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.

Mar 2020

Wells, Mells & Broader! 200

Saturday 7th: 07:00 - 20:32 | iCal | webcal

Predominantly rolling with a few cracking #wills_hills and great views. 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

Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail 100

Saturday 7th: 09:00 - 17:14 | iCal | webcal

Taking in the sights south of Bristol. Expect a few #wills_hills including Alfred’s Tower and some beautiful countryside including a lovely gradual descent on a traffic free old rail trail

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

TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 103 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 1600 AAA: 1.5
Bronze Grimpeur

Moon Night Sonata #2 100

Monday 9th: 19:00 - Tuesday 10th: 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 Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG

TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 103 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 1144 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Apr 2020

Moon Night Sonata #3 100

Monday 6th: 19:00 - Tuesday 7th: 01:48 | 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.

Bridge Inn, Bridge Road, Shortwood, BS16 9NG

TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 100 Actual: 102 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 862 AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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: 306 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 4950 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: 165 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 2200 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: 103 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 1220 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: 407 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 6750 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: 206 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2900 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: 609 Speed: 14.3-25 CLIMB: 10140 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: 201 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2810 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: 165 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 2250 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: 105 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 1467 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: 313 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 3620 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: 417 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 6687 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: 211 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2189 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: 512 Speed: 14.3-25 CLIMB: 8140 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: 203 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2947 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: 104 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 1550 AAA: 1.50
Bronze Grimpeur