Take on a challenge

Group of Dorothy House supporters at the top of Ben Nevis as part of the Three Peaks

National Three Peaks Challenge

In your Three Peaks Challenge you’ll take on the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales, all within 48 hours. The trek covers 40kms and involves 2,984 metres of ascent and descent.

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Snowdon Triple Challenge

Grab this opportunity to pit yourself against the spectacular landscape of Snowdonia National Park in this tough and exciting multi-activity challenge. You'll summit the mighty Snowdon as well as tackling challenging biking and kayaking sections all the while surrounded by this stunning part of the UK.

Dorothy House supporter trekking the Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

Trek on the Great Wall of China along steep staircases and crumbling watchtowers with views of beautiful mountain ranges. Witness Imperial China's frontline defence and go on an organised tour of Beijing and its Forbidden City.

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Coast to Coast Cycle

Be inspired by some of the most dramatic scenery England has to offer on this classic bike ride from west to east. Departing from the west coast at Whitehaven, this challenging itinerary stretches for 225 km until reaching the North Sea at Whitley Bay.

Woman standing at Everest base camp

Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest stands at a formidable 8,848m in the Nepalese Himalayas. Starting in Lukla, follow in the footsteps of the Sherpa on this epic high altitude trek which crosses numerous rivers, before reaching the highest point at Kalapathar (5,545m). Wonder at the scenery below, before celebrating in mystical Kathmandu.

Dorothy House supporter at Machu Pichu

Trek to Machu Picchu

Explore the Inca capital of Cusco and hike in the Peruvian Andes along the uncrowded route in the Lares Valley, which has spectacular scenery. You'll reach the lost city of Machu Picchu, the ‘lost City of the Incas’. These breathtaking pre-Columbian ruins are nestled high in the Andes between two peaks and are one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world.

Nepal

Nepal 2019 including Hospice Project

Nepal has established itself as the true home of adventure and this charity challenge trek is a great opportunity to witness the culture and tradition of the Nepalese countryside. Along the way there are spectacular views of the snowy peaks of the Annapurnas and a fascinating mountain panorama from Poon Hill. You will also spend 2 days supporting a non-profit hospice in Kathmandu.

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Open Challenges Abroad

Want a charity challenge or holiday that offers something different? Join in on an open challenge! Some destinations include the opportunity to get involved with a project in the destination as a way to give something back to the local community and also so you can get to know the culture, environment and people of the place you are visiting.

Ready to chat to our Fundraising team?

If you’d like to discuss the challenges in more detail please contact Steph Cox on 01225 721 480 or at steph.cox@dorothyhouse-hospice.org.uk. We are here to support you all the way!

 

FAQs

How do I pay for a challenge?

To take part in a challenge you can either pay for the trip yourself or use your sponsorship money to cover the costs. If you decide to use your sponsorship you will need to pledge to raise a minimum amount for Dorothy House (the amount will depend on the trip you choose).

How can Dorothy House help?

We will support you all the way with advice and fundraising materials including sponsor forms, a
t-shirt, banners, balloons, flags, buckets and collection boxes.