Please find below the latest update from the NEC concerning the recommencement of LDWA Social Walks.

Following the lifting of almost all Covid-19 restrictions in England from last Monday, the NEC have issued guidance on social walks going forward.
Full details can be found by following the link:

In summary, the main changes are that there will be no limit on numbers on social walks (other than those set by the walk leader) and the Risk Assessment is no longer mandatory.
The Walks Register is still required for Insurance and NHS Test and Trace purposes and we ask anyone planning to attend a walk to reserve a place with the walk leader unless otherwise stated in the walk details.

Next Walk -


Date - Saturday 25th September 2021

Start Time - 08.30

Distance - 22 miles

Leader - Abi MacDonald

Contact -

Welcome to the website of the West Yorkshire LDWA.

Our Group was founded in 1976 and is a friendly, active local walking group.
We have a fine selection of social walks throughout the year, most are in the Yorkshire Dales, West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire, though we occasionally stray further afield.

On most of our walks, unless it says otherwise in the programme, you should bring food and drink for lunch and snacks. If the leader has planned for the group to eat lunch in a pub this will be clearly stated in the programme.

You will find our walks programme on this website, and it's also published in the LDWA national magazine, "Strider".


We are really pleased we can finally come together, in person for this years meeting and all our primary members are very welcome to attend.
Come along and have your say and catch up over a drink and buffet supper. Please confirm your intention to attend by Wednesday 29 September in order that we can cater accordingly.


The Ulfkil Stride was for many years the West Yorkshire Group' premier challenge event over the fells of Upper Wharfedale.
With all that is going on in the world at the moment, West Yorkshire LDWA Group have resurrected this challenge as an Anytime Challenge.

Please note this is an entirely different event to the Ulfkil Stride Open Challenge.

24 miles/38.62km
Entries open 26th March 2021
Entries close 27th September 2021
Must be completed by 30th September 2021
Entry fees LDWA members only £5.00 or £12.50 if you want a much sought-after West Yorkshire LDWA buff

Click here to enter online through SiEntries.

Event organiser - Chris Burrell
Phone - 07485 004092
Email -

Click here for more information

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