The Festival of British Eventing, presented by British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) returns for its 34th year taking place at Gatcombe Park, Gloucestershire (5-7 August 2016).
The hallowed grounds are ready to welcome riders of the highest calibre to compete at this high-status weekend, but alongside the thrilling equestrian competitions there will be plenty more to do and see.
The Festival Food Walk will once again be providing delicacies from around the world, as well as the best local produce the Cotswolds has to offer. Make sure you include a visit to the food court in the trade stand area during your time at Gatcombe Park, the full bar service and numerous top quality food outlets will ensure there is something to suit everyone’s taste.
To keep everyone sustained throughout the event there are further ice cream and food outlets located throughout the site and more food concessionaires around the cross country course for your convenience. Of course, the perfect picnic spot to watch the exciting action unfold is the Park Bowl, the landscape creates a natural amphitheatre and a great atmosphere to watch the cross country with panoramic views.
As always, the shopping avenues with more than 120 trade exhibitors offer plenty for everyone, from Land Rovers to bespoke gifts, garden furniture to anything you could possible desire for yourself or your horse. The delightful tented village creates a unique and exciting shopping experience, with wheelchair friendly access allowing everyone to make the most of The Festival.
Joules is a brand steeped in equestrian heritage, and the official Festival collection is no exception. For the must have Festival accessory pop along to the Joules stand to pick up your official Festival attire.
No visit to The Festival would be complete without a visit to the Rural Crafts Association where a selection of exhibitors will be showcasing impressive British craftwork and design, with some wonderful ideas for home and garden.
To find out more information and to book your tickets visit the website www.gatcombe-horse.co.uk