Vale of Lorton

This is our kindest holiday in one of the quietest areas of the Lake District National Park. It is based around the peaceful lakes of Loweswater, Crummock and Buttermere in the North West corner of the Lake District, and uses well defined paths, forestry tracks and country lanes.

The distances covered each day are relatively short with the exception of one mountain pass involving an easy climb of 200 metres. The route generally keeps to relatively flat valley bottoms and there is plenty of time to take it easy, enjoy some spectacular scenery and soak up the tranquility.

Our Holidays

We offer two holidays in the Vale of Lorton. One is for 4 nights and the other is 6 nights. Make your choice depending on your available time and the pace you find most comfortable.

Vale of Lorton

Keswick to Keswick 28 miles/45 km

We offer 2 holidays covering the whole route - the longer the holiday, the shorter you have to walk each day.

Code Length Average per day Price range
VL4 3 days walking (4 nights) 9 miles/14 km £449 - £511 Full Info Book
VL6 5 days walking (6 nights) 6 miles/10 km £676 - £780 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

We have used Mickledore often and keep coming back for many reasons – security, high quality accommodation, thorough preparation, great recommendations for eating, etc, individual attention, prompt and effective responses to questions, issues etc.

Vale of Lorton, May 2019
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Our first long distance walk and we really felt we were well guided by your information and so well looked after I would most highly recommend you. We had every confidence you had chosen the best accommodations available and everyone was so friendly & welcoming.  We would have no hesitation in using Mickledore again most impressed with everything Thank you

Coast to Coast, May 2021
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Takes all the stress from us walkers. Again very pleased with your service. Keep it up.

Dales Way, July 2021
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