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The Liverpool Catholic Ramblers Association is a rambling group now in it's 91st year that is open to non Catholics and which conducts walks on numerous Sundays throughout the year. They vary in length and physical demands and are in 3 grades:- A, B and C.

All walks are led by experienced ramblers.

A walks can be 10 to 15 miles and are for the more experienced ramblers.
are shorter.
C are shorter still and can be 7 to 8 miles.

Consideration is given in advance to the difficulty of the course, the terrain, whether stiles, steep hills, or busy roads are to be crossed, and the numbers who may be expected to take part.

The coach departs from William Brown Street (Click here for a map) on Sundays at 9.00 a.m. and we endeavour to return by 9.30 p.m. at the latest (generally earlier in winter).

All journeys via M58 pick up at County Road Opposite Walton Church, The Black Bull, Old Roan and Pimbo at J3 on the M58.

All journeys via M62 pick up at Edge Lane Drive, end of Broadgreen Road. And Warrington Central B&Q.

Tunnel journeys are straight out from William Brown Street, with a pick up at tunnel exit by arrangement.

Members are reminded that they walk at their own risk.

Smoking is not allowed on the coach. Advance booking is essential, by telephone or by email and the currrent charge is £12 per person.


This was a momentous day in the long history of the LCRA. It was the day when eight lady members of the LCRA, travelling abroad for a walking holiday, died when their outward-bound flight crashed in Germany killing all on board.

See Newsletter HERE

New Walk Leaders Needed

Attention - the club requires more leaders.

If you are interested could you please contact LCRA or speak to Sally/Helen at the clubs next outing!

The club will support new leaders in their training.

See link below for the peak district navigation courses.

If enough people are interested a car share can be organised.


We have been asked to provide details of safe, affordable parking.

Here is one that is a ten minute walk from the pick-up and has been recommended, though the club cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information or guarantee the safety of your vehicle, etc, etc...

Secure Car Park
Liverpool Central, 1 Heathfield Street (Off Renshaw St) L1 4AT
(tel:0845 600 6456)

Parking for the time you will need is 24 hours for £8
Normal pre-booked online daily rate (6-24 hours) is £6 (+ 75p admin fee)
But if you click on promotion, you can pay just £4 (+ 50p admin fee)

News - New flyer available to advertise the club in A4 and A5
Download A4 Here Download A5 Here

News - Edward Quinn has created a LCRA Nostalgia Area containing all kinds of documents and photos from the last 50 years of the club. We recomend you have a look:


Picture of clothing and boots 1) Waterproof jacket ~ showerproof is not good  enough. Waterproof trousers are advisable.
2) Woolly or fleece jacket, even in summer.
3) Hat ~ woolly in winter and wide-brimmed in  summer.
4) Gloves.
5) Socks ~ loop-pile or specified walking socks are  best.
6) Other clothing ~ man-made fibres are generally best although other quick-drying materials are  suitable. Jeans are not to be recommended at any time as they retain moisture combined with the cold, this could lead to hypothermia.

7) Hiking boots ~ are essential for A and B walks. Stout shoes may be suitable for C walks in good  weather conditions.

Please bring a change of clothing, which can be safely left on the coach. (no valuables)


a) Rucksack – (leaving hands free) containing waterproofs, hat, gloves, spare jumper, sufficient food and plenty of drink (hot or cold) plus some instant energy food (eg: a bar of chocolate).

b) Cash – for future bookings, pub stop and emergencies.

c) Everyone should carry sun block, a small first aid kit and a torch for emergencies.


The cost of a coach ramble is £12 per person and bookings may be made either on the coach return journey or by contacting Will Harris.

CANCELLATIONS must be made by Tuesday night prior to ramble; otherwise members will be liable to pay in full for their empty coach seat.

Coach departures are at 9.00 am prompt.

New members may book by sending a cheque made payable to “L.C.R.A.” to:-

Will Harris, 57 Higher Road, Halewood, Liverpool, L26 1TA
(Tel: 0151 486 6541)


The subscription is £6 per year (Single) and £8 per year (Married couple). Subscription is renewed each September. The first two walks are complementary but prospective members must submit completed membership form before a third booking.


We have weekends away, theatre visits, dances and an Annual Mass to offer our membership.

FEEDBACK. The club welcomes member's feedback at all times lcrafeedback@gmail.com

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