Palace to Palace

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Starting at Buckingham Palace, passing by Hampton Court Palace and finishing at Windsor Castle this route boasts the best of this country's royal residences. This event supports The Prince’s Trust and asks that all participants aim to raise £150.
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Sun, 1 Oct 2023
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London, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA, UK
Start times
Sunday, 1 Oct 2023
Ultra: 6:45 amClassic: 7:15 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Palace to Palace
Classic
Distance
45mi
£38 - £48
Ultra
Distance
90mi
£58 - £68
Route information
Classic - 45 Miles/ Ultra - 90 Miles
Terrain: Road
Elevation: Gentle undulation
Route Type: Point to point
This point to point road cycling event takes riders from one iconic palace to another. Starting at Buckingham Palace, the ride will pass through the beautiful Richmond Park, Surrey countryside, past another famous palace, Hampton Court Palace, Long Walk before cycling past Windsor Castle to the finish line at the Windsor Racecourse where you can celebrate your achievement together with family, friends, and fellow riders at our festival finish.
We ask that everyone taking part aims to raise a minimum of £150 for The Prince's Trust to help give young people the chance they deserve.
The Prince’s Trust is a registered charity, incorporated by Royal Charter (RC000772). Principal office: The Prince’s Trust South London Centre, 8 Glade Path, Southwark, London, SE1 8EG. Registered charity number in England and Wales (1079675) and Scotland (SC041198).
What's included
  • Festival at the finish line
  • Rider Pack
  • Finisher Medal
  • Event T-shirt
  • A gold jersey for the first 100 people who raise over £300
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How to get there
Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA, UK
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Start at Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is centrally located in London with excellent links across the country.
Parking
There is very limited parking available in central London, especially all-day parking. Participants are encouraged to take public transport.
By Public Transport
All major train stations (London Euston, Kings Cross, Charing Cross, Victoria, Paddington, Waterloo) are well connected to the London Underground and bus routes.
Finish at Windsor Castle
Participants will need to organise their own transport from the finish.
By Car
Windsor Castle is accessible by car with excellent links to the M4 and M25.
By Public Transport
Windsor Castle is about a 10 minute walk from Eton & Riverside station and a 6 minute walk from Windsor & Eton Central station.
Coaches Coach tickets are available to purchase for £20 offering journeys in the morning from Windsor to the start line or in the afternoon from Windsor back into central London. Please contact the team on Palace@princes-trust.org.ukExternalLink to find out more.
Event day logistics
07:00 Ultra riders must start by this time
07:15 - 09:00 Classic starts
Age Requirements
All riders must be at least 16 years old to take part in the Palace to Palace.
Festival Finish
Riders can celebrate their awesome ride at the festival finish. There will be a great atmosphere and a place to commemorate the incredible achievement with family, friends and fellow riders.
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Spectator Info
The organiser recommend that friends and family meet you at the festival finish so they can cheer you on as you cross the finish line and watch you collect your medal. There is a lot happening at the end village this year including children's entertainment and refreshment stalls, so please encourage your friends and family to meet you at the end.
There is plenty of parking at Royal Windsor Racecourse, so it is encouraged that your family and friends to meet you there and enjoy what's on offer at the end village, while you lay back and relax after your ride!
FAQs
How will I know that my entry for Palace to Palace has been confirmed?
You will get a confirmation email from Let’s Do This once you have completed the booking process.
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What time shall I arrive to the Palace to Palace?
Please arrive around 15-minutes before your start time. Your bib number and timing chip will be posted to you in advance so there is no need to register on the day.
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What terrain will I be cycling on for the Palace to Palace ride?
This event will be along open roads and paved paths.
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Do I need to be an experienced cyclist to take part in Palace to Palace?
Not at all. This event is aimed at getting as many people on their bikes as possible, regardless of ability. All are welcome to come out and support the Prince's Trust.
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Is there a minimum amount of fundraising required for Palace to Palace?
The Prince’s Trust ask that everyone taking part raises a minimum sponsorship of £150 each. This helps them to cover the costs of putting on the event and ensures they maximise fundraising for young people. On their website, you can find a selection of fundraising tips to help you hit your target.
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4.6
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8th Floor, Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane,

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