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South West Coastal Path 10 Sally Lightfoot 725 Fri 18th May 2018, 13:40
Wessex Ridgeway 1 Rhiannon Evans 181 Thu 3rd May 2018, 22:03
wales coastal path 7 Nigel John Pearce 1776 Wed 25th Apr 2018, 17:03
Offa’s Dyke 4 Kevin Clark 481 Thu 19th Apr 2018, 23:31
Normandy beaches 2 Chris Gooderham 120 Tue 10th Apr 2018, 17:05
Taff Trail 0 Liz Bickerton 118 Sun 25th Mar 2018, 18:43
England LDW Recommendations? 8 Nicholas Smyth 394 Sat 17th Mar 2018, 13:37
Cape to Cape in Western Australia 4 Andy Ledbetter 204 Wed 28th Feb 2018, 18:31
Tour du Mont Blanc 4 Reg Edmunds 1268 Tue 27th Feb 2018, 19:03
Severn Way Walk 1 Gary Leedham-Hawkes 294 Tue 16th Jan 2018, 14:46
PENNINE BRIDLEWAY ITINERARIES 4 Peter J. Smith 299 Sun 7th Jan 2018, 11:05
GR11/GR10 summer 2018 1 Martin Bamford 390 Sun 31st Dec 2017, 13:42
Macmillan Way 3 Francis Hay 501 Wed 6th Dec 2017, 16:30
John White Bay2Bay walk 0 Arthur Metcalfe 284 Mon 16th Oct 2017, 13:41
Norfolk camping? 0 Andrew Cannon 374 Tue 20th Jun 2017, 23:12
Dales Way closures 2 Iain Connell 964 Wed 17th May 2017, 16:59
Aylesbury ring parking at the start 1 Siobhan Appleton 325 Mon 1st May 2017, 21:38
Dover to Iona 1 Christy Hawkins 414 Fri 24th Mar 2017, 22:49
Stroud 5 Valleys Walk 2 Terry Brisland 482 Tue 21st Mar 2017, 8:49
Walking england 2 Karen Versfeld 582 Tue 14th Mar 2017, 12:12
Thames national trail - which way? 2 Liz Baldwin 621 Mon 6th Mar 2017, 9:01
Surrey 3 Peaks 0 Jonathan Cox 372 Fri 24th Feb 2017, 21:10
J M T 0 Heather Mary Aston 458 Sun 29th Jan 2017, 17:24
North Downs Way + MY DOG? 3 Alison Kent 689 Fri 2nd Dec 2016, 9:20
Lands End to John O'Groats 14 Bryan Thorpe 4642 Thu 1st Dec 2016, 21:07
South West Coast Path: BBC2 weekends 0 Iain Connell 506 Sat 19th Nov 2016, 16:39
Wild Yorkshire Way 0 Ian Fletcher 529 Sat 12th Nov 2016, 16:53
The Green London Way 1 Ian Bagley 584 Wed 2nd Nov 2016, 20:01
Bradford Fair Trade Way 0 Julie Brownhill 469 Fri 21st Oct 2016, 21:37
- Pennine April 2016 - 9 Freddy van der Meij 1301 Wed 5th Oct 2016, 8:03
'Europe's Best Coastal Walks' 0 Iain Connell 592 Mon 29th Aug 2016, 13:37
Shropshire Way 0 Raymond Wilkes 567 Sat 20th Aug 2016, 11:05
Lune Valley Ramble 0 Iain Connell 467 Wed 10th Aug 2016, 11:09
Walking long distance paths 0 John Lamprell 645 Tue 2nd Aug 2016, 11:54
Isthmus Challenge 1 Jonathan Russell 528 Fri 3rd Jun 2016, 11:45
European E Routes 5 Neil Hake 937 Mon 23rd May 2016, 21:43
RAVENBER WAY 2 Sue Gillett 629 Tue 26th Apr 2016, 16:36
Dales & Cumbria Way 3 Kevin McCann 741 Wed 13th Apr 2016, 10:03
Walking under used Glyndwr's Way. 2 Rob Hutton 897 Tue 12th Apr 2016, 21:16
Coast-to-Coast 16 Paul Wilson 4632 Fri 8th Apr 2016, 19:25
ebor way 0 Gerald Swift 576 Thu 17th Mar 2016, 14:21
Choquequirao as an Inca Trail Alternative Route? 0 David Sawdon 512 Mon 7th Mar 2016, 20:30
Pilgrim's Trail (to Mt St Michel) 0 David Sawdon 581 Tue 1st Mar 2016, 15:43
Yorkshire Three Peak 6 Andy Packham 1723 Sun 24th Jan 2016, 15:32
Glyndwr's Way 8 Tony Deall 1959 Sun 6th Dec 2015, 20:30
The Longshaw Limber 3 Richard Briggs 674 Wed 2nd Dec 2015, 15:54
Lyke Wake Walk 2 Richard Briggs 786 Wed 2nd Dec 2015, 13:53
Hiking Greater Ridgeway & Norfolk Coast Path.... 3 Susan Turner 1139 Mon 30th Nov 2015, 0:21
WHW Accommodation 1 Simon Robert George Haste 735 Sat 28th Nov 2015, 18:04
Pennine Bridleway (PBW) extension on OS maps 8 Iain Connell 1653 Tue 24th Nov 2015, 11:44
Kilburn Kanter 0 Richard Briggs 650 Sat 7th Nov 2015, 22:01
The Hambleton Nobble 0 Richard Briggs 666 Thu 29th Oct 2015, 1:07
Rowbotham's Round Rotherham 0 Richard Briggs 678 Fri 16th Oct 2015, 14:13
'Walk in the the Woods' film 1 Iain Connell 814 Wed 14th Oct 2015, 16:56
The Nidderdale Way 0 Richard Briggs 662 Tue 13th Oct 2015, 23:36
Sussex Coastal Path 0 Philip Chaston 723 Mon 24th Aug 2015, 9:25
'Pennine Way' BBC1 series 4 Iain Connell 1146 Tue 28th Jul 2015, 18:52
LEJOG with artificial hips 0 J Nathan Bazzel 731 Thu 16th Jul 2015, 14:40
EUROPEAN E2 TRAIL/GR 5 IN NETHERLANDS/FLANDERS 1 Peter J. Smith 902 Thu 25th Jun 2015, 9:35
MidShires Way 0 Roger Taylor 691 Thu 18th Jun 2015, 7:49
'Walking Away' BBC R4 0 Iain Connell 794 Wed 17th Jun 2015, 11:14
'Wild' film 2 Iain Connell 1191 Wed 10th Jun 2015, 19:39
Pennine Way 50th ? 0 Iain Connell 766 Thu 4th Jun 2015, 20:43
The Rob Roy Way 2   1890 Wed 3rd Jun 2015, 22:57
Grand Union Canal Walk 1 David Smith 1564 Tue 2nd Jun 2015, 11:28
Capital Ring 0 Mark Garratt 754 Mon 11th May 2015, 22:57
John Peel Trail 1 Valerie & Glenn Costin 1632 Mon 11th May 2015, 22:03
'The Folk of the Pennines' BBC Radio 4 Peninne Way 50 yrs 0 Iain Connell 721 Thu 7th May 2015, 11:46
The Tabular Hills Walk 2 Neil Cloke 785 Wed 6th May 2015, 23:33
Fife Coastal Path + Skye Trail 0 Susanne Menzel 674 Wed 6th May 2015, 16:38
Drive to B, walk A to B - any suggestions? 10 John & Miranda Waterton 1767 Mon 27th Apr 2015, 14:10
Ebor Way: Woodhall Bridge Closed 1 Steph Carter 1608 Fri 24th Apr 2015, 22:42
South Yorkshire Way 1 Aaron Hookway 1208 Thu 5th Mar 2015, 20:03
coed morganwg way gpx 1 Julie & Terry Lewis 877 Mon 16th Feb 2015, 21:33
The Spine Race. 29   3548 Sun 8th Feb 2015, 15:36
offas dyke 4 Andrew Champion 2008 Sat 17th Jan 2015, 18:05
Southern Upland Way update 9 Raymond Wilkes 1733 Thu 15th Jan 2015, 17:45
Northumberland Coast Path 2 Philip Gray 1210 Thu 8th Jan 2015, 18:59
Peddars Way 2 Phil Rutter 1641 Mon 24th Nov 2014, 22:33
South Loch Ness Trail 2 Peter Walling 799 Fri 14th Nov 2014, 16:45
Highly recommended walking holiday - SDW & NDW 3 Graham Perry 1176 Sat 8th Nov 2014, 15:18
Relatively new but with big ideas... 2 Austen Poll 1086 Thu 6th Nov 2014, 13:30
Desperately seeking... 0 Damian Hall 1016 Sun 2nd Nov 2014, 22:36
Coast Path of Great Britain 0 Barry Lockwood 1033 Wed 29th Oct 2014, 18:07
Do you want to be in a new walking guide? 0 Damian Hall 897 Tue 28th Oct 2014, 11:55
Samaritans Way (South West) 0 Mike Schofield 954 Sat 25th Oct 2014, 16:19
Solent Way 0 Allan Ricketts 890 Tue 30th Sep 2014, 20:37
Camping on the National Trails? 19 Ben Bennetts 19602 Fri 26th Sep 2014, 10:44
Clare Balding walks the Dales Way (August 2014) 0 Allan Ricketts 957 Thu 18th Sep 2014, 16:14
St Cuthberts Way - definitely one of Scotland's Great Trails 3 Raymond Wilkes 1072 Wed 17th Sep 2014, 10:42
Long Distance Walking books for postage 0 Allan Ricketts 833 Wed 17th Sep 2014, 2:42
Triple crown of Hiking 1 Tony Willey 1105 Tue 16th Sep 2014, 21:49
The Man Who Hated Walking 0 Allan Ricketts 1143 Tue 16th Sep 2014, 14:31
A LEJOG as the crow flies 1 Allan Ricketts 2053 Sun 14th Sep 2014, 0:31
Doing Birmingham To Aberystwyth in hopefully 3 days Walk brutal need help ! 6 Andrew Sheasby 1339 Wed 16th Jul 2014, 22:35
The Kintyre Way – one of Scotland’s Great Trails? 0 Raymond Wilkes 961 Wed 16th Jul 2014, 17:24
Berwick upon Tweed to Bamburgh 1 John Gilbertson 1086 Tue 24th Jun 2014, 22:14
Chamonix to Zermatt Walkers Haute Route 0 Reg Edmunds 936 Thu 19th Jun 2014, 21:08
GR10 advice 11 Gordon Stone 8462 Sat 31st May 2014, 14:53
Cleveland Way in five days 4 Robert Warburton 2027 Sun 25th May 2014, 22:34
Training routes 1 Jayne Ward 1116 Mon 14th Apr 2014, 21:03
Cestrian Link Walk 2 Timothy Hodges 1463 Sun 16th Feb 2014, 2:07
European Long Distance Trail E5 1 Jeremy John Corke 2371 Wed 5th Feb 2014, 11:22
Berwick to Berwick 1 Janet Chubb 1014 Mon 27th Jan 2014, 23:18
Lands End to Berwick-on-Tweed 5 Janet Chubb 2225 Fri 10th Jan 2014, 16:24
Lunch on the Eden Valley Walk? 0 Julie Cribb 996 Sat 14th Dec 2013, 0:00
White to Dark is waymarked 0 David Le Hunte 1064 Wed 27th Nov 2013, 20:11
The Cumberland Way 0 Nicolette MacLean 1156 Tue 29th Oct 2013, 11:22
Using GPX files 3 John Grimes 1403 Mon 7th Oct 2013, 9:39
Pennine Way, free maps and book 2 Ben Bennetts 1477 Thu 22nd Aug 2013, 14:20
South Downs Camping 1 Lance James 1267 Sun 7th Jul 2013, 20:17
Wychavon way - accommodation 1 Richard Smith 1077 Sat 6th Jul 2013, 9:04
birmingham and aberystwyth walk 1 Colin Mark Whitehouse 1367 Sat 15th Jun 2013, 21:29
THE RIBBLE WAY - any tips on where to stay? 0   1288 Sat 11th May 2013, 13:32
Pennine Way baggage transfer 0 Rose Hakin 1481 Fri 12th Apr 2013, 16:54
Fosse Way 0 John Tipper 1363 Sun 31st Mar 2013, 15:44
Looking for a walking partner 4 Julia Carr 3538 Tue 26th Mar 2013, 22:55
Jurassic Way 0 David Findel-Hawkins 1245 Sun 24th Mar 2013, 16:40
Howden 20, East Yorkshire 1 Kate Harrison 1228 Fri 22nd Mar 2013, 16:06
GR6 0 Mark Smith 1171 Fri 22nd Mar 2013, 15:23
Devon coast to coast 0   1410 Wed 13th Feb 2013, 10:27
Recommendations for 2 week walk in September 3   1618 Thu 7th Feb 2013, 14:43
The Cape Wrath Trail 6 John Sparshatt 5274 Wed 6th Feb 2013, 11:20
North worcestshire Path 0 Mark Garratt 1141 Mon 28th Jan 2013, 9:22
Iona to Lindisfarne 0 Paul Truswell 1982 Tue 22nd Jan 2013, 11:26
West Coast Trail 1   1659 Sat 19th Jan 2013, 6:51
National Trails 1 Philip Powell 1290 Tue 15th Jan 2013, 19:18
Pennine Way for Crisis UK 2013 5 Rose Hakin 1905 Thu 3rd Jan 2013, 0:27
Pennine Way 6 Stuart Dodson 4987 Mon 31st Dec 2012, 16:01
Pembrokeshire Coast Path 8 David Findel-Hawkins 3175 Mon 19th Nov 2012, 18:00
Tan Hill - Cat and Fiddle. Help please, especially from the more senior members! 0 Peter J Simpson 2064 Sat 27th Oct 2012, 19:08
Anytime Challenges - Etiquette 3 Bradley Gurney 1600 Wed 19th Sep 2012, 21:53
Downland Church Walk 0 Nick Andrews-Faulkner 1197 Sat 15th Sep 2012, 12:22
(Almost) End to End 2   1681 Wed 5th Sep 2012, 18:54
Hadrians Wall 5   2251 Thu 26th Jul 2012, 15:02
Seeking Walking Companion/s 1   2126 Tue 26th Jun 2012, 22:01
Winchester to Canterbury 7 Ned Spencer 2502 Mon 25th Jun 2012, 9:52
What to do for my next walk 3   1700 Tue 5th Jun 2012, 0:25
Kirklees Way 1   1635 Tue 24th Apr 2012, 14:45
National Three Peaks Challenge 1   1662 Fri 13th Apr 2012, 8:45
John O'Groats to Lands End 5   2134 Wed 11th Apr 2012, 18:01
Via de la Plata 3 Dennis Gilbert 1741 Sat 17th Mar 2012, 10:56
Surrey to Cornwall 0   1488 Thu 16th Feb 2012, 21:00
Anne Griffiths Walk (Mid Wales)/Glyndwr's Way/Severn Valley Way/Kerry Ridgeway 0   2642 Sun 12th Feb 2012, 17:00
North to the Cape (Cape WRath Trail) looking for hiking partners, early to mid September 1   2275 Thu 2nd Feb 2012, 12:25
All Wales Coast Path 6   2051 Fri 27th Jan 2012, 10:17
Celtic Way 0   1488 Thu 19th Jan 2012, 22:52
Western Isles to Brighton - June 2012 1   1505 Tue 27th Dec 2011, 19:32
Berwick upon Tweed to Dundee 2   1578 Tue 29th Nov 2011, 13:36
Help with Southern Uplands Way - best way to travell? 7 Margaret C Swann 2030 Mon 21st Nov 2011, 11:35
What LDP next? 7   2108 Tue 8th Nov 2011, 8:31
What has happened to the Headland Way? 1 Steph Carter 1632 Thu 27th Oct 2011, 18:39
The Timeless Way, Outer Hebrides 0 John Gillatt 2029 Fri 30th Sep 2011, 14:33
Walking in Sweden 0 Gareth Morgan 1500 Thu 29th Sep 2011, 17:54
Trails in Finland 3 Andy Packham 2910 Thu 29th Sep 2011, 17:49
Military will jam GPS signals next to long-distance routes 0 John Sparshatt 1915 Sat 20th Aug 2011, 22:49
Completed West Highland Way, what next, what time of year, suggested layover stops? 6   2129 Fri 19th Aug 2011, 22:31
1000 mile walks suggestions please 1   1888 Sun 14th Aug 2011, 21:58
Abroad Portugal 1   1520 Thu 11th Aug 2011, 15:36
Queen Eleanor Crosses Way 1   1714 Wed 3rd Aug 2011, 18:47
Announcing a new Long distance path: The Games Way 0   2020 Sat 25th Jun 2011, 11:33
From WHW to GGW 0   1706 Sun 19th Jun 2011, 21:57
Crossing EXMOOR ... 1   1647 Tue 24th May 2011, 9:01
Hiking the west highland way in June 0 Richard Pardi 1709 Thu 7th Apr 2011, 1:43
previous LDPs 0   1514 Tue 15th Mar 2011, 15:37
Access to South West Coast Path 5 Paul Armstrong 2270 Thu 3rd Mar 2011, 14:39
Trail Guides No longer available 0   1655 Tue 15th Feb 2011, 16:28
WYSIS Way East to West 1 John Morfee 1665 Mon 14th Feb 2011, 20:48
From Home to Rome 1 Bob Clarke 1735 Sat 5th Feb 2011, 23:50
Recommendation for a coastal walk 2   1881 Sat 22nd Jan 2011, 14:38
Lodging versus camping in Wales in Sept/Oct 4 Jennifer Shockley 2554 Thu 20th Jan 2011, 18:11
The Triple Crown of the USA 2   2512 Sun 16th Jan 2011, 15:09
Lincoln to London - 170 miles 0   1950 Sun 16th Jan 2011, 10:57
The Ridgeway with a dog - accommodation? 0 Ian Walker 1786 Mon 27th Dec 2010, 16:53
Six Dales Trail 0 Nicky Wood 1850 Thu 23rd Dec 2010, 21:30
long distance paths in the peak district 3   1926 Thu 23rd Dec 2010, 21:26
woodland wander 4   1718 Thu 23rd Dec 2010, 21:18
Dry Pennine Way 3   2045 Mon 20th Dec 2010, 10:05
Alternative Coast to Coast 1 John Sparshatt 1926 Mon 29th Nov 2010, 11:03
north wales to south wales 12   4800 Fri 5th Nov 2010, 16:24
Munros near the Long Distance Routes 2 Richard Long 1656 Tue 2nd Nov 2010, 20:33
National Trails 0 Dennis Gilbert 1702 Thu 21st Oct 2010, 9:10
Coast to Coast in under 5 days.. 5   2314 Thu 23rd Sep 2010, 14:53
LDWA Handbook 0 Alan Jolly 1684 Thu 16th Sep 2010, 20:13
Southern Upland Way 17 Graeme Andrews 3455 Thu 16th Sep 2010, 17:13
A new route to try - The Four Trigs Traipse 0   1795 Tue 7th Sep 2010, 9:30
wels 3000s 0   1663 Mon 16th Aug 2010, 21:05
Pendle Way. 0   1888 Tue 10th Aug 2010, 19:47
The ridgeway - Barbury cafe closed down, no tap 0   1756 Mon 5th Jul 2010, 14:45
Suggestions for next Long Distance Path 6   2092 Sun 4th Jul 2010, 16:30
Place to share info on Long DIstance Walks 0   1782 Fri 2nd Jul 2010, 4:07
5 day Coast to Coast. 2   3998 Tue 29th Jun 2010, 13:00
Foot preparation. 0   1969 Mon 21st Jun 2010, 18:58
Cumberland Way 6 Jill King 2060 Mon 21st Jun 2010, 18:37
LDWA members blogs 1   1852 Mon 7th Jun 2010, 21:25
first long distance path 3   2346 Mon 7th Jun 2010, 9:36
Haslemere circular walk, parking advice 1   1696 Fri 4th Jun 2010, 19:36
what is the preferred fuel for stove? 5   1940 Mon 24th May 2010, 10:15
GR 4 Grasse to Clermont Ferrand 3 Patrick McGovern 2340 Wed 19th May 2010, 10:47
weather this year? 1   1658 Wed 19th May 2010, 0:35
Heart of England Way - Accommodation 1 Charlotte Frith 1975 Fri 7th May 2010, 18:47
Reivers Way 13   2118 Mon 26th Apr 2010, 13:09
Will I meet any LDWA members on the GR10 this Summer? 0 Gordon Stone 1831 Wed 31st Mar 2010, 15:07
From Cape Wrath to St. Catherines point 2   1854 Sun 28th Mar 2010, 13:14
Wye Valley Walk 0   2130 Wed 10th Mar 2010, 13:20
Offa's Dyke 1 Carole Elizabeth Engel 2331 Mon 15th Feb 2010, 6:53
Does anyone want Itchen Way guidebook? 2 Sue Hazell 1784 Sat 13th Feb 2010, 15:41
Pennine Way 4 Elton Ellis 2799 Fri 5th Feb 2010, 14:26
food caching 1   1900 Sat 16th Jan 2010, 21:42
Worth Matravers to the new forest? 0   1770 Sat 9th Jan 2010, 11:45
Seeking directions 0   1756 Mon 29th Jun 2009, 22:27
Planning for C2C for April 2010 5 Nigel White 2561 Sun 28th Jun 2009, 21:27
Cotswold Way. 2   2425 Tue 26th May 2009, 5:44
National Trails Register 3 Dennis Gilbert 2065 Tue 31st Mar 2009, 9:18
Cumbrian Way or Cumberland Way? 2   2392 Tue 10th Mar 2009, 8:09
  1   1826 Tue 3rd Feb 2009, 19:49
Am I barking? 0   2315 Tue 3rd Feb 2009, 18:53
Coast to Coast across Ireland from Dublin to Bray Head (Co Kerry) 6 Dennis Gilbert 2437 Fri 30th Jan 2009, 16:47
Tasmania? 1 Matthew Hand 2032 Fri 9th Jan 2009, 21:54
Expressions of interest: Rome to Jerusalem 0   1970 Mon 1st Dec 2008, 5:41
All The Wainwrights 6 John King 2787 Wed 22nd Oct 2008, 8:29
Around the coast of The Isle of Wight May 2008 1   2238 Mon 26th May 2008, 21:51
LDP website 4 Dennis Gilbert 2389 Sun 18th May 2008, 18:12
Coast to Coast 5   2805 Thu 15th May 2008, 18:48
Cape Wrath Trail 7 Dennis Gilbert 3626 Thu 15th May 2008, 11:48
Alta Via 2 0 Sue Allonby 2033 Wed 6th Feb 2008, 14:08
Coast to Coast in winter. 9   3405 Wed 6th Feb 2008, 6:39
Lands End to John O'Groats as the crow flies 4   7073 Sat 1st Dec 2007, 23:51
Bridgewater Way 1 John Knight 1969 Thu 15th Nov 2007, 12:53
Dartmoor to South Wales link? 1 Tony Blackburn 2057 Wed 15th Aug 2007, 20:01
help with planning a walk camping with a dog ! 6   4773 Fri 10th Aug 2007, 4:18
Why do we need LDPs? 4   2436 Tue 26th Jun 2007, 10:28
No toe treading! 0   1941 Sun 27th May 2007, 13:31
Walk for 2007 6 Philip Powell 2263 Sun 13th May 2007, 12:08
The Ridgeway on TV 7 Simon Pipe 2789 Mon 7th May 2007, 18:27
Round Britain Walk 2 Brian Johnson 2864 Sat 14th Apr 2007, 10:31
Pilgrim Walk 5   4225 Wed 4th Apr 2007, 17:48
Jubilee/Hardy trails Dorset 0   1897 Wed 4th Apr 2007, 7:33
New LDPs webpages live! 0 Paul M Lawrence 1955 Tue 6th Mar 2007, 13:43
Joh n o groats lands end 0   2055 Fri 8th Dec 2006, 7:32
Munro Attempt 2007 2 Brian Johnson 2185 Mon 4th Dec 2006, 23:42
Medway Valley Walk 0 Paul M Lawrence 1976 Sat 25th Nov 2006, 17:03
Hadrians Wall or Cumbrian Way 5   2976 Wed 11th Oct 2006, 21:27
Welcome to the LDPs Topic 5 Paul M Lawrence 2610 Sat 2nd Sep 2006, 13:34