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Sun 26 Mar 2023 South Wales

Zipwire Challenge

Get harnessed up and get ready for the most exhilarating event of the year!

Soar through the skies at over 70mph, above two of the most breath-taking backdrops Wales has to offer, all whilst supporting those affected by cancer across the country.

Sunday 26th March 2023

Zip World Tower
Treherbert Road
Hirwaun, Aberdare
CF44 9UF

Registration: FREE

Fundraising Target: We ask you to aim to raise £120 to support our vital services

Take on the Phoenix, the world’s fastest seated zipwire!You’ll travel at speeds up to 70mph and with four lines situated side by side, you can race friends and family! The first zip line takes you down Rhigos mountain, across the Llyn Fawr reservoir, offering stunning views of the Cynon Valley and enjoying the very fastest speeds, racing into the landing point as you fly above the trees.The second line returns you back to Tower Colliery and the Zip World site, spanning over 1.5 kilometres in total.

Sunday 26th March 2023

Zip World Slate Caverns
Blaenau Ffestiniog
LL41 3NB

Registration: FREE

Fundraising Target: £120

Twisting and turning throughout Llechwedd slate quarry, you’ll travel up to an impressive height of 1,400 ft on the area’s incredible manmade mountains, while taking in the sights of the authentic, industrial landscape. After exploring the area dotted with quarry mills and cutting sheds, you’ll kit up - ready for your double zip line descent.Traveling over one kilometre with stunning views of the quarry below and Blaenau Ffestiniog with Snowdonia beyond, you’ll speed back down to earth in a seated position – all the better for enjoying those panoramic vistas.

What you’ll receive

As one of our brave Zipwire challengers, you’ll receive the very best support from our friendly fundraising team! We will also send a pack to kick your fundraising off in style as well as a Tenovus Cancer Care t-shirt to wear with pride on the day. 

Get in touch

For more information contact our fundraising team on 029 2076 8850 or email

If you or someone you love has been affected by cancer, our free Support Line is there for you. Just call 0808 808 1010