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

Riverside School Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS)
Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana
Cycle Hayling
St Mary's Church, Hayling Island
Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading)

Snowdrop Trust

Mayville High School
Mengham Junior School
Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants
Hi Y Cafe

Jubilee Sailing Trust
Bedhampton Guides District

Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth
Appeal 4 Emma The Rowans Hospice
Rose Road Children's Appeal
Havant and District MS Society PALS 1st Emsworth Scout Group Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Hayling Island First Responders Scheme
Fairbridge Solent Orchard Close, Hayling Island
Havant Portage Service Countess Mountbatten House
Portsmouth Relate

St Wilfrid's Hospice
Hayling College Enable Ability
Open Sight
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling

Little Haven Childrens Hospice
Hayling UFC Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) Hayling Community Gym Club
Havant & Chichester Shopmobility Havant Council of Community Service Duchess of Kent House Hospice East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth


Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex
Homestart, Havant
Headway, Southampton
Magpie Scanner Appeal Mothers Union, Hayling Rachel Madock's School Havant & District Mencap

Mill Rythe Infant School

Jubilee Nursery
Gosport Opportunity Group St Andrews Church
Hayling Blind Club Friends of Hayling Trees
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
Hayling Red Cross Havant Holiday Venture Hamilton Lodge School Hayling Guides
Derek Biggs
Hayling Health Centre

Christina Noble Children's Foundation

Hayling St Andrews FC
Hants Asthma Society Reuben Coe Trust Lions Club of Hayling Island
3rd Hayling Scouts Group

The Hayling College

Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's
Glenhurst Pre-School Uphill Castle Cricket Club
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital
Rocking Horse Appeal

Mill Rythe Junior School
Hope Lodge School
Friends of St Mary's Church Le Court Cheshire Home Hayling Sports Centre
Mengham Infant School

Prebendal School

Naomi House

Maggie's Cancer Centre
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex
Abbeyfield Havant Home
Myositis Support Group, Southampton
Emsworth Stroke Club Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS)
Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors Hayling Island Community Centre
Hampshire Autistic Society

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

National Asthma Campaign

DebRA Diabetes UK Childline Children Say Charity

Alzheimer's Society

Army Benevolent Fund
SPARKS New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.

Christian Aid

Great Ormond Street

Swindon Down Syndrome Association

CLIC Sargent

Khao Lak Appeal
Ikama Labantu


Leprosy Mission

Dogs for the Disabled

Vision Aid Overseas

Help For Heroes

Reaching the Unreached

Prince's Trust

Psoriasis Association

The Lady Taverners

Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust
St John Ambulance Brigade

World Cancer Research Fund

Age Concern

Help the Aged

Canine Partners for Independence

Medecins sans Frontieres

Kalimpong Association (UK)


CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

Sight Savers International

Diabetes UK

Friends of Russian Children


Starfish Project Trust


Lupus U.K.

Door of Hope
Royal Brompton Hospital

Oracle Cancer Trust

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Eating Disorders Association

Dreams Come True

Action Medical Research
Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump BLISS (Baby Life Support System)

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

The Scleroderma Society
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund
Arthursheil Rescue Centre

Marie Curie Cancer Care
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)


Marksman Appeal
Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust





Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice

Arthritis Research Campaign

British Kidney Patient Association

Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Freidrichs Ataxia

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Terence Higgins Trust

Leukaemia Research

Teenage Cancer Trust

Breast Cancer Campaign

RYA Sailability

British Heart Foundation

British Thyroid Foundation
Romanian Orphans
Cancer Research UK

International Myeloma Foundation
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association

Operation Smile
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)
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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