The Scottish Smallholder Festival is a great day out with something to offer anyone with an interest in small-scale food production, crafts and sustainable living.

If you’re a smallholder or crofter, a vegetable grower, allotmenteer, or an aspiring smallholder, you’ll get to meet and chew the fat with like-minded people from across Scotland and beyond, with a whole wealth of experience and knowledge to share.

What’s at the Festival?

You can find out what’s on here.

In these pages you’ll find all the information you need to plan your day out at the Festival, and to make the most of the day.

How much are tickets?

Tickets are not required. Entry to the Festival is free, as is parking at the venue.

Is there car parking?

There is free car parking available at the venue.

What happens if it rains?

The Festival is being held almost entirely under cover, so will be unaffected by poor weather.

Can I bring my dog?

Well mannered dogs on fixed leads are permitted in the Strathmore Hall and in the grounds outside the venue. No dogs are allowed in the areas with livestock, poutry & waterfowl or equines as they may cause distress to exhibitors’ animals. Please respect this. Please don’t leave dogs in vehicles.

More questions?

If after reading you still have questions, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help.