Richard Gasseling

Regional Qualification(s):



English, Dutch / Flemish

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Hello and welcome! My name is Richard Gasseling and I’m a Cumbria and Lake District tour guide based in Manchester. I’m passionate about showing visitors the beauty of Cumbria and the Lake District and sharing with them some interesting facts and stories about this stunning region.

Whether you’re interested in sightseeing, the area's history or just explore, I can help you plan the perfect day. As a tour guide, I am here to help you navigate and appreciate the beauty of this area. Whether you're interested in a particular topic like Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth, agriculture, industrial history, the Romans etc. Or simply want to take in the stunning scenery, I can assist you in planning your exciting adventure.

Our tours are designed to give you a unique and unforgettable experience that you’ll remember for years to come. Whether you’re traveling by coach, car or on foot, we’ll take you to all the must-see sights and hidden gems that make Cumbria and Lake District so special.

Thank you for considering me for your next tour. If you are travelling from the Manchester area, I can join you there too for a fantastic day trip. We’re excited to show you around.

If you have any questions or would like to book a tour, please don’t hesitate to contact me. You can email me at . We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Special Interests:

History & Prehistory
Industrial Heritage
Regional Tours
Walking Tours
Churches & Cathedrals

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