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Elizabeth Wickes

1 woman walking the coastline of Britain, raising money for the Association of Lowland Search & Rescue, Mountain Rescue, and the RNLI

Raising money for multiple charities

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I am currently waiting for all 3 of my charities to register with Virgin Money Giving. If you would like to donate in the meantime please do so via the following link, adding a note that it's for the charities rather than me.

This is the 2nd fundraising page. The first, which raised £663.66, was closed when I added Mountain Rescue to my charities.

Hello, I'm Beth on 3rd October 2018 I gave up my home to attempt to walk around the entire coast of Britain, walking from lifeboat station to lifeboat station, to raise money and awareness for the Association of Lowland Search & Rescue, Mountain Rescue, and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

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Event details

Beth's charity British coast walk

The Association of Lowland Search & Rescue is the governing body for the 35 UK Lowland Rescue teams, providing official S&R coverage “From Hill to High Water”. They work with Police and the Fire Service to locate vulnerable missing people as well as offer drone support. LS&R are run entirely by volunteers and rely on donations to do their vital work.

Mountain Rescue team members are on call 24/7/365 to recover climbers, lost walkers, and injured and sick casualties. But they also help search for missing children and vulnerable adults, on and off the hills. They search river banks and swift water, and wade chest-deep through flooded urban streets. They also rescue a huge number animals from all manner of inaccessible places. Like Lowland Rescue, they are run entirely by volunteers and rely on donations to do their vital work.

The RNLI is the largest UK charity that saves lives at sea, through lifeboat search and rescue, lifeguards, water safety education and flood rescue. Giving these lifesavers (most of whom are unpaid volunteers) everything they need is costly. In 2017, it cost the RNLI £176.5M to run their lifesaving service, mostly funded by legacies and donations.

Event date

21-January-2019 00:00  - 
30-June-2019 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Wow fantastic Beth! I heard about your story from my mum, who met you at Bangor station. Good luck!
Donation by Amy Meachin
on 18-06-2019
£1.26 gift aid
Amazing adventure, wonderful photos and great causes. From an instagram follower.
Donation by Martin
on 11-06-2019
£7.50 gift aid
We met you at the lifeboat station in Tenby. Good luck with your venture.
Donation by Anonymous
on 06-06-2019
Good to meet you on the coast path near Aberystwyth today. Really admire what you are doing and wish you all the best on your epic adventure.
Donation by David Chippendale
on 05-06-2019
£12.51 gift aid
Lovely to meet you on the path least travelled
Donation by Kyle
on 20-05-2019
£2.50 gift aid
I enjoy your photos from around the lovely coast.
Donation by Jim Wilson
on 15-05-2019
£4.99 gift aid
Well done Beth keep it up, you are doing great. Remember to try and speak to everyone, and hopefully they will put their hand in their pocket, every penny counts. keep on trekking
Donation by Walk Aid
on 13-05-2019
£4.99 gift aid
I remember, Beth, when you came on Sth Birmgham Ramblers walk, which I led from Kinver, I was so impressed by your determination and sense of purpose. I have followed your walk carefully on social media. You are doing so well - keep going
Donation by Dr Peter Rookes
on 11-05-2019
£100.00 gift aid
Keep going Beth, love the daily photo's. Keep enjoying the experience.
Donation by Patsy
on 09-05-2019
£2.50 gift aid
Beth, thank you so much for all you're doing to support UKSAR teams. It's making a huge difference to Lowland Rescue!
Donation by Stephen Butcher
on 09-05-2019
£7.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £790.00
Offline Donations: £482.15
Total Raised: £1,272.15
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,447.14

Donations closed

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