Sussex charity, St Catherine’s Hospice is calling all walking enthusiasts and nature lovers to join it on Sunday, October 14 for a challenging hike through picturesque countryside which features historic landmarks including the Balcombe Viaduct, Ardingly Reservoir and Wakehurst Place Seedbank.
The cross-country hike will allow you to enjoy the changing colours of autumn whilst raising funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. The full hike is 13 miles, with 9 and 4 mile routes also available making this a family friendly event which the charity hopes to raise £20,000 from, by asking for donations and sponsorship.
Tom Abbott, community and events fundraising manager at St Catherine’s said: “The orange tones of autumn aren’t only beautiful to walk in, but also promote St Catherine’s colours to remind us why we’re here – to care for local people.”
Advance registration is available on the St Catherine’s Hospice website, alternatively, registration is open from 9.00am on the day at Victory Hall, Balcombe, where the walk will begin. For more information and to register now, visit: www.stch.org.uk/slh