The LDWA 50th Anniversary Event


As you may already be aware 2022 is the 50th Anniversary of the creation of the LDWA and as part of national celebrations we will be undertaking a 50 mile walk in May and June of this year. Most Groups will also be holding events throughout the year but specifically on the weekend of 18th and 19th of June – the mass walk with as many members as possible all walking that weekend.

Our dates are already in the diary and have been published on the walks programme. These are

Tuesday 31 May 2022. Day 1 from Hurst Green to Downham via Whalley and Pendle Hill – 13.5 miles.

Tuesday 7 June. Day 2 from Downham to Newton-in Bowland via Sawley, Grindleton, and Slaidburn  – 12 miles.

Tuesday 14 June 2022. Day 3 from Newton to Chipping via Dunsop Bridge, Langden Beck, Fiensdale Head, Fair Snape Fell and Parlick – 14 miles.

Sunday 19 June 2022. Day 4 of our 50 mile walk to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the LDWA. Chipping to Hurst Green via Longridge Fell, the River Hodder and Stoneyhurst – 11.5 miles.