07557 915 855
Friendly and informative guided tours of
Cumbria, the Lake District & Hadrian’s Wall
Hello! My name is Anna Gray and I am a qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide offering friendly and informative guided tours of Cumbria, the Lake District and Hadrian’s Wall.
With a background in environmental interpretation (see www.annagray.co.uk), I can honestly claim to know Cumbria and the Lake District in some detail – its rich history and heritage, geology and industry, culture and traditions, people and wildlife, and its hidden treasures and quirky curiosities!
I look forward to sharing my passion for Cumbria and the Lake District with you on a personalised guided tour!
I can help in all sorts of ways:
Tim Draper, Golden Holidays Coach Tours
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.
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I took my husband and 13 year old twins to see Hadrian's Wall. Thank goodness we booked a guide -
My son, who allegedly hates history and was not at all looking forward to the trip, absolutely loved it and now wants to go
on an archaeological dig! My daughter, who is studying classical civilisations and so came with a fair amount of knowledge already, found it hugely interesting and helpful for her studies.
Anna was fun (we laughed a lot!) and informal, with tons of historical facts at her fingertips about the wall and the area and Roman Britain in general. Critically, she knew how much information to give and when to stop, so we remained fascinated rather than switching off.
The Vindolanda Museum is a must, but Anna put together a tailored tour with lots of other highlights too. We spent a whole day with her, starting near Carlisle and heading east, finishing with Vindolanda, where we chatted with the archaeologists about what they'd found that day.
Review by Eileen Gardner
‘The best tour guide we’ve had in 20 years of coach touring’
My husband and I hired Anna Gray as our Blue Badge tour guide for Hadrian's Wall and we could not recommend her more highly. She was very responsive to my initial inquiry and proposed several tour options. She was highly professional and friendly, and extremely well versed on the area and history of the Wall.
Anna and her driver picked us up from our hotel and from the moment we met her, we knew we had made the right choice. She tailored our visit based on our particular interests, which included hiking the Wall.
Using her expertise and knowledge, she guided us along 4 miles of the most dramatic and scenic sections, and also took us to one of the museums for a short visit. Anna really made the most of our day visit to the area -
Review by Kathleen & Randall Jones