south coast

Destination: Hampshire, Dorset, Devon
Duration:  3 days
Departs:  9th July – 11th July 2021 – SOLD OUT


Ride to support marine projects on the UK’s South Coast

Join us for a brand new challenge taking in some of the best roads in the UK.  3 national parks, 2 area’s of outstanding natural beauty and some the most iconic coastline in the UK.  From the New Forest to the Jurassic Coast and beyond, enjoy an amazing ride whilst supporting UK marine conservation projects

The 2021 edition of the South Coast Challenge is now sold out.  Pre register for 2022 below

Pre-register for 2022

What's Included

  • Detailed route info, maps, gps data, & route profiles (3 days of riding)
  • 2 nights accommodation (3/4* twin share basis)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Professional on ride support & guidance from our expert ride leaders
  • Speed groups to suit all rider abilities
  • Support vehicle(s) & qualified mechanics
  • Medical support
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • All necessary on-ride snacks, drinks & energy products
  • Daily coffee stops
  • Exclusive Blue Marine Foundation cycling jersey

What Not Included

  • Bike & helmet (compulsory)
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Transport to the start and from the finish
  • Accommodation before the start and at the finish
  • Bar bills and personal spending

trip Dates / provisional itinerary

Dates: July 9th – 11th 2021

Provisional Itinerary

Friday July 9th 2021: Hamble – Weymouth 130km / 80 miles

Saturday July 10th 2021: Weymouth – Exmouth 110km / 68 miles

Sunday July 11th 2021: Exmouth – Plymouth 80km / 50 miles (sprinters route) or                                          100km / 62 miles (climbers route via Dartmoor) 

prices / extras

3 Day Ride, 2 Nights accommodation (Initial Deposit: 10%)

UK ride only: £795 per person

London to Monaco registered riders: £645

Team of 4 riders (UK ride only):  SOLD OUT

Remaining balance due 4 weeks before departure


Single Supplement: £35 per night

Post-ride 4* accommodation in Plymouth with breakfast:  £45 per person (twin share)

Canyon elite bike hire:  £95

All costs fully refundable if the challenge is postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions


All funds raised will go towards supporting the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), a charity dedicated to ending the destruction of biodiversity by creating marine reserves, establishing new models of sustainable fishing, and restoring marine habitats. By 2030, BLUE’s aim is for at least 30% of the world’s oceans to be protected.

The South Coast Challenge will be raising money for BLUE’s UK projects, three of which you will be riding through en-route, so you can see first hand where your fundraising will go. You will see:

  • Solent Oyster Restoration Project where BLUE have created oyster beds, which filter the water column, removing nitrogen, sequestering carbon, and providing habitats for hundreds of species; where BLUE have created oyster beds, which filter the water column, removing nitrogen, sequestering carbon, and providing habitats for hundreds of species;  
  • Lyme Bay where BLUE has developed a win-win model that benefits both the marine environment and small-scale fishermen practicing low-impact, responsible fishing;
  • Plymouth Marine Park where BLUE has created the UK’s first marine national park.

Fundraising targets

UK ride only: £500 per rider

UK ride and L2M combined: £2500

Other Information


As the only official Canyon Experience Partner in the UK we have a number of fantastic bike hire options available from basic road bikes up to elite bikes and E-bikes.  If you require a hire bike for the ride or want to demo a Canyon please select at check-out and contact us to secure the ideal ride for you.


Although not compulsory for UK riders on this event, it is highly recommended to have a personal accident insurance policy when attending a Just Pedal cycling event. Also, your bike should also be fully covered by some form of insurance policy.  

Our insurance partner, Yellow Jersey, provide comprehensive holiday insurance specifically for cyclists and can also provide insurance that covers your bike against damage and theft.  Guests of Just Pedal also receive a 10% discount using the code ‘JUSTPEDAL10’    Click here for more information. 


If you have any further questions or queries feel free to contact us via or call +44(0)1483 351 466 and we will do our best to help.

By Pre-registering for the 2022 South Coast Challenge you will be the first to find out details and dates for the 2022 ride and also be given the chance to secure your place before the ride is launched.  There is no payments at this stage. 

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