Gloucestershire sport & outdoor news

Get the latest Gloucestershire sport & outdoor news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Cheltenham will host its Dog Swim this October.

Dog Swim is coming to Sandford Parks Lido

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham will host its hugely-popular Dog Swim to celebrate the...

New skate park called The Barrow opens in Lechlade on April 15 2018

New skate park opens in Lechlade

A new skate park is opening in Lechlade on the site of the old Memorial Hall, after a devastating fire tore it down in 2016.

The adult-only session will feature an on-site bar!

Inflatable assault course heading to Cheltenham

Grown ups looking for a thrill can take on the ultimate Total Wipeout inspired assault course at Leisure at this month.

The Severn Bore will send a wave of panic across the county.

The Severn Bore set to change direction

One of Gloucestershire’s biggest spectacles is set to cause ripples when it changes direction this April. Shore to send...

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding in time for Easter.

Cattle Country expands its castle play area

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding, with work due to be completed in time...

The Cotswold Hare Trail will be springing up across the county and beyond!

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail set to launch this May

Set to return for its fifth year, the Cotswold Hare Trail launches in May 2018 with new partner Cotswolds AONB, branching out...

Celebrating race week in Cheltenham. But how many of the race week bingo observations can you spot?

Race week bingo card released for 2018

The ever-popular satirical race week bingo card has been released, to mark the start of the Cheltenham Festival 2018.

Thrill seekers will be able to whizz over Gloucester.

Giant zip wire coming to Gloucester

Local daredevils will be able to reach new heights when one of the UK’s biggest zip wires opens in Gloucester this year.

The inflatable is going to be 100 feet long!

Giant inflatable course is heading to Chepstow Racecourse

An enormous inflatable course will be pitching up just across the border in Chepstow this Easter, along with a host of family...

Gloucestershire’s Mermaid Academy is looking for a poolside assistant.

Mermaid assistant needed in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire’s Mermaid Academy is looking for a poolside assistant. The only proviso: You must love mermaids!

Parents won’t need to travel to Worcester for a splash pad soon, as work begins on an aquatic play zone in Cheltenham.

New splash pad to open in Cheltenham

Work is about to start on a new aquatic play space. It’s being built as part of a £2.5 million upgrade of facilities...

X Jump will host a new competition, Airclash, this January.

X Jump Trampoline Park to host Freestyle Trampoline Open

X Jump Trampoline Park in Gloucester is set to host a Freestyle Trampoline Open this January, with Airclash welcoming intermediate...

Enjoy a weekend packed with activities at The Great Shires Game Fair.

The Great Shires Game Fair to be held at Three Counties Showground

The Three Counties Showground in Malvern will welcome a brand-new event this April, when The Great Shires Game Fair sets up...

Show your support for The Gloucester Rugby Community Charity’s new challenge.

The Gloucester Rugby Community Charity launches 30:30 challenge

The Gloucester Rugby Community Charity will launch a new 30:30 challenge in spring 2018, encouraging local businesses to get...

The Robins will be changing from red to blue for one match only.

Cheltenham Town FC to wear blue strip for charity

For the first time in its history, Cheltenham Town FC will wear a blue strip during a home game to raise awareness for the...

Enjoy a host of weekly events and brand new targets at Brickhampton’s driving range.

Brickhampton Court Golf Complex launches driving range evenings

Brickhampton Court Golf Complex has launched new weekly events at its driving range, along with setting up new targets to aim...

More than a dozen local businesses joined the fun to raise awareness and funds for Rugby for Heroes.

Rugby for Heroes clay shoot fundraiser goes with a bang

Rugby for Heroes charity patron Mike Tindall ensured a thrilling day’s shooting went with a bang, at Ian Coley Shooting in...

Gloucester’s charity hero has announced his next fundraising challenge.

Gloucester's Jamie McDonald reveals next epic charity challenge

Three years after his mammoth 5,000-mile solo run across Canada, Gloucester sporting hero and Pride of Britain winner, Jamie...

Adventure seekers can look forward to Warehouse Climbing Centre’s new plans.

Warehouse Climbing Centre set to move to state-of-the-art new venue

Little ones and grown-ups alike can look forward to reaching new heights, with Warehouse Climbing Centre revealing exciting...

Five Valleys Walk’s shop even features items for you and your four-legged friend! © Jon Bastin.

Five Valleys Walk offers online shop and post-walk celebrations

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Five Valleys Walk has announced exciting plans for 2017, launching an online shop and offering...

Slimbridge Wetland Centre will host a brand new event this September.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre to host new Severn Wader Festival

Favourite family attraction, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, will host a brand new weekend event this September, the Severn Wader...

La La Land is one of six films to be screened in Cheltenham this summer.

Cult Screens returns to Cheltenham

Luxurious open-air cinema company, Cult Screens, is set to return to Cheltenham this summer, showing hit movies within a unique...

Daredevils can try out the brand new inflatable obstacle course this week!

Wibit AquaVenture Park set to open at Cotswold County Park

Little and big kids can look forward to the opening of Cotswold Country Park and Beach’s brand new inflatable obstacle course,...

Rain or Shine will tour across the country with its summer show, Twelfth Night.

Rain or Shine announces Twelfth Night summer tour dates

Rain or Shine Theatre Company has announced the dates for its 2017 summer tour, visiting venues across Gloucestershire and...

Fans can show their support for Gloucester Rugby thanks to a live screening in the city.

European Rugby Challenge Cup Final to be screened in Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby will face Stade Francais in the European Rugby Challenge Cup Final on Friday, with the match to be screened...

Cheltenham is to host the Tour of Britain when it zooms through Gloucestershire this autumn.

Cheltenham to host the Tour of Britain

The world’s top cyclists will be racing through Cheltenham this autumn when the spa town hosts the penultimate stage...

Get ready to make a splash at Sandford Parks Lido.

Sandford Parks Lido set to open for 2017 season

Swimmers of all ages can look forward to a splash in the sunshine when Sandford Parks Lido opens its gates for the 2017 summer...

Support Gloucestershire vet, Carolyne, and a worthwhile cause.

Gloucestershire vet to run 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

Gloucestershire vet Carolyne Crowe is taking on a mammoth challenge, running 10 marathons in 10 days to raise funds for Brooke...

This year’s Gold Cup winners took the trophy back to The Wharf House.

The Wharf House hosts Gold Cup winners

The Wharf House played host to the Gold Cup winners and the iconic trophy, with the owners of Sizing John staying at the Gloucester...

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is set to welcome a new health and fitness facility in 2018.

Cheltenham Ladies' College begins work on new health and fitness centre

The prestigious Cheltenham Ladies’ College has started work on its new Health and Fitness Centre, the first capital project...

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