I’m Richard Duckworth and I'm a Qualified Mountain Leader. I have a huge passion for walking in the hills and mountains of the UK and want to share my enthusiasm with you!
I have a wide and broad walking experience base, a true love for the hills and many years walking experience in moorland, hill and mountain areas of the UK. I have walked several thousand miles in every UK National Park and regularly lead groups in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Peak District, Pennines and Snowdonia. I have been very fortunate to have been trained and assessed over the years by some of the best and most respected outdoor professionals in the UK.
In addition to leading group walks I can run or support corporate walking days to promote teambuilding & wellbeing. I’m also involved in fundraising for path repair projects across the UK, spend time leading ‘Walks for Health’ in my local borough and am involved with my local Youth Service supporting their DoE programme on a voluntary basis.
I hail from Essex but you’d never believe it from my Lancastrian accent! I live on the fringes of the Pennines and have 2 children with my long term partner.