A Guide Of Sport in Gloucestershire, there are many sporting events in the county including, Gloucester Rugby Club, Cheltenham Horse Racing, Gatcombe Horse Trials and Cheltenham Town FC to name a few. The county has some great facilities including countless golf courses.
If you wish to stock up on training gear or specialist gear Gloucestershire has a good choice of sporting goods shops.
Sports Clubs Gloucestershire
- Gloucester RFC – A premiership rugby club based in Kingsholm.
- Cheltenham Town FC – The top football club in the county.
- Gloucestershire Cricket Club – The top cricket club or the area.
- There are also many local amateur clubs for most sports, including rugby, rowing, tennis, squash and more.
The go-to venue for winter sports in the Ski Centre on Robinswood hill in Gloucester where they have a dry ski slope.
There are many different types of events relating to sports in Gloucestershire, some are international quality to watch or others for people of all abilities to participate in.
Cheltenham Gold Cup
Cheltenham Race Week is the most famous horse race in the South West. Thousands of people traverse the globe to see this spectacle.
Gloucester 10k Road Race,
The Gloucester 10K is an exciting running event, for runners who simply want to get up and go. The course is traffic-free and as flat as they could make it! This event to many people, is a fitness challenge, a run in memory of a loved one or as a training event for a Half Marathon.