Memory Walkers in Hylands Park
Memory Walk

Chelmsford Memory Walk

Venue Hylands Park, Chelmsford
Date 06 October 2024
Arrival time From 10am
First walk starts From 11am
Routes 2km and 7km
Registration fee Free
Fundraising target £160

Feel it all at an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk 

Join us at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and share an incredible day with others who understand how it feels to be affected by dementia.  

Registrations are now open! Sign up today for the Chelmsford Memory Walk. If you'd prefer to volunteer with us on the day, you can sign up here.

Share advice, laughter, and support at the Chelmsford Memory Walk. And when you cross the finish line, celebrate with your medal, knowing you have walked for a world where dementia no longer devastates lives.

Key information

Meeting point

Chelmsford Memory Walk will start and finish in the event site at Hylands Park, which is located in the field opposite Writtle Gate Car Park, near Mauro’s Café. Please note, this area is on grass. Find us using the postcode CM2 8FS, alternatively enter ///bought.before.idea into the What3Words App.

Travel Information

Event Parking is available at Hylands Park, please use postcode CM2 8FS for the Writtle Gate entrance, off Greenbury Way. Do not use London Road.

Please arrive in good time to avoid queues, and note that parking is on grass. For drop-offs only, head to the Writtle Gate entrance and let the car parking stewards know on arrival.

Chelmsford Train Station is 5km away. Please consider the most sustainable method of transport, or car share where possible.  


To make sure everyone's included, there are two routes to choose from on the day of Memory Walk.

A shorter 2km route is a gentle stroll around the Pleasure Gardens, which is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs with assistance.

The longer 7km route will take you through the rolling estate and around the lake, and is more challenging with a combination of woodland and grassy pathways.

Please note the route and distance is subject to change, and suitable footwear is recommended.


  • Dogs allowed on leads
  • Event parking
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments


The meeting point and car parking is on grass. The short route is on paved paths and suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs with assistance. There is dedicated event parking available, please make stewards aware on arrival if you need an accessible parking space.


Aim to raise £160, or as much as you can, so you can support more people affected by dementia now, and in the future.

Lots of tips and tricks will be included in your fundraising pack, but you can get started now by checking out our Fundraise page!

Frequently asked questions

Got a question? Visit our FAQ page to find out more.