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We are Recruiting

Mickledore is a specialist tour operator providing self-guided walking holidays in the UK, with a reputation for excellent customer service and high quality holidays. We are continuing to grow and are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals committed to the highest standards of customer service to join our small and busy team. Sales and Administration…

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View to Pillar


With the glorious weather from the weekend extending into Monday I decided to take myself off for a good long walk. My destination was Pillar, one of my favourite fells. Pillar is an enormous fell, towering above both the head of the Wasdale valley and the Ennerdale valley. It’s a fell that both our Coast…

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Greenup Gill

Langdale Pikes

The birds were singing as I walked out of Stonethwaite yesterday morning heading for Greenup Gill. The sky was blue and my hands were cold. As I walked into the sun I thought of all the Coast to Coast walkers who’d began their day over the years squinting their eyes as they set off on…

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Heading up onto Helvellyn


To kick start spring I enjoyed one of my favourite walks today. Up onto Helvellyn and along Swirral Edge and Striding Edge. It’s a walk I never tire of. It’s not exactly a typical Mickledore walk but it’s good exercise for the legs. Especially when longer days are just around the corner. February had been…

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Having problems trying to contact us?

Unfortunately our phones are down at the moment, so if you are trying to contact us please send us an email and we will reply to you. We appreciate your patience while we are trying to resolve this issue. Thank you.

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Honister Crag and Dale Head

Great Gable

With fine weather forecast yesterday I headed out to enjoy one of my favourite walks. Honister to Great Gable. There was a slight twist on this occasion as my intention wasn’t to go to the summit of Great Gable but rather to walk round it on the high level traverse which Alfred Wainwright described as…

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Three Peaks


I first stood on Pen y Ghent in October of last year. It was a warm autumn day, the skies were clear, and as I stood surveying the beautiful Yorkshire countryside around me I couldn’t have been happier. I was drawn to what I understood to be Ingleborough and to the right of that Whernside….

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Autumn into Winter

When there is snow on the ground and the sun is shining from a bright blue sky it requires very little motivation to get out and walk. However it’s not quite so easy when you wake to a damp, gloomy grey day and find the snow has melted. However it pays to lace up your…

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Rob Roy Way

Rob Roy Way

Last month Peter Draemann from Zurich walked the Rob Roy Way with us. A 79 mile holiday from Drymen up to Pitlochry. Peter has very kindly shared an account of his walking holiday with us. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we have. Peter began by saying, “First of all I would…

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Egton Bridge to Robin Hood's Bay

Egton Bridge to Robin Hood’s Bay

“What a finish to this brilliant walk across England!” Lucy’s thoughts as she walked from Egton Bridge to Robin Hood’s Bay on Saturday. The sun was shining as well as it being a blustery day, making it a “fleece on – fleece off” kind of day. Yet another day full of surprises, with a mix…

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