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Fiona Stoddart (Local Heritage)

www.solwayconnections.co.uk
  • Vast academic experience in Leisure and Tourism studies
  • Former lecturer and researcher at Universities of Leeds, Central Lancashire and Cumbria
  • Trained teacher, MA Leisure and Tourism Management
  • Experienced Tour Guide

North and West of Higham is the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Fiona’s courses focus on this area rather than the more obvious Lakes National Park, as it is quieter, yet still full of historical and natural wonders. 

 

April 2020

SOLWAY FIELD TRIPS: LONGER WALKS

April 26th at 18:30 to April 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 26 Apr - 13:30 Wed 29 Apr 2020 A journey through time visiting less well known heritage sites on the Cumbrian Solway coastal plains. See ancient places of worship, once thriving seaports, forgotten estuary crossings. Explore the sweeping Solway coastline and abundant wildlife habitats. Hear Solway stories. A mix of indoor and outdoor venues with some off-road walks so dress for weather and walking. (Short Walks version is in Oct) Fiona Stoddart (Solway Connections www.highamhall.com/fiona-stoddart) Residential: £365 Non-residential:…

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September 2020

REIVERS TO WEAVERS – VISITING THE BORDERS

September 13th at 18:30 to September 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Sun 13 Sep - 13:30 Wed 16 Sep 2020 *NEW* A journey through time visiting less well known heritage sites around our Border Lands. Medieval dwellings fortified against attack from Scottish raiders and the infamous Reivers; wild moorland scenery; wooded river valleys with a forgotten industrial past. A mix of indoor and outdoor venues, some off-road walks, so dress for weather, walking and full-day minibus excursions. Fiona Stoddart (Solway Connections www.highamhall.com/fiona-stoddart) Residential: £375 Non-residential: £274 (inc. Field Trips and…

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