.
Thousands of people are heading to the Bath and West show today. It’s one of the biggest agricultural events in the country and the only four-day show left in Britain.
The showground covers 240 acres, including car parks, and there are seven hundred trade stands. It's been held at Shepton Mallet since 1965.
150,000 visitors are getting ready to head to Shepton Mallet for this year’s Royal Bath and West Show.
The four day extravaganza will be a celebration of the great British countryside and farming.
Around 700 trade stands are set up and ready to showcase their wares.
Latest ITV News reports
Highlights from the biggest rural show in the country which will be taking place in Somerset over the next four days