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

KIDS S.E. Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants Friends of Hayling Trees Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex
Cycle Hayling
Hayling Red Cross
Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex
Hayling Blind Club

Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
Havant & District Mencap
Mill Rythe Infant School
The Rowans Hospice
Glenhurst Pre-School Gosport Opportunity Group Weston-Super-Mare Hospital
Mill Rythe Junior School

Hi Y Cafe

Myositis Support Group, Southampton

Mayville High School
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana
Hayling Community Gym Club
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

St Wilfrid's Hospice
Lions Club of Hayling Island Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex) Emsworth Stroke Club Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors
Fairbridge Solent Riverside School Havant and District MS Society Hayling College

Mengham Junior School
Hamilton Lodge School St Andrews Church Bedhampton Guides District

Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth
Le Court Cheshire Home Havant Holiday Venture
Rocking Horse Appeal
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS)
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
Hayling UFC
Maggie's Cancer Centre

Headway, Southampton

Jubilee Nursery

Open Sight
Orchard Close, Hayling Island

Rose Road Children's Appeal

Hayling Island First Responders Scheme

Christina Noble Children's Foundation

Hampshire Autistic Society
St Mary's Church, Hayling Island Hayling Guides
Hayling St Andrews FC

Hayling Health Centre

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's
Rachel Madock's School
Jubilee Sailing Trust
Abbeyfield Havant Home
Friends of St Mary's Church Hants Asthma Society Homestart, Havant MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)
Hope Lodge School Havant Council of Community Service 1st Emsworth Scout Group
Prebendal School
Reuben Coe Trust Magpie Scanner Appeal Uphill Castle Cricket Club
Portsmouth Relate
Hayling Sports Centre
Snowdrop Trust
Derek Biggs Hayling Island Community Centre
Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) PALS Mothers Union, Hayling Appeal 4 Emma
Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth
Naomi House

Little Haven Childrens Hospice
Enable Ability
3rd Hayling Scouts Group
Havant Portage Service
The Hayling College

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Countess Mountbatten House Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling Havant & Chichester Shopmobility
Duchess of Kent House Hospice

Mengham Infant School

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

British Thyroid Foundation

Army Benevolent Fund

Marie Curie Cancer Care


Action Medical Research

Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association BLISS (Baby Life Support System)


Help For Heroes

Friends of Russian Children

Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)
Cancer Research UK



Canine Partners for Independence

Medecins sans Frontieres

International Myeloma Foundation

Teenage Cancer Trust
Ikama Labantu
Kalimpong Association (UK)

Breakthrough Breast Cancer
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund

St John Ambulance Brigade


Reaching the Unreached

Lupus U.K.

Christian Aid
Prince's Trust

Starfish Project Trust

Age Concern
Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust
Vision Aid Overseas
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump

World Cancer Research Fund


Leukaemia Research

Help the Aged

Door of Hope

Swindon Down Syndrome Association

Dreams Come True

British Heart Foundation

Dogs for the Disabled

RYA Sailability


Marksman Appeal

Alzheimer's Society

Arthursheil Rescue Centre

WRNS Benevolent Trust

British Kidney Patient Association



Psoriasis Association

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

Eating Disorders Association

Sight Savers International


The Scleroderma Society

Operation Smile


Khao Lak Appeal

Leprosy Mission

National Asthma Campaign

Oracle Cancer Trust

Terence Higgins Trust

Freidrichs Ataxia
Childline Children Say Charity
Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice

CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Great Ormond Street

CLIC Sargent

Breast Cancer Campaign
DebRA Diabetes UK
The Lady Taverners

Arthritis Research Campaign
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.

SPARKS Romanian Orphans
Save the Children

Diabetes UK
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana) Royal Brompton Hospital

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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