Cheshire Hike 2024: 5th-6th October

Cheshire Hike has seen Scouts, Explorers, Guides and Rangers walk between 30km and 60km in just two days for 56 years. The 2024 event will take place between 5th-6th October, and will see 850 Scouts and Guides within three age categories will walk these distances in a weekend, camping at basecamp overnight. Fancy getting involved?

Three categories, 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 categories and four possible team sizes, Cheshire Hike will see 850 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’d like to take part, you’d like to volunteer, or you’ve done it before and you want to be fully prepared, head to our guide and find everything you need to know.

As a young person, you will need to register your interest with your leader, and they will book you onto the event.

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