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Walk Ten for Marie Curie Cancer Care this Summer

14:34 27 April 2012

Walk Ten for Marie Curie Cancer Care this Summer

Walk Ten for Marie Curie Cancer Care this Summer

Marie Curie Cancer Care is calling on everyone to 'Walk Ten' this summer, to help Marie Curie Nurses provide more free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes.

Marie Curie Cancer Care is calling on everyone to Walk Ten this summer, to help Marie Curie Nurses provide more free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes.


Walk Ten is a series of unique 10k summer evening walks taking place at 25 beautiful locations across the UK, which is sponsored by home emergency insurer HomeServe for a third year. After each walk, there will be fun activities such as fireworks, picnics and live music throughout the evening to celebrate the work of Marie Curie Nurses.


Many of the venues, which include the estates of stately homes, are usually closed to the public in the evening, meaning Walk Ten participants enjoy exclusive access.


Outdoor enthusiast and keen walker Julia Bradbury said:Ive had the privilege of taking part in Marie Curies Walk Ten and Id strongly urge others to sign up. Walking in the British countryside is a great passion of mine and the chance to enjoy sunset walks at magnificent venues is truly not to be missed. As well as being a fun event to do with friends and family, its great to know that by taking part youre helping to raise crucial funds to allow Marie Curie Nurses to continue to provide care at home to terminally ill patients day in, day out. The walks end with a celebration of the work of Marie Curie Nurses, making it an even more memorable and special occasion.


The walks all take place between July and September. Registration is 10 per person (children go free) and everyone is encouraged to raise as much as possible to support Marie Curie Cancer Care. All the funds raised will allow Marie Curie Nurses to provide more hours of care, totally free, for terminally ill people in their own homes and in the charitys hospices.


To register for your nearest Walk Ten, or for more information, go to www.mariecurie.org.uk/walkten or call 08700 340 040.


This years 25 Walk Ten venues are: * New venue for 2012

Chatsworth, Derbyshire*

Stowe House, Buckinghamshire*

Weston Park, Staffordshire*

Sissinghurst Castle, Kent*

Beaulieu, Hampshire

Castle Howard, York

Margam Park, South Wales

Hill of Tarvit, Fife

Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey

Tatton Park, Cheshire

Athelstaneford, East Lothian

Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall*

Grimsthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire

Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh

Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire

Croft Castle, Herefordshire

Croome Park, Worcester*

Dumfries House, Ayrshire

Stormont Estate, Belfast

Boughton House, Northamptonshire

Stourhead, Wiltshire

Gibside, Tyne and Wear*

Belladrum, Inverness

Spread Eagle, West Sussex*

Eastbourne, East Sussex

Marie Curie Cancer Care is calling on everyone to Walk Ten this summer, to help Marie Curie Nurses provide more free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes.

Walk Ten is a series of unique 10k summer evening walks taking place at 25 beautiful locations across the UK, which is sponsored by home emergency insurer HomeServe for a third year. After each walk, there will be fun activities such as fireworks, picnics and live music throughout the evening to celebrate the work of Marie Curie Nurses.

Many of the venues, which include the estates of stately homes, are usually closed to the public in the evening, meaning Walk Ten participants enjoy exclusive access.

Outdoor enthusiast and keen walker Julia Bradbury said:Ive had the privilege of taking part in Marie Curies Walk Ten and Id strongly urge others to sign up. Walking in the British countryside is a great passion of mine and the chance to enjoy sunset walks at magnificent venues is truly not to be missed. As well as being a fun event to do with friends and family, its great to know that by taking part youre helping to raise crucial funds to allow Marie Curie Nurses to continue to provide care at home to terminally ill patients day in, day out. The walks end with a celebration of the work of Marie Curie Nurses, making it an even more memorable and special occasion.

The walks all take place between July and September. Registration is 10 per person (children go free) and everyone is encouraged to raise as much as possible to support Marie Curie Cancer Care. All the funds raised will allow Marie Curie Nurses to provide more hours of care, totally free, for terminally ill people in their own homes and in the charitys hospices.

To register for your nearest Walk Ten, or for more information, go to www.mariecurie.org.uk/walkten or call 08700 340 040.

This years 25 Walk Ten venues are: * New venue for 2012
Chatsworth, Derbyshire*
Stowe House, Buckinghamshire*
Weston Park, Staffordshire*
Sissinghurst Castle, Kent*
Beaulieu, Hampshire
Castle Howard, York
Margam Park, South Wales
Hill of Tarvit, Fife
Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey
Tatton Park, Cheshire
Athelstaneford, East Lothian
Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall*
Grimsthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire
Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh
Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire
Croft Castle, Herefordshire
Croome Park, Worcester*
Dumfries House, Ayrshire
Stormont Estate, Belfast
Boughton House, Northamptonshire
Stourhead, Wiltshire
Gibside, Tyne and Wear*
Belladrum, Inverness
Spread Eagle, West Sussex*
Eastbourne, East Sussex


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