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Membership - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join?

Can my children/family join?

What do I get if I join?

How do I get a membership number?

How do I get a password?

How do I change my membership details?

I have changed my email address, what should I do?

I have changed my bank details, what do I do?

I've lost my membership card, how do I get a new one?

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Q. How do I join?

A. You can join online. Details of membership fees and types of membership are available here.


Q. Can my children/family join?

A. Yes. ‘Family membership’ includes any two adults and their children (under 18) living at the same address.


Q. What do I get if I join?

A. You’ll get:

  • a copy of Strider, the LDWA magazine, three times a year, which is full of useful articles as well as details of long distance walking events and group walks;
  • full access to our website, which has up to date information on Challenge Events, Group Walks, a library of walking articles, information on Long Distance Paths with special facilities for members, LDWA news and a Forum for walkers to exchange news and views;
  • discounts on most Challenge Events, including the annual LDWA Hundred; and
  • discounts at a number of outdoor shops. Click here for details.

Q. How do I get a membership number?

A. If you join, you will automatically be assigned a membership number. This will be sent to you either by email or by post.


Q. How do I get a password?

A. If you have not been assigned a password but are a member, go to the My Membership Details page and we will issue one.


Q. How do I change my membership details?

A. Access your membership details here.


Q. I have changed my email address, what should I do?

A. Access update your membership details here with your new email address.


Q. I have changed my bank details, what do I do?

A. Please notify the membership secretary of any changes so your Direct Debit does not fail.


Q. I've lost my membership card, how do I get a new one?

A. Contact the membership secretary here.


Q. Have we answered your question?

A. Each section of this website contains separate Frequently Asked Questions pages, so if you haven't found what you want here please try one of the following:

If still cannot find the answer to your question then please contact the relevant member of the National Committee.