THOUSANDS flocked to the Vale of Glamorgan Show this week.

The highly anticipated show, which was originally set up in 1772, was held at Fonmon Castle on Wednesday.

The agricultural event offered a vast array of displays for all ages, from poultry and dog shows to horse classes.

There were also local produce and craft stalls, which proved very popular, while diverse competitions were held throughout the day, including a two-fence challenge jumping show.

In what is believed to be one of the area's biggest agricultural festivals, it is held on a Wednesday in August annually.

Sioned Roberts, 23, from North Wales, 'loved' the show.

She said: "I had been proper excited about this.

"For anyone from a farming background, these sorts of shows offers lots of popular farming activities.

She added: "I loved the dog show the most."