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: westcountry@tandem-club.org.uk
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    https://www.facebook.com/Bristol2B/videos/1106085083233530/

Terry Barnaby2021-11-16 07:04:32WestCountry

Please email/phone yout lunch time meals selection for the ride on Sunday November 21st to the organisers. See the What's On information for menu and contact details.

Katherine Barnes2023-05-30 14:42:22WestCountry

If anyone is driving to the supper on Friday night and has a spare seat in their car, would you be willing/able to take Bill as he is unable to cycle at the moment. I would like to cycle to the event if possible. Many thanks Katherine Barnes

Katherine Barnes2023-05-30 14:48:41WestCountry

Posted this on wrong one and don’t know how to delete it 🤦

Neil Wheadon2023-07-25 08:50:21WestCountry

I was looking into it, but had little response. The RSC is closed as well to change scenery. The Other Place is open though

30/05/2024 West Country
Last Thursday Social at The Catherine Wheel, Marshfield, SN14 8LR.

Contact: Cathy Email: westcountry-pub@tandem-club.org.uk
27/06/2024 West Country
Last Thursday Social at The Old Royal Ship Luckington, SN14 6PA

Contact: Cathy Email: westcountry-pub@tandem-club.org.uk
29/06/2024 West Country
Meet at Patchway Library Rodway Road. BS34 5PE.
Ride to Alpaca Barn cafe for coffee then on to the White Hart Inn in Iron Acton for lunch. Pre booking for lunch required see menus at https://thewhitehartironacton.co.uk/menus/ (choose from Main, Lunch or Fish Menus). Pre orders by Sunday 23rd June please.

Contact: Stuart and Jackie Tel: 07906 867947 Email: westcountry@tandem-club.org.uk
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.
23/03/2024
Id: 940
Location: Charfield
Postcode: GL12 8TG
Map Reference: 51.6286, -2.40183
Ride length: 55 km
Ride ease: Hard
Meet at Charfield Village Hall Wotton Rd, Charfield, Wotton-under-Edge. GL12 8TG at 09:30 - no official parking in Charfield so suggest TC members simply find somewhere in the village suitable on the day. map Cafe at Charfield open from 9am if anyone wants to grab a quick pre-ride drink. Morning cof ...
18/02/2024
Id: 876
Location: 3 Cathedral Ave, Wells
Postcode: BA5 1FD
Map Reference: 51.2017, -2.64857
Ride length: 54 km
Starting from the southern edge of Wells, we pick up Sustrans route 3 as it heads east. Part of the Mendip Ring, this will hopefully connect to Shepton Mallet in the coming years as it follows the former railway line. There are a number of ways to Glastonbury and this route takes the recommended cyc ...
14/01/2024
Id: 869
Location: Flax Bourton
Postcode: BS48 3QT
Map Reference: 51.4252, -2.68222
Ride length: 43 km
Ride ease: Average

The ability to download all the rides, by a member, in a zip file will be available once the rides have been published here.