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Dafydd Phillips

Profile updated 4/03/21

Regional Qualification(s):



Welsh, English

Phone Number(s):

07899 778169, 020 8567 5816

Contact guide


"an affable Welshman with an encyclopaedic knowledge of almost everything....[with]... enough information to fill a mighty leather bound tome and .... enough facts to look smart in front of friends for many a year." - Islington Gazette.

Born and bred in North Wales, bilingual in Welsh and English. Graduated with a BA Hons in German with French (London), followed by five years studying singing at the Royal Academy of Music. Guiding since 2007. Offering tours in and around London.

Since 2018 Company Secretary of the Institute of Tourist Guiding

Personal Interests:

Classical Music
Maritime Britain
Pubs & beer
Welsh Connections

Special Interests:

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

National Gallery; Courtauld Gallery; Wallace Collection; Tate Britain; Tate Modern


British Museum; British Library; Sir John Soane; Victoria & Albert Museum; National History Museum; London Transport Museum.


Various musical themed walking tours in London such as Moments Musicaux in Marylebone; Handel in the Strand

Walking Tours

City of London; Clerkenwell; Islington; Westminster; Marylebone; Mayfair; St James; Little Venice & Maida Vale; Pimlico;St John's Wood; Bayswater & Padington; Southwark; Bloomsbury; Docklands

Churches & Cathedrals

St Paul's Cathedral; City of London Churches; St George's Windsor; Westminster Abbey; Monasteries & priories of medieval London.


Non-conformity; John & Charles Wesley; George Whitefield; Monasteries & priories of medieval London
"We thoroughly enjoyed Dafydd's Wesley Walk especially as he put his own stamp on it with examples from his family history. Thank you for your help in arranging this and please tell Dafydd that his efforts were much appreciated"

Rev Mary Dow, Ware

Regional Tours

Bath; Canterbury; Cotswolds; Oxford; Salisbury, Stonehenge & Old Sarum; Stratford-upon-Avon; Runnymede & Windsor.


Windsor & Eton, City of London, City of Westminster, Clerkenwell & Islington

Additional Qualifications:

City of London; City of Westminster; Clerkenwell

Driver Guide: