Sponsors - £1000 club

  • |Acorn Care |

    Acorn Care

    Established in 2005, Acorn Care and Education is fast becoming England's premier provider of education and care for the most vulnerable and hardest to place young people. Acorn's specialist professionals provide the highest standard of education and care for over 550 children and young people with challenging behaviour and complex learning difficulties, in well-resourced schools and high quality residential settings. 

  • |Arqiva|


    Arqiva is a media infrastructure and technology company that operates at the heart of the broadcast, satellite, wireless and mobile communications industry – we operate five international satellite teleports, over 70 other staffed locations, and around 9000 shared radio sites throughout the UK and Ireland including masts, towers and rooftops from under 30 to over 300 metres tall. Our 2000 employees, spread across the UK, aim to connect people for an enriched and safer life.

  • |Belton Cheese|

    Belton Cheese

    Belton Farm, based in Whitchurch, Shropshire has been producing award-winning farmhouse cheese since the early eighteen hundreds, ceasing only for a short time during the last war. Belton Farm now produces many different varieties of cheese, including the local speciality: Cheshire.

  • |Boardman, Gelly & Co Ltd|

    Boardman, Gelly & Co Ltd

    Boardman, Gelly & Co has been established for over 25 years and is managed by business partners Nigel Boardman (RHS Judge) and Stephen Gelly (Ex Welsh Guards).  They are a family run partnership which prides itself in providing an efficient, high quality, friendly service covering all aspects of garden and playground design and landscaping.

    Boardman, Gelly & Co have been regular exhibitors at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, and have an enviable record of winning awards for their show gardens.

  • |Coastline Taxis|

    Coastline Taxis

    A 21st Century company offering a first class taxi service based in Rhyl, North Wales. The company operates a fully computerised dispatch system utilising the latest GPS technology, allowing us to minimize customer waiting times. We also offer account facilities, can supply taxis 4,7,8,16 seat vehicles as well as wheelchair accessible vehicles with lifts. Contact us on 01745 366666

  • |Llanelli Rural Council|

    Llanelli Rural Council

    Llanelli Rural Council is one of nine community councils in the Llanelli district area.

    The Council’s geographic area is approximately 26.78 square miles, with a population of 20,340 and surrounds the urban centre of Llanelli. Its boundaries extend from Loughor Estuary in the east to Burry Port in the west and skirts the Gwendraeth Valley in the north. The area is made up of the villages and districts of Bynea, Cwmbach, Cynheidre, Dafen, Felinfoel, Five Roads, Furnace, Llwynhendy, Ponthenri, Pontyates (part only), Pwll, Sandy and Swiss Valley

  • |Medico-Legal Conference|

    Medico-Legal Conference

    The Cambridge Annual Medico-Legal Conference, managed by KJD Communications,  is a unique, not-for-profit event providing medical and legal specialists with a convivial atmosphere in which to learn from peers, exchange views and network. In 2013, it will be held on 27 September.

  • |Miles Macadam|

    Miles Macadam

    Miles Macadam offer a range of services, from construction and civil engineering projects to the manufacture and installation of the UK's only BBA/HAPAS approved Grouted Macadam surfacing materials. Their Grouted Macadams are used nationally by both the public sector and private industry sector, from bus lanes and highways, to distribution yards.

    Miles Macadam is pleased to support Walk On Wales and the commitment of the individuals which form part of this excellent organisation.

  • Kenny Dawkins

    Kenny Dawkins

    Kenny Dawkins, ex Welsh Guards, has very generously sponsored the day on 15 September, Clynnog Fawr to Morfa Nefyn, on Stage 4 of the Walk which is being led by Mark Horwood.  Kenny is proud to sponsor Mark Horwood's team on this day and was in 2 Company with Mark when they served together in the Welsh Guards.

  • |RD:IR|


    RD:IR is an independent investor relations consultancy offering shareholder analysis, IR contact management, consultancy, proxy & corporate action support services and financial market research to UK and international public companies and their advisors.

  • |Rhug Estate Organic Farm|

    Rhug Estate Organic Farm

    Rhug Estate Organic Farm, is a Denbighshire food company where you can purchase high quality, local Welsh and organic products either from the shop on the Rhug Estate or via mail order. 

  • |Serco Health|

    Serco Health

    At Serco Health we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. We deliver high quality service and enhanced patient experience by investing to improve employee engagement and deploying innovative technologies. In the UK we work in partnership with the NHS. We deliver a range of services spanning: primary and community care, enabling services including hospital administration, patient services, physical environment management and diagnostics. In addition we support healthcare organisations in transforming their business processes.

  • |Schoolhouse Daycare|

    Schoolhouse Daycare

    Schoolhouse, which is owned by Mandie Bennett, Rod Morgan’s daughter, is one of the leading providers of daycare in South Wales, operating six nurseries from Carmarthen, Swansea, Port Talbot and Bridgend. Schoolhouse have kindly sponsored three days of the Walk. Thank you.

  • |Valero|


    Valero’s Pembroke refinery is one of the leading employers in South Wales and is one of Europe’s largest and most complex refineries. Valero Energy Ltd, a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, markets fuel in the UK and Ireland under the Texaco brand. There are around 800 Texaco-branded service stations in the UK and 230 Texaco-branded service stations in Ireland.

  • |Wiltshire Farm Foods|

    Wiltshire Farm Foods

    Wiltshire Farm Foods is the UK’s premier frozen meal delivery service. All of our meals are developed and created in our own factory in Trowbridge, Wiltshire and delivered by our dedicated, caring drivers. Our main aim is to enable our customers to remain independent in their own homes by taking care of mealtimes. Many of our customers are ex-servicemen and women and so we are honoured to support the Welsh Guards in such a great challenge.

  • |Specsavers, Llanelli|

    Specsavers, Llanelli

    The Specsavers store in Llanelli has been providing a professional eyecare services to the local community since first opening its doors in 1992. Run by directors Sue Lewis and Matthew Harvey, it offers digital retinal photography as part of its standard eye test, and houses a range of frames, including the latest designer brands from the likes of Jasper Conran, Gok Wan, Karen Millen and Timberland.

  • |Mara Electrical Ltd|

    Mara Electrical Ltd

    Based in North Wales and only 10 minutes from Chester we can provide a fast response for the whole of the North West & Wales.  Our capabilities cover a wide variety of electrical services from domestic call outs, commercial contracts to complex industrial projects.  All our employees are CSCS approved and have been CRB Enhanced checked enabling us to work in all environments.  We are NICEIC approved contractors, NICEIC Domestic installers & ECA Members giving our clients peace of mind that they are making the right choice.

  • |Market Fit Group|

    Market Fit Group

    Created in 1974 our group has initiated and developed the concept of "Global Sourcing". Our first domain of intervention was leather, quickly followed by textile, which is presently our main activity. Since 1998, we have been developing our expertise in Interior Design with decoration and furniture. 35 years of experience has largely validated our concept and placed us as a leader in this field.

    Through good communication, excellent working relationships and reacting to our customers needs, we have developed a unique, effective, reliable and professional operating structure and sourcing concept that ensures we retain our position in the global market.

  • |Nuffield Health, The Grosvenor Hospital, Chester|

    Nuffield Health, The Grosvenor Hospital, Chester

    Nuffield Health, The Grosvenor Hospital has remained Chester's leading private hospital since 1975. We deliver a comprehensive range of services and treatments and our aim is to provide the highest standard of patient care possible.

    In 2007, we completed a major refurbishment in our theatre, diagnostic and outpatient departments. Our staff are highly trained and we pride ourselves in maintaining a caring environment and a personal service to encourage a speedy recovery and general well-being.

  • |Maldwyn Jones|

    Maldwyn Jones

    Maldwyn Jones, is an Ex Welsh Guardsman having served during the Falklands conflict and in Northern Ireland. He appreciates the importance of the Walk and its goals. He has sponsored 13 September, Foel Farm to Y Felinheli and has been looking forward to walking with Mark Horwood and his team, all of whom he served with during his time in the family regiment.  Following the walk on Friday, Maldwyn will be holding an event at his Public House, The Bulkeley Arms, Menai Bridge and all are welcome.

  • |Port of Milford Haven|

    Port of Milford Haven

    Milford Haven is a natural deep water port safely handling over 29% of Britain’s seaborne trade in oil and gas.  Widely recognised as an energy hub, it is the third largest port in the UK and the biggest in Wales.  A 24/7 operation, the Port offers a range of marine services as well as owning and operating Pembroke Port and Milford Dock.  Activities such as cargo handling, ferry operations, fish landing and cruise calls as well as a first class marina are spread across these two sites.  The Port, along with the cluster of energy-related businesses along the Milford Haven Waterway, is a key driver of economic activity, attracting inward investment and supporting over 4,000 jobs in Pembrokeshire.

  • |Aon plc|

    Aon plc

    Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 65,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise.
    Aon is delighted to be sponsoring Walk on Wales and is proud of everyone taking part.

  • |The Fisher Partnership|

    The Fisher Partnership

    Founded in 1986 by the Fisher family, The Fisher Partnership offers country residence for retired ladies and gentlemen, accommodating over 100 residents in four homes across North Yorkshire. Having just celebrated our 27th year in the care industry we offer high-quality residential and nursing placements for respite and permanent care.

  • |The Coach & Horses, Harrogate|

    The Coach & Horses, Harrogate

    The Coach and Horses, or simply “the Coach” as locals and regulars refer to it, is located on the main approach into the beautiful spa town of Harrogate.  Now in its second generation of family ownership, we have built our reputation on the solid pub basics of good beer, good service and good company.