North Dorset Cycle Ride

Fun Cycling Day for families and friends

Shaftesbury Rotary Club is changing the event to accommodate COVID-19 regulations. The start is now on Castle Hill (the Car Park field) to enable social distancing. There will also be a rolling start so start times will be staggered.

Rotary Raise money for the principal Charity Prostate Cancer UK and other local charities.

ENTRY FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS: Pre Registration only Online: Adult £25 per rider (all routes) - Juniors (10 years to 16 years) - half of above prices Children (under 10 years) - free - must be accompanied by adult due to there will be no registration on the day dues to COVID-19.

We are very pleased to announce that Blackmore Vale Dairy will be principal sponsors for 2021 and would like to thank them for supporting us with this year’s event.

The next North Dorset Cycle Ride is on

15th May 2022

In Aid of Prostate Cancer UK

12 MILE RIDE (Family Friendly) 25 MILE RIDE 50 MILE RIDE
We have 3 exciting routes through our stunning countryside. Registration is now open

All routes start from Castle Hill with stunning 30 mile views of the Blackmore vale


Family Ride - 12 miles

Winding around the town and out into the country along safe side roads. Our Family ride is ideal for the beginner, and energetic junior cyclists.

25 and 50 Mile rides

The 50 and 25 mile routes partly share the 25 mile route, but the 50 mile route takes a larger loop before re-joining the 25 mile route for the ride back into Shaftesbury and the finish up Gold Hill.

The finish is on GOLD HILL



Special Prizes

All riders are presented with a medal on completion (please request when enrolling).

If you raise £150 for Prostate Cancer UK, claim your free Prostate Cancer UK tee shirt. If you raise £350 for Prostate Cancer UK, claim your free Prostate Cancer UK good quality cycle jersey.
Free CAR PARKING on Castle Hill (close to the Start) - Full route marking - Route Marshalls
Pick up if required - Free feed station (on 50 mile route only, and at Finish) - First Aid Support
Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving