Walkers will attempt an epic 24-hour trek from London to Brighton this summer to raise money for charity.

Entries are now open for the 100km walk in aid of aid of Blind Veterans UK, a charity for blind ex-servicemen and women.

The trek will begin in south London and journey along the banks of the Thames, through countryside paths in Surrey, Sussex and the North and South Downs, before finishing at the charity’s centre in Ovingdean, Brighton. 

The walk will will set off on Saturday June 22.

Tracy Stratford, senior events officer at Blind Veterans UK, said: "The walk is not just a good way of doing something very strenuous and amazing for charity, it also takes place in the sunshine, in one of the most beautiful parts of the country”.

 If you would like to take part contact Blind Veterans UK on 0207 6167927 or fundraising@blindveterans.org.uk or visit www.walk100.org.uk