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

Orchard Close, Hayling Island Bedhampton Guides District
Mengham Infant School
Gosport Opportunity Group
Naomi House
Riverside School Hants Asthma Society

Jubilee Nursery
East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth Reuben Coe Trust
St Wilfrid's Hospice
Havant and District MS Society Rachel Madock's School Hope Lodge School The Rowans Hospice

Myositis Support Group, Southampton
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital PALS SmallLogo
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Appeal 4 Emma Havant Holiday Venture Friends of St Mary's Church Countess Mountbatten House

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Abbeyfield Havant Home Hayling UFC Enable Ability


Hayling Health Centre
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors

Hayling St Andrews FC

Hampshire Autistic Society
Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)
Mengham Junior School

Headway, Southampton
Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth)
Maggie's Cancer Centre
Fairbridge Solent Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants Hayling College
Mayville High School
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana Havant Portage Service MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)
Rocking Horse Appeal
Mothers Union, Hayling
Jubilee Sailing Trust
Le Court Cheshire Home
Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex
Havant Council of Community Service GAFIRS
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Magpie Scanner Appeal

Mill Rythe Junior School
1st Emsworth Scout Group Havant & District Mencap Derek Biggs
Hayling Blind Club Lions Club of Hayling Island Friends of Hayling Trees
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS) St Andrews Church
Christina Noble Children's Foundation

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's
St Mary's Church, Hayling Island Hayling Guides Duchess of Kent House Hospice Hayling Sports Centre

The Hayling College
Uphill Castle Cricket Club Hayling Red Cross Homestart, Havant

Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
Emsworth Stroke Club
Snowdrop Trust

Mill Rythe Infant School

Prebendal School
Hayling Community Gym Club
3rd Hayling Scouts Group
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex
Hayling Island Community Centre
Open Sight

Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal

Rose Road Children's Appeal
Hamilton Lodge School
Portsmouth Relate

Hi Y Cafe

Little Haven Childrens Hospice
Havant & Chichester Shopmobility
Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth
Glenhurst Pre-School

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice

Breast Cancer Campaign

Marksman Appeal


Kalimpong Association (UK)

Oracle Cancer Trust


Friends of Russian Children


RYA Sailability


International Myeloma Foundation
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)
Age Concern

Arthursheil Rescue Centre
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.
Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

Christian Aid

Arthritis Research Campaign

National Asthma Campaign

The Lady Taverners

Prince's Trust

Starfish Project Trust

Action Medical Research

Canine Partners for Independence
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump

Great Ormond Street



Cancer Research UK

British Kidney Patient Association
Royal Brompton Hospital
World Cancer Research Fund

Alzheimer's Society

Teenage Cancer Trust

Eating Disorders Association

St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)

Khao Lak Appeal

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Dreams Come True

The Scleroderma Society
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund DebRA Diabetes UK
Door of Hope

Help For Heroes

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association
Ikama Labantu
British Thyroid Foundation

Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Diabetes UK

St John Ambulance Brigade

British Heart Foundation

Save the Children

Reaching the Unreached

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)
Romanian Orphans
Dogs for the Disabled

CLIC Sargent
Help the Aged

CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

Vision Aid Overseas


Leukaemia Research


Army Benevolent Fund

Psoriasis Association

Medecins sans Frontieres

Freidrichs Ataxia

Swindon Down Syndrome Association


Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Terence Higgins Trust

Operation Smile

Lupus U.K.
Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust Childline Children Say Charity


Leprosy Mission

Sight Savers International

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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