London from the sky

London abseil

Your chance to see London as you've never seen it before - from 80 metres above the ground!

Event details

Take on this exciting abseil down the UK’s tallest sculpture – ArcelorMittal Orbit in London. Run by an experienced team of abseiling instructors, you’ll be looked after every step of the way as you lower yourself down – taking in the breath-taking views.

You can choose any date to take part in the abseil, have a look on the Wire and Sky website for what availability they have! 

Location: London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
When: Saturday 31st December 2022
Event type: Abseils
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Step by step guide to get your place


Sign up on the Wire and Sky website


Get in touch and let us know that you want to fundraise for us


We'll support you and send information about the children you're helping
More details about the abseil

If you’re feeling up to the challenge, then you’ll need to go to the Wire and Sky website to sign up. You can choose a date that suits you. Make sure you read the participant restrictions details, and all the small print before you sign up.

The cost of the abseil is £95

Once you’re signed up, let us know and we’ll be in touch to help with your fundraising! Your Team Chestnut place comes with an exclusive t-shirt to wear with pride on the day when you fundraise £100 or more.


Thank you for choosing us to donate your sponsorship to – we appreciate every penny.

Next steps:

  1. Get in touch with us and let us know
  2. We’ll be in touch with your own bespoke events pack, including fundraising hints and tips and sponsorship form.
  3. Once you’ve raised your sponsorship money and completed your event head over to our GoDonate page to donate the money directly to us.

You can find details about the race day on the Wire and Sky website.

If you have a question about fundraising for Team Chestnut, please contact the Events Team.

Portrait of a Smiling baby with cerebral palsy

Take on the abseil for charity

Your feat of daring won't just be an amazing personal achievement, your support means local children and families who know they don’t have long together have the chance to live life to the full and say goodbye in the way that's right for them. As a 'thank you' when you fundraise £100 or more we'll send you a Chestnut Tree House t-shirt to wear with pride on the day of your event.

Get your fundraising off with a bang on JustGiving

JustGiving pages are the easiest way to start fundraising, as you can set them up quickly, share them across social media immediately (even connect it to Strava). Plus, all sponsorship money gets sent directly to us.

Set up your JustGiving page today

How to fundraise

We've put together our top tips for getting sponsored. Including; info on Gift Aid, how to tell your story and top tricks to boost your total!

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