This bizarre annual event which is at least 200 years old, has become more and more popular, with contestants as well as spectators and media coming from across the world.
The objective is to catch the 8lb Double Gloucester Cheese, which has a one second head start, as it rolls 90 metres down the steep ( 1:2 gradient) slope.
This years’ cheese rolling will be taking place on Monday 4th June 2012, so why not go and watch as competitors slip, somersault and make their way to the bottom of the hill in pursue of the Double Gloucester – surely highly entertaining viewing!!
The event has become so popular that its even inspired a cheese rolling game for the i-phone!
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Our closests properties to Cooper’s Hill are:
The Granary – Southam (sleeps 4)
Bredon Cottage – Prestbury (sleeps 4)
Leckhampton Cottage – Prestbury (sleeps 4)
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