Walk will raise funds for Children’s Hospice

2 September 2015

Knaresborough Rotary Club’s Nidd Gorge Walk on Sunday 13th September will help raise funds for Martin House Children’ Hospice and includes free entry to Mother Shipton’s Cave.

Three different walks are available: a ‘Kids’ walk of about 2 miles with an I-Spy quiz and prizes, A ‘Short walk’ of about 4 miles, suitable for all the family including dogs on leads, and a longer walk up the gorge of about 8 miles.

Walks start between 11am and 12 Noon at the Rotary Wishing Well on Knaresborough Waterside and include free entry to Mother Shipton’s cave. Walk entry fees are £13 for a family of 4, Adults £5, Children aged 4-16, £3.

Martin House Hospice for Children and Young People serves families from all over Yorkshire. Opened in 1987 with nine children’s bedrooms a second house known as Whitby Lodge was opened in 2002 to care for teenagers and young adults. Currently these facilities are used to support over 340 families, with a further 100 or so in receipt of bereavement support. Services are provided free of charge and with very little statutory funding available, Martin House is largely funded by voluntary donations in order to meet the annual running cost of £4.9million.

Knaresborough Rotary Club has said they are delighted to be supporting Martin House with the Nidd Gorge Charity Walk. An opportunity for families to enjoy the experience of helping this wonderful organisation so close to all of our hearts.

For more information go to www.niddgorgewalk.co.uk

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