There is just over three weeks until Ragley Hall, the stunning stately home in Warwickshire hosts The Game Fair which takes place from 29 - 31 July. Now in its 58th year, the show brings together the very best of the British countryside. This will be the third time Ragley Hall has hosted the event which is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors. The popular event will also return in 2018 for its special 60th anniversary.
Celebrating British field sports and country life, The Game Fair boasts a comprehensive itinerary for the whole family, including gundog handling, clay shooting, archery, fishing, falconry and ferreting. Visitors can also enjoy a host of food, drink and shopping stalls, as well as outdoor activities such as off-road driving.
Here are three top reasons for families, country enthusiasts and exhibitors to attend The Game Fair this year.
1. The world's most recognisable face of outdoor adventure - Bear Grylls - will challenge the brave in his ultimate masterclass in self-rescue skills, delivered by his handpicked team of highly trained experts in the Bear Grylls Survival Zone.
2. Get active in the Kidz Zone created especially for active children. It offers families an extensive picnic and family area complete with fun challenges for the children including a nine metre climbing wall and a giant inflatable obstacle course.
3. TV legend Gregg Wallace will launch his Shot to Pot restaurant, which will be opened daily serving a delicious rustic menu for breakfast and lunch, keeping little and big tummies satisfied!
1. Gunmakers Row® and Europe's longest ever shooting line is back and better, offering something for all lovers of shooting.
2. The falconry displays at The Game Fair are always a huge attraction, enabling visitors to interact with, learn about and watch many different species of magnificent and awe-inspiring birds of prey.
3. Celebrating a man's best friend, Gundog Row is the hub for all visitors with an interest in pooches, whilst the Sporting Dog Pavilion brings together over 20 representative breeds of gundogs.
1. With over 120,000 visitors due to grace the show, The Game Fair provides the perfect opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their goods.
2. Associations already confirmed to attend include Countryside Alliance, The National Trust, Angling Trust and many more.
3. 850 exhibitors have already confirmed to attend, so don't miss out!
Hilary Philpott, House Manager at Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens stated "We are delighted to be hosting the 58th Game Fair which has always been one of the most popular shows at Ragley Hall. From those passionate about country pursuits to families looking for a fun-filled day out, The Game Fair it set to be a great day out for everyone".
Tickets are available from The Game Fair website, and there are further offers available for members of a wide range of guest associations. For more information visit: http://www.thegamefair.org
For more information on Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens please visit http://www.ragley.co.uk