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Villages in time provide walks around three local villages, Beadnell, Bamburgh, and Seahouses. They focus on the fascinating history of the local area. The walks are gentle and suitable for most people, who can walk the 2 miles or so. Children go...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Seahouses NE68 7RJ, England
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+44 7951 823044
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you thought Seahouses was a small, uninteresting place, then think again. Better still join Mick on one of his walks. Three of us were guided round Seahouses for a most entertaining, and interesting hour and a half. He brings the town to life, and...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

How could anybody think that Seahouses is an uninteresting place? It is amazing and fascinating, as you kindly pointed out! It was lovely having you on the walk, and thank you so much for your nice feedback and comments. Don't forget that we have Beadnell...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I obtained a leaflet and turned up for a tour. The guide refused to take me because I was alone, and nobody else came. He claimed he had clearly stated that there must be a minimum of 2, but it was not on the leaflet,...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

Given this lady did not attend a tour it's hardly a satisfactory review. The posters that were present in the village at the site from the evening before, clearly state that no walk will commence without two adults paying. That information is also available on...More

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All reviews guided walk local history his enthusiasm visiting bamburgh gentle pace interesting guide history brought to life freezing cold learn something great walk two hours great tour points of interest beautiful area hour and a half northumberland coast mick
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love history and finding all the secrets of the place you’re in, look this guy up and book it . We did this with 2 families and had a lovely timeMore

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well thanks very much for the lovely review, and thank you for your company on our walk around Beadnell. It was a pleasure sharing your party and your mad dog around our lovely little village. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed it....More

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Mick guided us round Bamburgh on his guided historical tour. He was friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. It was great to get an insight into the history of the place. Thoroughly recommend these dog friendly tours: well worth the money.More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hi Meg, and thanks for your lovely review. I am delighted that you all enjoyed our visit to beautiful Bamburgh, and your beautiful dogs didn’t get too bored! Maybe we shall meet again for another one of our walks or tours. I would certainly like...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Our guide Mick met us promptly as promised and we had a very interesting 2.5 hour walk around Seahouses. Mick answered any questions we asked. £18 for two of us, very good value.More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback. It was really nice being able to share my home village of Seahouses with you both. I am really glad that you enjoyed yourselves as much as you seemed to. I hope you may be able to join us for another...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely walking tour around seahouses with our guide Mick. Mick had a wealth of knowledge about the history of seahouses. Mick was very enthusiastic and time flew by as we learnt about this great area and it's history. We would highly recommend this walking tour...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Living in Seahouses as I do, it is always a pleasure to show friends and visitors around. The history of the village is fascinating and so easily missed. But the pleasure of doing what I do is made many times greater by being accompanied by...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

I had a lovely walk with Mick in Bamburgh. I was travelling on my own so this was a very sociable way of getting to know the area better. Mick’s enthusiasm combined with his knowledge made for a really good experience. He also does walks...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

What a really lovely review! Thank you so much. I am delighted that you have enjoyed our walk around the village. It is really important that everybody is welcomed on one of our walks, and it is lovely that you, visiting as a single person,...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great day with Mick. We did the Bambrough walk. This is history brought to life . Fascinating fun and always interesting. This is a great tour you must do if your in the area, excellent value for money. We will be back to...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you so very much for your lovely feedback. It was delightful having you and your rather impressive dog join us for the walk around Bamburgh. It is lovely being able to show off our lovely villages to people so appreciative. I do look forward...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Two great mornings spent with Mike as our Tour Guide of Bamburgh Castle and Bamburgh Village. Mike has excellent knowledge of the history of both the Castle and the village of Bamburgh. Thanks Mike from Dennis,Ralph,Colin,Doreen,Pat and ZulfaMore

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Hi Dennis and gang. I’m so delighted that you all enjoyed our two sessions together. The tours complemented each other rather nicely I’m pleased to say. But it’s lovely being able to share the history and culture of our lovely Bamburgh with people as lovely...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Thanks to Mick for making our time in Bamburgh so interesting, entertaining, and informative. We strolled through Bamburgh in the morning, had a delicious lunch at The Lord Crewe Inn, then spent the afternoon learning about Bamburgh Castle. Mick was accommodating and flexible, even to...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Hi Ann and Mike. What a lovely review from a lovely couple of people. It is nice to be able to show off the villages that I love so much anyway. But to be able to show them, and Bamburgh Castle and St Aidan's Church,...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had an excellent guided walk around sea houses , Mick was very informative and adapted his walk to suit our use of a mobility scooter. He could also offer us a similar experience at Beadnall and Bamburgh which we may take up later in...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

I am so pleased that you both enjoyed our walk around Seahouses as much as it seems you did, especially given our initial difficulties in communication! It is especially nice that your husband was able to feel fully engaged in the walk, despite the village...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a 2 hour walking tour of Bamburgh with Mick. I have been visiting the Northumberland coast for over 50 years but learnt more about Bamburgh in those 2 hours! Mick has clearly done a lot of research into local...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

What a very lovely review. It was a real delight having the company of a couple who are clearly as fond of this lovely place as I am. But more than that, it is brilliant to think that, despite all of your years of experience,...More

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