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Are you ready for an adrenaline pumping flight?

Fly across Velocity - the longest zip line in Europe and the fastest in the world.

You will be providing bread to the our brothers and sisters in Syria.

Transport only available from Bradford
Registration fee: £70
Fundraising Target: £350

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch at events@muslimhands.org.uk – or call our team at 0115 911 7222.



29 August 2021


Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Gwynedd, LL57 4YG

About Velocity

Velocity is ‘the nearest thing to flying’. As well as being the longest zip line in Europe it is also the fastest in the world.

This adrenaline fuelled attraction offers visitors a unique experience. With a mile, long zip line reaching speeds in excess of 100mph, riders will have a birds-eye view of the historic Bangor slate quarry and the spectacular North Wales coastline and beyond.

Support our Syrian Bread Factory

Bread is a staple food we take for granted, but for families in war-torn Syria, it can be a life saver.

Alhamdulillah, our factory in northern Syria produces up to 30,000 loaves a day, feeding thousands of people who are struggling with displacement, poverty and record inflation.

As all running costs are covered by Muslim Hands, by donating you are helping to alleviate hunger as well as providing a sense of stability and normality to a community devastated by years of conflict.

Key Facts:

Over 80% of the population live in poverty.
More than 9.3 million Syrians are food insecure.
Over 6 million people remain displaced.

Q. Who can take part in Zip World Velocity?

A. You must be at least 18 years old, with a height minimum of 120cm (4ft) and maximum of 210cm (7ft).
You must weight at least 30kg and at most 120kg.
Please ensure you are medically fit to take part in Zip World Velocity, you can refer to the official website to ensure you are fit to take part: www.zipworld.co.uk/medical-restrictions

Q. What are the registration requirements?

A. You must complete the registration form and complete the registration fee payment of £70 to secure your space.
Once your space is secured, we ask you fundraise a minimum of £350. However, we are hoping that our enthusiastic fundraisers aim for a more pioneering individual target.

Q. What should I wear?

A. You will be supplied with a safety helmet, goggles and a flying suit that is wind and shower resistant. Please ensure that you are wearing flat soled footwear.

Q. What should I bring?

A. Please bring a fully charged mobile phone just in case of emergencies and please ensure that you are wearing warm clothing.

Q. Will I need any training prior to the event?

A. All training will be provided on the day along with a safety briefing by the Zip World guides.



If you have any questions or would like further information please contact us.

We will aim to reply within 2 working days, but it can take a little longer during busy times.

Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.