Welcome to the ‘Louise Smalley Walk’ website!
The Louise Smalley Walk is an annual sponsored challenge walk, 40 miles in length.
We hold the walk to help raise money for local charities and good causes.
We are based in Whitwell, North East Derbyshire.
Save the date: 17th June 2023
2023 Matlock Route
2023 will see the introduction of a new route. Whilst Ian (the route designer) and other members of the wider LSW family are finalising the route descriptions, the first draft of maps can be found on our walk descriptions page. As the final route and walk notes are completed, they will be uploaded and shared on the page. These can also be found by following the link below.
Apply to Walk
Applications to take part in this year’s walk are now open. If you wish to take part, you will need to follow the link below and complete the application form. Your application will be considered as provisional until we receive your £15 entry fee. Please make this via bank transfer using the following details:
Account Name: Louise Smalley Walk Fund
Account Number: 9034 7167
Sort Code: 20 55 62
The closing date for entries is midnight on the 31st May 2023.
After the nomination and election process, Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service has been chosen as the recipient for the 2023 walk. The link below will take you to their website so you can find out more about how the money raised will help in and around our local community. For more information about this fabulous cause, please click the link below.
Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service
How else can you get involved?
If you don’t feel up to walking, but would like to support the LSW and the chosen beneficiary, please follow below to see the other ways that you can get involved.
In 2022, The Louise Smalley Challenge Walk raised £11,000 for Ashgate Hospice.
Our major supporters are:
Lhoist – Mineral and Lime Producer
With grateful thanks to all………..Joe Mason