6 Popular UK Charity Challenges

by Gemma Harbias

9 January 2019

Doing anything new for 2019? Try some of the best UK charity challenges to raise money for your local charity!

It’s become more popular to do challenging activities to raise money for charity. Not only as a personal achievement goal but a chance to try something outside of your comfort zone, to increase those donations.

There are a number of ways to push yourself, physically and emotionally through some exciting UK challenges. Whatever your cause, here are six popular UK challenges for 2019.

1. Lake District Triple Challenge

This challenge includes trekking, biking and kayaking. It is an intensely physical challenge. You will begin with a hike of Old Man of Coniston (803m high), followed by a 12km mountain bike ride through Grizedale Forest. Lastly, ending back in Coniston, kayaking the final leg of the challenge.

2. Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge

This challenge consists of tackling 5 of Englands tallest peaks in one day, including England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. In total, you will climb over 3000 feet on the day.

3. National 3 Peaks

This is known to be one of England’s toughest outdoor challenges. Beginning at Ben Nevis (highest mountain at 1, 344m high), with a 10 mile hike, that takes around 6 hours.

4. Snowdon Triple

This challenge includes a mix of different activities, really testing your physical and mental ability. Starting off with a cycle of 10.5 miles along Llanberis Lake. Followed by a hike up Mt Snowdon and finishing off with a 2.5 mile kayak across Llyn Padam.

5. Hadrian’s Wall Trial Challenge

Hadrian’s Wall runs along the North of the UK and you will be trekking for 26 miles. Both strenuous and exciting!

6. Jurassic Coast Challenge

Take on this tough trek of 30 Km along the South West Coast Path. You will need to be physically ready for this hard challenge but it will be an enjoyment to see the picturesque scenery.

There are many more UK charity challenges available. Which one will you be taking on this year?

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