Walk Reports


After the Walk February 2024

Sunday February 18th. Hill, Mountain and Moor. 12 miles. Leader: Steve Gilleard.   Twenty Four walkers and Two dogs set off from Downham village car park at 9.30am bound for the summit of Pendle Hill. Clouds were parting already to reveal patches of of blue sky but Pendle itself was still shrouded…

After the Walk January 2024

Ambleside Weekend 26-29th January.     Wednesday January 24th.Taking Stock. 13 miles. Leader: Stephen Hindley.   12 walkers met for a 13 mile circular walk from Slaidburn with the forecast of a dry day and sunny intervals although a little breezy, this was the tail end of storm Jocelyn Leaving…

After the Walk December 2023

Wednesday December 27th. It's a Sham. 14 miles. Leaders: Dave & Alma Walsh.   The evening before the walk the BBC were forecasting Heavy rain all day & strong winds provided by Storm Gerrit. Would anyone bother to turn up in view of such a lousy forecast? LDWA members are obviously hardy souls as…

After the Walk November 2023

Wednesday November 29th. Blackburn and Darwen Meander. 15 miles. Leaders: Paul and Jeanette Banks.   18 walkers and 1 dog attended the 15 mile walk from  Bold Venture Park in Darwen on a clear and cold sunny day.    Bold Venture Park opened in 1889 and occupies the valley of Bold Venture Brook. …

After the Walk October 2023

Sunday October 29th. A Pleasant Shivering Beacon Walk. 13 miles. Leader: Steve Gilleard.   Nine walkers set out at 9.00am on Sunday 29th October 2023 from Twitter Lane car park - not yet renamed X Lane car park - on a sunny autumn morning. We walked through the village and turned up the path next…

Welsh Coast Path 2023.

Welsh Coast Path 2023. The Final Leg. Day 1. Llandudno to Llanddulas.   Day 2. Port Dinorwic to Llanfairfechan.   Day 3. Llanfairfechan to Llandudno.   Day 4. Llanddulas to Point of Ayr.   Day 5. Point of Ayr to Flint.   Day 6. Flint to Chester

After the Walk September 2023

  Wednesday September 27th. Come on You Robins. 13 miles. Leader: Roy Davies.   Three hardy souls turned up to brave Storm Agnes with me. The planned walk was 15 miles but in view of the forecast of potential 75mph winds on coasts and hills, I made the decision to shorten the walk and omit…

After the Walk August 2023

Sunday August 27th. The Bay.... and so much more. 20.5 miles. Leaders: Pauline Melia and Suzanne Corlett.   13 walkers met at Carnforth railway station on a day that had started with torrential rain but thankfully this had stopped by the meet up time and better weather was forecast for the rest of…