Events

Morecambe Bay Walk 2021

Date: Sunday 18 July 2021

See the beautiful Morecambe Bay from a new perspective. Our popular Morecambe Bay Walk will return this summer.


The wonderful experience will offer you unbeatable views of the Morecambe Bay, Lancashire Coastline and the Lake District. The 8 mile sponsored walk, which is hosted by The Guide to the Sands Trust, will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

By taking part in the walk you will be ensuring local people receive vital and specialist care when they need it the most. Every step you take, mile you complete and pound you raise will help local people with life limiting illnesses.

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The art of walking successfully across Morecambe Bay is to be prepared for a few eventualities.

Changeable weather and a varying terrain will be encountered. First and foremost you should be able to walk 7 or 8 miles.

Underfoot, Arnside to the shore includes sand, footpaths, lanes and marshland. The bulk of the crossing is flat sand often rippled and sometimes covered in water. Half way across you will navigate the Kent River where you can expect te average depth of up to 2ft (60cm) for a distance of some 50m. The final leg of the walk is over marsh to Kent's Bank station; this is a clear pathway but may sometimes be slippery.


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Registration Fees

  • Adult (18+) £15
  • Young Adult (16-17) £14
  • Children (Under 16) £5

Travel

Coach travel will be availbale from Carlisle and Penrith for £10 per person. When completing your entry form please indicate your collection and drop off location, if you would like to add travel to your entry.

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Your Fundraising

Your registration fee covers all costs associated with holding this annual event, including administrating your place, your t-shirt for the event and support on the day.

As your fundraising is so important to local patients and their families, we suggest that you pledge a minimum donation per adult participant, or whatever your feel is achievable for you. We recommend a minimum of around £30 per person for our 30th Anniversary Celebrations, and really encourage you to gain sponsorship for greater amounts where possible. This would ensure that we are able to continue to grow and develop our care to local people with life limiting illnesses.


Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw will support you throughout your journey, as you are supporting those who need care in your local community.

In order to make your journey as smooth and as successful as possible, we will provide you with:

  • Hospice T-shirt
  • Sponsor Forms
  • Social media support
  • Fundraising activity ideas
  • Direct line to fundraising support and anything else you geel you may need on your fundraising journey. Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw are here to support you.

Your Safety is Important

Please be aware that we are working hard to ensure that all of our Events are compliant with the latest government guidance with regards to COVID-19 safety. We are constantly reviewing our procedures in line with updates and will share all relevant information with participants as it arises. Should there be the need to cancel any event due to COVID-19 restrictions then alternative arrangements for the event will be shared.

Contact Name: Eleanor Viney

Contact Telephone: 01228 810801

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