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Deborah Charles

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Contact guide

Introduction:

Hello & welcome ! Yes, I would be delighted to guide you in London & the surrounding areas. Caring, enthusiastic, and with years of experience in tourism, I love my vocation. Maximise your time in this dynamic city with me! Enjoy a really royal tour, or maybe a tour of the modern architecture, or off the beaten track hidden London. Having brought up my own children, I love to work with families, so whether you are a family, student, or senior group, allow me to enhance your travel experience and discover this amazing capital city and some other great locations in southern England.

Personal Interests:

Royalty - Palaces & Tower of London
London's Royal Parks
Walking Tours - Hidden London +more see below
City of London -Old and new + St Paul's Cathedral
City of Westminster - Westminster Abbey
Greenwich - Maritime village
Windsor Castle
Hampton Court Palace and Gardens

Special Interests:

London Areas in Depth

Westminster, City of London, Hidden London, Greenwich,Kensington, East End, Kings Cross & St Pancras, Smithfield, Mayfair, ,Kingston Upon Thames +

Museums

Cabinet War Rooms & Churchill Museum, British Museum, V&A, Museum of London, Imperial War Museum. Small museums of special interest. Allow me to help you really see, and understand.

Conferences & Incentives

Extensive experience in all kinds of events. Corporate Events, partners tours, hospitality desk

Churches & Cathedrals

Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral. Cathedrals in Salisbury, Winchester, Canterbury, Guildford and Bath Abbey.

Royalty

Royal intrigue from the Tudors, Stuarts, Georgians,Victorians to the Windsors. Palaces, family stories, royal parks. Come and met THE family with me !

Walking Tours

London's inner and outer royal parks.
Royal Highlights, City of London old & new dynamics, Hidden London, Historical Shops, Women of Note, Environmental & regeneration. Engaging with the River Thames, Mayfair, St James, London Docklands, East End, Olympic Legacy & more.

Castles & Palaces

Tower of London, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Blenheim Palace, and Leeds Castle .

Shopping

Discover the historical shops of London - when retail therapy had real style!

Environment

London Docklands,& Kings Cross and other area where we discover the story of industrial impact, regeneration and rebirth of these exciting areas.

Maritime Britain

River Thames - Messing about in boats ! History and stories of the river and events.
Greenwich - London's Maritime village
Portsmouth -War ships - Nelson's HMS Victory, & Henry V111's Mary Rose & the Royal Navy

Regional Tours

Oxford - Walking tour of University area
Cotswold villages
Bath - Romans and Georgians
Winchester - Cathedral & historical town
Canterbury - Beginnings of Christianity in Southern England

Military

Cabinet War Rooms
Sir Winston Churchill
D Day Museum

Gardens

London's Hidden Gardens

Endorsements:

British Museum, Salisbury Cathedral, 2012 Venues

Additional Qualifications:

BA MITG

Driver Guide:

No