Nick Smith

Profile updated 17/06/24

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Phone Number(s):

07505 485532

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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, delivering multi day tours using local guides around the country to complement his own professional guiding experience including Oxford, Durham, Northumberland, The Lake District, Derbyshire, Yorkshire and of course Windsor.

Delivering a personal, premium service from 1 day outings to 6 day extended tours. Renowned for his engaging style, his passion is to deliver an experience to remember. 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.

Nick was awarded the 2021 Hospital Volunteer Award for his front line volunteering at an acute regional hospital for his 18 months work during the pandemic. In 2019 Nick, his former life and decision to become a Blue Badge Tour Guide was the subject of a BBC 1 documentary.

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.

Your transport will be in the luxurious comfort of a Mercedes-Benz AMG luxury saloon.

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 volunteer at his local hospital and for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Personal Interests:

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

Special Interests:

Churches & Cathedrals

York Minster
Fountains Abbey
Stonegrave Minster
Selby Abbey
Ripon Cathedral
Beverley Minster
Rievaulx Abbey

Stately Homes & Country Houses

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


Cold War
NATO 1977-1990
Commonwealth War Graves of allied bomber fatalities in WW2 in Yorkshire.

Regional Tours

Yorkshire Dales
North York Moors
Nidderdale & other dales
James Herriot

Regional Tours

North Wales


Windsor & Eton, Windsor Castle, York Minster

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