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 2 itineraries for the Vale of Lorton. Choose from 3 or 5 days walking depending on your available time and the pace you find most comfortable.

Please bear in mind that the distances each day are trail distances only. They do not take into account walking to your accommodation. On some days the accommodation might be on or close to the trail but on other days you may need to walk one or two miles to get to your overnight stop.

Vale of Lorton

Keswick to Keswick 28 miles/45 km

We offer 2 itineraries covering the whole route. The 3 day option has 2 days with 10 miles of walking, while the 5 day option has daily distances of 7 miles or less.

Code Length Average per day Price range
VL4 3 days walking (4 nights) 9 miles/14 km £555 - £642 Full Info Book
VL6 5 days walking (6 nights) 6 miles/10 km £837 - £982 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

The whole trip was just fantastic, I have recommended it and you to so many people. All we had to think about was the walk each day and what we were going to see. The organisation of it all was faultless and left us to just enjoy it all.

West Highland Way, September 2023
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We felt well-informed every step of the way. You provided the transfers as requested and the rooms we requested and satisfied our special requests. We felt like we got every penny of our money’s worth.

Fife Coastal Path, September 2023
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Thank you Mickledore! This was our 6th trip with you, and it was great.

Tour of the Lake District, September 2023
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