Gerry was born and bred in the Lake District. His past career has been quite varied, after leaving school having a number of jobs, at the age of 28 joined the Ambulance Service as an Ambulance man, through promotion, rising to the rank of Director of operations in the Hampshire Ambulance Service. "On retirement it had always been my intention to return to the Lake District. Fortunately I joined Mountain Goat Tours as a Driver Guide some 15 years ago. This has given me the opportunity meet a wide range of people, from many cultures and countries throughout the world.
Being in a position to show them the beautiful countryside, talk about the many famous inhabitants, Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth, Coleridge and many others, always gives me a feeling of pride in the past history of the area.
Showing clients the beauty of the Countryside, the mountains and Valleys, trodden in the past by Romans and Vikings. Written about by many, the Famous wainwright guide books. Mountain Goat Tours ensures that we are able to show travellers places of beauty off the beaten track.
It gives me great pride to be able to give pleasure, through Mountain Goat Tours to so many people from many diverse areas through the world."