Rock to Rocque cycle 2023

28th May, 2023

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The Friends of Les Bourgs Hospice are delighted to have the support of the Skipton Community Fund again this year.

This is a a fun, non-competitive family event which encourages you to cycle on a set route around the island but with three different starting points it caters for all ages and cycling abilities.

The Route

This round-the-island cycle has 3 different starting points to hopefully suit everyone so you can take your choice from the following;

  • Top of the Val Des Terres at 8.45am (unfortunately you are unable to park your car in the field so need to use nearby public parking – the field can be used to drop off your bikes)

  • Rocquaine at 9.45am

  • Grandes Rocques at 10.45am


The event finishes on the White Rock in the North Beach Car Park where the Friends of Les Bourgs Hospice cheer in the riders and give out medals to everyone who have taken part until 2pm.

The cycle ride is not a race and the route is well sign-posted marshals at all key points so you cannot get lost! 

The full route takes riders from the top of the Val Des Terres through St Martins, along Fort Road, down past the Mallard Complex to Pleinmont Hill then along the coast all the way back to Town. There are plenty of beach kiosks en-route to stop off for refreshments or scenic spots to stop for a picnic lunch. As long as you reach North Beach by 2pm there is no rush.

This event is also the final ride for the 30/30 cycle challenge participants who arrive at North Beach at midday for their grand finale.

Please follow Les Bourgs Hospice on social media for updates about the event. Thank you and we hope to see you there!

Please contact with any questions.


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