And with over 200,000 viewers of live online content on RHS TV, the reach of the Royal Highland Show has never been greater.
Celebrating 200 years of showcasing the best of the country’s food, farming and rural life, high-profile figures attending included First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack, and Minister for Environment and Land Reform Màiri McAllan.
40,000 children attended for free in line with the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) charitable remit.
A limited number of Super Early Bird tickets for the 2023 Royal Highland Show (22nd – 25th June) will be released today via the Show’s website (royalhighlandshow.org) priced at £27.50 (plus booking fee) with children 15 and under FREE.
Commenting on the success of the 2022 Royal Highland Show, Bill Gray, RHASS Chairman, said:
“It has been phenomenal to finally celebrate the return of the Royal Highland Show, and the attendance figures this year prove that the public felt the same way. What we offer is a totally unique day out, which everyone, no matter their walk of life, can enjoy to the fullest.
“The success of this very special bicentenary Highland Show is a testament to the hard work of the hundreds of staff and RHASS Directors who work tirelessly to put on this incredible event – one that’s loved equally by the farming community and urban audiences.”
Environment Minister Mairi McAllan said: “The Royal Highland Show is the flagship event in the rural calendar and I was delighted to see so many people enjoy the packed programme of events and displays.