The Oak Fair - A Country Fair in Dorset

The Oak Fair

The Oak Fair - A country fair celebrating trees, wood, conservation and countryside crafts at Stock Gaylard in Dorset, THE STOCK GAYLARD OAK FAIR

25th and 26th August 2018, 10am - 5pm

The Oak Fair will once again be held on the August bank holiday weekend.  For anyone who hasn't visited before, this is a special event for those interested in woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside.  There is something that will appeal to all members of the family including over 200 exhibitors, events in our arenas including The British Heavy Horse Logger's team who compete a number of challenges over the weekend, Mere Down Falconry who bring a variety of birds of prey that put on amazing displays and Have A Go Archery which is available to everyone to try!  We also have The Great Big Tree Climbing Company providing tree climbing and zip wires for the younger visitors to experience and  Avalon Axes who demostrate axe throwing as well as letting all our visitors have a go!  Market Square will be buzzing with local food and drink producers with the Childrens Area situated nearby that will have a range of workshops for all family members to take part in.

There will also be performances in St Barnabas church over the weekend, Saturday will see Bagatelle returning to perform two short concerts and on Sunday the William Barnes Society.


Adults - £10 

Children (under 16) - FREE

Consessions* - £8.50

Available with a 10% discount for the 'early birds' at

*Students, Senior Citizens, Disabled & Carers


Mobility Scooters* are kindly being provided by Wheels For Freedom.

*We regret to inform you that all mobility scooters are now booked out for both Saturday and Sunday. There is a chance that you may be able to get one after it has been handed back but this cannot be guarrenteed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this issue.


Please click on the link below to see the 2018 Oak Fair programme which lists all our exhibitors: FAIR PROGRAMME 2018.pdf



Contact Us

Stock Gaylard Estate Office, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2BG

Tel: 01963 23511