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Snowdon Sea to Summit
4-5 July 2025

By Challenges 2025

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity has partnered up with Discover Adventure to provide you with this incredible challenge!

Want to take on a new adventure in 2025?

Take part in the Snowdon Sea to Summit, you’ll be cycling through the wonderful Welsh countryside arriving at the base of the mountain where you will begin your ascent of Mount Snowdon. After your victory photos at the peak, you’ll make your way down to the kayak around the Llyn Padarn.

Sign up today and help make a difference to your local hospitals! You can choose where your fundraising efforts go to whether it will be a specific ward or the hospitals in general it is your choice. A perfect way to give something back!

4th July 2025 – 5th July 2025

What’s included on your trip?

  • 1 nights’ accommodation
  • Hire bike and helmet
  • Kayak and paddle
  • Snacks, water and lunch
  • Luggage and bike transfer from cycling & trekking transition point
  • A complimentary glass of fizz to celebrate completion of challenge

Your full itinerary can be found here

If this is something that you are interested in have a look at our payment options:

Fundraising option – Start your fundraising and we will cover the cost of the trip.

Pay £99 today, then fundraise £460 to UHD by 25/04/2025

UHD Charity will receive 50% of your fundraising, plus anything additional you raise.

Full payment option – You can choose to fund the trip yourself

Pay £99 today and then pay £230 to Discover adventure by 09/05/2025. This way you can fundraise whatever you would like with no set target or deadline and there is no cost at all to the charity!

More information?

If you would like more information regarding the trip, please contact Discover Adventure directly you’d like more information regarding the trip, please contact Discover Adventure directly (01722 718444) and advise if you’re looking to take part in the Snowdon Sea to Summit for University Hospitals Dorset.

If you are looking for more fundraising support, please contact the University Hospitals Charity on uhd.charity@uhd.nhs.uk or phone 0300 019 4060 / 8449.

Land’s End to John O’Groats Cycle
2-14 September 2025

By Challenges 2025

End your summer with a cycle to the furthest point in the British Isles. University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity has partnered up with Discover Adventure to provide you with this incredible challenge!

Make your way from Land’s End on the tip of southwestern England, then through Cornwall, along the Welsh border, around the Lake District and into Scotland via lochs and the Highlands to the North Coast and finally arriving at John O’Groats. What better way than this to see the most stunning and remote countryside in the British Isles?

If this is something, you would like to do sign up today and help make a difference at your local hospital!

Dates: 2nd September 2025 – 14th September 2025

What’s included:

  • Full vehicle support en-route
  • All meals except where specified and accommodation
  • Discover Adventure leader, mechanic and drivers(s)
  • Maps and route information
  • Transfer from John O’Groats

If you’d like the full itinerary, you can click here

You have 3 payment options for this challenge

Full fundraising option: Get right into the fundraising and we will cover the cost of your place

Pay £349 today, then £3,600 approximately 10 weeks (24/06/25) before your departure date.

Part-payment option – Contribute a little more to yourself and fundraise a little less and we pay the balance of your place.

Pay £349 today, then £500 to Discover Adventure and fundraise £2600 10 weeks (24/06/2025) before your departure date.

UHD Charity will retain 50% of the fundraising target plus any additional fundraising you receive.

Full payment option – You can choose to pay the full cost of your place, fundraise whatever you would like with no set target or deadline and there is no cost at all to the charity!

Pay £349 today then £1800 to Discover Adventure 8 weeks (08/07/25) before the departure date.

You can choose where your fundraising efforts go to whether it will be a specific ward or the hospitals in general it is your choice. A perfect way to give something back.

UHD Charity will retain 50% of the fundraising target plus any additional fundraising you receive.

More information?

If you would like more information regarding the trip, please contact Discover Adventure directly you’d like more information regarding the trip, please contact Discover Adventure directly (01722 718444) and advise you’re looking to take part in the Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle for University Hospitals Dorset.

If you are looking for more fundraising support, please contact the University Hospitals Charity on uhd.charity@uhd.nhs.uk or phone 0300 019 4060 / 8449.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trek
3-12 October 2025

By Challenges 2025

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity has partnered up with Discover Adventure to provide you with the challenges of a lifetime. And what better accomplishment could there be than climbing the highest freestanding mountain in the world!

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the African continent at 5896m. Its snow-capped summit rises high above the dusty African plains, and you will see views of huge permanent glaciers flowing down from the summit. These beautiful ice formations are a breathtaking yet mesmerising reward for pushing your limits both physically and mentally.

If this challenge piques your interest and you are ready to reach new heights of fitness, sign up now and support your local hospitals across Dorset.

But don’t take our word for it. Take a closer look at what this challenge has to offer in this short video.

A full itinerary can be found here.

What is included? 

  • All transport from London to Moshi return
  • All meals except where specified
  • Accommodation and camping equipment
  • Discover Adventure leaders such as a doctor with a group of 12 or more participants along with local guides, porters, and cooks
  • Back-up equipment
  • Entry permit to the National Park

You can choose where your fundraising efforts go, whether it is to our hospitals in general or if there is a particular team, ward, or project that you are passionate about giving something back to – this could be the perfect way to do it.

Payment options

There are three payment options, choose which one works best for you!

The fundraising option – by throwing yourself into fundraising for us, we will cover the cost of your place.

Pay £499 today then fundraise £5,400 for University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity approximately 10 weeks (26/07/2025) before your departure.

The part-payment option –you can choose to pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place, fundraise a little less and we pay the balance of your place.

Pay a £499 registration fee, then a further £500 to Discover Adventure. Then fundraise £4,400 for University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity approximately 10 weeks (26/07/2025) before your departure.

UHD Charity will retain 50% of the fundraising target plus any additional fundraising you receive.

The full payment option – you can choose to pay the full cost of your place, fundraise whatever you would like with no set target or deadline and there is no cost at all to the charity!

Pay a registration fee of £499 today, then pay £2,450 to Discover Adventure approximately 8 weeks before departure (08/08/2025).

UHD Charity will retain 50% of the fundraising target plus any additional fundraising you receive.

More information?

If you would like more information regarding the trip, please contact Discover Adventure directly you’d like more information regarding the trip, please contact Discover Adventure directly (01722 718444) and advise you’re looking to take part in the Mount Kilimanjaro trip for University Hospitals Dorset.

If you are looking for more fundraising support, please contact the University Hospitals Charity on uhd.charity@uhd.nhs.uk or phone 0300 019 4060 / 8449.