Fair Information 2018
SAT NAV POSTCODE
DIRECTIONS – TRAVELLING BY CAR / TAXI
VIA A1: NEWRY – LISBURN / LISBURN TO NEWRY
For visitors travelling via the A1 (Newry – Lisburn / Lisburn – Newry): Take the exit route for B3 Loughbrickland, Tandragee, Rathfriland. Continue into Loughbrickland village, taking left at fork in village and following signs for Scarva, Poyntzpass, Tandragee, Armagh B3/A27 (Legananny Road). Continue on this road for 3 miles where you will pick of the fair directional signs.
For visitors travelling via Newry: Join the A27 Tandragee Road and follow for approximately 10 miles, passing straight through the villages of Jerretspass and Poyntzpass, until you pick of the fair directional signs.
For visitors travelling via Banbridge: Join the B10 Scarva Road and continue straight for approximately 4 miles, until you pick up the fair directional signs.
For visitors tavelling via Tandragee: At roundabout at bottom of Tandragee town, follow signs for A27 Newry for approx. 2 miles. Turn left at the sign for Scarva, Banbridge B10 and follow fair directional signs.
For visitors travelling via Gilford: Join the A51 Wall Road at junction with Whinny Hill and travel for approximately 0.5 miles. Turn left onto Scarva Road and continue for approximately 1.5 miles until you pick up the fair directional signs.
TRAVELLING BY RAIL
NEAREST RAIL LINKS
PORTADOWN STATION (if travelling from Belfast / Lisburn / Moira / Lurgan) – approximately 10 miles from venue
NEWRY (if travelling from Dublin / Drogheda / Dundalk) – approximately 13 miles from venue
Although the rail line runs through Scarva, there are no scheduled stops at Scarva village. Onward travel to/from rail links would be via taxi hire.
The fair will be open to visitors as follows:
Saturday 26th May – 10:00 to 20:00
Sunday 27th May – 10:00 to 18:00
Tickets will be available to purchase at the gate on both days of the show.
Children Under 16 FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)
Facilities at the Northern Ireland Countrysports Fair are designed as far as practicable to fulfil the needs of visitors to the show.
Your health and safety and that of any pets / animals brought along to the show are of paramount importance to us.
Our members of staff are there to assist and will be easily recognisable by their high visibility vests.
There is FREE on-site public car parking at the Northern Ireland Countrysports Fair.
There are a number of designated disabled car parking spaces available to blue badge holders. These will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis in each of the two main car parks.
NEW FOR 2018 – ON-SITE SHUTTLE SERVICE
A shuttle service will be in operation around the fair site with a number of pick-up / drop-off points around the shuttle route.
Portable toilets are located at strategic points around the fair site. These include toilets for people with disabilities or restricted movement. Toilets are monitored at regular intervals and are cleaned daily.
St. Johns Ambulance will be in attendance on both days of the event. They will have a static unit at the fair as well as conducting mobile patrols at intervals throughout each day.
The baby changing unit will be centrally located within the fair site and will be accessible for parents to attend the needs of infants throughout the days of the fair.
The information point will be located directly beside the main arena. Public announcements can also be made from the office at the main arena.
NOTE: Some of the above information may be subject to change prior to the event so please check back before the show dates for any updates.