England Coast to Coast

On Foot Across England’s Legendary Landscapes

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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Santiago Bejarano

Departure Dates: September 4-15, 2022

Santiago Bejarano trained in Environmental Sciences in his native Ecuador and began his guiding career by bringing visitors to the jungle and highlands of Ecuador and the storied Galapagos Islands, where he worked as a naturalist. He later moved to Britain, where he ...

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Karen Bell

Karen Bell, born in the northwest of England, is a specialist of all things English and a lover of the country and its varied landscapes. The wife of veteran Trip Leader Richard Bell, she is a medical scientist, world traveler, and keen naturalist who has an uncanny ...

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Richard Bell

For a man who has traveled to more than 100 countries, been a trip leader for Wilderness Travel for more than 20 years, and has an ever expanding palate to cook exquisite dishes with global infusion (ask him about his infamous slow-cooked lamb with pomegranates), ...

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Tony Dewes

Departure Dates: September 4-15, 2022

Tony Dewes was born and brought up in Yorkshire, close to both the Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales. He spent more than 20 years as a college and university lecturer before becoming a full time outdoor instructor. Tony has traveled extensively in Asia, Europe, and ...

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Stanislav Simicic

Stanislav Simicic, of Croatia, is a graduate of a culinary academy in Osijek. A fine chef, he was awarded a second-place ranking among all young Croatian chefs in a competition in 1997. Stanislav later worked as a chef at a restaurant in Poreé for three years, ...