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The New Forest Tour

Four distances, one beautiful National Park.

Event details

Location: New Forest
When: Saturday 16th September 2023
Event type: Cycles
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Choose your distance

Taking you through the heart of the New Forest, this road cycling event has routes suitable for all abilities, from rookie to pro. You'll experience the beauty of the rolling hills and forests, and discover spectacular views across to the Isle of Wight

Step by step guide to get your place


Sign up on the Let's Do This website


Get in touch and let us know that you want to fundraise for us


We'll help you with your fundraising, send you a sponsorship form, hints and tips and information about us.
More details about the Beyond New Forest event

All four routes start at Gang Warily recreation ground  and head immediately south to the coast at Lepe. You’ll be able to see stunning views out to the Isle of Wight before turning back into the heart of the New Forest.

Long | £40
Distance: 162k
Elevation Gain: +1210m

Medium | £35
Distance: 119k
Elevation +819m

Short | £25
Distance: 71k
Elevation Gain: +485m

Rook | £10
Distance: 17k
Elevation Gain: +79m

Choose your route distance and register on the Let’s Do This website.

Make sure you read the participant restrictions details, and all the small print before you sign up.

Let us know you’re taking part and we’ll be in touch to help you with your fundraising!

  • Finisher’s Medal
  • Days Alcohol-Free Beer
  • Free Event Photography
  • Free Parking
  • OTE Feed Stops
  • Chip-timed results
  • Medical support
  • Mechanical Support
  • Fully marked route
  • Massage available

Fantastic! 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.

You can find details about the race day on the event website.

Any questions about fundraising please contact the Events Team.

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Cycle for local people in need

Your cycling challenge won't just be an amazing personal achievement. Your sponsorship is vital to make sure we're able to continue to support local people with life-shortening conditions. The majority of our funding comes directly from generous people like you who are adventurous enough to take part in a once in a lifetime challenge and donate your hard-earned sponsorship.

Thank you for donating to your local hospice charity.

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JustGiving pages are the easiest way to start fundraising, as you can set them up quickly, share them across social media immediately (even connect it to Strava), and monies come directly to St Barnabas.

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