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


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 especially 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 (vegan)
  • Organic Pennyhooks Aberdeen Angus 6oz Burger on Hobbs House Ultimate Burger Bun with Hand Cut Fries & Seeded Coleslaw


The Priory Inn

An idyllic hotel, pub and restaurant in the town for those that want to eat, drink or stay the night. The Priory Inn is a beautiful historical building with stone walls and exposed beams.

The restaurant serves a choice of home-cooked local produce as well as, gourmet pizzas and an a-la-carte menu. For lunch, The Priory has a range of light bites including ham, cheese or rare beef sandwiches. http://theprioryinn.co.uk/

Brownrigg Antiques Shop

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. http://www.brownrigg-interiors.com

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. http://www.tetburywoolsack.co.uk/

Police Museum & Courtroom

Tetbury Police Museum & Courtroom is dedicated to the history of the Gloucestershire Constabulary and includes exhibits and memorabilia. The Museum is one of the main attractions for all ages of visitors to the town and is well worth a visit if you enjoy history.

Gloucestershire Police Museum

Located on Long Street and includes the Alex Nichols Collection of Handcuffs and Restraints, which consists of restraints and handcuffs used by the police from different countries around the world.

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