I have lived in Kent for 20+ years. Kent is one hour from London and one hour from France and our history is intertwined with both. I spend a lot of time in London and have qualified to guide in London as a Blue Badge guide.
An ex teacher with a passion for imparting knowledge, I would love to show you my favourite parts of Kent and London. As wife of a military man I was fortunate enough to live in The Constable's Tower at Dover Castle and be a frequent visitor to the Tower of London, our Regimental HQ.
East Kent is a fascinating historical setting with history from the Bronze age, the Romans, Viking raiders and a coastline defended against all the wars in our history. Christianity as we know it today started here, in Kent, in 597 when the Monk, Augustine, came to Canterbury. Canterbury is a UNESCO world Heritage site. The Cathedral is the most important church in the whole of England and the murder of Thomas Becket in the Cathedral led to Canterbury becoming a famous pilgrimage site. I am a qualified Cathedral guide too.
Would you like to know London better? Let me show you the interesting and sometimes hidden parts of this amazing city.
The London Blue Badge also qualifies me to guide in Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge and Oxford in addition to the key London sites. I am also an accredited Windsor guide
|Canterbury, UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|The Tower of London|
|Southwark and the seamier side of London|
|City of London|
|Folkestone and WW1|
An ex secondary school teacher, I have an interest in showing students our culture and history and bringing it alive for them.
|Castles & Palaces||
A "wife of" for many years I had the privilege of being privy to some fine residences, parades and ceremonies.
Active Tours - I specialise in walking tours both in London and Kent which focus on history and/or regeneration
|Churches & Cathedrals||
A look at the architecture and history of some of our most famous churches and cathedrals.
Kent is the garden of England but it has also always been front line Britain. See how the wars over the centuries have shaped the landscape and economics of Kent.
|London Areas in Depth||
Roman Londinium, the space occupied by the City today is based on Roman London. Learn more on a walk in the City.
MITG, MBA, Teaching qualifications