LED 2022 Fundraising Weekend – Langdale Valley – Registration Open!

Join Val and friends for a day in the hills raising money for our work in Nepal and Peru.

When: Saturday 14 May 2022.

What: Our annual get together and fundraising event will located in and around the village of Chapel Stile, near Ambleside in the Lake District.

Various walk options will be on offer in the Langdale Valley including the Classic Round Pike of Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Loft Crag, Paveys Ark and Sergeants Man.

To round off the day we’ll be holding the always popular evening dinner in Chapel Stile Village Hall.

Where: The start and finish will be confirmed nearer the time.


  • Walk & Dinner: £50pp
  • Walk only: £25pp
  • Dinner only: £25pp

To Register and Pay:

We’re looking forward to seeing you in May!

Langdales, Westmorland
Photo courtesy of Bobble Hat at the English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Save the date! LED Weekend Walk 11/12 September 2021

Join Val and friends for a day in the hills raising money for our work in Nepal and Peru.

Our annual LED fundraising walk will be held on Saturday 11th September 2021 and we’ll be based in the village of Braithwaite, in the Northern Lake District.

We have a few versions of the Coledale Horseshoe available on the day and there are plenty of accommodation options both in Braithwaite and the surrounding areas including Keswick. 

We’ll be sorting registration in 2021. In the meantime, save the date!

LED Weekend Walk – Wasdale – September 2020

We did it!
A massive thank you from Val to everyone who came to the LED walk last weekend.
Val says
“Can’t wait to see you all again but what a huge difference we can make by your very kind help.”
Browse more photos from the walk on our Facebook album: LED Weekend Walk – Wasdale – September 2020.
And thank you all, again.

Wasdale Fundraising Weekend – NEW DATES: 11-13 September 2020

Dear friends and supporters of LED,

An update on our 2020 fundraising weekend plans to hopefully give us all something to look forward to.

Having spoken with both Val and the Strands Inn and Brewery and as long as Government advice allows us to, we now aim to hold the weekend on Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September, with the main event being the hike and dinner on Saturday 12th September.

1. If you have already registered for the event – there is no need to do so again but please confirm in a new email at mikejsmith563@gmail.com that you are able to make it and will be coming along (a new mail enables Mike to track all the emails more easily!).

2. Please also confirm in a new email if you have registered but are no longer able to make the revised date.

3. If you were not able to attend the original date in May but can come along in September, (and would like to!), please email Mike at mikejsmith563@gmail.com to get our short event registration form.

4. If you had a booking at the Strands or the Screes Inn please contact them directly on info@thestrandsinn.com to change your booking (or to add a new booking).

5. If you have not already done so or are registering for the first time, please use the Justgiving page https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/LED2020 to pay for the walk (£20) and/ or the dinner (£25).

Stay safe and hope to see you all soon.

Kind regards,

Mike, Val, Gwen, Mary, Peter and Simon