Step up to the challenge! Hike the 18 scenic miles from King’s College Hospital to the Princess Royal University Hospital and help raise vital funds for our hospitals.

Walk with us and discover the iconic landmarks, heritage sites, and hidden gems in the heart of our local communities.

The Great Hospital Hike: a scenic 18-mile trail
Walk at your own pace through parks and forests and discover the hidden gems tucked away in our urban landscape. Highlights include the Sunken Gardens at the Horniman Museum, the tranquil ponds in Sydenham Wells Park, and the ancient oaks in Stumpshill Wood. 

18 mile

Starting at Ruskin Park


Coach Ticket

This ticket is from Princess Royal University Hospital to the 18 mile start line in Ruskin Park. Leaving at 08:00


Open to all ages, the Great Hospital Hike unites staff, patients, family, friends, and neighbours across our communities. Whether you walk as an individual or as part of a team, rest assured you will be walking with friends.

Your sponsorship will help fund projects that transform clinical services, advance research, and improve the hospital environment for all.