Take in the amazing views of some of the most iconic spots in the Peak District and enjoy this wonderful challenge whilst raising vital funds for dementia research.

Join Alzheimer’s Research UK in the Peak District and hike 26-miles for a cure.


September 2024

Registration fee:

Minimum sponsorship:

Carsington Water Visitors Centre, Peak District

Event details

The ARUK Explorer Hike takes place in the beautiful Peak District, exclusively for Alzheimer’s Research UK supporters. Take on the walk solo , with friends, or meet people on the day who share a connection to dementia.

Your 26-mile hike will begin at Bakewell, with a coach to take you there from our start and finish point in Carsington Water. Once you cross the finish line you’ll be rewarded with your medal, snacks, and refreshments. Along the route there will be fully stocked pitstops where you can stop to chat to volunteers and other walkers, or just take a well-earned break!

If you’d love to take part but you’re worried about the distance, why not join us for our 8-mile hike, which takes place at the same time! Whichever route you pick, you’ll be surrounded by stunning natural views while you raise awareness and vital funds.

Find out more about ARUK Explorer Hike, a nationwide series of hikes set in some of the most beautiful locations in the UK.

When you join #TeamARUK you’ll receive…

  • A fundraising pack
  • A bespoke ARUK hike t-shirt
  • A sign for you to personalise with your own message
  • Access to our online communities and Facebook group
  • Regular help and support from our Fundraising team
  • A medal and ARUK socks when you complete your hike

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