Stephen Barnes

Regional Qualification(s):

Cumbria, North East



Phone Number(s):

01900-824872, 01900-824872

Contact guide


Worked in UK agriculture; over eleven years in tropical agriculture; 9 years' experience driver/guiding and coach touring all areas of UK. Recently obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Lake District Studies.

Personal Interests:

Border Reivers
Pre-historic Cumbria
Roman Occupation
Local History
Mining and Industry

Special Interests:


Its impact on the landscapes of Cumbria and Northumbria

Geography & Geology

Exploration and interpretation of the landscape to understand why, it is like it is.

History & Prehistory

Fascinated by monuments from pre-history that cover the Border landscape and all aspects of Anglo-Scottish history

Industrial Heritage

All aspects of the industrial history of Cumbria from the Stone Age to the present day.

Regional Tours

Proud to be fourth generation Cumbrian - with an in depth knowledge of and love for Northumbria


Tours and commentary adapted to cater for all requirements

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Many fine examples in Cumbria and Northumbria


All aspects of the development of communication in England.

Walking Tours

All areas of the Lake District covered

Driver Guide: