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Possible London Countryway in 2017??

A possible new LDWA adventure in 2017?! † The London Countryway is a 240+ mile route round London, mostly outside the M25, which was devised in the late 1970s by Keith Chesterton and described by him in the out-of-print "Guide to the London Countryway" (Constable, 1981, ISBN-13 978-0094639607). A…

2015 Xmas Dinner details and photos

Join us for festive fun! *** Stop press!!† The dinner photos are in! *** A selection of photos from the festivities are attached below.† And sincere thanks to Catherine for organising it all!† † ~~~~~~~~† All the details of this year's Xmas dinner are below. And Lo!†† It's at a Wetherspoons! …

Signs of the times...

The great 2015 LDWA London "helpful signs" competition! † The photo gallery below shows the entries for this year's "(Un-) helpful signs" competition. The competition closed at midnight on Monday 19 October, and there's a £25 wine voucher (or equivalent)†on offer as a prize for the best entry. The…

An Ascension Island adventure

A biking and hiking trip round Ascension Island On Tuesday 12 May, Adam Dawson gave a talk about trip he made in† 2012†to Ascension Island, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. He described the journey there with the RAF from Brize Norton, then how he journeyed round this amazing volcanic…

Challenge Hikes - how to make them fun!

Challenge walks - how to reduce the challenge and increase the fun! In a double-bill with the Ascension Island talk, on 12 May 2015, Douglas Robinson and Chris Dent gave an inspiring talk about what it's really like to do a "challenge" hike. They explained how as well as helping you prove to…

Land's End to John O'Groats the Hard Way

A 1,500 mile†stroll through the UK in spring 2014 On 23 October 2014, Adam Dawson gave a talk about his recent Land's End to John O'Groats (or "LEJOG") hike, which took him via the Three Peaks from Britain's most southerly extremity at Lizard Point, to its most northerly, at Dunnet Head. He camped…

Social evenings - archive

Browse some of our events from the past here † †2014 † London LDWA Christmas Meal † Time to break with tradition and go for something different so this year the group Christmas meal will be†before†Christmas. It will be at†7.00pm Wednesday 17th December 2014†at The Knights Templar, a Wetherspoons…

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† You can now connect with us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ldwalondon/ Stay tuned with the upcoming events!