The National Ploughing Championships, which is Europe’s biggest outdoor event, is due to return this year to Screggan, Tullamore in Co. Offaly. The Championships takes place on the 19th-21st of September 2017 with 600 acres been made available for the event. Last year, 2016, saw a record breaking attendance of 283,000 making it the most successful Ploughing Championships in history. The site in which the championships were held last year got a positive review the attendees, local community and the wider public and has won its bid to be staging the event again this year.
The main attraction of the event is the Ploughing Match competition. Here ploughmen from all over the world pit their skills and talent up against each other. Apart from the ploughing there is also am massive trade show including livestock exhibitions, the latest technology in machinery, trade stalls, vintage and classic cars, interior design and art exhibitions and craft stalls. There was a total of 1,700 exhibitors present at last year’s championships.
For more information on the National Ploughing Championships simply visit www.npa.ie.
The National Ploughing Championships is a big attraction every year and with so much activities available it really is an event that all the family can enjoy. With parking facilities available for campervans why not book a date in September for yourself and the family and travel over to Offaly for the 3-day event. We have expanded our fleet and now we have a range of new 2017 models for you to enjoy and relax in. Book your campervan now for the September event to avoid disappointment. For September, we have a 15% hire discount that you can avail. Simply enter the code CELT1C2O17 to save on your campervan booking. Then simply enjoy the buzz and excitement of the National Ploughing Championships.