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    Shrewsbury Steam Rally ~ 25th-26th August 2019

    Shropshire's Largest Steam & Vintage Vehicle Rally and one of the best in the UK

The annual Shrewsbury Steam Rally is one of Shropshire’s biggest events of the year, with something for all the family. A fantastic two-day event held over the August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday, within the picturesque venue of Onslow Park, just outside of Shrewsbury.

Each year the Rally attracts thousands of people to marvel at the many vintage and steam-powered vehicles of all shapes and sizes, either in action in the Main Arena or on static display for closer inspection.


Free Prize Draw

~ FREE Prize Draw ~
Win a ride on the footplate during the Grand Parade

This is not just any ordinary ride on the footplate of a steam engine, but during the Shrewsbury Steam Rally Grand Parade too – one of the most memorable and awe-inspiring displays of steam heritage, and here is your chance to be a part of it.

Simply book your camping or purchase your discounted ‘Steam Ahead’ tickets before 11th August 2019 to be automatically entered in to our free prize draw, from which there will be two lucky winners randomly selected. *Terms & conditions apply

Fowler B6 Road Locomotive 'Foremost' taking an evening stroll around the Main Arena.


If you’ve never experienced the sight, sound and smell of steam engines in action, then this is the place to be.


Over 1,000 exhibits

  • Steam-powered engines, lorries and cars of all shapes and sizes
  • Historic military vehicles
  • Vintage/classic cars and commercial vehicles
  • Classic motorbikes and bicycles
  • Vintage tractors
  • Vintage fairground and organs
  • Prams and pushchairs

The Main Arena

The Main Arena is the centrepiece of the event, with the Grand Parade of Steam Engines, set to nostalgic music and poetry – a memorable highlight for many people. There are also parades of all kinds of other vehicles, from historic lorries, classic cars and motorcycles, to heavy horses, prams and bicycles.

Shrewsbury Steam Rally - Grand Parade

Working Field

Shire HorsesOur working field brings the past back to life with demonstrations showing the history of farming and rural skills through the last century, with teams of shire horses ploughing part of the site, as well as steam-powered cultivating.

Crafts & Hobbies Marquee

Crafts & Hobbies MarqueeWith the ever-expanding Crafts & Hobbies Marquee and over six acres of Trade Stands, there’s plenty to browse in that never-ending search for a bargain.

Other Attractions

Gallopers in the Olde Time FairgroundThere’s plenty of food and drink at stalls around the Rally site, as well as a licensed bar. Everywhere you look there’s vintage machinery in pristine condition, as well as an Olde Time Fairground and organs.


More Information For Your Visit…


Ticket Sales

Prices & Tickets

Beat the Ticket Office queues with ‘Steam Ahead’ tickets, available now with an earlybird discount for a limited period.

Prices & Ticket Info

Caravan & Camping

Weekend Camping

There’s so much to see at Shrewsbury Steam Rally that camping for the weekend is a popular choice for many.

Camping Info & Booking

How to Find Us

How To Find Us

Directions and a map to help you find your way to Shrewsbury Steam Rally at Onslow Park SY5 3EE.

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