Participating Churches 2024

Please select the Area you are interested. For each area there is the possibility to download a pdf of the area churches and also a Google map.

Churches are currently registering to participate, please inquire nearer to 10th Sept for a more complete picture. Churches with a facility ‘U’ may well be open normally so worth passing by if on your planned route. To download a printable PDF copy of each Area’s church list, please click on the appropriate icon.

Click on each Area’s icon to obtain a map of the churches in that Area.

To see adjoining areas please select either North/Central Hampshire or Central/South Hampshire or The Isle of Wight

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Many churches offer refreshments and someone to show visitors around. Others are open for you to look around yourself and some have a ‘Welcome Card’ outside for signing.
The following options for church opening are:

  • Option R – The church will be open and providing REFRESHMENTS for part or all of the day between 10 am and 6 pm.
  • Option T – The church will be open part or all of the time between 10 am and 6 pm, with TOILETS available on site or nearby.
  • Option O – The church will be open to look around, but no one will be there to welcome Riders & Striders.
  • Option C – The church will not be open, but the Welcome Card will be placed outside or in the porch to sign between 10 am and 6 pm.
  • Option NP – The church is not participating this year.
  • Option U – The church is currently not confirmed as participating this year.
  • WEDDINGS – PLEASE be sensitive! Write ‘wedding’ in the space for initialling, if it is inappropriate to enter the church or churchyard.

To find your local Area Coordinator or Church Representative, please email rideandstride to contact the County Ride and Stride Coordinator Team.

Looking for a route to walk or cycle please visit our page Days Out or see some suggested routes or maybe the Dever Valley or Itchen Valley.

As you may wish to plan your Ride and Stride journey across County borders please click on the Counties below to find their list of participating churches:
Berkshire    Wiltshire    Dorset    Sussex    Surrey

You may want to visit some of our nine outstanding redundant historic churches in Hampshire. For more information visit the Churches Conservation Trust Site.