Welcome to East Lancs LDWA


Social Walks in the next few weeks.

No need to book in advance. Just turn up with enough food and drink for the day and appropriate clothing and footwear for the expected weather and terrain. Please contact the walk leader if you have any queries.   Check Future Events for full details.

Sunday May 22nd. Covid Capers. 

19 miles. 8.30am start. A682 Clowbridge Reservoir. Contact Pete Smith. 07812925738 E: petersmith.pendle@gmail.com

Thursday May 26th. Lancashire Way, Eastern Loop 5.

20 miles. 9am start. See Future Events for full details. Contact Neil Harwood. 07711932969. E: neilharwo@aol.com

Friday May 27th. Village Link Part 2.

12 miles. 10am start. BL8 4DX. Contact Barbara Shelton. Contact Barbara Shelton, 07855540184. E: shelts@surfanytime.net

Sunday May 29th. Boots & Brews, a May Meander.

10 miles. 9.30 am start. BL1 7NL. Contact Caroline Tennant. 07443529603. E: caztennant@gmail.com.

Wednesday June 8th. Three Valleys.

10.5 mile Plodder Walk. 10am start. BB4 4NP. Contact: Mike Lee, 01706 822358. E: mikelee@mikelee.co.uk

  • The East Lancashire group is one of about 40 groups in the country affiliated to the Long Distance Walkers Association. We are a friendly bunch who enjoy various social activities and trips as well as walking.

  • For general enquiries about the group contact the secretary Roger on secretary.eastlancs@ldwa.org.uk

  • LDWA members must have their e-mail preferences enabled to receive bulk emails from the group either as a full or associate member.

  • Please note that photographs are taken and published on this website, Facebook, Strider and other media. Please let the walk leader know at the beginning of the walk if you do not wish to appear in photographs.

  • Contact Nick on eastlancs.walkssecretary@ldwa.org.uk if you have general walking programme enquiries or wish to offer to lead a walk.

  • East Lancs has also helped to develop a series of walks called A Breath of Fresh Air.

  • http://www.abreathoffreshair.epizy.com/index.shtml?i=1

  • There are also Social Events to join in with.

  • Please take time to explore our website, this should give you a flavour of the group's activities.  There are Walk Reports posted after every social walk.

  • The contact for the website is Hilary on eastlancs.chair@ldwa.org.uk

  • Details of group minutes and other admin information is also published on the website.  The next meeting will be held on Tuesday June 7th at 8pm. The Doffcocker pub, 780 Chorley Old Road, Bolton. BL1 5QD.

  • You will be made most welcome at our meetings and social activities but most of all on our walks and events.


The results and further reports and pictures of the day are now available. . click on the link below.




March 12th 2023 will be the next Two Crosses Event. Make a note in your Diary now!!


 "Boots & Brews - Shorter walks for Everyone"

The next Boots and Brews walk will be on May 29th. See Future Events for full details.