Tetbury Woolsack races

Tetbury In Gloucestershire

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. It lies on the site of an ancient hill fort, on which an Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded, probably by Ine of Wessex, in 681. About…

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Tetbury Town Centre
Tetbury Town Centre

Companies In Tetbury

The Royal Oak

Restored Cotswold stone inn with wood timber beams and a selection of real ales and organic food. With a reputation for good food expecially with lots of vegan and vegetarian options.

Some of the favourite items from the restaurant menu include;

  • Chopped Salad with warm Grilled Chicken, Crispy Bacon, Free Range Egg, Avocado & Shaved Parmesan
  • Porcini Mushroom & Herb Burger on Brown Bun with Hand Cut Fries & Seeded Coleslaw (vn)
  • Organic Pennyhooks Aberdeen Angus 6oz Burger on Hobbs House Ultimate Burger Bun with Hand Cut Fries & Seeded Coleslaw

Address – 1 Cirencester Road, Tetbury, GL8 8EY

Website – http://theroyaloaktetbury.co.uk/now-open/

Brownrigg Antiques & Furnishings

Brownrigg supply Antiques, Furnishings, Art, Paintings, Lighting, Upholstery, Decoration, French antiques, Spanish antiques, Bookcases, Lifestyle Antiques and Interior Design shop, offering a great selection of Decorative antiques. From upholstered antique sofas and armchairs, to Swedish clocks, and painted furniture .


Phone – 01666 500887

The Woolsack Races

During the Middle Ages, Tetbury became an important market for Cotswold wool and yarn. The Woolsack Races, Founded 1972, is an annual competition where participants must carry a 60 pound sack of wool up and down a steep hill (Gumstool Hill). See the video below…

The Tetbury Woolsack Races take place on the “late May Bank Holiday”, the last Monday in May each year. The next race takes part on 25.05.2015 – 10:00 o’clock.


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