Walk in memory of your loved ones whenever or wherever you choose.


Due to the ever developing Coronavirus situation, this year's Lavender Memories Walk will be virtual! Sadly, we will not be able to host the walk and celebration that we had intended at Mayfield Lavender Farm, but we are not going to let that stop you remembering all those special people in your lives. 

You can still enter to take part below, we just ask that you complete your 6mile memory walk wherever you choose. However, please ensure that you check for and follow the latest government advice regarding social distancing. 

When: Between 1st May and 13th June

Where: You choose! But be sure to check and follow the latest government advice.

How: Send us evidence that you have completed your walk. You can provide a photo of you taking part and telling us what you have achieved (preferably in your t-shirt with a big smile). You can also send us a screenshot, photo or other information from your phone or an app such as Strava, Garmin or FitBit. Please email evidence to [email protected] by 5pm on the 13th June. If you are unsure how to do this and need further advice, please give us a call on 020 8254 2450.

Distance: 6miles (12,000 steps) - either on local roads or in your property and/or garden. You can also choose one of our alternatives below.

We want to make sure that as many of you as possible can take part and remember your loved ones in this way. It's so important right now to give yourself a focus to get up and get active! So if you don't feel that you can complete 6miles all at once or you would prefer not to leave your house, we have some alternative suggestions for you:

  • Complete 1 mile per day for 6 days.
  • Use your property or garden to step up for St Raph's. For every 1mile the average person walks 2,000 steps, so to complete 6miles you will need to walk 12,000 steps. It's up to you if you try to do this in 1 day or over a number of days. 
  • Use your flight of stairs. 1 flight is on average 12 steps. 6miles is 1,000 flights of stairs (in either up or down direction). 143 flights of stairs per day if doing it over 1 week. 

Entry fee: Adults £15. Child £10 (5-15yrs). Family £45 (2 adults and 2 children). Includes Lavender Walk t-shirt, information pack and medal - all sent to you in the post. 

T-shirt: Wear your t-shirt proudly to raise awareness of the Hospice whether you are at home or out pounding the streets. Each t-shirt has a white heart on the back where you can personalise it by writing your own message or loved ones name(s). Don't forget to take photos and post to our social media pages, we would love to see what you have achieved and how you are remembering those close to you. 

Fundraising: There is no minimum sponsorship target. However, in these difficult and uncertain times, with almost all of our usual fundraising activity cancelled, we need your help more than ever. We encourage all walkers to raise additional sponsorship to support our nurses and clinical staff working exceptionally hard on the front line to continue our vital care.

Please use the link below to set up your JustGiving fundraising page now and connect it to our Lavender Memories Walk. Or you can add a donation at checkout when you register below. 

Set up a JustGiving page

Register for the Virtual Lavender Memories Walk below or contact us with any questions. 

Contact our supporter care team

Booking for this event has now closed.