Visiting us

All you need to know about what to expect when visiting the NAF Five Star Winter Dressage Championships and Petplan Equine Area Festival Championships this spring. 


We'll continue to update this page in the lead up to the Championships with  more information on what to expect before and during the competition.


How to find us

Hartpury Arena
Hartpury University
GL19 3BE

Hartpury is located on the A417, just 4 miles north of Gloucester. The show centre is located just 300 meters on the left-hand side after leaving the A417. For those travelling by rail, the nearest train station is Gloucester.


We have a number of your favourite brands joining us for your shopping pleasure so make sure you visit the top trade stands throughout the event, see who will be attending!


Food & drink

On site catering

During your time at the Championships you will be able to buy food and drink from the following places:

  • The Hartpury Arena Restaurant will be open from 4.00pm – 9.00pm on Tuesday 12 April and open from 7.00am on competition days.
  • The Hartpury Snack Bar will be open from 7.00am on 13 to 17 April.
  • The Coffee Shop will be open from 8.00am on 13 to 17 April.
  • Please note that there will be no public bar at the event.

Local pubs

We recommend you check with these venues first to see what service they are currently operating.

The Royal Exchange, Gloucester Road, Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3BW
01452 700273
(1 mile from Hartpury Arena)

The Swan Inn, Ledbury Road, Staunton, Gloucestershire, GL19 3QA
01452 840323
(4 miles from Hartpury Arena)

The Swan, Tewkesbury Rd, Coombe Hill, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 4BA
01242 680227 
(9.5 miles from Hartpury Arena)

Toby Cavery, Over Causeway, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 8DE
01452 521191
(4 miles from Hartpury Arena)

Course Lawn Bistro, Course Lawn, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 4LZ
01452 780771
(6 miles from Hartpury Arena)

Where to stay

If you require accommodation in the local area during the Championships, there are a number of local hotels and B&Bs. No accommodation is available at Hartpury University.

Please check with the individual hotels / B&Bs for their individual opening details at this time.