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Thanks to Mick for making our time in Bamburgh so interesting, entertaining, and informative. We... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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Great guided walk for all abilities

We had an excellent guided walk around sea houses , Mick was very informative and adapted his walk... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Yvonne F
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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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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

Reviewed 21 June 2018

We did a walking tour of Bamburgh castle with Mick. He is an entertaining and very knowledgeable tour guide. There is a lot of history in this region, and Mick does a good job of straightening it out. He is very enthusiastic about this area,...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Hi Ami. It was a real pleasure spending the time together with you and your family. It was lovely to see the surprise and delight at the revelations that we were able to share, about the fascinating history of our beautiful area, and in particular...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Very informative tour of the lovely Bamburgh castle. It was extremely detailed and covered the whole castle and grounds. Thank you Mick🙂More

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

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback. As you are aware this is a new venture for Villages in Time and it is really gratifying that you found it so interesting and fascinating. How though, a Castle with a history back to 547 couldn't be...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

We did Micks walking tour of Bamburgh and it was brilliant. The amount of knowledge Mick has is amazing and his enthusiasm is infectious and really made our visit to Bamburgh so much more enjoyable. At the end he then passed on his knowledge of...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

I am so glad that you enjoyed your tour of Bamburgh as much as I did. It is always a real pleasure to be able to respond to a booking by people who are so interested in the history of our lovely area. So much...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

My husband and I have just spent a lovely day in the company of Mick doing two walks .Our first walk took us around Seahouses where we learned so much about local history and points of interest ,the walk lasted about 2hrs .We broke for...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review. It’s incredible to think that people already interested and knowledgeable about the area still find new material from our walks. It’s great that the gift tokens have been so well received! I’m looking forward to meeting you both...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018

Despite being regular visitors to the Northumberland coast over the last 10 years, we are most familiar with the area around Bamburgh and Seahouses and, despite it being so close, Beadnell is not a place we have spent much time so we interested to see...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

I am very pleased with your feedback. It is always a delight to share the history and culture of the area I love so much with people like yourselves, who are just as enchanted with it! But whether you are familiar with the area or...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Despite the freezing cold and us being the only participants, Mick was really enthusiastic about sharing the rich history of Bamburgh. This is a must-do for all history enthusiasts or anyone who stops by Bamburgh really. We dropped by the St Aiden Cathedral, walked to...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

For Pete and his partner to be so generous with their praise is lovely. Especially given that their homeland is so warm, and our walk took place in snow, with fresh flurries falling as we walked! I had a lovely trip out, and I’m delighted...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Had a great walk with Mick who passed on such knowledge and history of Bamburgh - a great way to explore and to get to know the town better. Highly recommended walk that took no more than 2 hours and was done at a very...More

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Mick M, Owner at Villages in Time, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

That’s a lovely review for our walk Jon. It’s always a pleasure to meet new people who are interested in the villages I so love, and to be able to share the history with them. I’m so pleased you enjoyed our time together, and hope...More

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