The Great Yorkshire Show Ground is just a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Harrogate.

Set in acres of rolling land overlooking the Crimple Valley, it creates a fantastic backdrop to the British Craft Trade Fair. It offers visitors plenty of free parking and outdoor seating allowing you to take some air and enjoy the views.

For those who prefer not to drive, a shuttle car service is available between the venue and Harrogate main line train station, and a second service that runs between Leeds/Bradford Airport and the venue.

BCTF is held in Hall 1 and all stands are set out in rows with no steps or stairs to negotiate. The atmosphere is informal and relaxed and with 500 exhibitors there is plenty to see.

Along with many other events, the show ground is home to the Great Yorkshire Show one of the largest agricultural shows in the UK, and has been home to BCTF for over 23 years.

  • Harrogate is an elegant Victorian spa town situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, only a few minutes’ drive away from the British Craft Trade Fair.
  • Sophisticated and grand, it nonetheless retains its homely charm.
  • Restaurants, shopping, natural spas, stately homes, country walks and some fabulous pubs are all good reasons why Harrogate is a great place to stay.
  • Why not join the hundreds of buyers and exhibitors who extend their time at BCTF to enjoy a short break in this fantastic part of the country.

HARROGATE – April 7th – 9th 2019

Opening Times

Sunday 10am -6pm

Monday and Tuesday 10am – 5pm


To view the venue’s website click here.