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 June 16th. The Ramsbottom Round.

20 miles. 8.30am start. BL0 9LU. Contact Dave or Alma Walsh. 07762467987. E: david.walsh873@btinternet.com

Thursday June 20th. Solstice Special.

17.3 miles. 10.45pm start. BB7 9EB. Contact John Shortt, 07419358387. E: jsho@hotmail.co.uk

Wednesday June 26th. Plodder Walk. Circumnavigating Cutacre.

10 miles. 10.30am start.Bl5 1BS. Contact Phil Chapman.07523014921. E: philchap274@gmail.com

Sunday June 30th. Pendle Way Part 4.

17 miles. 9.00am start. BB9 6JQ. Contact Paul Banks, 07817747112. E: paulbanks@gmail.com

Wednesday July 3rd. A Wirral Wander.

15 miles. 9.25am start. WA12 9SF. Contact Ann Finnigan 07971622110. E: annvfinnigan@hotmail.com

Sunday July 7th. Pen-Y-Ghent and Crummock Dale.

16 miles. 9.00am start. Bd24 0EH. Contact Steve Gilleard 07837583365. E: gilleard723@btinternet.com


  • 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 Tuesday August 13th 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.

The results for the 2024 Two Crosses Challenge Event are now available on the Challenge Event page.



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