‘I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in Borrowdale . . . particularly the way that Anna made it an enjoyable Lake District guided walk rather than a lecture tour. I don’t think we could have had better!’
Rosemary Barclay, Lincoln
Guided walks - Carlisle & Lake District
A city rich in 2000 years of history! Come along on a fascinating 2-hour guided walk to uncover Carlisle’s heritage from Roman times. Wander along the city walls, explore the wonders of the Cathedral, peep into the ancient Guildhall and discover the unexpected at St Cuthbert’s Church. Tours every Thursday afternoon from May to September (2.00-4.00 pm). Book through Carlisle Tourist Information Centre (01228 598596).
‘Very informative & interesting - could have listened all day’
The Beauty of Borrowdale
Discover a landscape created by fire and carved by ice on a full-day walking tour through the valley. Follow medieval packhorse routes, climb to the top of an Iron Age hill fort, wander through temperate ‘rain forests’, walk through a glacial meltwater channel and spot roche moutonnees a plenty!
Coniston: a tale of trees and tarns
A full-day guided walking tour through the 'picturesque' landscapes of Monk Coniston and Tarn Hows. Discover exotic trees, a restored kitchen garden, traditional Lakeland farms and a Gothic dog house on this 5-mile circuit.
The following Carlisle and Lake District guided walks are just a small selection of the type of guided walks I can offer. Varying from 2-hour ‘Historic Carlisle’ town walks to full day Lake District strolls, taking in the resplendent beauty of the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall, Eden Valley and many other scenic areas of the county.
If you would like to arrange a guided walk on a specific theme or in a particular area, please get in touch so we can discuss your requirements in more detail.
The Blue Badge is the highest professional tourist guiding qualification in Britain, and recognised by travel companies throughout the world as a benchmark of excellence.