The Tour de Furness charity cycle event is organised by the Rotary Club of Furness to raise money for St Mary’s Hospice as well as others. The idea of the event is to get cyclists of all abilities joining in to have fun and raise money for charities of their choice.

Well done to all who took part in the 2019 Tour de Furness on Sunday 8th September. Our next event is Sunday 7th September 2020 - hope to see you there.

We have a choice of four routes from 5 to 50 miles to test your physical fitness, but remember, ‘this is not a race!’ If you’d like to take part please have a look at the four excellent routes that take in some of the most breathtaking scenery the Furness peninsula has to offer and see our ABOUT page for entry details.

On line entries are OPEN from 1st April, you can click here to go there.....

We also welcome VOLUNTEERS to help us with our event, if you fancy lending us a hand, check out our VOLUNTEERS page.


5 mile route

5 miles ride

The 5 mile route is suitable for novices and families with small children on mainly traffic footpaths.

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13 mile route

13 miles ride

The 13 mile Tour de Furness route mainly through quiet countryside should appeal to family groups and the leisure cyclist.

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23 mile route

23 miles ride

The 23 mile route, through Low Furness is for people who want to do more than 13 miles, but not quite as far as 50.

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50 mile route

50 miles ride

The “Furness 50” is suitable for cycling enthusiasts and takes you through the magnificent South Lakes..

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p> TdF Video


Click on the above image to see our TdF 2018 video


Click on the image below to see our TdF 2019 Generous Sponsors




Thankyou ALL of our riders for taking part - hope to see you next year.


All you need to know about the Tour de Furness


We are grateful to our sponsors for helping to enable us to run the Tour de Furness

Poole Townsend Draw, L to R President Colin Scraggs, 2018 Winner Jane Smith, Martin Oates from Poole Townsend, Martin McLeavy President Nominee and Dave Salt Chairman of the Tour de Furness committee

The 2018 Bike Draw took place at our club meeting in November 2018

RC of Barrow in Furness win Bill Bartlett Memorial Trophy

The presentation of prizes after out 2018 Tour de Furness


Chart showing huge amount of money raised since our humble beginings in 1996.


Photos from several years' of the Tour de Furness


Some of the organisations that have benefitted from the Tour de Furness


Information for people wishing to volunteer their help