Camino Trail - East Cheshire Hospice

Camino Trail

A famous pilgrimage through the hilly landscapes of Galicia in northern Spain is the latest event organised for East Cheshire Hospice supporters.

The five-day Camino Way trek explores cultural and historic landmarks before ending at Santiago de Compostela.

The 115-kilometre walk from Oct 14-21 next year covers the eighth and final section of the French Way, the most traditional and best known of pilgrim routes.

Hospice Challenge Events Co-ordinator Bethan Wade said: “Thousands of people, known as ‘pilgrims’, walk the Camino for spiritual, cultural and adventurous reasons.

Destination Camino Way for supporters of East Cheshire Hospice.

“This is not a religious tour. The Camino is about the journey and to most it symbolises a time of reflection, learning and fresh starts.

“We’re hoping our supporters can join us for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The trek is graded moderate to challenging, covering long distances in varying weather conditions.

“It’s essential walkers are fit enough to trek for at least seven to eight hours at a time for multiple consecutive days. They’ll stay in basic hotels and guesthouses.

“Regular breaks are taken, but long days of walking, sometimes uphill, are inevitable. You can’t be too fit for this challenge so you should train well before your departure.”

A £355 registration fee is payable upon booking, with participants asked to fundraise at least £2,600 for the Hospice. Support and fundraising ideas will be provided.

A self-funded option is also available. Visit or contact  Bethan on 01625 789102; email

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