The West Country

We have a programme of monthly rides starting from various places in the area and a regular monthly ‘ Last Thursday Social’ in one of the areas pubs. Check out the ‘What’s On’ section if you would like to join us.

The cycling varies from the flat Somerset Levels to the steep Cotswold Hills.

For details of the area covered by the West Country Group click here.

Organisers Contact: Jackie and Stuart Hibberd, Tel: 0117 9695159, Email:
Terry Barnaby2019-04-23 06:29:17WestCountry

Note the ride on Sunday 28th will have coffee in Marshfield rather than Castle Coombe.

Terry Barnaby2019-10-26 08:04:05WestCountry

Note the ride on 26/10/2019 has been cancelled.

Peter Weeks2021-05-21 10:41:44WestCountry

Luke Grenfell is cycling a tandem from Bristol to Beijing. See

28/10/2021 West Country
Last Thursday social at the Hope and Anchor, Midford. BA2 7DD.

Contact: Nigel Tel: 07836 642121 Email:
21/11/2021 West Country
Ride to Beaufort Arms in Hawksbury Upton. We have the skittle alley area booked for lunch. Will need to fore book meals. Not sure on ride route yet but will be fairly short considering the time of the year and will probably have a shorter version just in case of bad weather! map More details to follow.
Contact: Terry and Cath Barnaby Tel: 01454 314125 Email:
Good turnout for the Christmas lunch ride, pictured leaving from coffee stop at Farmers Table, Tortworth and seated at lunch at The Codrington Arms in Yate.
11 Tandems and 2 solos rode to Salisbury and back with an overnight stay in glorious weather. Others joined on route for sections of the ride.
Peter and JennyThis was a ride into Wales to the White Hart at Llangybi.
Location: Hambrook
Postcode: BS16 1SJ
Map Reference: 51.5112, -2.5106
Ride length: 64 km
This is a lovely ride along the lanes north of Yate The outward lanes heading towards Luckington uses roads that are surprisingly quiet considering the area and you can hear the M4 to your left. Care when crossing the A46 north of Pensylvania but the subsequent gradual drop along a quiet lane is gl ...
Map Reference: 51.4936, -2.77187
Ride length: 72 km
Meet at Esplanade Rd Portishead BS20 7JA map Blagdon Lake for Picnic (cafe and pub nearby to buy drinks if required). Via Wrington(coffee) and Clevedon
Location: Radstock
Postcode: BA3 3GB
Map Reference: 51.2916, -2.44884
Ride length: 19 km
Ride ease: Average
From Radstock to Bath, via the Two Tunnels along Route 24