The specialist tourist guides for Cumbria and The Lake District
Established in 1987
Our aim -
We have many years experience operating in Cumbria and with the local contacts built
up over these years we are able to include special and unusual visits in our itineraries.
We can arrange for your group to meet local people, take tea with the owner of an historic home, enjoy a hands-
For our guiding expertise we use the services of select Blue Badge qualified guides (the only national tourist guide qualification) offering a variety of languages to give a comprehensive guiding service. We can work with groups of any number.
Meet the directors
Cumbrian Discoveries’ aim is to create tours that are both educational and fun, and bring out the very best of the exceptional areas in which we operate. We want you to have lasting impressions and fond memories.
Cumbrian Discoveries was established in 1987 and has since built a reputation for high quality personalised tours in Cumbria (including the Lake District) and the north of England.
We offer driver-
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Nicky is a Blue Badge Guide for Cumbria, North East England and London, and is a nationally recognised Institute of Tourist Guiding guide trainer.
She has directed a number of Blue Badge Guide courses including Cumbria, North East England, North West Region and Liverpool City Region.
Nicky is a Life Fellow of the Guild of Registered Tourist Guides and received the prestigious “Ambassador to Tourism” award from the then Cumbria Tourist Board in 2006.
Richard is a Blue Badge Guide for Cumbria and North East England and is experienced in leading all types of tours throughout the north of England.
Over the years he has earned a reputation for being a much sought after and respected study leader for alumni and museum tours.
Meet the Directors
Cumbrian Discoveries’ aim is to create tours that are both educational and fun, and bring out the very best of the exceptional areas in which we operate.
We want you to have lasting impressions and fond memories.