Cycling events calendar

Cycling events calendar

Rides for cyclists of all types - from small club rides to the biggest mass participation cycling events in the world.

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UK cycling events

We've collated a huge range of organised bike rides to grease the wheels of your search, from mass sportives to remote Audax rides. Use the search filters below to find a specific event or keep browsing for cycling inspiration!

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Sportives

Sportives

Non-competitive road cycling events ranging from 25km to 100 miles!

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Mountain biking

Mountain biking

Off-road events perfect for exploring the great outdoors at pace!

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Gravel rides

Gravel rides

Mixed terrain rides, including dirt paths, forest track and shingle.

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Charity bike rides

Charity bike rides

Join a peloton of charity cyclists in these fantastic, world-famous rides.

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The biggest and best cycling events in the UK and overseas.

Ride 212 miles of Britain's beautiful countryside over 4 days all the way from Honeypot Hampshire to Honeypot mid-Wales alongside two star guests and supporting young carers along the way!
  • Thu 1 - Sun 4 Aug
  • £100-£595
Southampton, Hampshire, UK

Honeypot House to House Cycle

Ride 212 miles of Britain's beautiful countryside over 4 days all the way from Honeypot Hampshire to Honeypot mid-Wales alongside two star guests and supporting young carers along the way!

  • 4 days road cycling
London to Brighton Cycle Ride
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London to Brighton Cycle Ride

You can achieve this classic UK route in September with The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

Join the team
See Scotland at its very best! Cycle from the capital city all the way to the remote island of Iona off the west coast with Cure Parkinson's, through several of Scotland's Top 50 Routes!
  • Wed 4 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £250
Edinburgh, UK

The Celtic Challenge

See Scotland at its very best! Cycle from the capital city all the way to the remote island of Iona off the west coast with Cure Parkinson's, through several of Scotland's Top 50 Routes!

  • 4 days road cycling
Netherlands Liberation Trail
New for 2025

Netherlands Liberation Trail

A historic tour to freedom, filled with commemoration and camaraderie.

Learn more
Get ready for one of the most scenic cycling events in the UK with some sections from the Tour De Yorkshire, Tour De France and UCI courses - yet  accessible to first-timers and pros alike.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • £65
Masham, North Yorkshire, UK

Yorkshire Dales Sportive 112

Get ready for one of the most scenic cycling events in the UK with some sections from the Tour De Yorkshire, Tour De France and UCI courses - yet accessible to first-timers and pros alike.

  • 112 miles road cycling
Pedal to Paris 2025
Pro-rider experience

Pedal to Paris 2025

Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders.

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Cycling events in 2024

Featured events are listed below - select your region to see all events.

A friendly local sportive with three scenic routes and something for everyone from keen cyclists to leisure and family now featuring the brand new MDV King and Queen of the Mountain Challenge!
  • Sun 14 Jul
  • £17-£43
Reigate, Surrey, UK

Ride Reigate

A friendly local sportive with three scenic routes and something for everyone from keen cyclists to leisure and family now featuring the brand new MDV King and Queen of the Mountain Challenge!

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Ride 212 miles of Britain's beautiful countryside over 4 days all the way from Honeypot Hampshire to Honeypot mid-Wales alongside two star guests and supporting young carers along the way!
  • Thu 1 - Sun 4 Aug
  • £100-£595
Southampton, Hampshire, UK

Honeypot House to House Cycle

Ride 212 miles of Britain's beautiful countryside over 4 days all the way from Honeypot Hampshire to Honeypot mid-Wales alongside two star guests and supporting young carers along the way!

  • 4 days road cycling
Five gravel cycling routes sampling the trails of East Devon. Routes from 22K to 100K offer options to suit all abilities, with great en route support through the picturesque course.
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £30-£43
Budleigh Salterton, Devon, UK

Devon Grit

Five gravel cycling routes sampling the trails of East Devon. Routes from 22K to 100K offer options to suit all abilities, with great en route support through the picturesque course.

  • Gravel events 5
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, quiet villages and farmland where the undulations will have you in and out of the saddle.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £32.40-£43.20
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, quiet villages and farmland where the undulations will have you in and out of the saddle.

  • Long sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Short sportive
Choose your distance and take in the breathtaking scenery as you cycle through the world famous cycling routes of the Trossachs National Park.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £35-£60
Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive

Choose your distance and take in the breathtaking scenery as you cycle through the world famous cycling routes of the Trossachs National Park.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
See Scotland at its very best! Cycle from the capital city all the way to the remote island of Iona off the west coast with Cure Parkinson's, through several of Scotland's Top 50 Routes!
  • Wed 4 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £250
Edinburgh, UK

The Celtic Challenge

See Scotland at its very best! Cycle from the capital city all the way to the remote island of Iona off the west coast with Cure Parkinson's, through several of Scotland's Top 50 Routes!

  • 4 days road cycling
Get ready for the first edition of Long Course Weekend Yorkshire! A huge multi-sport festival in stunning Nidderdale featuring runs, rides, triple-style challenges and junior events too.
  • Fri 6 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £10-£349
Masham, North Yorkshire, UK

Long Course Weekend Yorkshire

Get ready for the first edition of Long Course Weekend Yorkshire! A huge multi-sport festival in stunning Nidderdale featuring runs, rides, triple-style challenges and junior events too.

  • Ironman
  • Half Ironman
  • Kids triathlon
  • Lake swim 2
  • Long sportive
  • + 6 more races
Over 9 epic days, cover 980 miles of the most beautiful landscapes accessible on two wheels. There is no better way to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats! England or Scotland-only routes too.
  • Sat 7 - Sun 15 Sep
  • £1,250-£2,750
Penzance, Cornwall, UK

Babble Ride Across Britain

Over 9 epic days, cover 980 miles of the most beautiful landscapes accessible on two wheels. There is no better way to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats! England or Scotland-only routes too.

  • Long sportive 3
Embark on a grand tour of the Chilterns and Thames Valley this September to help men affected by prostate cancer! Explore stunning countryside then toast your success in the bustling Event Village.
  • Sun 8 Sep
  • £35
Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Big Blue Bike Ride

Embark on a grand tour of the Chilterns and Thames Valley this September to help men affected by prostate cancer! Explore stunning countryside then toast your success in the bustling Event Village.

  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Three great routes to choose from showcasing the amazing Cornwall coast road! Fully supported on all distances, with a time-graded medal awaiting at the finish.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £40-£43
Marazion, Cornwall, UK

Lands End 100

Three great routes to choose from showcasing the amazing Cornwall coast road! Fully supported on all distances, with a time-graded medal awaiting at the finish.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £55
  • 16 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Britain's best-known one-day cycle route! Wake up in London, get on your bike and end up on Brighton's pebbly beach plus conquer the mile-long climb of Ditchling Beacon on route.

  • 55 miles road cycling
Join over 2000 riders in taking on 61 miles of superb views and technical terrain, conquering Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event to fund lifesaving research.
  • Sat 21 Sep
  • £55
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK

London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride

Join over 2000 riders in taking on 61 miles of superb views and technical terrain, conquering Europe's biggest charity mountain bike event to fund lifesaving research.

  • 61 miles mountain biking + 1295 m ascent
Three sportive distance options exploring the quiet roads of Dartmoor and surrounding area. Chip timed, fully supported with KOM/QOM challenge and supreme views.
  • Sun 29 Sep
  • £43
Exeter, Devon, UK

Moor to Sea

Three sportive distance options exploring the quiet roads of Dartmoor and surrounding area. Chip timed, fully supported with KOM/QOM challenge and supreme views.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB with three road routes offering something to suit all abilities.
  • Sun 30 Mar 2025
  • £28.50-£40.50
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB with three road routes offering something to suit all abilities.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Featured in Red Bull's Best Cyclocross and Gravel Events and 2024 Best of the Year on offroad.cc! Gravel rides on the best trails the Haldon Forest has to offer.
  • Sun 13 Apr 2025
  • £32.50-£45
Exeter, Devon, UK

Haldon Heroic

Featured in Red Bull's Best Cyclocross and Gravel Events and 2024 Best of the Year on offroad.cc! Gravel rides on the best trails the Haldon Forest has to offer.

  • Gravel events 3
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Pedal through the Liberation of the Netherlands: A historic tour to freedom, filled with commemoration and camaraderie, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Fri 2 - Tue 6 May 2025
  • £300-£2,250
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Netherlands Liberation Trail

Pedal through the Liberation of the Netherlands: A historic tour to freedom, filled with commemoration and camaraderie, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 338 km road cycling
King of the castle, or dirty rascal? Expect some tough climbs after departing the imposing Tonbridge Castle with 800 other riders and experience some amazing views across the Kent countryside.
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £28.50-£50.50
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle

King of the castle, or dirty rascal? Expect some tough climbs after departing the imposing Tonbridge Castle with 800 other riders and experience some amazing views across the Kent countryside.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive 2
A lapped off-road course mostly on gravel fire roads so perfect for gravel bikes but also well suited to cross-country bikes or mountain bikes. Everyone will finish within a few minutes of the winner!
  • Sun 11 May 2025
  • £15-£30
Exeter, Devon, UK

Exeter Gravel Races

A lapped off-road course mostly on gravel fire roads so perfect for gravel bikes but also well suited to cross-country bikes or mountain bikes. Everyone will finish within a few minutes of the winner!

  • Gravel events 2
The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes!
  • Fri 16 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £30
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival

The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes!

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Fell run
  • + 12 more races
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East, where experienced riders cover a fast and furious sportive or newer riders tackle their first long-distance on flat and forgiving terrain.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £28.50-£40.50
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East, where experienced riders cover a fast and furious sportive or newer riders tackle their first long-distance on flat and forgiving terrain.

  • Sportive 3
RideLondon was established as an Olympic legacy event and has grown into the world’s greatest festival of cycling, featuring 100,000 riders of all ages and abilities.
  • Sun 25 May 2025
  • FREE-£99
London, UK

RideLondon

RideLondon was established as an Olympic legacy event and has grown into the world’s greatest festival of cycling, featuring 100,000 riders of all ages and abilities.

  • Long sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Short sportive
  • Road cycling events
The spectacularly beautiful but equally tough northernmost event of the RIDE series featuring one of the most unrelenting climbs in Nidderdale - Trapping Hill. Yorkshire doesn't really do flat.
  • Sun 1 Jun 2025
  • £28.50-£40.50
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales

The spectacularly beautiful but equally tough northernmost event of the RIDE series featuring one of the most unrelenting climbs in Nidderdale - Trapping Hill. Yorkshire doesn't really do flat.

  • Short sportive
  • Medium sportive
  • Long sportive
Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.
  • Sun 15 Jun 2025
  • £45
  • 2 charities
London, UK

London to Brighton Bike Ride

Europe's oldest charity bike ride is back and you can be part of it! Ride from capital to coast covering 54 miles through rolling countryside to a spectacular finish on Brighton Beach.

  • 54 miles road cycling
Welcome to the biggest multisport festival in Europe! It's a huge multi-sport festival in stunning Pembrokeshire featuring runs and rides of a range of distances.
  • Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jun 2025
  • £21.60-£81
Tenby, Pembrokeshire, UK

Long Course Weekend Wales

Welcome to the biggest multisport festival in Europe! It's a huge multi-sport festival in stunning Pembrokeshire featuring runs and rides of a range of distances.

  • Marathon
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Short sportive
  • + 2 more races
The toughest cycling challenge in the South West! This epic route is against a pace clock. Any rider who falls behind the minimum pace will be required to retire from the event.
  • Sat 2 Aug 2025
  • £42.50-£100
Yelverton, Devon, UK

Dartmoor Legend Sportives

The toughest cycling challenge in the South West! This epic route is against a pace clock. Any rider who falls behind the minimum pace will be required to retire from the event.

  • Long sportive 4
Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Thu 4 - Mon 8 Sep 2025
  • £199-£2,069
London, UK

Pedal to Paris

Get the Pro-rider experience on this Remembrance ride with rolling road closures, ride captains and motorcycle outriders with various speed groups, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 460 km road cycling

Cycling events guides

Guides to taking part in cycling events in the UK.

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Best cycling events in the UK

Inspired by the Tour de France? You don't need to ride the Alpe d'Huez to enjoy an epic peloton experience - these British bike rides are the real deal.

Triathlons

Triathlons

Swim-bike-run events of all distances plus novice and kids events.

Tri it out
Aquabikes

Aquabikes

Triathlon without the run events.

Tri with no run