Walk of Hope FAQ's

Is the route suitable for wheelchairs?

Unfortunately, the route is not suitable for pushchairs, buggies or wheelchairs.

Can I bring my dog?


Is there an age limit?

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Any children under the age of five may need to be carried by a parent or guardian during some parts of the route.

What should I wear?

Suitable footwear should be worn at all times. Suitable footwear includes hardwearing shoes, trainers and walking boots. Flip-flops and sandals are not suitable.

The Walk of Hope is an outside 10K event and will take place in all weather conditions. Participants must dress appropriately for all weather conditions.

Are we timed?

No. The Walk of Hope is not a race and running is not permitted.

How long does it take?

Finishing times vary from participant to participant, depending on how fast or slow they walk. The Walk of Hope usually takes between one and a half and three hours.

Will there be refreshments?

Water will be provided for participants and there will be a food van at the start and finish. Participants often bring their own picnics to enjoy too.