Calendar Events


These events are held on a specific day. They are open to all riders; decide what is right for you and challenge your limits! Unless otherwise stated they are suitable for all types of bicycle (and variants). The event details will hold any nuggets of information such as a ‘short section of byway giving you the best views of Stonehenge‘ for you to make an informed choice.

Apr 2020

Bill's Easton Connection 300

Saturday 25th: 06:00 - Sunday 26th: 02:20 | iCal | webcal

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: 306km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 4950m
AAA: 5.00
Gold Grimpeur

Missed Connection 160

Saturday 25th: 08:00 - 21:12 | iCal | webcal

Head to the coast… Fiddlesticks you’ve missed your connection! Head to Gold Hill in Shaftesbury before returning through Longleat Estate. #wills_hills & views, 3 different railway paths include.

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

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 150
Actual: 165km
Speed: 12.5-25kph
CLIMB: 2200m
AAA: 2.00
Silver Grimpeur

May 2020

Moon Night Sonata #4 100

Monday 4th: 19:00 - Tuesday 5th: 01:52 | iCal | webcal

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

The Swan Inn, 14 Gloucester Rd, Almondsbury, BS32 4AA

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 103km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 1220m
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Exe Barnstaple Branch 400

Saturday 9th: 06:00 - Sunday 10th: 09:04 | iCal | webcal

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: 407km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 6750m
AAA: 6.75
Gold Grimpeur

Down & Black 200

Saturday 9th: 07:00 - 20:44 | iCal | webcal

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: 206km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 2900m
AAA: 3.00
Silver Grimpeur

Devilishly Elegant 600

Saturday 30th: 06:00 - Monday 1st: 00:38 | iCal | webcal

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: 609km
Speed: 14.3-25kph
CLIMB: 10140m
AAA: 10.25
Gold Grimpeur

Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200

Sunday 31st: 07:00 - 20:24 | iCal | webcal

An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed leading you to The Slaughters. You may use my name in vain.

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

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 201km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 2810m
AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur

Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160

Sunday 31st: 07:45 - 20:52 | iCal | webcal

Remember your granny, you are going to need it! An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed. You may use my name in vain.

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

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 150
Actual: 165km
Speed: 12.5-25kph
CLIMB: 2250m
AAA: 2.25
Silver Grimpeur

Jun 2020

Moon Night Sonata #5 100

Monday 8th: 19:00 - Tuesday 9th: 02:00 | iCal | webcal

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

The Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 105km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 1467m
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300

Sunday 21st: 06:00 - Monday 22nd: 02:52 | iCal | webcal

A fast ride with a handful of hills; one being Titterstone Clee, its trig point and radar stations. Join me as I’ll be riding this year.

Easton, Berwick Road, Easton, BS5 6NG

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 300
Actual: 313km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 3620m
AAA: 1.75
Bronze Grimpeur

Jul 2020

A Bluestone's Throw 400

Saturday 11th: 04:00 - Sunday 12th: 07:52 | iCal | webcal

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: 417km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 6687m
AAA: 6.75
Gold Grimpeur

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200

Sunday 12th: 08:00 - 22:04 | iCal | webcal

The 2nd Great Western Randonnée is back. Salisbury Plain, Heritage Railways, & neolithic Avebury, Woodhenge & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure! NEW route for a quieter finish.

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

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 211km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 2189m
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Aug 2020

The Giant's Tooth 500

Friday 28th: 21:00 - Sunday 30th: 08:50 | iCal | webcal

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: 512km
Speed: 14.3-25kph
CLIMB: 8140m
AAA: 8.25
Gold Grimpeur

Sep 2020

Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 200

Saturday 19th: 07:00 - 20:32 | iCal | webcal

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: 203km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 2947m
AAA: 3.00
Silver Grimpeur

hAAArd Cheese 100

Saturday 19th: 08:00 - 16:19 | iCal | webcal

Enjoy the Somerset countryside with a good sprinkling of #wills_hills as you make your way past Cranmore Station before along The Mendips and down to Cheddar and Gorge, on some cheese?

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

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 104km
Speed: 12.5-25kph
CLIMB: 1550m
AAA: 1.50
Bronze Grimpeur

Nov 2020

Moonrakers & Sunseekers 300

Friday 27th: 22:00 - Saturday 28th: 18:32 | iCal | webcal

Ride through the night under a full moon to the coast. Return via a few Dorset hills passing Glastonbury Tor, use the Strawberry Line to Bristol.

Business as Usual, Unit 3 Russell Town Ave, Lawrence Hill, BS5 9LT

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 300
Actual: 308km
Speed: 15-30kph
CLIMB: 2300m
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat