Mark Thomas

Regional Qualification(s):

Southern England



Phone Number(s):

0771 963 3539

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I grew up in the 60s and 70s in Hampshire and Wiltshire, then three years at Oxford University. In 2015, after eight years as Director of an international organisation, I moved back to England, resolved to show off my ’home’ area, just as I had enjoyed discovering Denmark in my time there.

Southern England is full of interesting and beautiful places; some very visible while others are harder to find. Its importance in North European history, and in shaping modern English identity makes it fascinating to explore.

Personal Interests:

Cities and Landscape
Art and Architechture
Industrial and Maritime Heritage
Coach Tours, Walking Tours
History and Heritage - Stone Age to Phone Age
Cathedrals and Churches

Special Interests:


Oxford University

Maritime Britain

Southampton, Portsmouth, and several smaller gems


New Forest
Chalk Downland
Jurassic Coast

Castles & Palaces

Windsor Castle
Blenheim Palace
Osborne House

Churches & Cathedrals

Salisbury and Winchester Cathedrals
Christ Church, Oxford
Meon Valley Churches

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