Bristol & West LDWA

It is with great sadness that Bristol and West  announce the death of Dave Street, after fighting illness for a couple of years.  A key member of the group for a great number of years who worked tirelessly for the LDWA and for Bristol and West.  I am sure many people will want to pay last respects and to celebrate his life and achievements.  Our thoughts go out to his family.  Thank you, Dave;  I am glad that I knew you.

Welcome to Bristol and West LDWA

We are one of the 43 groups that represent the LDWA in England, Wales and Scotland.  We organise social walks and challenge walks.  Our geographical area is Somerset, Bristol and Gloucestershire with a stomping ground of the Mendips, Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean though sometimes we stray further afield.  Non-members are welcome to try one or two walks prior to joining the LDWA.

The Cotswold Challenge is an anual event in September.  It is a circular route from Birdlip of 18 and 26.4 miles.  The next Cotswold Challenge will take place 22nd September 2018.

The Wye Forest 50 is a triennial challenge. This walk is part of the South West Triple Challenge in conjunction with the Cornwall and Devon Wellington Boot and the Dorset Giant.  2019 will be the Dorest Giant; the next Wye Forest 50 will be in 2021.