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

Derek Biggs Hope Lodge School Rachel Madock's School
Snowdrop Trust
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS)
Hi Y Cafe
Havant and District MS Society
St Wilfrid's Hospice
Appeal 4 Emma
Christina Noble Children's Foundation
Friends of Hayling Trees Gosport Opportunity Group
Friends of St Mary's Church Enable Ability Hayling Guides Uphill Castle Cricket Club
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana Havant & District Mencap
Mengham Infant School
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital
Duchess of Kent House Hospice MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)
Mill Rythe Junior School
East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth

Myositis Support Group, Southampton

Jubilee Sailing Trust
Fairbridge Solent Hants Asthma Society

The Hayling College
Hayling College The Rowans Hospice
Prebendal School
Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)

Headway, Southampton

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex Abbeyfield Havant Home Lions Club of Hayling Island
Jubilee Nursery
Mothers Union, Hayling Orchard Close, Hayling Island Emsworth Stroke Club Magpie Scanner Appeal

Naomi House
Glenhurst Pre-School Riverside School Havant Council of Community Service

3rd Hayling Scouts Group

Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
St Mary's Church, Hayling Island SmallLogo
Cycle Hayling
KIDS S.E. Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS)
Rocking Horse Appeal
Hayling Sports Centre

Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex
Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors Hayling Community Gym Club 1st Emsworth Scout Group
Hayling UFC
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
Hayling Blind Club Havant & Chichester Shopmobility
GAFIRS Countess Mountbatten House Havant Holiday Venture Homestart, Havant
Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants
Open Sight

Mayville High School
Bedhampton Guides District
Hamilton Lodge School Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) St Andrews Church Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling
Hayling St Andrews FC

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust

Hayling Health Centre
Havant Portage Service Reuben Coe Trust
Maggie's Cancer Centre

Hampshire Autistic Society
Hayling Red Cross
Mill Rythe Infant School

Rose Road Children's Appeal
Le Court Cheshire Home

Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth

Little Haven Childrens Hospice
Hayling Island Community Centre
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme

Portsmouth Relate

Mengham Junior School

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Khao Lak Appeal
Ikama Labantu
Dogs for the Disabled

International Myeloma Foundation

Alzheimer's Society




National Asthma Campaign
British Kidney Patient Association

Lupus U.K.
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund
Leprosy Mission


Medecins sans Frontieres

Age Concern

Reaching the Unreached

Marksman Appeal

Army Benevolent Fund
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump
Arthritis Research Campaign

Vision Aid Overseas
Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust

Help For Heroes

Dreams Come True

Breakthrough Breast Cancer


Christian Aid

Action Medical Research
Childline Children Say Charity
Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

Help the Aged

Leukaemia Research

St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)

St John Ambulance Brigade



Great Ormond Street

Terence Higgins Trust

Breast Cancer Campaign

Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

Freidrichs Ataxia
Royal Brompton Hospital
Arthursheil Rescue Centre

Sight Savers International

Swindon Down Syndrome Association

Eating Disorders Association

Door of Hope
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association

CLIC Sargent

Canine Partners for Independence

The Scleroderma Society

World Cancer Research Fund

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

RYA Sailability
Romanian Orphans
Teenage Cancer Trust


Starfish Project Trust

Cancer Research UK

Oracle Cancer Trust

Psoriasis Association

CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

British Thyroid Foundation

Friends of Russian Children
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana) DebRA Diabetes UK


Macmillan Cancer Relief

The Lady Taverners

Operation Smile

Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Diabetes UK


Marie Curie Cancer Care

Prince's Trust

Kalimpong Association (UK)

British Heart Foundation

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)
Save the Children

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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