Great Wall of China Trek

Join us for this amazing bucket list destination while raising money for patients and their families facing a life-limiting illness across Somerset.

We are delighted to announce that one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Great Wall of China will be the destination for our next overseas trek!

The trek

Taking place over 9 days from 16-24 October 2021, this will be an unforgettable experience walking 50km along the longest made-made structure on the planet.

Discover the beauty of China on this challenging 5-day trek along parts of the 2,200 year old wall. The route features both original and restored sections of the wall, offering challenging terrain and a very rewarding experience as you trek on, and next to, this marvellous structure, set off by a backdrop of rolling hills and rural farming communities.

Your trip is rounded off with a visit to two of Beijing’s highlights, The Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

The trip at a glance:

  • Full board
  • Flights from London (inc. airport taxes), all transfers and transport in China
  • English speaking guides and support on trek
  • Difficulty - moderate 
  • Temperature 28°C high to -4°C low
  • First Aid trained staff

Different Travel have put together an information pack to help you make your decision. Read it here.

Entry fee

There is a £330 registration fee to pay at the time of booking to secure your place.

Your sponsorship

Minimum sponsorship is £2,980 per person.

Supporters will be trekking to support St Margaret’s Hospice Care, raising vital funds to help patients and their families in Somerset facing a life-limiting illness.

Support and fundraising ideas will be provided by staff to help you reach, and even exceed this target. There are many creative ways you can raise sponsorship. Please visit our Fundraising Resources to give you some inspiration. 

You can set up an online fundraising page on Just Giving or Facebook Fundraising, or you can download a sponsorship form here.

How to book a place


For full details please contact Sonia Bateman at or call 01823 365609.

We are in regular contact with the organisers of all our fundraising challenge events and are monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. If any events are postponed or cancelled, we will contact our registered fundraisers directly and update our website. For the latest information about how St Margaret’s is responding to Coronavirus, click here.

Event details


The Great Wall of China


Start: 16th October, 2021 at 08:00 AM

End: 24th October, 2021 at 06:00 PM

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