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HADRIAN’S WALL DISCOVERY NIGHT | WITH WILLEN HOSPICE

March 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm GMT

If you have ever dreamed of walking the entire length of Hadrian's Wall, then this is your chance!

Have you ever dreamed of walking Hadrian's Wall?

Now’s your chance to do it for Willen Hospice.

Stretching 84 miles, from the North to the Irish Sea, this historic trail takes you back in time to the Roman Empire. Constructed in AD122, Hadrian’s Wall was built to guard the wild, northern frontier, with miles of barracks, ramparts and forts. The wall has stood the test of time and is now one of the most popular walking challenges in the UK – it even has it’s own passport to collect stamps along the way!

This challenge is COVID-19 secure, and you’ll be walking in a small group.

Walk across a whole country from Newcastle to Carlisle in just one week, whilst raising money for this worthwhile cause.

The Discovery Night / free online event Includes:

  • The history of Hadrian's Wall
  • Details of the hike
  • Accommodation
  • Your Hadrian's Wall Passport
  • Luggage transfer
  • As well as some pratical advice such as blister management, the scenery, points of interest along the route, what to carry, water management and lots more.

See you there!

WHY TAKE PART?

  • You’ll be guided by walking expert, Julia Doherty from The Adventure Geek, so you can focus more on the views, and less on the maps.
  • Tick off a bucket list item, and enjoy some of the most incredible landscapes in Northern England.
  • Learn about our history under the Roman Empire, passing what is left of settlements, forts, and of course, Hadrian’s Wall itself.
  • Raise money for a fantastic cause. You may find some days on this challenge difficult, but it’s nothing compared to what our patients are facing. Without our free, compassionate care, they would have to face that alone, but with your help we can be there for everyone who needs us. Dawn Clark, Challenges Fundraiser, will be on hand at all times to help you with your fundraising.

Details

Date:
March 23, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm GMT
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hadrians-wall-discovery-night-with-willen-hospice-tickets-142219158331

Organiser

Adventure Geek
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

There are no permissions expressed or implied by the Adventure Geek organisers. Participants make use of the facilities at their own risk and without express permission from the Adventure Geek organisers.

Walking is a physically active sport. If you have any doubts about your abilities, you should always seek advice from your GP before embarking on an Adventure Geek walk.

By registering for an event you accept that you do so entirely at your own risk and that it is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and able to take part in the event. We regroup often and our walks cater for all levels of fitness.

Children under the age of 16 years old are the responsibility of their parents or guardians and need to be accompanied at all times before, during and after the walk.

Adventure Geek volunteers do not accept responsibility for injury, loss and damage sustained by a participant unless the above injury, loss and damage are proven to have been caused as a direct result of negligence on the part of the organisers.

Dogs are welcome on the majority of our walks, however, we kindly ask that only one dog per walker and that the welfare of the animal remains your responsibility throughout your walk.  On occasion, we may add a note of “No dogs allowed” on specific walks (usually those with cattle), please respect this note.