Fun For All The Family At Firle Place Country Show And Horse Trials

Fun For All The Family At Firle Place Country Show And Horse Trials

With top quality equestrian sport, entertainment and shopping in a stunning rural setting, this year’s Firle Place Country Show and Horse Trials promises to be the best yet.

The 43rd Firle horse trials event takes place on Saturday and Sunday 11th & 12th May at the Firle Place country estate in Lewes, East Sussex.

Firle Place Country Show & Horse Trials has been a huge success over many years, offering a wonderful day out for horse lovers, dog fans, families and anyone who enjoys a traditional country fair with a wide range of shopping stalls, craft exhibitors, licensed bars and delicious food stands.

This year, organiser BEDE Events is adding some exciting new features to the Horse Trials, making this a family festival for everyone. A range of diverse trade stands, local crafts, a farmers’ market and some great shopping make the weekend a ‘don’t miss’ event for locals and visitors alike.

The horse trials action includes dressage, show jumping and an exciting cross country course. As well as the equestrian sport, there are more dogs than you can shake a stick at. Dog lovers can enjoy terrier racing, a Gundog Scurry, a minority breed show and a gun dog demonstration.

Here are some of the other attractions at Firle:

  • Petting farm
  • Carriage Driving
  • Pony Club Games
  • Gun dog scurry
  • Funfair
  • Face painting
  • Target shooting
  • Terrier racing

Firle Place Country Show and Horse Trials has become established as one of the oldest and finest equestrian events in the country, set in the beautiful, historic county of Sussex, at the majestic estate of Firle Place, five miles south-east of Lewes.

For those travelling from further afield, there are lots of welcoming hotels, cosy inns and comfortable B&Bs available in the local area.

Discounted tickets at just £8 are currently available and admission is free for children under 14. To buy tickets visit