Ulla Thiessen

Profile updated 13/06/24

Regional Qualification(s):



German, English

Phone Number(s):

+4420-8452 2666, +4420-8208 0828, +447798-624725

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A passionate Londoner since 1971, I love sharing my enthusiasm with visitors to my chosen home town! My background is Art and History (St. Martin's School of Art). I like exploring not just famous landmarks but behind the scenes: suburbs, villages, countryside;

Visiting Stately Homes and Gardens.

I can show you film locations of scenes in The Crown, Downton Abbey, Harry Potter, Jane Austen, Rosamunde Pilcher, Poldark, Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders (Inspector Barnaby), Paddington Bear, Mr. Selfridge, James Bond 007, Dickens, Hitchcock, William Morris, Mayflower (London, Scrooby, Gainsborough, Plymouth).

Participate in the English Social Season: Royal Ascot (horseback’s), Henley Royal Regatta (Rowing); Wimbledon (Tennis).

London neighbourhoods : Docklands, Greenwich, Olympic Park, Hampstead, Camden, Notting Hill, Chelsea, Westminster, City of London;

Explore the Cotswolds, Kent, Derbyshire, Cornwall, Wales.

Subjects: Architecture, Art, History, Politics, Royalty, history and gossip; Gardens, Parks and Stately Homes, Palaces.

Rosamunde Pilcher, Downton Abbey, Harry Potter, James Bond, the Crown, Bridgerton, Midsomer Murders, Sherlock Holmes, Beatles, Paddington Bear…

Ich freue mich, wenn ich Ihnen meine Wahlheimat London zeigen kann, und Ihnen einen Einblick in das Leben in London, England und Wales vermitteln kann.
Meine Interessen sind:
Architektur und Kunst, königliche Familie: Paläste, Parks und Gärten, königliche Familie; Tratsch; Deutsch-Englische Geschichte; Londoner Nachbarschaften; City of London, Westminster, Brexit; Politik, Parlament;
Film- und Fernseh-Drehorte bis Cornwall (Rosamunde Pilcher), Derbyshire (Jane Austen) und Inspektor Barnaby‘s Midsomer county.
Führungen zu Fuß, im Reisebus, oder mit öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln oder im Auto.

Personal Interests:

Stately Homes
Film Locations
Sport: Olympics, Rowing

Special Interests:


Cornwall, Cotswolds, Oxford, Cambridge, Dover, Canterbury, Brighton, Stratford-upon-Avon, Thames Valley, Stonehenge, Kent,
Salisbury, Winchester, Bath, Derbyshire, Peak District, Lake District

Castles & Palaces

Windsor, Buckingham Palace, Hampton Court, Leeds, Warwick, Hever, Arundel, Blenheim, Chatsworth, Burghley, Belvoir; Berkeley, Broughton, Kensington, Brighton, Highclere; Penshurst Place;


Historic buildings, neighbourhoods/villages; old and modern architecture: City of London, Docklands, Olympic Park, the Shard, Battersea, Blackfriars.

Street Art

London + Bristol: graffiti, sculpture and art in streets, yards, gardens and galleries;
National Gallery. Street Art

Decorative Arts/Arts & Crafts

William Morris: galleries, homes, Museums in London Region, Kent and Cotswolds; Art Deco Architecture;


Kew, Kenwood, Wisley, Sissinghurst, Groombridge, Wakehurst Place, Nymans; London Parks + Garden Squares; Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project, Trebah, Abbotsbury, Exbury, Beth Chatto

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Althorp, Woburn Abbey, Knebworth, Knole, Chatsworth, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall, Waddesdon Manor, Chartwell, Prideaux Place, Pencarrow, Lanhydrock, Chenies, Hughendon, Penshurst Place, Highclere, Longleat

Ghosts, Murders & Mysteries

Midsomer Murders - Inspector Barnaby; Inspector Morse + Lewis; Hitchcock, 007


Film Locations: Rosamunde Pilcher, Inspector Morse, Inspector Lewis, Inspector Barnaby - Midsomer Murders, Cotswolds, Thames Valley, Peak District, Coastal Region, Lake District, Yorkshire, Jane Austen: Derbyshire, Bath;


The Georgians, Hannover;
The Tudors, The Stuarts,
The Windsors


2012 Venues

Additional Qualifications:

BA Art and History

Driver Guide:



Type Make / Model Passengers Air Conditioning Disabled Access
Car Ford Mustang Mach E Ext Range Awd 4 Yes No