Claire Watson

Claire Watson

Regional Qualification(s):

Cumbria

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

01229-587059, 01229-587059, 07971-925971

Introduction:

I have 14 years experience as a Guide with British, American and Japanese groups. B.A (Hons) History. Tours by coach or walking.

Personal Interests:

Literary Lakeland
English Gardens
Country Walks

Special Interests:

Agriculture

I am from a farming background.

Other

I am an amateur ornithologist with a keen interest in wild life.

Countryside

I live and work in a rural area and am familiar with its many facets.

Gardens

I love gardens and there are numerous unknown gems to be explored in the Lake District.

History & Prehistory

Fascinates me, from the Stone Age to the Nuclear Age.

Industrial Heritage

Including transport, mining and shipbuilding.

Literature

I am familiar with many of the writers who have lived in Cumbria, including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Beatrix Potter and Arthur Ransome.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Long time interest including the social history that goes with them.

Walking Tours

Short or long, ambling or striding, countryside walks to suit all tastes.

Additional Qualifications:

B.A. (Hons)

Driver Guide:

No