Flooring South West
The World Famous
Tetbury Woolsack Races

Monday 27th May

10am – 5pm
Woolsack is Back!

After four long years, we are happy to announce that the official Tetbury Woolsack Races is back in 2024!

Flooring South West
Huge thank you to
Flooring South West

2024 Woolsack Main Sponsor

Got what it takes?

Compete in this year’s Woolsack Race. Join as a team, individual, junior or just for a bit of fun.

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About Tetbury Woolsack Races

The Race

Watch individuals, teams, and juniors demonstrate their strength and fitness, by racing up and down the 1 in 4 gradient of Gumstool Hill in Tetbury, carrying a sack of wool weighing up to 60lbs.

Market Quarter

Explore Tetbury and the Cotswolds at our Market Quarter, where you’ll find local handcrafted arts, quality gifts, and delicious treats to bring a piece of the event home with you.

Food Quarter

Get ready to savour the flavours of the Cotswolds, where gourmet meals, delicious street food, and refreshing drinks will be available, to help you and your family stay refreshed throughout the day’s festivities.

Entertainment Quarter

Enjoy entertainment for young and old, with live shows, amusement rides, activities and sideshows, to keep all ages entertained throughout the day.

Want to take part?

We have plenty of ways that you can take part and help make the Tetbury Woolsack Races a success in 2024.

Have you got what it takes to compete? Sign up to enter as a participant of this year’s Tetbury Woolsack Race.

Contact us to host a stall on the day. We want to showcase businesses in Tetbury and the Cotswolds.

Reach out if you would like to help on the day as a volunteer. Many hands make a great event.

Without sponsors this event wouldn’t be possible. Find out about our sponsorship packages.

Help us promoted this event, and bring people in from all around the UK.

Join us on the day. We can’t wait to share this event with you all.

“Tetbury’s Woolsack Races began, like many of these ideas, in the pub.”

Jeremy Gahagan

Landlord, The Crown Inn

Thanks to our sponsors

Main Sponsor

Flooring South West – Long Street, Tetbury

We provide top quality flooring solutions to private homeowner clients and selected property developers throughout Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, the Cotswolds, Bristol, Bath and all across the South West. 

Area Sponsors

Tetbury Feoffees
Specsavers Tetbury

Stay in the loop with everything you need to know.

  • BBC Points West

    Tetbury Woolsack Races Return – BBC Points West – 15th May 2024

  • Woolsack Race saved after shop owner repairs sacks


  • SoGlos Article

    Thousands of spectators expected to gather for the annual Tetbury Woolsack Races https://www.soglos.com/event/outdoors/tetbury-woolsack-races/17951 The Cotswold town of Tetbury continues to test fitness fanatics with a fearless streak, as the annual Woolsack Races return on the last…