Royal Welsh Show 2015

It's been a record-breaking year for the Royal Welsh Show with almost 242,000 visitors coming through the gates. It's the highlight of Wales's rural calendar, and the biggest agricultural event in Europe.

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Record-breaking year for the Royal Welsh Show

It's been a record-breaking year for the Royal Welsh Show. Credit: ITV News

This year's Royal Welsh Show has set a new attendance record, with 241,971 people so far visiting the showground in Llanelwedd.

The previous record was 241,781 in 2013, marked by sunshine and Prince Charles' visit just days after Prince George was born.

This year's show has seen some showers, but they haven't kept the crowds away. 72,478 people come to see the famous cobs and more on Wednesday setting a new record for the busiest single day.

Prime Minister David Cameron was among 51,951 visitors who had come through the gates by 2pm today. With that total set to rise by the time the show draws to close tonight, the final total is due to pass 242,000 for the first time.

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