Leicester Memory Walk, Abbey Park

Date: Sunday 22 September 2019

Walk Details

Walk type:
Memory Walk
Registration:
£10.00 (under 16s free)
Arrive from:
10am
Walk starts:
11am
Meeting point:

By the bandstand

Walk distance:
3.5km or 6km
Facilities:
  • suitable for wheelchair users
  • refreshments
  • toilets
  • Dogs are welcome
  • pushchairs

Register for this walk

We ask for your email address so we can update you on Memory Walk and share fundraising hints and tips. To register online you will need to provide an email address. If you have difficulties registering, please call us on 0300 330 5452.

With every step you will help change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future. Register yourself or a team, and start fundraising today!


Join us in the lovely Abbey Park for Memory Walk this September. 

Sign up or join a team and pledge to raise £160 to help defeat dementia today. If you create a team your friends and family will be able to register individually using the team code and link sent in your welcome email.

Once registered, start your fundraising and smash your £160 target! Every pound you raise will change the lives of people affected by dementia – now and in the future.

Registrations close Thursday 19 September.

Alternative Walks

Nottingham

Peterborough

Sutton Coldfield

Your walk. Your way.

What to expect on the day

Take the shorter 3km walk for a gentle stroll around Abbey Park and past the historic ruins which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 6.5km walk will take you around Abbey Park before walking along the banks of the River Soar and past the National Space Centre. Please note all routes and distances are subject to change.

All routes will start and finish at by the bandstand, where there will be a hive of activity to get everyone ready for Memory Walk. Please note the event site is on grass. Take a moment to reflect on who you are walking for by leaving a message on the Memory Tree, and watch it blossom through the day.

How to get there

Memory Walk will start and finish at Abbey Park bandstand, which is located a short walk from Abbey Park car park.

There is no dedicated event parking, please use city centre parking and public transport. Abbey Park is 2km walk from Leicester train station.

To keep Leicester environmentally friendly please choose the most sustainable method of transport and car share where possible.

Registration will close Thursday 19th September 2019 and you will not be able to register at the event. So sign up now and get your team members to do so too!

Large crowd of walkers