London to Paris Charity Cycle Ride

Company : Parkinsons UK
Duration: < 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 100 to 250 £ Pound (UK)

Cycle through the Garden of England and cross the Channel to continue through picturesque French villages before finishing at the Eiffel Tower and raise money for Parkinsons UK.

You'll pass the famous battlefields of the Somme and Agincourt and after 4 days in the saddle, the sight of the Eiffel Tower will evoke a real sense of achievement.

This is designed to be a challenge but with sufficient training, anyone with a moderate level of fitness will find this trip achievable and hugely rewarding.


Challenge information

  • Start at Blackheath Common, finish at the Eiffel Tower
  • Distance: 470km
  • Length of challenge: 4 days of cycling



  • Day 1: Cycle from Blackheath through Kent and the North Downs to Dover; ferry to Calais
  • Day 2: Quiet winding roads and old market towns to Arras
  • Day 3: Follow undulating tree-lined roads to Compiegne, on the banks of the River Oise
  • Day 4: Rural countryside and villages to outskirts of Paris; finish under Eiffel Tower
  • Day 5: Free day in Paris; return by Eurostar to London.


Costs / Benefits

Registration fee: £149
Minimum sponsorship: £1,350


The challenge is open to anyone over the age of 18. You'll need to complete a medical form due to the physical challenge this trek presents. If you are over 60 or have any medical conditions you may be required to get your GP's signature.

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