Since its beginning in 1986, the Hayling Cycle Ride has raised over £1,700,000 with over 500 charities and deserving causes benefiting from the fund raising efforts of over 2,500 riders from 16 different countries.

Some of the local charities we've supported

Appeal 4 Emma Hayling Red Cross Hayling Island Community Centre Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors
Enable Ability PALS
Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Uphill Castle Cricket Club

Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex

Hayling Health Centre
Homestart, Havant Riverside School

Hampshire Autistic Society
Mothers Union, Hayling KIDS S.E.
Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth

Snowdrop Trust
Rachel Madock's School St Andrews Church Havant Council of Community Service
Hayling College
St Wilfrid's Hospice
Orchard Close, Hayling Island
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)

Rocking Horse Appeal
Havant and District MS Society Reuben Coe Trust
Maggie's Cancer Centre
Hayling Guides Le Court Cheshire Home Hope Lodge School Hayling Community Gym Club
Hamilton Lodge School Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme
Duchess of Kent House Hospice Emsworth Stroke Club Havant & Chichester Shopmobility
Headway, Southampton

Portsmouth Relate

Mengham Infant School

Hi Y Cafe
Hants Asthma Society
Havant Portage Service Havant Holiday Venture
Little Haven Childrens Hospice

Mayville High School
St Mary's Church, Hayling Island
Mengham Junior School

Jubilee Sailing Trust
Abbeyfield Havant Home
Friends of St Mary's Church Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS) Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth

Mill Rythe Infant School

Christina Noble Children's Foundation

Naomi House
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana
The Rowans Hospice
Myositis Support Group, Southampton
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital
3rd Hayling Scouts Group
Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) Countess Mountbatten House Gosport Opportunity Group Bedhampton Guides District

Rose Road Children's Appeal

Open Sight

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

The Hayling College
Hayling Blind Club

Hayling St Andrews FC
MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading) Glenhurst Pre-School Havant & District Mencap Lions Club of Hayling Island
Cycle Hayling
1st Emsworth Scout Group Magpie Scanner Appeal Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants
Mill Rythe Junior School

Jubilee Nursery
Derek Biggs
Hayling Sports Centre
Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal

Prebendal School
Fairbridge Solent
Hayling UFC Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling Friends of Hayling Trees

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

RYA Sailability
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump
Psoriasis Association
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund

Christian Aid

Leukaemia Research
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)
Dreams Come True

British Thyroid Foundation
Sight Savers International

Save the Children

Door of Hope


Reaching the Unreached

The Lady Taverners


Help the Aged

Age Concern
Childline Children Say Charity
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana) Romanian Orphans

Cancer Research UK

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Action Medical Research

Medecins sans Frontieres

Prince's Trust

Kalimpong Association (UK)


Help For Heroes


Swindon Down Syndrome Association


Macmillan Cancer Relief

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice



Arthritis Research Campaign
Ikama Labantu

International Myeloma Foundation

Terence Higgins Trust

Eating Disorders Association

Lupus U.K.


Dogs for the Disabled
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)
Diabetes UK

Starfish Project Trust

CLIC Sargent

St John Ambulance Brigade

Breast Cancer Campaign



Teenage Cancer Trust

Marksman Appeal

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

Oracle Cancer Trust
Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust
Vision Aid Overseas

Leprosy Mission
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.
National Asthma Campaign

Khao Lak Appeal


Freidrichs Ataxia

Operation Smile
Royal Brompton Hospital
British Heart Foundation

Friends of Russian Children

CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association
Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust


Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Alzheimer's Society
DebRA Diabetes UK
Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Army Benevolent Fund

Canine Partners for Independence

Arthursheil Rescue Centre

Great Ormond Street

World Cancer Research Fund

British Kidney Patient Association

The Scleroderma Society

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Some of the thanks we've received

Cancer Research UK - Over the years we have raised more than £50,000 for Cancer Research.
"We really appreciate this fantastic effort by so many cyclists, many of whom have suffered cancer themselves."
Pam Lucas, Cancer Research UK, Hayling Island Branch
Including Cancer Research UK, we have raised over £150,000 for cancer–related charities.

S I D - The original Hayling Cycle Ride charity, which we've given over £7,000 since 1986.
"Fantastic fundraising! The money raised has made a big difference to our work to give babies the chance of a lifetime."
Sarah Kenyon, Foundation For The Study Of Infant Deaths

The Rowans - The Hayling Cycle Ride has supported this local hospice since its beginning and raised more than £30,000.
"The support of community organisations like the Bike Ride is hugely important to our endeavour. We really appreciate all their efforts on our behalf and I cycle regularly on the event."
Geoff Page, Fundraising Director, Rowans Hospice

Save the Children - Hayling Cycle Ride has donated over £8,000.
"Donations from organisations like the Paris To Hayling Charity Cycle Ride are vital. I was so impressed - I bought a bike and joined in!"
Lindsey Ewing, Save the Children, Hayling Island Branch

RNLI - Another regular beneficiary, having received over £7,000 from us.
"The RNLI Lifeboat Station on Hayling and its two Lifeboats have benefited from the ride for many years. Quite simply, their money has helped us to save lives at sea — we are extremely grateful."
Nigel Roper, Lifeboat Operations Manager – RNLI , Hayling Island Branch

Age Concern - We've donated over £5,000 to our local branch over the years.
"Our Hayling members greatly appreciate the £500 given to us by ACE every Christmas, helping to provide lunch and presents."
Don Hooker, Chairman, Age Concern, Hayling Island

The Lady Taverners - One of our newer riders, Sheila Penfold, has ridden for them on the last two rides, raising over £1,200.
"The Ride's money will help us give young people, particularly those with special needs, a sporting chance."
Judith Chalmers OBE, President Emeritus, The Lady Taverners

Friends of Radiotherapy - One of a number of smaller charities we regularly assist, receiving over £1,500.
"We really admire their continuing efforts to help us and so many other deserving causes."
Pat Clayton, Friends of Radiotherapy, St Mary’s, Portsmouth

3rd Hayling Scouts - We have raised over £3,000 for the Scouts as well as funds for local Guides groups.
"The Ride’s generosity has allowed us to provide additional opportunities for over 200 young people on Hayling Island."
Ian Hawke, Scout Leader, Hayling Island

Local Schools - More than 20 schools in the area have received over £10,000.
"Over the years the generosity of the Paris to Hayling Bike Ride has been very welcome. It’s a phenomenal event."
Max Bullough, Headmaster, The Hayling School

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