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.

Tuesday December 5th. Gummers How and Winster Valley.

15 miles. 8.30am start. LA23 3LN. Contact Nick Halford. 07306531990. E: nickhalford@virginmedia.com

Wednesday December 6th. Rushing around Rusland.

14.5 miles. 9am start near Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge. Contact Nicky Wood 01539535120. E: nickywood1@yahoo.co.uk

Wednesday December 13th. Park the Carr.

13 miles. 10am start. WN5 7AT. Contact Steve Martin 07741410042. E: steve4mart@gmail.com

Sunday December 17th. Christmas Cracker.

10 miles. 9am start BL6 7SE. Contact Roger Jackson 07553944988. E: rogerjackson740@btinternet.com.

Pre-booked meal at the Village Tea Rooms afterwards. This is now full but you are welcome to come on the morning walk.

  • 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 Jeanette 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 hilary.scott54@sky.com

  • Details of group minutes and other admin information is also published on the website.  The next meeting will be held on 9th January 2024 at 7pm. Venue is 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.


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