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Overview

'Click on the List of Paths link to view a list of the LDPs known to us. We have over 1,300 routes with details "available online" on this site and more are being added so you may find it easier to use the search facilities ...'

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The UK Trailwalker's Handbook [Cicerone]

Country/Region
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www.ldwa.org.uk

Visits to the Website343
Overview

'The LDWA is an Association of people with the common interest of walking long distances in rural, mountainous or moorland areas. By joining the LDWA, you will meet other like-minded long distance walkers and gain access to information on walking events and long distance walking routes all over the UK.'

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www.ldwa.org.uk/bedsbucksandnorthants

Visits to the Website398
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'Greetings fellow walkers and welcome to BBN. Our group covers the three counties of Beds, Bucks and Northants, a large geographical area with a wide range of landscapes both natural and altered by man. The Chilterns have great views in all directions and some short but steep "ups". We offer two Challenge walks each year to entice you to our part of England and Social walks on most Thursdays and Sundays. Do come and join us - you can be sure of a warm welcome AND a good walk.'

County (Historic)
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Around and About,

www.ldwa.org.uk/Calderdale

Visits to the Website122
Overview

'The Group on the West Yorkshire border with Lancashire are from a catchment area with the postcodes HX & OL14 and have a programme of social walks which is published in Strider ... Prospective members of the LDWA are welcome to join one of the social walks for a trial period, but should be aware that walks are around 20 miles at a reasonable pace and that it is advisable to make contact with the Leader beforehand to confirm details. All walks are to the strength of the slowest walker.'

County (Historic)
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Cleveland,

www.ldwa.org.uk/Cleveland

Visits to the Website316
Overview

'Established since 1982, we are a friendly bunch who welcome new members and visitors alike. We have been doing one social walk each month; however from 2012 we will be doing two walks a month, one of which will be a shorter walk around 16 miles ... We walk on the Cleveland Hills, North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire & Durham Dales, Coast and the Lake District.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/cornwallanddevon

Visits to the Website154
Overview

'Our first group walk was held on 23rd March 1980, since then we must have collectively walked many thousands of miles and are still going strong! ... You will find our walks programme on this website. It is also published in the LDWA national magazine Strider, on the national LDWA website and in our own group magazine "Footnotes".'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/cumbria

Visits to the Website77
Overview

'We are a small group numerically but are favoured by easy access to vast areas of magnificent countryside. Most of the members live in or around Carlisle, Keswick and Penrith so our walks usually feature the Lake District, Northern Pennines and Border Country. Currently we have a monthly social walk at which LDWA members and their guests are guaranteed to receive a friendly welcome. We are also pleased to welcome any non-LDWA members interested in learning more about us and the Association. It is suggested that anyone wishing to join one of our walks should contact the Walk Leader or Walks Secretary before the walk to confirm details ...'

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www.ldwa.org.uk/Dorset

Visits to the Website215
Overview

'The Dorset Group of the LDWA was founded in 1993. The Group organises regular social walks nd two challenge walks each year, one being the Dorset Doddle, a 32 mile walk along the coastal path from Weymouth to Swanage.'

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www.ldwa.org.uk/eastlancashire

Visits to the Website225
Overview

'Our main social walks are at the weekend, normally a Sunday, and these average twenty miles in length. This would take about eight hours to complete and all walkers need to carry enough food and drink to last the day. We like to visit different areas eg the West Pennine Moors, Lune Valley, Yorkshire Dales etc ...'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/EastYorkshire

Visits to the Website93
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Details of the activities of this Area's Group - including the Group Walks, usually held weekly on a Wednesday, and their Challenge Events.

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/essexandherts

Visits to the Website258
Overview

'If you look in our calendar, you will see some of the events organized by our Group. Only members of the LDWA are automatically allowed to participate in our social walks but, by arrangement, we welcome visitors who are not members. As our name implies, we cover substantial distances on our walks and maintain a brisk pace across country using footpaths that may not be as well maintained as we would wish.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/heartofscotland

Visits to the Website180
Overview

'The Heart of Scotland Group of the Long Distance Walkers Association arranges walks roughly in the area of Perth & Kinross, Fife, Angus, Tayside and Stirling ... LDWA members and friends, whether from the area or not, are warmly invited to come on the walks.'

County (Historic)
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Around and About,

www.ldwa.org.uk/isleofwight

Visits to the Website123
Overview

'The IOW LDWA Group was re-formed in April 2013 after a seventeen-year lapse ... A wide variety of coastal and inland walks have now been established to attract walkers of all ages. Distances from 10 to 73 miles are covered, and a 24 hour round-the-island walk is programmed each year for the same day (and direction) as the Round the Island Yacht Race.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwakent.org.uk/ldwakent.html

Visits to the Website254
Overview

'One of the earlier groups in the Association, Kent Group of the LDWA was established in 1974. It is an active group with over 100 current members.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/lakeland

Visits to the Website259
Overview

New Group formed in 2014 by the amalgamation of the former Westmorland and North Lancs and the Morecambe Bay & Bowland LDWA Groups.

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/lincolnshire

Visits to the Website62
Overview

'Lincolnshire Group are drawn from a catchment area with the postcodes DN, LN, PE, LH13, NG31,32,33,&34. and have a varied programme of social walks which is published in Strider. Any member of the LDWA can walk with the Group and can if they wish elect to have Lincolnshire as the Group of their choice. Prospective members of the LDWA are welcome to join one of the social walks for a trial period, but should be aware that walks are around 20 miles at a reasonable pace and that it is advisable to make contact with the leader beforehand to confirm details.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/London

Visits to the Website150
Overview

'Join us for 20 mile day walks with a pub lunch in the country a train ride from London.'

[From the History of the Group] 'London Group? "After talking to several members in the London area it appears there may be scope for a London group. That does not mean walks around Piccadilly Circus, Big Ben and Waterloo Station. The idea would be to form a local group from members in the London region to walk, basically, wherever they want to. There is in fact a great deal of countryside around London, and considerably more just beyond. If anyone is interested please contact ...".

Country/Region
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www.marchesgroupldwa.eu

Visits to the Website194
Overview

'Our members belong to the LDWA who live along the Welsh Marches and in the English Counties of Shropshire and Herefordshire.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/NorfolkAndSuffolk

Visits to the Website184
Overview

'We are an active group and hold four events per year which are open to everyone to participate ...'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/NorthWestGrampian

Visits to the Website126
Overview

'We are a new (September 2015), but very enthusiastic group, serving a relatively large area of Northern Scotland, centred roughly between Inverness and Aberdeen and reaching down through the Cairngorm National Park to the northern borders of our sister group Heart of Scotland.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwa.org.uk/NorthYorkshire

Visits to the Website76
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'We are a friendly bunch who gather at least twice a month to tramp over the moors, dawdle in the dales or even cruise the coast from time to time. Our emphasis is on sociable walks and our enterprising walk leaders aim to cover the diversity of Yorkshire’s scenery often using little-known paths. Why not give us a try?'

County (Historic)
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North East Region, England

www.ldwa.org.uk/northumbria

Visits to the Website317
Overview

'Caters for many kinds of walking, from an organised challenge event to informal strolls. The only criterion is that all walks should be enjoyable, provide friendship, exercise and stimulation for the body and mind.'

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www.southwalesldwa.org/wp/

Visits to the Website227
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Where do we walk? 'Anywhere in South Wales and adjacent areas. We are indeed fortunate in covering an extremely varied area of countryside extending from the Wye Valley in the east, through to the Gower Peninsular in the west; this, of course, includes the Brecon Beacons National park and all the other mountains, valleys, coastal and farmland areas in between.'

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www.ldwa.org.uk/staffordshire

Visits to the Website131
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'New members and guests are invited to join us on any of our walks and are assured of a warm welcome. There will be a pub stop on the day walks unless stated.'

County (Historic)
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www.ldwasussex.org.uk

Visits to the Website164
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'We organise walks and events in East and West Sussex - and occasionally further afield. Walks vary in length but are normally between 15 and 25 miles, depending upon the season. They offer a challenge and the opportunity to explore new areas and meet new people. You are most welcome to join any walk in the programme.'

County (Historic)
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  1. Aberdeenshire
  2. Adur & Worthing
  3. Allerdale
  4. Alnwick
  5. Amber Valley
  6. Angus
  7. Antrim (Borough)
  8. Ards
  9. Argyllshire
  10. Armagh
  11. Arun
  12. Ashfield
  13. Ashford
  14. Aylesbury Vale
  15. Babergh
  16. Ballymena
  17. Ballymoney
  18. Banbridge
  19. Banffshire
  20. Barking & Dagenham
  21. Barnet
  22. Barnsley
  23. Barrow-in-Furness
  24. Basildon
  25. Basingstoke & Deane
  26. Bassetlaw
  27. Bath & North East Somerset
  28. Bedford (Borough)
  29. Belfast
  30. Berwick-Upon-Tweed
  31. Berwickshire
  32. Bexley
  33. Birmingham
  34. Blaby
  35. Blackburn with Darwen
  36. Blackpool
  37. Blaenau Gwent
  38. Blyth Valley & Wansbeck
  39. Bolsover
  40. Bolton
  41. Boston
  42. Bournemouth
  43. Bracknell Forest
  44. Bradford
  45. Braintree
  46. Breckland
  47. Brecknockshire
  48. Brent (Borough)
  49. Brentwood
  50. Bridgend
  51. Brighton & Hove
  52. Bristol
  53. Broadland
  54. Bromley
  55. Bromsgrove
  56. Broxbourne
  57. Broxtowe
  58. Burnley
  59. Bury (Lancashire)
  60. Buteshire
  61. Caernarfonshire
  62. Caerphilly
  63. Caithness
  64. Calderdale
  65. Cambridge (City)
  66. Camden
  67. Cannock Chase
  68. Canterbury
  69. Cardiff
  70. Carlisle
  71. Carmarthenshire
  72. Carrickfergus
  73. Castle Morpeth
  74. Castle Point
  75. Castlereagh
  76. Central Bedfordshire
  77. Ceredigion
  78. Charnwood
  79. Chelmsford
  80. Cheltenham
  81. Cherwell
  82. Cheshire East
  83. Cheshire West and Chester
  84. Chesterfield
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  344. South Staffordshire
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  358. Stockton-on-Tees
  359. Stoke-on-Trent
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  375. Teignbridge
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  380. Thanet
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  383. Three Rivers
  384. Thurrock
  385. Tonbridge & Malling
  386. Torbay
  387. Torfaen
  388. Torridge
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  392. Tynedale
  393. Uttlesford
  394. Vale of White Horse
  395. Wakefield
  396. Walsall
  397. Waltham Forest
  398. Wandsworth
  399. Warrington
  400. Warwick (District)
  401. Watford
  402. Waveney
  403. Waverley
  404. Wealden
  405. Wellingborough
  406. Welwyn Hatfield
  407. West Berkshire
  408. West Cornwall
  409. West Devon
  410. West Dorset
  411. West Dunbartonshire
  412. West Lancashire
  413. West Lindsey
  414. West Lothian
  415. West Oxfordshire
  416. West Somerset
  417. West Wiltshire
  418. Westminster
  419. Weymouth & Portland
  420. Wigan
  421. Wigtownshire
  422. Winchester
  423. Windsor & Maidenhead
  424. Wirral
  425. Woking (Surrey)
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  429. Wrexham
  430. Wychavon
  431. Wycombe
  432. Wyre (Lancashire)
  433. Wyre Forest
  434. York (City)

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