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Take on the NEW Castle Night Trek and make a difference

Tuesday 7 January 2020

Selfie imageChestnut Tree House launches a unique challenge taking place on Saturday 16 May 2020 at Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham.

Are you ready to take on a challenge? Do you want to push your limits? This is your chance to be the first to take part in a brand new 10k trek and experience the stunning grounds of Herstmonceux Castle – after dark!

Castle Night Trek is a challenging trek through the gardens and grounds of Herstmonceux Castle. If you are a challenge seeker who wants to make a difference in your local community, then this is the trek for you”, says Gill Stapley at Chestnut Tree House.

Arriving at 7pm, participants will walk from day to night, reflecting the 24-hour nature of the care and support that Chestnut Tree House offers to local children with life-shortening conditions and their families.

Hannah laughing“At sunset, you’ll be putting on your walking boots, switching on your headtorch, and getting set to trek through varying terrain of ancient woodland, wildflower meadow and enchanting gardens. This is a challenge you won’t forget!” says Gill.

“The challenge will be tough. But you will create your own magical memories whilst helping local children and families make the most of every moment together and, when the time comes, say goodbye in the way they want”.

Although the Castle Night Trek is a challenge, Chestnut Tree House promises participants many magical

group trekking

surprises along the way. The trek will finish back at the moated 15th century Castle where challenge-seekers can celebrate their achievement in style with a glass of bubbly.

Castle Night Trek will take place on Saturday 16 May 2020 at Herstmonceux Castle. The trek is open to everyone aged 14 years and over (participants aged 14-16 years must be accompanied by an adult). Sign up before Tuesday 31 March 2020 and early bird registration costs £20 per person. Find out more and register at www.chestnut-tree-house.org.uk/castlenighttrek

For taking on a challenge. For local children and families. For the Now.