ALL ROADS LEAD TO THE FESTIVAL
The Festival of British Eventing takes place at Gatcombe Park, home of HRH The Princess Royal and her family, in one of the most beautiful areas of the Cotswolds. This established and world respected sporting event has been running for over 35 years, creating a must have date in the diary for both competitors and general public alike.
This unique Festival incorporates the British Open, Intermediate and Novice Championships, as well as the Amateur Championship, The Corinthian Cup and for the first time this year plays host to the RoR/NTF Retrained Racehorse Event Championship. It is the only event in the equestrian calendar that provides five Championships and as a result is a genuine showcase of one of the most challenging and competitive sports – Eventing. The best of the best competes at The Festival.
But it is not just about the world class competition; for this one weekend in the height of British Summer, Gatcombe Park is transformed into the perfect destination for a great day out. There is something for everybody, whether it be soaking up the atmosphere by the Main Ring, watching not only the competition unfold, but also an action-packed entertainment programme to satisfying the shopaholic and foodie with a diverse and interesting Shopping & Food Village. The public get a rare chance to enjoy this exceptionally beautiful estate with tonnes to do and experience for all ages.
Prepare for your visit this summer and find out more about the tickets available
As well as non-stop eventing, the weekend offers a shopping village and lots of arena entertainment for the whole family
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COUNTDOWN TO THE FESTIVAL