Since its beginning in 1986, the Hayling Cycle Ride has raised over £1,600,000 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

Headway, Southampton

Portsmouth Relate

Rocking Horse Appeal

Naomi House
Hayling Community Gym Club
3rd Hayling Scouts Group
Fairbridge Solent Havant & Chichester Shopmobility

Hayling Island First Responders Scheme
Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants Duchess of Kent House Hospice Le Court Cheshire Home
St Andrews Church Hope Lodge School Countess Mountbatten House
Hi Y Cafe

Jubilee Sailing Trust

Prebendal School
Hayling College Emsworth Stroke Club
Bedhampton Guides District Magpie Scanner Appeal
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Havant Council of Community Service
Christina Noble Children's Foundation
Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex) Enable Ability
1st Emsworth Scout Group "Hayling Bridge" In Ghana Homestart, Havant Reuben Coe Trust
Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) Abbeyfield Havant Home Rachel Madock's School Friends of Hayling Trees
Hayling Sports Centre Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors Havant Holiday Venture Uphill Castle Cricket Club
The Rowans Hospice
Mengham Infant School
Havant Portage Service PALS

Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex

The Hayling College
Lions Club of Hayling Island
Open Sight
Mothers Union, Hayling Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) GAFIRS Derek Biggs

Snowdrop Trust

Mengham Junior School

Jubilee Nursery
Hants Asthma Society

Hayling St Andrews FC
Hayling Guides East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth Gosport Opportunity Group

Little Haven Childrens Hospice
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS)
Mayville High School
MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)
Havant & District Mencap
Maggie's Cancer Centre

Hayling Health Centre

Mill Rythe Infant School
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex Orchard Close, Hayling Island Glenhurst Pre-School
St Wilfrid's Hospice
Friends of St Mary's Church Havant and District MS Society
Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth
Riverside School
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Mill Rythe Junior School
Hayling Island Community Centre
Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling


Rose Road Children's Appeal
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital St Mary's Church, Hayling Island

Hampshire Autistic Society
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Hamilton Lodge School

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's

Myositis Support Group, Southampton
Hayling Red Cross

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Vision Aid Overseas

Psoriasis Association

Help For Heroes

National Asthma Campaign

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Dogs for the Disabled

Alzheimer's Society
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump

Kalimpong Association (UK)


Lupus U.K.

Leprosy Mission

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice


Swindon Down Syndrome Association

British Kidney Patient Association


Romanian Orphans
Canine Partners for Independence


Oracle Cancer Trust

RYA Sailability



Christian Aid

Dreams Come True
DebRA Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK

Breakthrough Breast Cancer

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Army Benevolent Fund
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)
Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Medecins sans Frontieres

Door of Hope

CLIC Sargent

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association SSAFA Childline Children Say Charity
Breast Cancer Campaign

St John Ambulance Brigade

Prince's Trust


Age Concern

Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust
British Thyroid Foundation

Marksman Appeal

The Lady Taverners

Eating Disorders Association

CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

The Scleroderma Society

Khao Lak Appeal

Action Medical Research
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund
International Myeloma Foundation

Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

Terence Higgins Trust
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)
Reaching the Unreached



Great Ormond Street

Arthritis Research Campaign
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana) Royal Brompton Hospital
British Heart Foundation


World Cancer Research Fund

Arthursheil Rescue Centre

Friends of Russian Children

Help the Aged

Marie Curie Cancer Care
Ikama Labantu
Save the Children

Teenage Cancer Trust

Freidrichs Ataxia

Cancer Research UK

Leukaemia Research
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.

Operation Smile

Sight Savers International

Starfish Project 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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