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Hospiscare Abseil 2020

13th Jun 2020

Will you go the extra mile to support your local hospice and abseil off the UK’s highest man-made waterfall?

Hospiscare is excited to announce the abseil is back for on 13 June 2020,.This is an opportunity to test your nerve and abseil off a local landmark to support local people at a time when they need it most.

In the safe hands of professional instructors, you will abseil 220ft off the breath-taking Canonteign Falls, a picturesque local landmark set on the edge of stunning Dartmoor.  

New for 2020, Hospiscare is also offering the abseil as a workplace challenge day on Friday 12 June.  If your office or business would like to get involved, get in touch with Richard Cousins at

How to sign up

Sign up for this challenge for just £25 deposit and a pledge to raise £80 in fundraising.

Entry is open for anybody over the age of 14 (aged 14-17 will need parental consent) and weighs under 20 stone.

To sign up, simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page, or call 01392 688020.

If you would like to sign up for the workplace challenge day please contact Richard Cousins on the details above. 


Canonteign Falls are kindly offering a 50% discount to the venue for any spectators (abseil participants go free). Guests can enjoy Dartmoor National Park in the heart of Devon’s Teign Valley for just £4.


How your support helps…

Hospiscare is your local hospice charity for Exeter, East and Mid Devon, if you or a loved one need care for a terminal illness our doctors and nurses are here, providing specialist care for the whole family. We give our patients the chance to live life to the fullest everyday they can. Because every day matters.


Terms and conditions

I understand that this is a challenging activity and comes with a few risk factors. I am aware that the organisers cannot be held responsible for any personal injury, accident loss, damage or public liability. I can confirm that I have reasonable health and fitness, weigh under 20 stone, will not consume any alcohol prior or during the event. *If aged bewteen 14-17 a parent/guardian (teacher or youth leader acting in loco parentis is not adequate) will sign a parental consent and will need to remain within sight and earshot of the minor. I agree to the use of my name and picture in any broadcasting and print to publicise Hospiscare. By signing this form I agree that I have read and accepted the conditions of entry.