Since its beginning in 1986, the Hayling Cycle Ride has raised over £1,700,000 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

Appeal 4 Emma Reuben Coe Trust St Mary's Church, Hayling Island Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors
MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading) Havant and District MS Society Havant Council of Community Service Fairbridge Solent


Mill Rythe Infant School
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling Mothers Union, Hayling

Mengham Infant School
Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth) Lions Club of Hayling Island
Little Haven Childrens Hospice

Mengham Junior School
Hayling Community Gym Club Hayling Sports Centre Hayling Island Community Centre
Havant & District Mencap
Headway, Southampton
Friends of Hayling Trees Hayling Blind Club
Abbeyfield Havant Home
Open Sight

St Wilfrid's Hospice
1st Emsworth Scout Group

Mill Rythe Junior School
Emsworth Stroke Club Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth
Hope Lodge School Weston-Super-Mare Hospital Orchard Close, Hayling Island Le Court Cheshire Home
Cycle Hayling
Countess Mountbatten House Rachel Madock's School
Rose Road Children's Appeal
Hayling Red Cross
Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth
The Rowans Hospice Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants

Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex
"Hayling Bridge" In Ghana Hayling Guides KIDS S.E.

Christina Noble Children's Foundation
Riverside School
Hayling Health Centre
Derek Biggs Duchess of Kent House Hospice Enable Ability
Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's

Hi Y Cafe

Myositis Support Group, Southampton

Jubilee Nursery

Naomi House
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS)
The Hayling College

3rd Hayling Scouts Group
Havant & Chichester Shopmobility
Gosport Opportunity Group Uphill Castle Cricket Club Hayling UFC Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)

Hampshire Autistic Society

Rocking Horse Appeal

Maggie's Cancer Centre

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
Homestart, Havant Magpie Scanner Appeal Havant Portage Service Hamilton Lodge School

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Havant Holiday Venture
Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex

Portsmouth Relate
Bedhampton Guides District
Prebendal School
Hayling College

Snowdrop Trust

Mayville High School
Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)
St Andrews Church Hants Asthma Society
Hayling St Andrews FC
Glenhurst Pre-School

Jubilee Sailing Trust
Friends of St Mary's Church
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump
National Asthma Campaign





Marie Curie Cancer Care
National Fire Service Benevolent Fund

Reaching the Unreached

Action Medical Research

Great Ormond Street

Age Concern


Door of Hope

Oracle Cancer Trust
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)

Teenage Cancer Trust

British Thyroid Foundation
DebRA Diabetes UK Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Medecins sans Frontieres

Khao Lak Appeal

Canine Partners for Independence
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana)
CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

CLIC Sargent

Terence Higgins Trust



Help the Aged
Romanian Orphans

Cancer Research UK
Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association
Save the Children

Marksman Appeal

St John Ambulance Brigade
Childline Children Say Charity
Dogs for the Disabled

Dreams Come True


Leukaemia Research

Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Campaign
Vision Aid Overseas

Lupus U.K.

RYA Sailability

Kalimpong Association (UK)

The Scleroderma Society


Army Benevolent Fund

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice

Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust
Freidrichs Ataxia

Help For Heroes


The Lady Taverners
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)

World Cancer Research Fund

Diabetes UK

Swindon Down Syndrome Association
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C.

Alzheimer's Society

Intermediate Technology DG Ltd

Eating Disorders Association
Royal Brompton Hospital

Arthursheil Rescue Centre


British Kidney Patient Association

Arthritis Research Campaign

Psoriasis Association

Ikama Labantu
Operation Smile

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

Leprosy Mission

International Myeloma Foundation

Sight Savers International

British Heart Foundation


Friends of Russian Children

Starfish Project Trust

Prince's Trust

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Christian Aid

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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