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

The Hayling College
Hayling Red Cross PALS Regnum Crossroads (West Sussex)

Elizabeth Foundation, Portsmouth

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust
Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (Portsmouth)
Open Sight
Let Us Play Scheme (LUPS) MNDA (S.E. Hants & Reading) Hants Asthma Society Countess Mountbatten House
Le Court Cheshire Home
Hayling Health Centre
Hayling Island Community Centre KIDS S.E.

Mill Rythe Infant School
Mencap Seafarers Walk, Hayling Havant Holiday Venture
Jubilee Nursery
Friends of St Mary's Church Friends of Hayling Trees Gosport Opportunity Group
Little Haven Childrens Hospice
St Andrews Church

Maggie's Cancer Centre
Abbeyfield Havant Home
Appeal 4 Emma
Friends of Radiotherapy (FORT), St Mary's
Glenhurst Pre-School
Naomi House
East Shore Special School, Eastern Rd, Portsmouth Hayling Blind Club Hamilton Lodge School
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

Mayville High School
Havant Doctors on Call Service (HDOCS) Mothers Union, Hayling St Mary's Church, Hayling Island
Orchard Close, Hayling Island "Hayling Bridge" In Ghana Lions Club of Hayling Island 1st Emsworth Scout Group

Portsmouth Hospice (The Rowans)

Mill Rythe Junior School

Headway, Southampton

Hayling St Andrews FC
Fox Hollow Animal Sanctuary, West Sussex
Portsmouth Relate
The Rowans Hospice Havant & Chichester Shopmobility
Weston-Super-Mare Hospital Riverside School
Hi Y Cafe
Rachel Madock's School Fairbridge Solent Hayling Community Gym Club Bedhampton Guides District

Prebendal School
Families in Crisis, S.E. Hants
Mengham Infant School

St Wilfrid's Hospice

Portsmouth Hospitals Rocky Appeal
Cycle Hayling
Hayling Fire Fighters' Smoke Detectors Hayling Sports Centre

Brent Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, West Sussex

Mengham Junior School
Hope Lodge School
Hayling Island First Responders Scheme

Christina Noble Children's Foundation

Jubilee Sailing Trust
Hayling College
Rocking Horse Appeal

Myositis Support Group, Southampton
Havant and District MS Society Homestart, Havant Emsworth Stroke Club
Hayling UFC
Snowdrop Trust

3rd Hayling Scouts Group

Rose Road Children's Appeal
Uphill Castle Cricket Club Derek Biggs Duchess of Kent House Hospice Enable Ability
Havant & District Mencap Havant Council of Community Service Magpie Scanner Appeal Havant Portage Service
Hayling Guides Reuben Coe Trust
Hampshire Autistic Society

Some of the national and international charities we've supported

Childrens Chronic Arthritis Association
Terence Higgins Trust

Breast Cancer Campaign

Oracle Cancer Trust
BLISS (Baby Life Support System)
Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust

Christian Aid


Intermediate Technology DG Ltd
Asakrata Health Centre (Ghana)
Arthursheil Rescue Centre

British Thyroid Foundation

British Kidney Patient Association

World Cancer Research Fund

Medecins sans Frontieres

Help the Aged
Ikama Labantu

RYA Sailability
Romanian Orphans
Arthritis Research Campaign


Dogs for the Disabled

Swindon Down Syndrome Association

The Scleroderma Society

Kalimpong Association (UK)

Action Medical Research

Macmillan Cancer Relief

Ty Hafans Childrens Hospice

Diabetes UK

Save the Children

British Heart Foundation

Psoriasis Association

Friends of Russian Children

Army Benevolent Fund

Age Concern

Everyman Cancer (Male prostate)

Alzheimer's Society

Eating Disorders Association

Dreams Come True

Lupus U.K.

Sight Savers International

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Teenage Cancer Trust

WRNS Benevolent Trust

Cancer Research UK

International Myeloma Foundation

Freidrichs Ataxia

Childline Children Say Charity
Khao Lak Appeal
Royal Brompton Hospital

Vision Aid Overseas

National Asthma Campaign
St Francis Akwatia (Ghana) Ghana Ayesiu Water Pump

CLIC Sargent

Starfish Project Trust


CRUSE (Bereavement Cases)

Operation Smile

National Fire Service Benevolent Fund
The Lady Taverners



Door of Hope
DebRA Diabetes UK


Great Ormond Street
New Masonic Samaritan Fund N.S.P.C.C. Lisa Thaxter Memorial Trust

Prince's Trust

Leprosy Mission

Breakthrough Breast Cancer


St John Ambulance Brigade

Marksman Appeal

Help For Heroes

Canine Partners for Independence


Leukaemia Research

Reaching the Unreached

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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