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The YWE Show Site offers ample

car parking with easy access from Hunsworth Lane. On arriving to the

site entrance , please follow the

parking Marshals instructions.


The parking area is only a short walk to the main admission kiosk.


The Yorkshire Wartime event Organisers cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage or expenses incurred howsoever caused, including



Please ensure your vehicle is safe and secure before proceeding to

the main show ground admission

kiosk entrance.


A Public Camping Area is provided

for visitors who wish to camp with

modern tentage , caravan or motorhome.


Facilities are restricted to fresh water and W.C.

There are no electrical hook up

points available.

Special combined camping and show entrance admission rates are available.


Visitors wishing to use our camping facilities can book online by clicking on the



All camping charges must be booked and paid for in advance

of the show dates.


At junction 26, take the M606/A58 exit to Bradford / Leeds

At the roundabout, take exit onto Whitehall Rd  - A58



Visitors to the show who may need overnight accommodation may find the following links useful to a number of Local hotels offering excellent value.

Clik on the links below to go to the hotel website

Cedar Court Hotels   Four Star Hotel in Bradford Y

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience Show Site offers a number of facilities for our disabled visitors. The site is located on farmland which

inherently has grass areas , tarmac covered  and graveled track areas. The site has various slopes and undulated areas. Wheelchairs may find some areas of the site difficult to negotiate. We do provide Disabled toilet facilities - seating areas to all refreshment points - and designated disabled car parking close to the payment kiosk entrance. It must also be noted the show has loud explosions and gun fire throughout the day.Guide dogs are welcome , although we request that all dogs must be on a leash at all times. Should you require further information

please do not hesitate to contact  KATH BURTON on the General Enquiries number.

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The North's Largest Military Vehicle and Re-enactment Show

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience currently holds the largest full scale re-creation of a ww1 trenching system in the North of England.The trench is very popular with visiting ww1 re-enactment groups& . The Yorkshire Wartime Experience, is the only show in the North of England, where you can see real wartime tanks, live firing their guns, in realistic battle re-enactments. We have two large scale WW1 & WW2 battles each day on a 12 acre site, incorporating its own ww2 trenching system of Allied & Axis troops which oppose each other. As well as tanks, each battle comprises, live firing artillery, mortar,  bazooka, machine gun & rifle fire. Topped off with a large pyrotechnic display. This year we are commemorating & celebrating the great WWII conflicts of D-Day  , now 80 years since  this  great moment in our war time history. 


NOW THE NORTHS Largest 1940s Re-enactment & Military vehicle Show,

The Yorkshire Wartime Experience, is a tribute to the First & Second  World Wars, right through to more current conflicts. The show will run for 3 days. Held over a 58 acre site. The Yorkshire Wartime Experience has something for everyone. This year we are continuing the commemorating of the Centenary of the start of the First World War . There are special arena events & large full-scale battle re-enactments, incorporating, several live firing ww2 tanks, armoured vehicles & artillery fire, with spectacular pyrotechnics.  50 + Re-enactment living history groups, and over 500  Military vehicles and a huge amount of armour. Large Allied & Axis re-enactment camps and the recreation of a first world war trench. In the Marquee field you will find 40 + vintage, craft & military stalls, remote controlled tanks, children's war gaming & military model painting, funfair, paintball & airsoft firing ranges, static aircraft and the BBMF Flying Display. Entertainment by Paul Harper, The Ashby Big Band, plus special guests, demonstrating and teaching 1940s Dance, onsite 1940s hair dresser. Fully licensed bar & food outlets. We also provide Public Camping at excellent prices.

Special arena activities & displays inc: Saturday & Sunday - First & Second World War Battle Re-enactments, tanks in action , firepower demonstrations, Home Guard display. Come and see the biggest recreation of a first world war trench, manned by ww1 re-enactment groups and the large D-Day encampment.


Gates open  10 am - 5pm  Fri - Sat & Sun


The Yorkshire Wartime Experience Ltd.   Company Registered Number :  09956602

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