ARUK Explorer Hike Jurassic Coast 18


Date: Saturday 16 September 2023

Registration fee: FREE / £50

Location: Dorset, South West England

Minimum sponsorship: £200 / £300

Join #TeamARUK for the very first Explorer Hike on the Jurassic Coast.

For the first time, in 2023 ARUK Explorer is heading down south and taking on the mighty Jurassic Coast! Join us for an 18-mile hike across this magnificent landscape and soak up the iconic landscapes such as Corfe Castle. With fully stocked pit-stops along the route, get to know your fellow walkers and enjoy this wonderful challenge whilst raising vital funds for dementia research.

Minimum fundraising

Reg fee: £0
Minimum sponsorship: £300

Flexi fundraising

Reg fee: £50
Minimum sponsorship: £200

About ARUK Explorer Hike

The ARUK Explorer hike is coming to the Jurassic Coast! This event is exclusively for Alzheimer’s Research UK supporters. Take on the walk alone, with friends, or meet people on the day who share a connection to dementia.

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 and enjoy the stunning coastal views!

This 18 mile circular route, will include spectacular landmarks such as Corfe Castle. More details of this new and exciting route coming soon!

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


Your fundraising options

When you sign up for the Explorer Hike with our Minimum Sponsorship or Flexi Fundraising option, your registration fee and the money you fundraise helps to contribute to essential dementia research.

Minimum fundraising

With this option there is no registration fee and a pledge to raise £300. We kindly ask that you raise 50% of the fundraising target 8 weeks before event day to ensure your place in the event.

Flexi fundraising

With this option there is a registration fee of £50 and pledge to raise a smaller fundraising target of £200. We kindly ask that you raise 50% of the fundraising target 8 weeks before event day to ensure your place in the event.

By hiking with us, you can play a part in funding life-changing dementia research.

When you join #TeamARUK for the Explorer Hike you’ll receive…

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

Not ready to sign up?

Join our dedicated Facebook group to meet other walkers and ask questions about the day or register your interest to hear back from a member of our events team.