Malcolm Saunders

Malcolm Saunders

Regional Qualification(s):

Cumbria

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

015394-34388, 07974-788493, 015394-34388

Introduction:

Early retired from a career in town planning, enthusiastic about all aspects of conservation and design: Houses, gardens, arts and crafts. Currently renovating a 17 century lakeland farmhouse and creating a garden.

Personal Interests:

Traditional Architecture
Town & Country Walks
House & Gardens Tours
Beatrix Potter/Wordsworth

Special Interests:

Architecture

Lakeland architecture from 16th to 20th century

Churches & Cathedrals

Small mountain chapels to historic abbeys and cathedrals

Countryside

Cumbria - the English Lake District - the most beautiful corner of England, at its best in spring and autumn.

Decorative Arts/Arts & Crafts

Traditional and modern with visits to galleries and individual craft workshops and studios.

Gardens

Small private gardens, large National Trust ones, in spring, summer and autumn

History & Prehistory
Lecture Subjects

There is so much more to Beatrix Potter than Peter Rabbit.
The buildings of Cumbria and the Lake District. Lake District Heritage - a meander through time.

Literature

In the footsteps of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Arthur Ransome and Beatrix Potter

Regional Tours

Cumbria - early, landscape, discovery by travellers, adoption by poets and writers and artists; development of industry, protection of the countryside - a national park.

Walking Tours

In town & country, by the hour, day or week. Easy valley or more strenuous higher levels. For artists, photographers or general interest.

Driver Guide:

No