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Welcome to Handy History

At Handy History, we combine your passion for all things ancient and treasured with the  Northumberland and Cumbrian landscape! We’re here with our combined historical and linguistic expertise of forty years to help you experience these fantastic locations and connect with their long-forgotten stories.

Our goal is to provide you with a mind blowing experience that you’ll never forget, and that will leave you both entertained, educated and enthralled.

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What our Handy Historians have to say:

“Catherine is a most able and accomplished person, having a gift for languages and a knowledge of Latin and Roman civilisation. She has to me always been careful and patient, qualities which I feel will be important in working with children and adults.”
Marjorie Henry