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Heather Symes

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City of London Guide & Freeman of the City. Hampton Court Palace, Guildhall, Mansion House. Wimbledon Tennis Guide

Specialist in Gentle tours for the less able - Seats & Sticks!

Personal Interests:

Walks and Talks available for all the above areas
Sport including Wimbledon Tennis Tours.
Mansion House & Guildhall
River Thames from source to estuary.
Foundling Museum
Brands Museum
Tours for the less mobile

Special Interests:

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

The secret Guildhall Art Museum is a London treasure.

Conferences & Incentives

I am experienced in arranging Social Programmes to fit in with conference schedules. References provided.
Art/Paintings & Sculpture.


Wisley RHS, Chelsea Physic, Savill, Kew, Winkworth Arboretum.

Lecture Subjects

I lecture regularly and illustrate talks with numerous slides: London - Past and Present. Surrey Villages. Welcome to London. Days out from London. Many others.


Jane Austen, Rudyard Kipling, Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy and others. Visit their homes and discuss their way of life

London Areas in Depth

I am a Londoner - let me show you Battersea, Chelsea, Belgravia, Docklands. The hidden pubs, restaurants and quiet backwaters

Regional Tours

I am a qualified Kingston Town Guide and conduct walking tours. I also arrange tours of Surrey villages 'off the beaten track'.


Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle & Kensington Palace are my specialities.

Sports & Pastimes

I guide for Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Club.
I am also qualified for the Olympic Park and surrounding area.

Maritime Britain

I am experienced at giving boat commentaries on the Thames and enjoy pointing out River landmarks.

Walking Tours

The Square Mile, Docklands, Kensington and South Bank.

Lecture Subjects

I specialise in tours for the less able - gentle walks or coach tours .



City of London, York Minster, 2012 Venues

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