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Trek the Great Wall for St Leonard
We are very excited to announce that we will be offering you the chance to trek the Great Wall of China in aid of the Hospice next year.
Posted Jan 30

Trek the Great Wall for St Leonard's Hospice

We are very excited to announce that we will be offering you the chance to trek the Great Wall of China in aid of the Hospice next year.

The 9 day trip will take place in October 2020 and we are holding an information evening in the Fundraising building at the Hospice on Wednesday 17th April 2019 from 6:30pm.

As well as members of the Hospice fundraising team, a representative from Different Travel Company will be there to show a presentation, talk through the itinerary and answer any questions. Attendance is free and there will be drinks and snacks available. There is no obligation to sign up on the night – it is simply a chance for people to find out more.

The total price of the trip is £1925 which includes flights, all travel and transport, accommodation in B&Bs, meals, local trek guides and all necessary permits. The Hospice would also like participants to raise a minimum of £1500 for St Leonard’s Hospice in sponsorship, but support with fundraising will be given.

The 9 day trip includes a challenging 5 day trek along both original and restored parts of the wall and is rounded off with a trip to Beijing and two of its biggest attractions, The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Sarah Atkinson, Events Team Lead at St Leonard’s Hospice, said: “This is a real bucket list trip – and what better way to tick it off your list, than trekking as part of Team St Leonard’s during the Hospice’s 35th anniversary? We encourage anyone who is even a little bit interested to come along to the information evening to find out more. There’s no obligation to sign up – but we’re sure once you’ve heard more about it and seen the photos you’ll want to!”

For more information, contact Sarah on 01904 777 777 or sarah.atkinson@stleonardshospice.nhs.uk