Alice Trickey

Profile updated 13/11/18

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

07979 900840

Contact guide

Introduction:

*Winner of the Institute of Tourist Guiding's award for St Paul's Cathedral*

I love London!

I love its vitality and variety. From its leafy landscapes to its packed streets lined with landmarks, from history and culture, to fine food and great entertainment, London is a city with something for everyone.

Let me help you discover this amazing city! As a Blue Badge Guide, I have the incredible privilege of being able to share London and my enthusiasm and expertise with others. So whatever your interest, schedule, whether you're an individual, family or group, I can create programmes tailored to suit your needs.

London has a compelling history. With my passion for the past, let me take you on a bespoke tour of one of it's many historic sites, such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral or one of the royal Palaces. London has a wealth of museums and galleries; let me show you the treasures of the British Museum or the National Gallery. Alternatively, we can head off the beaten track and explore London's hidden gems. With my insider knowledge, I can show you what makes London the living, breathing city it is today.

If you'd like to explore the wider UK, let me take you on a journey. Whether you're looking to visit Windsor, Stonehenge, Salisbury, Kent and Canterbury, Oxford, the Cotswolds, Stratford upon Avon or Bath, I can offer you a unique insight into this country's rich heritage.

An informative, entertaining and enthusiastic guide, let me bring the story of London and Britain to life!

*Recent Feedback*

‘We had a great time today. Your tour was perfect. The kids said they want you to come on holiday with us. They were politely indulging us by coming along to the tour but were totally converted by your informative and friendly manner.’

‘We had the absolute best tour guide this morning for the Tower of London tour. Her name was Alice and she was unreal. My kids were hugging her when she left us, she was so endearing! She handled the kids beautifully, answered their million questions and was super patient. I can't say enough good things so please pass on my highest appreciation!’

‘The family loved you and said you were the best guide of the their entire trip. Thank you for taking such great care of them!’

‘Alice was extremely knowledgeable, likable, and skilled in assuring everyone's understanding and comfort.’

‘Alice Trickey was a great guide. It felt like I was getting a custom, personalized tour. I really enjoyed the afternoon walks with Alice and the chance to pepper her with questions. I could not believe the amount of knowledge Alice has packed into her skull. She was also very good at sheparding the group around a busy city without insulting our intelligence. She was great.’

Personal Interests:

Family and child friendly Tours, History (particularly the English Civil War), William Shakespeare, Castles, Country Houses and Tea

Special Interests:

Walking Tours

Offer a variety of specialist walking tours, including

- Shakespeare's London
- The Great Fire, 1666
- Suffragette City
- Royal London
- The World Turned Upside Down- the English Civil War
- Tea Tours
- Literary London
- Green Spaces

London Areas in Depth

- City of London
- Westminster
- South Bank
- Greenwich
- Bloomsbury
- Shoreditch
- Kensington and Chelsea
- Kings Cross
- Docklands

History & Prehistory

- British History
- Romans
- Saxons, Vikings and Normans
- Medieval
- Wars of the Roses
- Tudors
- English Civil War
- Stuarts
- Georgians
- Victorians
- Suffragettes

Castles & Palaces

- Windsor Castle
- Tower of London
- Hampton Court Palace
- Kensington Palace
- Banqueting House
- Kew Palace

Museums

- British Museum
- V&A
- Museum of London and the Museum of London Docklands
- Churchill War Rooms
- Wallace Collection
- National Maritime Museum
- British Library
- The Natural History Museum

Galleries

- The National Gallery
- The National Portrait Gallery
- Tate Britain
- Tate Modern

Royalty

- Changing of the Guard
- Explore Royal London- Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace
- Royal Parks

Stately Homes & Country Houses

- Hever Castle
- Leeds Castle
- Blenheim Palace
- Kenwood House
- National Trust Properties

Literature

- William Shakespeare
- Harry Potter
- Jane Austen
- Charles Dickens
- Sherlock Holmes

Theatre

- William Shakespeare
- Shakespeare's Globe
- West End

Food & Drink

- Tea Tours
- Coffee Houses

Regional Tours

- Stonehenge
- Salisbury
- Windsor
- Kent and Canterbury
- Oxford
- Stratford upon Avon
- Bath
- Cotswolds

Driver Guide:

No