London to Paris Bike Ride

Be part of the Chestnut cycle team and take on this once in a life time challenge, travel across two countries seeing two of the most famous cities in the world.

Event details

Challenge yourself on this epic journey! See Europe and all it has to offer, whilst raising money for local children.

Travel from one great European city to another, powered by your own cycling steam. Over the course of four days, cyclists will cover an impressive 270 miles/435 kms across England and France.

This classic London to Paris cycle ride takes you through the beautiful Kent countryside before crossing the Channel to Calais. Over the course of four days, cyclists will cover an impressive 435kms through England and France. A challenge for those who are new to the sport, as well as the experienced cyclist. Your Team Chestnut place comes with an exclusive Chestnut Tree House t-shirt to wear with pride on the cycle.

Registration fee – £125 | Minimum sponsorship – £1680


Location: London to Paris
When: Wednesday 21st September 2022
End: Sunday 25th September 2022
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Be a cycling Hero in 2022

Be a cycling marvel and take on this challenge of a life time to support your local children's hospice. Your fundraising will go towards the care we provide so that kids can be astronauts for the day in the multi-sensory room, discover creepy crawlies on a woodland walk, or form their very own pop group in the music room- while having their complex needs looked after.

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How to sign up for the London to Paris Bike Ride


If you're feeling up to the challenge, fill in our online form and let us know what event you're interested in


We'll be in touch with information about your registration options and how to secure your place


We'll even help you with your fundraising, and send you a sponsorship form, hints and tips and information about our charity.

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More details about London to Paris
  1. If you’re feeling up to the challenge, register now on the Charity Challenges website.
  2. When you sign up you’ll be asked what sponsorship option you want to choose. Select ‘Option 2 – Sponsorship for charity’ or ‘Option 3 – Mixed Fundraising for Charity’ if you want to raise money for us.
  3. You’ll have the opportunity to select which charity you’re fundraising for – and you can select Chestnut Tree House under the ‘Other charity’ option.
  4. Get in touch with us once you’re done and we will send you a bespoke fundraising pack!

Thank you for choosing us to donate your sponsorship to – we appreciate every penny.

Next steps:

  1. Get in touch with us and let us know
  2. We’ll be in touch with your own bespoke events pack, including fundraising hints and tips and sponsorship form.
  3. Once you’ve raised your sponsorship money and completed your event head over to our GoDonate page to donate the money directly to us.
  • Three meals a day (unless otherwise stated in the itinerary)
  • An English speaking first aid trained challenge leader and full local support team
  • Drinking water on challenge days
  • Internal transfers (unless otherwise stated in the itinerary)
  • Accommodation during the challenge (usually in twin share)
  • Full back-up support including first-aid qualified staff and first-aid supplies
  • A Charity Challenge T-Shirt
  • A donation to a community project in one of the countries in which we operate
  • UK-based 24-hour emergency support line

Self funder

Pay a non-refundable registration fee of £125.00 when you book.

Then a balance of £823.00
(10 weeks before your challenge).

Raise as much as you can for your nominated charity.

Minimum sponsorship

Pay a non-refundable registration fee of £125.00 when you book.

Raise a minimum of £1,680.00 for your nominated charity.


Pay a non-refundable registration fee of £125.00 when you book.

Then £125.00 towards challenge costs
(10 weeks before your challenge).

Raise a minimum of £1,425.00 for your nominated charity.

You can find details about the race day on the Charity Challenge website.

If you have a question about Cycling and fundraising for Team Chestnut, please contact the Events Team.