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 April 21st. Two Dales & Two Moors.

19 miles. 9.00am start. BD23 5JA. Contact Steven Gilleard, 07837583365. E: gilleard723@btinternet.com

Wednesday April 24th. Flash in the Pan.

15 miles. 10.00am start. WN7 3PA. Contact Dave Walsh, 07762467987. E: david.walsh@btinternet.com.

Sunday May 12th. Pendle Way Part 1.

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

Sunday May 19th. Pendle Way Part 2. 

20 miles. 9.00am start. BB8 8DE. Contact Paul Banks, 07817747112. E: paulbanks@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 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 May 7th 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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