Charity bike rides

Charity bike rides

Discover a comprehensive range of charity bike rides, from charity sportives to virtual cycling challenges!

68 Charity bike rides in the UK

Cycling events raise huge amounts of money for charities each year, from major rides like London to Brighton to virtual cycling challenges. Select your location for charity events in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Charity bike rides in 2024

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Big Battlefield Bike Ride
4-day road ride

Big Battlefield Bike Ride

Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.

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An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £43.65
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Champion

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!

  • 100 miles road cycling + 1315 m ascent
An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £41.85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Classic

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 70 miles road cycling + 931 m ascent
New gravel ride! This charity fundraising gravel ride serves up a cracking variety of off-road riding, perfect for gravel aficionados and newbies alike.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £41.85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs Dirty | Classic

New gravel ride! This charity fundraising gravel ride serves up a cracking variety of off-road riding, perfect for gravel aficionados and newbies alike.

  • 63 miles gravel riding + 803 ft ascent
An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £32.85
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs | Cool

An early season ride in the heart of Berkshire featuring some of the very best of the North Wessex Downs AONB. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!

  • 34 miles road cycling + 158 m ascent
New gravel ride! This charity fundraising gravel ride serves up a cracking variety of off-road riding, perfect for gravel aficionados and newbies alike.
  • Sun 14 Apr
  • £34.65
Reading, Berkshire, UK

RIDE Wessex Downs Dirty | Cool

New gravel ride! This charity fundraising gravel ride serves up a cracking variety of off-road riding, perfect for gravel aficionados and newbies alike.

  • 34 miles gravel riding + 649 ft ascent
Themed ride around wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), RAF Culmhead and more sites of interest.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Wellington Route

Themed ride around wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF Dunkeswell, RAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), RAF Culmhead and more sites of interest.

  • 101 miles road cycling + 5500 ft ascent
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Dakota Route

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs.

  • 63 miles road cycling + 4000 ft ascent
This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs. Children aged 11+ can join in accompanied.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £44
Honiton, Devon, UK

Taunton Flyer | Spitfire Route

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs. Children aged 11+ can join in accompanied.

  • 37 miles road cycling + 2500 ft ascent
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the longest Epic Route!
  • Sun 5 May
  • £52.65
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Epic

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the longest Epic Route!

  • 126 miles road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the long Champion route!
  • Sun 5 May
  • £43.65
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Champion

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the long Champion route!

  • 100 miles road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 5 May
  • £41.85
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Classic

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 73 miles road cycling
The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the super Cool route!
  • Sun 5 May
  • £32.85
Tonbridge, Kent, UK

RIDE Castle | Cool

The Kent countryside serves up a mixture of quiet villages and beautiful scenery as you ride along quiet lanes. Earn your medal conquering the super Cool route!

  • 36 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for  an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £34.65
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Champion

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!

  • 102 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for  an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £32.85
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Classic

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 65 miles road cycling
One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!
  • Sun 19 May
  • £23.85
Woodbridge, UK

RIDE Suffolk Sunrise | Cool

One of the biggest charity sportives in the East offering a flat and fast route ideal for an early-season time or to sample a longer ride. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!

  • 42 miles road cycling
Featuring the Trapping Hill climb from the Tour de Yorkshire and the UCI Road World Champs with great views to boot. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £34.65
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Champion

Featuring the Trapping Hill climb from the Tour de Yorkshire and the UCI Road World Champs with great views to boot. Earn your medal conquering the longest Champion route!

  • 100 miles road cycling + 422 m ascent
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £34.65
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE | Epic

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • 100 miles road cycling
Marking 70 years of Action Medical Research, the Classic Route takes riders into Nidderdale AONB with its rolling dales and friendly villages. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £32.85
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Classic

Marking 70 years of Action Medical Research, the Classic Route takes riders into Nidderdale AONB with its rolling dales and friendly villages. Earn your medal conquering the challenging Classic route!

  • 70 miles road cycling + 396 m ascent
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £32.85
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE | Champion

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • 74 miles road cycling
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £32.85
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE | Classic

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • 46 miles road cycling
The Cool Route is the least intense ride of the Ride The Dales sportive and offers a relatively flat alternative, taking riders past Fountains Abbey. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £23.85
York, North Yorkshire, UK

RIDE The Dales | Cool

The Cool Route is the least intense ride of the Ride The Dales sportive and offers a relatively flat alternative, taking riders past Fountains Abbey. Earn your medal on the super Cool route!

  • 41 miles road cycling + 147 m ascent
Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £23.85
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK

Davina's Big Sussex Bike RIDE | Cool

Part of Action's RIDE Series, join the charity's celebrity ambassador and TV presenter Davina McCall on this Sussex bike ride raising funds for sick babies and children.

  • 27 miles road cycling
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 16 Jun
  • £30-£35
  • 11 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
Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.
  • Mon 24 - Sat 29 Jun
  • £199
Sainte-Mère-Église, France

Big Battlefield Bike Ride

Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day with an award-winning annual cycling challenge combining military history, camaraderie and pedal-powered fundraising with Help for Heroes.

  • 402 km road cycling
If you are new to biking, the world of sportives or looking for a family friendly ride, this is challenge through stunning Cornish countryside is the one for you.
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £2.50-£15
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Coast and Clay Sportive | Inspire 20 Miles

If you are new to biking, the world of sportives or looking for a family friendly ride, this is challenge through stunning Cornish countryside is the one for you.

  • 20 miles road cycling + 1700 ft ascent
This route through Cornish countryside certainly lives up to it’s namesake. With plenty of ascent, it offers a hearty challenge but is achievable with the right mindset and a commitment to training.
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £35
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Coast and Clay Sportive | Challenge 45 Miles

This route through Cornish countryside certainly lives up to it’s namesake. With plenty of ascent, it offers a hearty challenge but is achievable with the right mindset and a commitment to training.

  • 44 miles road cycling + 3650 ft ascent
This route through gorgeous Cornish countryside, although shorter than the Extreme route, still has it’s ups and downs but offers a huge goal and mighty achievement - training highly recommended.
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £38
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Coast and Clay Sportive | Epic 73 miles

This route through gorgeous Cornish countryside, although shorter than the Extreme route, still has it’s ups and downs but offers a huge goal and mighty achievement - training highly recommended.

  • 73 miles road cycling + 6110 ft ascent
Not for the faint-hearted, this route covers the full width of Cornwall from Padstow on the North Coast to St Austell on the South and everywhere in between! It'll really test you to the limit.
  • Sun 30 Jun
  • £40
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Coast and Clay Sportive | Extreme 104 Miles

Not for the faint-hearted, this route covers the full width of Cornwall from Padstow on the North Coast to St Austell on the South and everywhere in between! It'll really test you to the limit.

  • 104 miles road cycling + 8500 ft ascent
Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.
  • Sat 6 Jul
  • £20
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Round the Harbours Bike Ride | 32 Mile

Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.

  • 32 miles road cycling
Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.
  • Sat 6 Jul
  • £20
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Round the Harbours Bike Ride | 54 Mile

Sun, sea and saddles to stop MS! Round the Harbours Bike Ride gives you the choice of two scenic coastal routes around Havant, Southsea, Fareham and Gosport to enjoy at your own pace.

  • 54 miles road cycling
Cycle from Portsmouth to Normandy to explore wartime history and mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, to help support the Armed Forces Community.
  • Fri 12 - Tue 16 Jul
  • £250
Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

Pedal Normandy Beaches

Cycle from Portsmouth to Normandy to explore wartime history and mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, to help support the Armed Forces Community.

  • 351 km road cycling
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Champion is ideal if you're an experienced sportive rider.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £43.20
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Champion

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Champion is ideal if you're an experienced sportive rider.

  • 100 miles road cycling + 3209 ft ascent
A beginner-friendly route in stunning surroundings and part of the Pedal Stirling Sportive for Parkinson's UK. You'll get chip timing, finishers medal and professional photos too!
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £35-£40
Stirling, Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Classic 22 Mile

A beginner-friendly route in stunning surroundings and part of the Pedal Stirling Sportive for Parkinson's UK. You'll get chip timing, finishers medal and professional photos too!

  • 22 miles road cycling + 513 m ascent
The intermediate route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive, expertly brought to you by Parkinson's UK, heading across Flanders Moss, past Lake of Menteith and up to the Carron Valley Reservoir.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £45-£50
Stirling, Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Challenge 50 Mile

The intermediate route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive, expertly brought to you by Parkinson's UK, heading across Flanders Moss, past Lake of Menteith and up to the Carron Valley Reservoir.

  • 50 miles road cycling + 998 m ascent
The most demanding route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive covering some of the most iconic climbs in the Trossachs National Park including Dukes Pass and the infamous Crow Road.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £55-£60
Stirling, Stirling, UK

Pedal Stirling Sportive | Tough 100 Mile

The most demanding route of the Pedal Stirling Sportive covering some of the most iconic climbs in the Trossachs National Park including Dukes Pass and the infamous Crow Road.

  • 100 miles road cycling + 2015 m ascent
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Classic route, part of the RIDE Series, is a great challenge.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £41.40
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Classic

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Classic route, part of the RIDE Series, is a great challenge.

  • 64 miles road cycling + 1985 ft ascent
Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Cool ride, part of the RIDE Series, is ideal for newcomers.
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £32.40
Chelmsford, Essex, UK

RIDE Essex | Cool

Close your cycling season on a stunning ride through the Essex countryside, as you journey through quiet villages and farmlands. The Cool ride, part of the RIDE Series, is ideal for newcomers.

  • 36 miles road cycling + 1079 ft ascent
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 5 - Mon 9 Sep
  • £279
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
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
  • 12 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

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