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Tess Pike

Regional Qualification(s):

Cumbria, Yorkshire, Liverpool City Region / Merseyside


English, German

Phone Number(s):

015242-72530, 07778-145156

Contact guide


I live in the Lune Valley between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park and look forward to welcoming you to the natural beauty of the north of England and the vibrant cities of York and Liverpool. Ich arbeite seit 23 Jahren als deutschsprachige Reiseleiterin und möchte Sie nach dem Norden Englands herzlich Willkommen heißen. Freelance translator and interpreter from German, French and Italian into English. Tour planning and itineraries undertaken.

Personal Interests:

Western Dales
Literary Lakeland
Lake District
Tours of the city of Liverpool
Port Sunlight and Lady Lever Art Gallery
City of York
Yorkshire Dales

Special Interests:

Churches & Cathedrals

An appreciation of the atmosphere and architecture which characterise these special buildings, be they "humble chapel" or "spiry temple".

Conferences & Incentives

Several years' experience in an international business environment.


A love of our countryside, which I am always keen to share. Living in an agricultural area, I take a great interest in hill-farming.

Folklore & Traditions

Legends and tales which fire the imagination, combined with a good knowledge of local traditions and crafts.

International Links

Study tours; school exhanges; town twinning and partnerships; international conferences.

Interpreting & Translating

Professional translator; ad hoc and business interpreting. Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation. Fluent German. Working knowledge of French, Italian and Spanish.


I enjoy sharing my love of literature and using poetry and prose to complement our rich and varied landscape.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

A look around the homes of some of the people who shaped this country and its history.

Walking Tours

Low level country walks suitable for all ages. Anecdotal town trails.


Let me introduce you to some of the charming, independent shops we are so lucky to have in this area, many of them offering locally made products.


York Minster, Virtual Tours

Additional Qualifications:

MA Hons Dip Trans MITI

Driver Guide: