Profile updated 8/10/19
English, French, German, Italian
Many years experience leading Tours in London,UK,Ireland and Europe.
Adaptable to all situations. Calm and easy going manner and good sense of humour.
Practical knowledge of many cities. Museums Cathedrals Architecture, Social History
Specialist knowledge of British Customs,especially music,dance, customes and way of life
Love of gardens, countryside.
Tour Planning assistance offered.
British countryside is unique. I have lived and worked in the heart of the country in England and Wales and have a good knowedge and understanding of farming and country traditions which I enjoy sharing with visitors
Cities and Villages throughout UK
A love of the many beautiful styles of architecture through the ages from ancient to modern. London has everything to offer. Also the beauty of classical Bath, the charming Cotswold villages, wonderful Chester and Shrewsbury. The list is endless.
|Folklore & Traditions||
I like to include folk traditions from each area of the uk including music and dance old and new. I have a special interest in folk music and I dance both Irish and Scottish traditional reels. I also have an interest in language and dialects from all over the UK and have learned to speak Welsh
|Churches & Cathedrals||
Good Knowledge of most of Englands
I garden as a hobby and have visited many of the best gardens throughought the UK including London area( Kew, Hampton Court,Savill Garden Windsor) Kent and Sussex (Nymans, Hever, Sissinghurst), Cornwall (Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Trebah)ScotlanD (Inverewe, Edinburgh Botanical)
|Birds & Animals||
I have extensive knowlege of Equines and have worked with horses for much of my life:Dressage and Showjumping, Thoroughbreds, Working horses, Native breeds esp. Welsh etc.
I have a personal interst in the industrial past of Britain. e.g Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, the history of Cotonopolis that is Manchester, and the wonderful industrial history of cities like Liverpool and Glasgow once the greatest of all and the envy of the .
|Castles & Palaces||
We have treasure trove of wonderful Castes, both ruined and still standing, many of which I know well. There are many great palaces and grand houses that have so much beauty and history to offer. England and Scotland have many of these to surprise and amaze you.
Institute of Tourist Guides British Horse Society Instructor