Events

Hospice Walk 2019

Location: Seven stunning locations across Northern Ireland! | Date: 23 June 2019

Step up for the 2019 Hospice Walk!

We’re delighted to announce that this year’s Hospice Walk will take place in seven scenic locations across Northern Ireland this April and June, including two new walks; The Cuilcagh Boardwalk and the Forget Me Not Memory Walk.

You can also choose to do a ‘DIY’ Walk, if one of the organized walks doesn’t suit. Simply choose your favourite walk location and do your own sponsored walk at a date and time that suits you.

With walking distances ranging from 3 to 9 miles, there’s a walk to suit all abilities!

Walk Routes

Saturday 6th April

Carrickfergus (7 Miles) Starts at 10am

Start: Carrickfergus Castle BT38 7BG

Finish: The Windrose Restaurant, 5 Rodgers Quay, Carrickfergus BT38 8BE

(Sponsored by Mauds Ice Creams)

Colin Glen Forest Park (6 or 3 miles) Starts at 11am

Start and Finish: The visitor centre, Colin Glen Forest Park, Stewartstown Road, Belfast BT17 0HW

Join our little walkers on the Colin Glen Gruffalo Trail! Pick up your little walkers Gruffalo pack and enjoy seeing your favourite characters come to life with fascinating sculptures plotted along with the trail.

Saturday 13th April

North Down Coastal Path (5 or 8 miles) Starts at 10am

Start: Queens Hall Leisure Complex, Holywood BT19 1JT

Finish: (5 miles) Crawfordsburn Country Park BT19 1JT

Finish: (8 miles) Pickie Fun Park, Bangor BT20 5AG

(Sponsored by Mauds Bangor)

Larne Coastal Path (5 or 9 miles) Starts at 10am

Start and Finish: Larne Leisure Centre, Tower Road, Larne BT40 1AB

Lagan Tow Path (8 Miles) Starts at 10am

Start: Lagan Valley Civic Centre, Lisburn BT27 4RL

Finish: Belfast Activity Centre, Barnett’s Park, Belfast BT9 5PB

(Sponsored by Creightons)

Sunday 23rd June

Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail (7.5 miles) Starts at 2pm

Start and Finish: Cuilcagh Boardwalk, Enniskillen BT92 1ER

Regrettably this walk is not open to under 12’s or dogs!

Sunday 30th June

Forget Me Not Memory Walk (3 miles) Starts at 2pm

Walk in memory of your loved ones with our new Forget Me Not MemoryWalk

Start: Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice, Horizon House

Finish: Northern Ireland Hospice, Somerton House

D.I.Y. Walk

If you can’t make it to any of the planned walks, you can plan your own ‘Do It Yourself Walk?’ Simply choose a date you are free and walk your favourite route. All that's left to do is ask friends, family or colleagues to support you by making a donation.

Pricing 

  • Adult Walk Registration: £5
  • Child (under 14’s): £1
  • Forget Me Not Memory Walk and D.I.Y Walk: FREE
  • Under 5's go free

To register for the Forget Me Not Memory Walk and the D.I.Y Walk, please email charlotte.brown@nihospice.org or call 028 9077 7123.

Hospice Walk Registration Form 2019