What’s On – Culture, Sport & Leisure

Canal Walks and Boat Trips

The Gloucester to Sharpness Canal traverses remote and pleasant countryside and offers views of the Severn Estuary, the Cotswolds and the distant hills of Wales. A number of canal side pubs are easily accessible. Visit the Saul Junction Heritage Centre, open weekends and bank holidays.


Courtyard Health and Fitness

Courtyard Health and Fitness, 12 Parsonage Street, Dursley. Telephone 01453 546454.

The Pulse, Swimming Pool, Gym and Studio

The Pulse, Swimming Pool, Gym and Studio, Dursley. Telephone 01453 546441.

Rednock School Sports Centre

Rednock School Sports Centre is located in the grounds of Rednock School: The school has use of the Sports Centre and its facilities during the school day and then it is available for Community use thereafter. The school’s All Weather Pitch is also available for Community use outside of school hours.  ‘Sports Hall Office: Direct contact can be made by calling 01453 540718 after 6 p.m Monday to Thursday and during the day on Sunday. During the school day please call 01453 543618 and select option 0 from the menu.’

Golf Courses

Kingshill House

Kingshill Lane, Dursley. GL11 4BZ. Tel: 01453 549133.
Kingshill House has become a base for a wide variety of creative people, from quilters to budding pop stars. Contact the centre for details of courses, exhibitions and performances.

Chantry Centre

Chantry Centre, Long Street , Dursley. GL11 4JB. Tel: 01453 542016.
Venue for live music and drama performances. Contact for details of upcoming events.

Local Walks

The Cotswold Way cuts through Cam and Dursley and there are lots of places to explore, including: Cam Peak and Long Down, Coaley Peak, Stinchcombe Hill, the Tyndale Monument in North Nibley, Uley Bury and Woodchester Park. For information on walks call into the Heritage Centre for leaflets or visit Dursley Welcomes Walkers