Wild Dog Outdoors

The Bothy
North Bank
Haydon Bridge
NE47 6LX

01434 688 386

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With boundless enthusiasm, the Wild Dog Outdoors team are perfect guides for inspirational tours, or revitalizing bushcraft adventures!
Kevin, Sara and Joe sum up what it is to be Northumbrian and Cumbrian.  They are passionate, friendly, and fun with specialist knowledge of history, cultural development, nature and the environment.  
Great guides for inquisitive guests who enjoy exploring the local landscape!  Also perfect for the more active guest seeking a mini adventure through bushcraft activities.  Either way, a day with them certainly adds a spark of fulfilment to your overall experience in Northumberland.
Explore the stone monuments left to us by our ancient ancestors.  Discover the Celtic cultures that occupied these lands before the Romans arrived.  Unearth the secrets of Hadrian's Wall.  See the heritage left to us by the Saxons and Normans.  Learn what it meant to be a 'borderer' in medieval Northumberland.  
Ultimately, uncover how the legacy of all these cultures still shapes the world we live in today.
Wild Dog Outdoors focus on the historical and cultural development of Northern England by providing guided tours, and walking tours.  
They are specialists in primitive living skills and take bushcraft to a whole new level by examining the origins of survival skills, with primary interests in the early cultures of Britain.
They also offer educational sessions for schools, museums and events.

Ticketing and entry prices for Wild Dog Outdoors

Type Entry for Guide price
(2 hour tour)
per ticket
(4 hour tour)
per ticket
(7 hour tour)
per ticket

4 hour tour - includes entry into one museum

7 hour tour - includes entry into two museums

Dates & times for Wild Dog Outdoors, Haydon Bridge

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Open all year.

We offer activities 7 days a week, please telephone or email to check availability

Child / family friendly at Wild Dog Outdoors Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Family friendly
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Dogs / pets allowed at Wild Dog Outdoors Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Pet friendly
Open all year at Wild Dog Outdoors Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Open all year
Reduced rates for children at Wild Dog Outdoors Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Reduced rates for children
Guided Tours at Wild Dog Outdoors Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Guided Tours

Roman Wall Tour

Sharon W,
Kevin is amazing. His knowledge, professional approach and hospitality wonderful. Bringing history to life for our 10 year old girl. He even brought mince pies and non alcoholic mulled wine. We will definitely book him again!

"Amazing Tour with a Simply Brilliant Tour Guide who was Extremely Knowledgeable"

maximilliantaken99, Ashford, United Kingdom
WOW - Kevin was brilliant he was friendly and approachable and allowed our Dog to come with us. He had a wealth of knowledge and was just simply amazing. Kevin picked us up our hotel and drove us to the tourist sites, this was Hadrian Wall and Vindolanda. His knowledge blew me and my family away he knew all the answers to all my questions and trust me I ask a lot of questions and so do my family! He also told us about the local area, where some of the best places were to eat with a dog as well as nice things to do in Northumberland in general! I would highly recommend him to anyone, with a dog or child he is truly an amazing tour guide! Thanks Kevin - I really enjoyed our time together. Thank you for the chocolate and being kind to George (our dog) P.S: I hope Kevin does not mind me posting a photo of him posing in his historic costume. It goes to show that Kevin goes above and beyond to bring history to life. He brought with him some replica weapons and a shield from Roman period. This was incredibly impressive because it allowed you to actually engage with history.

Excellent tour of Hadrian's Wall

Alex G,
This was an extremely fun way to learn about the history, culture and geography of Northumberland. Kevin is knowledgeable, friendly, adaptable and very experienced. An extremely good guide on an extremely good tour. I only wish all children were taught this way - history really comes alive when you can see it in front of you. Highly recommended!

A perfect way to enjoy a beautiful part of the country

Wild Dog Outdoors is an absolute must for anyone wanting to explore Hadrians Wall. We spent Saturday morning with Kevin who's extensive knowledge of the area and enthusiasm for the subject shone through on a very foggy day. The tours started with Kevin in period costume complete with sword and armour. We then preceded to head up to the wall, finally finishing with a guided tour of Vindolanda. The morning gave us an in-depth insight into the history of the area, knowledge we found ourselves recounting on our subsequent visit to Housesteads. We'll definitely book further tours with Wild Dog Outdoors as they enhance the enjoyment of a great part of the UK. Simon, Sarah Dec '17

Knowledgeable and accessible - highly recommended.

elbryning, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Our trip with Kevin was excellent. He tailored it to suit us (our particular request was to take in the Mithraic Temple at Brocolitia), and his knowledge of the history of the site and general area is encyclopaedic, but he has the ability to put it across in a very accessible way. A particular highlight was feeling the difference between the Celtic sword and the Roman gladius (he brought replicas with him), illustrating the difference in the 2 cultures.We visited several sites on our own after our trip with him, and enjoyed them much more because of our experience with him. And his recommendation to visit Aydon Castle on our last day was spot on - it hadn't featured at all in our planning (clearly Google has its limits), but was wonderful.

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