Experience Cumbria's magic

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green mountains beside lake under cloudy sky during daytime
green mountains beside lake under cloudy sky during daytime

Welcome to Cumbria, where natural beauty and history converge to create a unique and captivating experience. My name is Richard Gasseling and as your tour guide, I'm here to lead you through the hidden gems and well-known wonders of this enchanting region.

With an expert's insight, I'll take you exploring Cumbria's charming villages, pristine lakes, and stunning landscapes. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a history buff, or someone seeking a peaceful escape, I'm here to tailor your Cumbrian adventure.

Let's embark on a journey that unveils the true essence of Cumbria, creating lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for this remarkable destination. Join me as we delve into the heart of Cumbria's beauty and history.

Your unforgettable Cumbrian experience begins here.

OUR STORY

Quality, not quantity

We have made quality of our habit. It’s not something that we just strive for – we live by this principle every day.

About Us

I'm Richard Gasseling, a tour guide specialising in Cumbria and the Lake District National Park. I offer guiding service by coach, car, or on foot, covering a range of captivating topics such as Cumbrian agriculture, the lives of figures like William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, as well as insights into industrial and social history. I'm also fluent in Dutch if needed.

My aim is to facilitate your exploration and deep appreciation of the breathtaking landscapes and enchanting ambiance of Cumbria and the Lake District. Whether you're keen on unraveling the region's agricultural roots, immersing yourself in the world of renowned poets, or uncovering the intriguing industrial history.

As an Institute of Tourist Guiding qualified professional and a esteemed member of the British Guild of Tourist Guides, I offer a guided experience infused with expertise, ensuring an engaging and memorable exploration of our destinations.

white wooden dock
white wooden dock
gray concrete building under gray sky
gray concrete building under gray sky
a group of boats floating on top of a lake
a group of boats floating on top of a lake

We provide a great and quality experience, tailored to your needs. From Beatrix Potter to the Highlights of Lake District, our tours are designed to create lasting memories.

If you are a tour operator or agent, please contact us to discuss your requirements. We can provide guiding by coach or private vehicle and offer advice on what would be suitable and appropriate for your group.

Additionally, you can browse through our suggestions in the Cumbria Tours section for some ideas.

Our Services: Tour operators and Agents

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yellow flower field near trees under white clouds during daytime

If you are a private or independent group looking to explore specific areas or topics, please reach out to us. We are more than happy to create customised programs just for you.

Please let us know your interests so that we can create a personalised tour that caters to your preferences. Whether you are into history, adventure or culture, we have the perfect itinerary for you.

From exploring ancient castles to indulging in local cuisine, we will tailor the tour to suit your needs and desires. So, whether you have a specific destination in mind or are open to suggestions, let us know.

Our Services: Private Groups

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