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Organisers say visitor numbers are up for the final day of the Royal Cornwall Show.
The first day of the event in Wadebridge was marred by strong winds and rain. The sheep section had to be evacuated and many visitors left early.
But today drier weather has seen no interuptions to the show schedule and an increase in people through the gates.
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An entire car park has had to be closed off at the Royal Cornwall Show because of vehicles getting stuck in deep mud.
Cars and horse boxes had to be towed out of the members area by tractors on the first day of event at Wadebridge.
Today cars travelling from the West are being directed to a car park on the other side of the A39.
Yesterday the sheep section was closed when the marquee threatened to collapse in high winds and rain.1,200 animals were evacuated from the site.
A sheep farmer says he was given no help to move his stock when the marquee containing 1200 sheep was evacuated at the Royal Cornwall Show.
He said he was absolutely terrified as gale force winds tore big holes in the marquee.
Show organisers disputed the claim and said every help was given.
Organisers say visitor numbers for the Royal Cornwall Show look to be in line with previous years despite a wet and windy start to the event. It's day two of the agricultural show in Wadebridge.
Thousands attended the opening despite yesterday's rain and heavy winds, but organisers say many left early with some cars having to be towed out of the mud by tractors.
Day two of the Royal Cornwall Show is underway despite strong winds and heavy showers. Organisers say a virtually full programme of entertainment will take place in the main ring and all main sections will be up and running.
Yesterday, sheep had to be evacuated from their marquee which was closed yesterday because of waterlogged ground and high winds.
It's the second day of the Royal Cornwall Show. Organisers hope visit numbers pick up after a disappointing start. The heavy rain and strong wind yesterday caused many problems at the showground near Wadebridge.
Organisers at the Royal Cornwall Show have been forced to closed the sheep marquee because of strong winds. All sheep are being moved off the show ground as a precautionary measure.
The Royal Cornwall Show has got underway at Wadebridge. The Duchess of Cornwall was among those battling with weather.
As The Royal Cornwall Show battles with the weather, these Alpacas had to be moved inside the Young Farmers tent after getting cold and drenched.