Visitor FAQ's

Can I hire a wheelchair or mobility scooter?

Mobility scooters and wheelchairs are available for hire

Do I need to register to attend and is there any charge?

You don't need to register. You can just show up and here are our opening times:

Weds 17th Jan: 7:30am - 5.00pm
Thurs 18th Jan: 7:30am - 4.30pm 

The car parks will be open early on both show days.

How do I get to LAMMA?

LAMMA 2018 will be held at the East of England showground: 

East of England Showground
Oundle Rd

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By Car:
From Peterborough City Centre
– take the Nene Parkway/A1260, follow directions to Oundle Road/A605 and turn right onto this road which will lead you directly to the venue. The brown highway signs indicating East of England Showground will help to guide you.
The journey is approximately 16 minutes from the centre of Peterborough.
From the A1(M) south – continue along the A1(M), passing the Peterborough Services Area (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted East of England Showground. At the junction with the A605, turn left and travel half a mile. At the roundabout, turn right, and you have arrived at Peterborough Showground.
From the A1(M) north – ignore the very first signpost for Peterborough and continue travelling along the A1 picking up the brown highways signposts indicating East of England Showground. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at the Alwalton, taking you through the village and oto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right here and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Showground.

By Public Transport:
Peterborough City Centre has a number of taxi ranks, as well as a coach park and bus station located within the Queensgate Centre. The Stagecoach bus service runs an hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside Peterborough Showground. The bus numbers to look for are x4, 23 and 24 leaving Bay 15 at Peterborough Queensgate. Once you have arrived at the drop off point it is just a short walk to the main entrance at Gate 3 within Peterborough Showground.

For train times and ticket prices visit  

Nearest International Airports:
East Midlands Airport - 59.4 miles

Stansted Airport  – 60.8 miles

Birmingham Airport – 75.5 miles

Heathrow Airport  – 90.2 miles

Can I park my car onsite?

The car parks will be open early on both show days. Car parking is free.

What are the opening hours?

Wednesday 18th Jan: 7:30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 19th Jan: 7:30am - 4.30pm

The car parks will be open early on both show days.

Arrive early and enjoy your early bird breakfast!

‘Early-Bird’ Breakfast is served from 6.30am to 8.00am. 

The LAMMA ‘All-day breakfast’ will be served from 8.00am

Is there Wifi onsite?

There will be visitor WiFi zones.  Exhibitors will be able to pre-book WiFi through our suppliers Attend2it. 

I am planning on coming by train, how do I get to the show ground?

For train times and ticket prices visit  

A free Shuttle bus service will run between Peterborough train station and the East of England Showground.  The service starts at 7am on both days, with the final bus leaving the showground at 6pm to return to the station.

There will be two 53 seater buses running throughout the day, so make your journey an easy one with LAMMA.


I am planning on flying to the show, how do I get there from the airport?

Click on the relevant airport link to get more information on how to get to Peterborough:

East Midlands Airport - 59.4 miles

Stansted Airport  – 60.8 miles

Birmingham Airport – 75.5 miles

Heathrow Airport  – 90.2 miles

I am planning on arriving by helicopter. Who do I speak to to make arrangements?

If arriving by helicopter, the landing coordinates are:

52' 32' 27' N
0' 19' 24' W

X 513804
Y 294981
TL 13804 94981

Please contact Stuart Favill, Operations Director, for more information

I need to book a hotel. Can you give me a list?

BGC Events is a specialised accommodation and event services agency offering discounted rates at a range of hotels of various standards within a wide radius of the Showground. Please contact:

BGC Events, Tel: 01572 770352

The weather is looking bad. Is the show still taking place?

LAMMA takes place in all but the most extreme weather conditions. You can check the latest local weather on this website or by visiting the Met Office.
If any decision is made to cancel the show an announcement will be made on the front page of this website as soon as that decision is made. If no announcement has been made you should assume that LAMMA goes ahead as planned.

Can children attend LAMMA?

Yes, children are permitted to attend LAMMA. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Are pets allowed at LAMMA?

No dogs are permitted into the event, nor should they be left in your car. Only guide dogs and assistance dogs for the disabled are allowed on site.

Is there a cash point?

Yes, there are two ATM machines on site.

I have a query that I cannot answer from your website

For general show enquiries contact:

Luan Garrett, Event Coordinator
Tel: 07815 003 217

International Visitors

If you are a representative of a non-UK based company that wants to exhibit at LAMMA please contact:

Luan Garrett, Event Coordinator
Tel:07815 003 217


LAMMA is the perfect platform to showcase your brand to the agricultural industry. With well over 900 companies expected to exhibit in 2018, LAMMA has become THE show on the agricultural calendar.

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