Cheshire Hike 2024: 6th-7th April

Cheshire Hike has seen Scouts, Explorers, Guides and Rangers walk between 30km and 60km in just two days for 56 years. The event in 2024 will take place between 6th-7th April, and will see 720 Scouts and Guides within three age sections will walk these distances in a weekend, camping at basecamp overnight. Fancy getting involved?

Three age sections, two days, one basecamp.

Cheshire Hike is an annual event run by Cheshire Scouts, for Scouts and Guides between the ages of 10½ and 17.

Across two days, three age sections and four possible team sizes, Cheshire Hike will see 700+ Scouts and Guides walk between 30km and 60km between start and finish locations that will be revealed just two weeks before the event.

To read more ahead of our 2024 event, whether you’re interested in taking part, you’d like to volunteer, or you’ve done it before and you want to be fully prepared, head to guide pages and find everything you need to know.

You will need to register your interest with your leader, as they will book you onto the event. Bookings will open on 8th January, and we are expecting to fully book within a few weeks.

Fancy helping?

Whether you've volunteered before or it's your first time, we're looking for leaders across the County for all kinds of roles.

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Watch Cheshire Hike 2023

Watch the 55th Cheshire Hike as it happened. 40 million steps. 27,000km walked. 720 hikers and 350 adult volunteers.

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Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls