Great Yorkshire Show live: Travel, weather and ticket updates

UNDER perfect skies, the advance guard of an expected 130,000 visitors have begun pouring into Harrogate's Great Yorkshire Showground for England's largest agricultural event.

Tuesday, 12th July 2016, 8:13 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:59 pm

The three-day Great Yorkshire Show, staged at a cost of £3m, and now in its 158th year, has attracted more than 12,000 competitive entries involving more than 8,000 animals.

Perfect weather is forecast for the first day, with light winds and only the distant chance of a light shower.

Travel

Roads

Very heavy traffic on the A59. Journeys taking around 25 minutes longer than normal.

Busy at Spofforth Hill and Pannal.

Inbound only traffic on Wetherby Road, Harrogate. This will be reversed later in the day to ease congestion.

Everyone heading to the show is advised to do so as early as possible.

Rail

All rail services running as normal.

Great Yorkshire Show 2016: How to get there - refresh this page for traffic and travel updates from Tuesday morning.

Weather

Tuesday

Outlook: After a dry and sunny start cloud will build, bringing a few mainly light showers. However, many places will remain dry. Cool afternoon sea-breezes will develop along the coast.

Maximum temperature: 17C

Minimum temperature: 10C

Wednesday

Outlook: Sunshine and scattered mainly light showers, also breezy.

Maximum temperature: 15C

Minimum temperature: 10C

Thursday

Outlook: Sunshine and scattered mainly light showers.

Maximum temperature: 16C

Minimum temperature: 10C

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Tickets

Tickets are valid for any one day.

To ensure consistency with our other events, concessionary tickets are not available.

Gate price 2016

Adult: £27

Student (on production of student ID): £20

Child (5-18): £13

Family (Two adults and three children): £67