Staffordshire County Land Shuttle Service

Junior show jumping at the Staffordshire County Show in 2019

The popular agricultural show returns to the County Showground in Weston Road, Stafford on June 1-2 after a hiatus due to the coronavirus crisis which saw the site used as a major vaccination center last year.

Next week, residents and visitors arriving by train or bus will be able to take the 404 shuttle opposite Stafford Station on Railway Street directly to the fairgrounds.

The service will depart opposite the station every hour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Return trips will depart from the main entrance to the grounds every hour from 9:14 a.m. to 2:14 p.m. and then every hour from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tickets must be purchased from the driver and cost £3 return for one adult with up to two children under 16 free; return of an unaccompanied child £2; over 60s return £2 or free with concessions; single from fairground to Stafford adult £2 and child £1.50

D&G Bus Network Manager Chris Almond said: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with the organizers of the popular Staffordshire County Show to provide the regular bus service between Stafford Station and the County Showground in Weston. Road.

“The 404 shuttle is the quick and easy route to the County Showground for visitors arriving by train, connecting from other bus routes in Stafford, or for local residents visiting the event.”

“The show will be a great day out for the whole family. Come sample great local produce, discover exquisite crafts, and enjoy a host of family-friendly activities, exhibits, and shows.”

Show attractions include Big Pete and the Grim Reaper Monster Truck Display, a parade to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Wednesday, show jumping on Thursday, with sheep and pig shows, sheepdogs, a display of ducks and horseshoes, giant tortoises, donkey rides, a climbing wall, parade floats, falconry, stalls and trade stalls.

Melvin Z. Madore