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Find out about the Mayor's "Beating the Bounds" sponsored walk and how to get involved on 7 and 8 October 2023.


The walk will be taking place over two days - Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October 2023. You can choose to join for just one or both days.

Day one starts at 9am at Ebbsfleet United FC and ends at the Golden Lion at Luddesdown.

Day two starts at the Golden Lion at Luddesdown and ends at the Ship and Lobster Public House on the south bank of the River Thames.

How to take part

If you would like to take part, email with your name and the names of anyone who will be joining you.

A sponsorship form will be emailed to you following your request, the sponsorship raised would be greatly appreciated for the three charities which are: Ellenor, Mencap and Home Start.


On Saturday morning, if you would like to book transport there are two pickup locations available. There will be a small charge of £2 payable in cash on the day.

  • The Golden Lion Pub, Luddesdown Road, Luddesdown, DA13 0XE - 8:15am
  • Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1AU - 8:40am

On Sunday morning, transport is only available from Civic Centre.

  • Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, DA12 1AU - 8:30am

There is no transport available at the end of either day.

Full itinerary

Further information

For further information please email

Date: 7th October 2023.

Location: Ebbsfleet United Football Club Stonebridge Rd, Northfleet, Gravesend, DA11 9GN

Cost: Free (Sponsorship required)

Time: 9:00 - 16:30