East of England
01206-243463, 07740 090960
I am an enthusiastic and experienced tour guide with a passion for the countryside and coast of East Anglia, its historic towns and villages, landscape, folklore and traditions. I would love to share my passion for this region with your group on a coach tour or guided walk and entertain you with tales and stories from the area.
I qualified as a Blue Badge Guide in 1998 and hold endorsements for the London 2012 Venues, Windsor Castle and Eton. In 2010 I also qualified as a City of London Guide.
I have lived and worked in the area all my life and have thirty years experience in the leisure industry and in the care of historic parks and gardens. I am a qualified horticulturalist and Leisure Manager with significant event management and customer service experience and would love to meet your group for a tour of this wonderful area.
|Airfields and Battlefields|
|Coast & Castles|
|Countryside & Gardens|
|Essex and Suffolk Villages|
|Colchester, Constable Country, Lavenham, Maldon and Sudbury|
|Castles & Palaces|
A guide at Colchester Castle, I also enjoy taking groups to other castles in the area and am qualified to guide at Windsor Castle too.
Farming, trees and hedgerows and management of the countryside
Thirty years experience in the care of historic parks and gardens, qualified horticulturalist and arborist
|History & Prehistory|
Specific interests in Romans,Tudor, Civil War and World War Two
|Art/Paintings & Sculpture|
Tours of Constable Country and also the Suffolk landscape and countryside that inspired other artists too, including Thomas Gainsborough and Sir Alfred Munnings
The Mighty 8th! Tours of WWII airfields in the region and the story of the USAAF in East Anglia
|Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries|
Costumed theme tours of local towns including Colchester, Maldon and Sudbury
Talks to groups on a variety of subjects including local history, historic parks and gardens, horrible history
Tour Guide and Tour Manager services for coach tours in the region, Constable Country, Suffolk Coast, Essex & Suffolk Villages. Tailored to suit your group
Colchester, Maldon, Lavenham, Dedham & Flatford, Nayland and Castle Hedingham. Also costumed and themed tours
2012 Venues, Windsor & Eton