image for Fair item typeBarley Saturday Cardigan 2017 at Cardigan/Aberteifi

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Fair, Sat 29 Apr 2017



Barley Saturday has since the 19th Century, been held on the last Saturday in April – it is an unique event in Cardigan. Barley Saturday saw farmers from surrounding area come to town to hire workers and to inspect stallions that are put out to stud.

These days the horses are the centre of attention. After the 11:30am, judging of various horse competitions, the crowds gather to watch the horses do their parade around the Cardigan at approximately 2pm.

The horses are followed by of vintage cars, motorbikes, tractors, carriages, milk floats and gypsy wagons.

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 Apr 2017 11:30
Judging starts at Cardigan Secondery School Playing Fields at 11:30am
followed by Parade through town at 2.00pm



Plan route to Cardigan/Aberteifi using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 178461  Lat: 52.08365 Long: -4.65997

On the A487 from Fishguard or Aberystwyth.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 21 miles from Fishguard & Goodwick station


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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