Lincolnshire Show 2024: Tickets, parking, shuttle buses and everything you need to know

Lincolnshire’s biggest agricultural event of the year is coming up and we have compiled a list of everything you need to know before you attend. The Lincolnshire Show, held annually at the county’s showground, is in its 139th year and is one of the most successful agricultural shows in the UK.

Around 60,000 people are expected to attend the show this year from Lincolnshire and beyond on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20. The gates open at 8am and the show closes at 6pm on both days. All trade stands and concessions will be open until 6pm.

The show is organised by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society and all profits go towards supporting educational work, which engages more than 15,000 local school children each year. Visitors can expect a mix of horticulture, live music, children’s activities, local food and drink, along with live performances.

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New for this year will be The Garden Show which will see 10 local nurseries bring their A-game with an array of colours and creations. A Skegness-inspired beach with 60 tonnes of sand will also provide something extra for children and families to do.

Spread over 270 acres at the Lincolnshire Showground, the event can be overwhelming for some. See below for all the information you need including tickets, parking, shuttle buses and more.


Tickets are cheaper if bought in advance, but tickets can also be purchased on arrival.

Advance prices:

Adult – £24

Child – £8

Family (x2 Adults and up to x3 under 16’s) – £59

Advance ticket sales are available until 11pm on June 18 and can be bought through the showground website.

On the day prices:

Adult – £35

Child – £10

Family (x2 Adults and up to x3 under 16’s) – £75


The Lincolnshire Show takes place at Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, LN2 2NA.

Parking is free of charge and all the car parks are within reasonable accessibility of the entrance gates. Cars displaying a disabled badge will be directed to the forward car park areas with easier access to gate entry.

Lincolnshire Agricultural Society member’s parking is in the Red car park, accessed by the A15 and through Gate 6 (Burton Road). It is encouraged to use either the AA or RAC route planners on the day to ensure you can follow the latest travel updates. There is also a diversion on A631 that organisers encourage you to research before setting off.

Shuttle buses

Stagecoach is supporting the show with special extended bus services from Gainsborough, as well as a return shuttle bus service between Lincoln Railway Station and the showground on both days.

Service 554 will provide a shuttle bus between Gainsborough Bus Station and the Lincolnshire Showground calling at Lea Green, Knaith Park, Willingham by Stow, Stow and Sturton by Stow. The bus will leave Gainsborough bus station at 8.05am, and the return service from the Showground will leave at 5.45pm.

Service 555 will run as a shuttle bus between Lincoln Central Railway Station and the Lincolnshire Showground. The first bus will leave the city centre at 8.30am, with buses running approximately every 15 minutes in both directions throughout the day. The last bus from the showground will depart at 6.30pm.

People from across the region can use the InterConnect 1 from Grantham, InterConnect 56 from Skegness, InterConnect 53 from Grimsby, and InterConnect 100 from Scunthorpe and Gainsborough to travel to Lincoln Bus Station connect with the shuttle bus to the show.

Dog rules

Dogs are welcome at the Lincolnshire Show provided they are kept on a short, fixed lead at all times. Please note there will be no dog creche at this year’s show.

Only guide dogs are allowed in eating areas which includes The EPIC Centre and The Food Court. On the Members’ lawn, organisers are also only permitting guide dogs. Dogs are very welcome in animal areas but cannot enter livestock marquees or buildings.


Mobility scooters are available to hire on-site at the Brown or White car parks. Pre-booking is strongly advised and can be done by visiting or by calling 01386 725391.

The Showground has a lot of hard-standing and tarmac roads to facilitate access along with accessible toilets for those with mobility issues. The Showground’s toilets and changing facilities are located in the EXO Centre, opposite the EPIC Centre.


From local craftspeople to the county’s largest companies, as well as a range of charities and the emergency services, more than 500 exhibitors will be at this year’s show. It will also see over 2,460 entries compete in livestock and equine classes.

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