AAA Super Randonneur Series

A gratuitous #wills_hills extravaganza! Complete a 200, 300, 400 & 600 within one AUK season to qualify for a free cloth badge to wear with pride. Longer distances can be substituted for shorter.

Upcoming Events:

Bill's Easton Connection 300

2020 April Saturday 25th: 06:00 - Sunday 26th: 02:20

Head to the coast & Portland Bill. Return along the Jurassic Coast & via Gold Hill in Shaftesbury. #wills_hills & views in good supply, 3 different railway paths included.

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 300
Actual: 306
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 4950
AAA: 5.00
Gold Grimpeur

Exe Barnstaple Branch 400

2020 May Saturday 9th: 06:00 - Sunday 10th: 09:04

The inaugral Great Western Randonnées’ AAA 400. All aboard to Bishop’s Lydeard Station before traversing the northern coastline of Exmoor. Use the old Barnstaple Branchline and head home via Winsham Jubilee Hall

Benjamin Perry Scout Hut, Pheonix Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6SR

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 400
Actual: 407
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 6750
AAA: 6.75
Gold Grimpeur

Down & Black 200

2020 May Saturday 9th: 07:00 - 20:44

An inaugral Great Western Randonnées’ AAA 200. All aboard to Bishop’s Lydeard Station over The Mendips & Quantocks. Head south into The Blackdown Hills to Winsham Jubilee Hall before home with The Mendips once more.

Benjamin Perry Scout Hut, Pheonix Wharf, Bristol, BS1 6SR

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 206
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2900
AAA: 3.00
Silver Grimpeur

Devilishly Elegant 600

2020 May Saturday 30th: 06:00 - Monday 1st: 00:38

The inaugural 600 #wills_hills fest! Journeying up through England and back through Wales. It’ll test your legs and your mental fortitude but the scenery will pay dividends. Do you accept the challenge?

White Hart Inn, Station Road, Iron Acton, BS37 9UG

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 600
Actual: 609
Speed: 14.3-25
CLIMB: 10140
AAA: 10.25
Gold Grimpeur

A Bluestone's Throw 400

2020 July Saturday 11th: 04:00 - Sunday 12th: 07:52

Heading west into Wales and the birthplace of the Bluestones found at Stonehenge. Making use of old railway lines inc Hengoed Viaduct & NCN47; a mix of forest track and wind turbine service roads. Compliments Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200 the following day.

BP - Cost Cutter [Almondsbury], Gloucester Rd A38, Almondsbury, BS32 4HY

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 400
Actual: 417
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 6687
AAA: 6.75
Gold Grimpeur

The Giant's Tooth 500

2020 August Friday 28th: 21:00 - Sunday 30th: 08:50

Head to the Welsh coast & Llangrannog; home of the Giant Bica’s tooth! Fast valleys, remote Welsh mountains, old mining towns; it’s all there! Descend the Devil’s Staircase and climb his Elbow #wills_hills galore!

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 500
Actual: 512
Speed: 14.3-25
CLIMB: 8140
AAA: 8.25
Gold Grimpeur

Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 200

2020 September Saturday 19th: 07:00 - 20:32

The wonderful Chalke Valley and Cheddar Gorge set the scene for stunning views en route, if it’s clear you can just see The Needles! This summer variant incorporates more #wills_hills and secluded country lanes.

Warmley Waiting Room, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 203
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2947
AAA: 3.00
Silver Grimpeur