The Castleton Show

The Castleton Show is a traditional North Yorkshire village show, held on the second Saturday in September.

It's official title is 'Castleton & Danby Floral & Horticultural Society Annual Show', with Terrier Show and Lurcher Show. 

The show attractions, apart from the marquees containing the show entries, include craft stalls, tombola, raffle, Downe and Outs Jazz Band, classic and vintage cars and motorcycles, vintage engines, motorcycle trials display, ferret show, children's foot races, free face painting, tug-of-war, birds of prey, terrier show, lurcher show and ferret show..

Refreshments on the show field at reasonable cost. Disabled access and parking.

The Showfield opens 12 noon, tents open 1pm. Admission £3.00 adults (including car park), £1.50 OAP, £1.50 children.

A show schedule for those who would like to exhibit can be obtained from the Secretary, Mrs L Watson, 26 Church Street, Castleton, Whitby YO21 2EQ (Tel: 01287 660342) (

Entries for exhibits close Monday 9 September 2019

Categories include the following (with 172 individual classes!): fruit & vegetables, flowers, handicrafts, art, dairy produce, floral art, photography and local school children.

Directions to venue:

From all directions, turn south off the A171 Guisborough to Whitby Moors Road at Lockwood Beck reservoir. The turning is 5 miles east of Guisborough, and is signposted Castleton and Hutton-le-Hole.

You reach Castleton after 4 miles. After passing under the railway bridge and crossing the River Esk bridge, follow the signs. Marshalls will direct you to car parking which will be on or adjacent to the Showfield (cricket pitch).

The train station is 150m from the Showfield, and trains run from Middlesbrough and Whitby.