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Wild Dog Outdoors

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At Wild Dog Outdoors our historical tours are suitable for all ages. If you would like a private booking or you have a coach full of friends we are be happy to help. Your tour guide will be dressed in authentic clothing and armour from the time...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Hexham NE47 9QJ, England
+44 1434 688386
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a large group of four families who go away together each year between Christmas and New Year. We had never spent much time in Northumberland and so decided to contact Wild Dog Tours to arrange some guided activity on both days. We were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Kevin picked us up from Hexham and took us a really scenic route to explore three of Cumbria's stone circles. He is very personable, knowledgeable and engaging. Would highly recommend one of his tours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sophie R
21SaraR, Owner at Wild Dog Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Dear Sophie, Thank you for a lovely review. It was a pleasure to show you the Stone Circles of Cumbria and I will be happy to provide any of our other tours when you have time. Best wishes, Kevin

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Kevin picked us up at the train station, took us to our B &B and then spent the rest of the day helping us explore Hadrian’s Wall. He is knowlegeable, engaging, informative and has a great sense of humor. He has traveled the world and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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21SaraR, Owner at Wild Dog Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thank you for a great review. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you. Best wishes, Kevin

Reviewed 23 September 2018

We had a whole day tour and absolutely loved every minute of it. Kevin picked us up on time at our hotel and took us first to a mile castle with a great view of the wall and its position in the landscape. Then onto...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our full day tour of Hadrian's Wall and the Roman Forts with Kevin. He has a vast knowledge of history and an engaging way of bringing it vividly to life - all the while connecting the past to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PBMiller
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Our tours with Kevin were exceptional! He was a fount of knowledge both about the tour topics and whatever questions we threw at him. I recommend him and his company as a tour guide to anyone who wants to explore Northumbria and learn about it’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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21SaraR, Owner at Wild Dog Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

You are very welcome and thank you for your kind review. should you return to Northumberland I will be delighted to show you more... Best wishes, Kevin

Reviewed 7 September 2018

This tour was amazing for us. Kevin brought the Romans vividly to life for us with so much information. We liked his presentation particularly because it was so relaxed and informative, gathering the group close to prevent raising his voice and shouting to be heard...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HelenRowles
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great morning with Kevin (sorry, can't remember his Celtic tribal name!) On the wall at Cawfields. Our two sons (6&8) had a great time exploring the wall with their maps and (carefully) holding the swords. Kevin was a hugely knowledgeable guide and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura P
21SaraR, Owner at Wild Dog Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for a very nice review. I m very pleased to her that the enjoyed the map reading and holding the swords. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Kevin

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We spent the morning doing some bushcraft with Kevin as part of a weekend with friends. I would highly recommend it. It was a thoroughly interesting, informative and absorbing few hours. Thanks Kevin.

Date of experience: July 2018
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kevin r, Owner at Wild Dog Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you Peter. I am delighted that you enjoyed yourself. Best wishes, Kevin

Reviewed 30 July 2018

So interesting! Kevin knows everything about anything to do with local history, and he's fascinating to listen to. He's also good at knowing when to be quiet and let you admire the scenery. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: June 2018
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21SaraR, Owner at Wild Dog Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for a great review. Best wishes, Kevin

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29 March 2018|
Response from kevin r | Property representative |
Hello. The tour prices start at £20 per person for a two hour tour, there is also group discount if you are booking fir a few people. Dates are available throughout the year. Let me know if you need anymore information and I... More