A gruelling 1,200-mile bike ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Why? To help fight the decline of threatened butterflies and moths.

June 22nd - July 21st 2021



You can also donate by text to support Simon


Text CYCLE 5 to 70450 to donate £5. This costs £5, plus a standard rate message.

Alternatively, you can text CYCLE 10 to 70450 to give £10 or CYCLE 20 to 70450 to give £20 

Your support will make a difference 

£12 could provide a volunteer with equipment like gloves and goggles so they can help create vital habitat for species like the Duke of Burgundy.

£45 could buy 50 Wild Thyme plants, providing food for the caterpillars of the threatened Large Blue butterfly, helping give it a safer future.

£250 could help pay for a conservation officer to run a training day for landowners, ensuring they can create the right conditions for threatened butterflies to thrive.


Find out how else you can support Simon


Volunteering - Tree clearance at Rough Bank

Visit Simon on route

Simon will be stopping at 15+ nature reserves along the way.  Why not visit your nearest to see how he’s getting on and see what butterflies you spot while there? See his route here.

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Join for part of the ride

Show your support for Simon by cycling alongside him for part of the challenge. If you’d like to take part, contact him at

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Do your own sponsored ride

Why not set your own cycle challenge and raise even more funds to help protect butterflies and moths? You could even choose to match his miles by cycling 40 miles a day on an indoor bike. 

If Simon cannot complete his challenge due to unforeseen circumstances we would still like to use your sponsorship money to fund our conservation work. If you would prefer to have your sponsorship money returned in this instance please contact us at @email