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

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.

23/07/2022 West Country
Meet at Cotswold Gateway visitors centre, GL7 5TL (Cotswold Outdoor shop)
Coffee in Cirencester followed by lunch in Bibury

Contact: Stuart and Joan Tel: 01793 734307 or 07884 363006 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: Gloucester
Postcode: GL1 1UB
Map Reference: 51.8644, -2.25131
Ride length: 61 km
Meet at Gloucester Docks Southgate St, Gloucester GL1 1UB. map Lunch at Dymock
Location: Badminton
Postcode: GL9 1DG
Map Reference: 51.5426, -2.28564
Ride length: 46 km
Ride ease: Easy
A ride noted for it's flatness in the Cotswolds. Put together by Simon who rides this area on a regular basis, it takes in the pretty town of Tetbury, made famous by Prince Charles and other royals to loop through Sherston
Location: Bristol Golf Club
Postcode: BS10 7TP
Map Reference: 51.5309, -2.60906
Ride length: 32 km
Ride ease: Easy
The WestCountry Christmas dinner. Coffee then a ride starting at 10:30; about 22 miles; return to the Golf Club for Christmas lunch. Ample car parking. As always, this ride is your chance to decorate your tandem for Christmas, dress up in festive garb and show off. Turkeys, reindeer, and versions of ...

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