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:

Wells, Mells & Broader! 200

2021 February Sunday 14th: 07:00 - 20:36

Going broader afield for some more #wills_hills. A cathedral city, Stourhead Gardens, broad gauge transfer shed and an old rail trail are a few of the delights.

Whitehall Garden Centre, Norton Ln, Whitchurch, BS14 0BT

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 204
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2800
AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur

Bill's Easton Connection 300

2021 April Saturday 10th: 06:00 - Sunday 11th: 02:20

Head to the coast for the Easton connection & 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

2021 May Saturday 8th: 06:00 - Sunday 9th: 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 branch-line 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

2021 May Saturday 8th: 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 Black Down 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

2021 June Saturday 12th: 06:00 - Sunday 13th: 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 devilishly elegant 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 Bluestones' Throw 400

2021 July Saturday 10th: 04:00 - Sunday 11th: 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

2021 August Friday 27th: 21:00 - Sunday 29th: 08:50

Head to the Welsh coast & Llangrannog; home of the Bica the Giant’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

2021 September Saturday 11th: 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 hAAArd cheese 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