Rob Matthews

Rob Matthews

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Phone Number(s):

01768-483978, 01768-483978



Canadian citizen

Personal Interests:

Lake District
Coach & Walking Tours
Carlisle & Town Walks
Arthur Ransome

Special Interests:

Castles & Palaces

From Carlisle Castle to the smallest PeleTower, there is a wealth of interest to be discovered

Churches & Cathedrals
Geography & Geology

Cumbria has a rich variety of geology in a very small area and a fascinating geographical structure as a result

Industrial Heritage

From the 15th to the 21st centuries - from textiles and coal to shipbuilding and atomic power.

Lecture Subjects

1) An in-depth look at the life and works of Arthur Ransome
2) Carlisle - Romans, Raiders and Railways - a look at the Great Broder City


Guided tours and illustrated talks on the life and work of Arthur Ransome. Also tours following the Lakeland Poets

Regional Tours

All of Cumbria and the Lake District - in-depth guided tours covering all aspects of the region

Special Needs

Guided tours of Cumbria and the Lake District for the Blind.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Cumbria offers a wide range of country houses to interest the visitor

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