Crowds turn out for successful return of the annual Galloway Country Fair

Galloway Country Fair, held on 20th and 21st August, proved a huge success with large crowds enjoying the return of the region’s annual celebration of rural and family life.


Fun filled weekend

Elsewhere they were able to watch demonstrations of pig agility in The Hogg Show, show off the skills of their working dogs in agility and obedience competitions, win £1,000 of cash prizes in the clay pigeon shooting or try their hands at fly fishing.

Younger visitors found there was lots to keep the entertained in the Kids’ Zone, while grown-ups were able to browse stalls selling everything from arts, crafts and clothes to cheeses, artisan bread, beers, spirits and cheesecakes.

There were also cookery and cocktail making demonstrations and much more besides.

And this year, for the first time, Galloway Country Fair hosted DefenderJam, the annual get-together for Land Rover owners.