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 March 3rd.

Volunteer and Marshals Two Crosses Walk.

Wednesday March 6th. A Winter Walk round Winter Hill. 

13 miles. 10.00am start. BL6 6PR. Contact Isobel Graham 07754759119. E: isobelcgraham@gmail.com

Saturday March 9th. Liverpool Circular.

12 miles. 10.00am start. Contact Steve Martin 07741410042. E: steve4mart@gmail.com

Sunday March 17th. The Two Crosses Challenge Event.

See Challenge Event under the main menu for more information.

Wednesday March 20th. Golborne to Culcheth Circular.

13 miles. 10.00 am start. WA3 3PS. Contact Ann Finnigan, 07971622110. E: annvfinnigan@hotmail.com

Sunday March 31st. Come Fly With Me.

15 miles. 9.00 am start. M28 2QW. Contact Dave & Alma Walsh, 07762467987. E: david.walsh873@btinternet


  • 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 March 5th 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 Two Crosses Event on Sunday March 17th is now full. Further information about the event is available on the Challenge Event page, link below.





East Lancs Club Shop.

Click on the link below to see the range of East Lancs merchandise.