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

Countess Mountbatten House Havant Holiday Venture
Mill Rythe Infant School
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital

Maggie's Cancer Centre

Hayling St Andrews FC

Jubilee Nursery

Hi Y Cafe
Havant & Chichester Shopmobility Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) Havant Portage Service Hope Lodge School

Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Hayling College St Mary's Church, Hayling Island
Homestart, Havant Bedhampton Guides District The Rowans Hospice
Hampshire Autistic Society
Hayling Guides Havant and District MS Society
Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's
Gosport Opportunity Group
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme
Glenhurst Pre-School
Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex

Naomi House

St Wilfrid's Hospice


Headway, Southampton
Cycle Hayling

Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
Enable Ability
3rd Hayling Scouts Group
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS) Friends of St Mary's Church Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex) Mothers Union, Hayling

Christina Noble Children's Foundation
Uphill Castle Cricket Club Fairbridge Solent Lions Club of Hayling Island
East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth KIDS S.E.
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
Abbeyfield Havant Home
The Hayling College

Hayling Health Centre

Mengham Infant School

Mill Rythe Junior School
Friends of Hayling Trees Havant & District Mencap Emsworth Stroke Club
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling Hayling Blind Club Derek Biggs Riverside School
Orchard Close, Hayling Island Appeal 4 Emma Hayling UFC "Hayling Bridge" In Ghana
Rachel Madock's School
Rocking Horse Appeal

Open Sight
Hayling Island Community Centre
Hants Asthma Society Reuben Coe Trust Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants Hayling Community Gym Club

Mayville High School

Prebendal School
Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors Hayling Sports Centre
Magpie Scanner Appeal GAFIRS
Jubilee Sailing Trust
St Andrews Church
Havant Council of Community Service Hayling Red Cross
Myositis Support Group, Southampton

Portsmouth Relate

Rose Road Children's Appeal
Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS)
Little Haven Childrens Hospice
Duchess of Kent House Hospice
1st Emsworth Scout Group Hamilton Lodge School Le Court Cheshire Home
Snowdrop Trust
MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)
Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust

Mengham Junior School

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice
DebRA Diabetes UK
Army Benevolent Fund

World Cancer Research Fund

Dreams Come True

Terence Higgins Trust


Sight Savers International
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)
International Myeloma Foundation

Leprosy Mission


Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

National Asthma Campaign

Diabetes UK

Eating Disorders Association

Vision Aid Overseas

Help the Aged

Door of Hope

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Breast Cancer Campaign
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund

Friends of Russian Children

Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

Freidrichs Ataxia
Royal Brompton Hospital
Psoriasis Association

RYA Sailability
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust
Save the Children


British Thyroid Foundation

The Scleroderma Society

Starfish Project Trust

British Kidney Patient Association

Operation Smile

WRNS Benevolent Trust



Teenage Cancer Trust


Marksman Appeal

Intermediate Technology DG Ltd
Romanian Orphans
Great Ormond Street

Alzheimer's Society
Marie Curie Cancer Care

Arthritis Research Campaign

Khao Lak Appeal

Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Age Concern

Christian Aid
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)
CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

Prince's Trust

Cancer Research UK

BLISS (Baby Life Support System) New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.
CLIC Sargent

Reaching the Unreached


Action Medical Research

Help For Heroes

Dogs for the Disabled

Medecins sans Frontieres


St John Ambulance Brigade

Arthursheil Rescue Centre

Leukaemia Research

Canine Partners for Independence
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump
Childline Children Say Charity Ikama Labantu
The Lady Taverners

British Heart Foundation


Swindon Down Syndrome Association

Kalimpong Association (UK)


Lupus U.K.


Oracle Cancer 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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