Westmorland County Show gets underway

Cumbria's biggest agricultural show is expected to attract around 30,000 people.

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Can this Westmorland Show be a record breaker?

There are already more than 30,000 people at this year's Westmorland County Show, which means they're getting close to last year's record of 35,000.

There are plenty of people there... and lots of cattle too. Credit: ITV Border

Thousands expected at Westmorland Show

Preparations are well underway. Credit: ITV Border

Marquees and show rings have been popping up in fields near Kendal, as Cumbria's biggest agricultural show gets underway.

Organisers are expecting around 30,000 people to turn up to this year's Westmorland County Show, at Crooklands.

They're asking people to help ease traffic by following the signs.

From the North down the M6 exit at J36, if you're coming up the M6 please exit at J35, coming from Kendal please come through past the hospital and come through Endmoor.

Coming from the Furness peninsula please come through Levens Bridge, turn right and come through Milnthorpe."

– Christine Knipe, Westmorland County Show

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