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 August 14th. Haigh Hall Wander. Boots and Brews 10 mile walk. 

9.30am start, WN2 1RA. Contact, Hilary Scott, 07743106583. E: hilary.scott54@sky.com.

Wednesday August 17th. Slane Ihiat (Au Revoir Jane.)

12 miles. 10am start.BL7 9QT. Contact, Jane Hill. 07980493236. E: isitjph@hotmail.com

Wednesday August 24th. Two Ways to Thieveley Pike, 10 mile Plodder walk. 

10.00am start. BB11 5PB. Contact: Mike Lee, 01706 822358. E: mikelee@mikelee.co.uk

Sunday August 28th. Philips Park (not me) Circular.

20 miles. 9am start. BL3 2PX. Contact Phil Chapman, 07523014921. E: philchap274@gmail.com

Wednesday September 7th. a Breath of Fresh Air. 

11 miles. 10am start. LA2 0AN. Contact: Norman Thomas. 01204 693385. E: storminnormanldwa@gmail.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 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 October 4th. 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 August 14th. See Future Events for full details.