New Year's Day Charity Dip

We made the difficult decision that the New Year's Day Charity Dip could not go ahead as planned, however we are pleased to announce we have secured a new date- Saturday 26 March 2022 and can't wait to see you all there. 

All participants have automatically be moved to the new date. Don't worry if you didn't sign up last time, we have re opened the booking form below. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Events Team on 01935 709182 or

Are you brave enough to take the plunge and do something amazing for St Margaret’s Hospice Care?

Join us for our first ever Charity Dip at Minehead Beach.

Times will be confirmed nearer the time by email, but the dip will be around lunchtime. Join us afterwards as we will have hot drinks ready to warm you up once you've braved the challenge. 

Your £12 entry fee includes: 

  • Tea or coffee after your dip
  • St Margaret's Hospice Care bobble hat
  • Digital certificate

Your entry fee only covers the cost of putting on the event.

Time to care St Margaret's Hospice Care donation £50 £50 sponsorship could pay for an hour of specialist nursing care for a patient needing to stay on our In-patient Unit. 
Time to care St Margaret's Hospice Care donation £100

£100 could pay for a community assessment visit, giving patients like Caroline advice on equipment, which could help them spend more quality time with their family at home

Raising funds for St Margaret's Hospice Care will ensure your neighbour, your friend, and your family can be cared for when they need it most.

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

How to pay in your sponsorship money st margaret's hospice care
Download a sponsorship form here Set up a JustGiving page Set up a Facebook fundraising page

If you would prefer to make a donation rather than raise sponsorship, you can do so through the booking form below.

No matter how much you raise, your money will be going to support people in your local community, across Somerset.

Our Covid-19 Promise

Our COVID-19 Promise outlines the measures we will put in place to ensure your safety and what you can do if an event is cancelled. Click here to read our COVID-19 Promise.

Terms and Conditions

Please note that you will be asked to confirm you have read and accept the Terms and Conditions to this event.

Please read the Terms and Conditions here.

This event is proudly sponsored by Jewson.


There are plenty of public car parks nearby, we recommend Warren Road (TA24 5SH), Alexandra Road (TA24 5DP) and Station car park (TA24 5BG). There is also parking available on the road along the sea front. 

Registration will take place on the beach, opposite the amusements. You must register before taking part. We will be under the St Margaret's Hospice branded gazebos so you won't miss us!

We can accept registrations on the day subject to availability. Participants will have to pay the registration fee using either exact change or card payment

Yes, we encourage you bring spectators to cheer you along!

Yes, we can't wait to see your fun outfits!

Each participant will receive a free tea or coffee as part of their registration fee. There will be food and refreshments available for you and your supporters to purchase too. 

Please also feel free to bring your own flasks and food to the event if you wish. 


There is no minimum sponsorship required, however we kindly ask that you try and raise as much money as possible to help St Margaret's Hospice Care. 



Yes, if you would like to volunteer at this event please contact

You don't need to wear any special clothes, wetsuits are allowed and fancy dress is a popular choice. We recommend you bring plenty of warm dry clothes to change into after, as well as sliders or flip flops to wear down to the sea. 




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