Walk Reports

New Year Resolutions

Wednesday January 10th. Horwich to Hollywood and Back. 14 miles. Leader: Chris Langabeer. 14 miles. Weather: Foggy at first, brightening up with some sunshine. 22  walkers set out from Horwich on the road to Hollywood. Walking past Horwich cemetery there was a short climb to Bottom o'th Moor…

Winter snows in

Wednesday December 20th. Boulsworth Hill, Wycoller and Trawden. 14 miles. Leader: Peter Smith.     On a damp and misty morning ten cheerful members set out across Thursden Valley from the Car Park.   In fact the weather remained the same all day, so there is little to say about the views of the…

Fireworks in November

Sunday November 26th. A Chat with Chris de Burgh. 16 miles. Leader: Michael Bushby.   Sometimes you want an LDWA walk to be a full, strenuous day, with summits and valleys and lots of miles in the legs so that you feel you've pushed yourself to exhaustion by the time you reach the end.  Hopefully,…

Autumn blows in

Sunday October 29th. The Clarion House Way. 23 miles. Leader: Peter Smith.   Thirteen walkers representing East Lanc's LDWA, set out from Nelson Centre at 8.30am with confidence high, for a great days walking in the beautiful Pendle and Burnley Countryside, with sunshine all day firmly forecast.  …

September Serendipity

Wednesday September 20th. Piethorne Revisited. 14 miles. Leader: Roger Helliwell. 15 walkers and 2 dogs left Littleborough to revisit Piethorn Reservoir and two others. A kingfisher was spotted on the canal shortly after the start of the walk. The weather remained fine all day and the route…

'Appenings in August

Wednesday August 30th. Plodder Walk. Seventh Stanza Stone. 10 miles. Leader: Mike Lee.   Eight walkers and one dog met in the car park at Marsden Station for the “Seventh Stanza Stone” Plodder walk. Exiting by the rear of the car park, we climbed straight up the valley side to…

July Sun and Walks

Saturday July 29th. Finding the Shard. (Wyre Way part 2) 19 miles. Leaders: Caroline Tennant, Nick Halford, Hilary Scott.   8 walkers, Maude dog and Alf dog met, along with the local Zumba ladies, at St Michael's Village Hall.  We set off South away from the river Wyre passing curious alpacas, over…