Nick Smith

Profile updated 3/12/19

Regional Qualification(s):

Yorkshire

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

07505 485532

Contact guide

Introduction:

Born in Harrogate, Nick is not only an ambassador for Yorkshire but also an Accredited Guide for Windsor, Eton and York Minster. He’s an experienced, award-winning tour guide for Yorkshire, and shares with you an experience to remember, using local guides around the country to complement his own professional guiding experience including Oxford, Durham, Northumberland, The Lake District, Derbyshire, and of course Windsor.

He has earned the prestigious status of Blue Badge Tourist Guide for Yorkshire, delivering a personal, premium service from one-day outings to six-day extended tours. Renowned for his engaging style, his passion is to deliver customer service excellence (White Rose Award Finalist in 2018 for exactly that!)
Experience of hosting & guiding clients with accessibility requirements, including sight, hearing & physical mobility. Indeed, a shortlisted finalist in 2019 for Accessibility & Inclusivity White Rose Awards.

With entertaining commentary along the way, Nick will show you spectacular landscapes and diversity of culture, food and customs, whilst relating snippets of fascinating history in a gentle and captivating way. You’ll discover incredible UNESCO World Heritage sites, stunning National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nick is the Silver Award winner for delivering the Experience of the Year for Yorkshire in 2019. This esteemed award recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive visitor experiences who can consistently demonstrate excellence across every aspect of their business.

Your transport will be in the luxurious comfort of one of two Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

With Emergency First Aid and Advanced Driver qualifications for peace of mind, rest assured, Nick will host a memorable and bespoke luxury experience. Away from tour guiding, Nick is a keen runner and enthusiastic fundraiser and supports national and local sporting events such as cycling’s Tour de Yorkshire as a volunteer Tour Maker!

Personal Interests:

Churches & Cathedrals
Industrial Heritage
Stately Homes & Country Houses
Military
North York Moors National Park
Yorkshire Dales National Park

Special Interests:

Churches & Cathedrals

York Minster
Fountains Abbey
Stonegrave Minster
Selby Abbey
Ripon Cathedral

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Castle Howard
Harewood House
Markenfield Hall
Fountains Hall
Beningborough Hall
Ripley Castle

Industrial Heritage

Bradford Wool Mills
Sheffield steel, iron, Kelham Island & little mesters

Military

Cold War
NATO 1977-1990
Helicopter specialist

Regional Tours

Yorkshire Dales
North York Moors
Whitby
Nidderdale & other dales
Tour de Yorkshire & Grand Depart cycle routes 2014-2017

Regional Tours

Derbyshire
Windsor
Eton
Durham
Northumberland
Oxford
North Wales

Endorsements:

Windsor & Eton, Windsor Castle, York Minster

Driver Guide:

Yes

Vehicles:

Type Make / Model Passengers Air Conditioning Disabled Access
Car Mercedes Viano 6 Yes No
Car Mercedes AMG Saloon 2 Yes No