Virtual Tour – Discover the Lake District Coast, with Tess Pike
In the central Lakes the hidden gems are often little visited corners of a tourist honeypot, but this evening I’m going to transport you in your mind’s eye to a much larger hidden gem that for many years has hidden its light under a bushel – the Lake District coast. I’m going to guide you from Ulverston to Aspatria through a rich landscape with fine beaches, magnificent views and a compelling story.
Virtual Tour – The Wonders of Whitehaven, with Tess Pike
This evening’s virtual tour will transport you from Whitehaven’s magnificent harbour, from which 80% of Ireland’s coal was once shipped, up into the broad streets of the 17th century New Town, described in the late 1700s as “one of the handsomest in the North of England…as populous as it is elegant”