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Ulla Thiessen

Regional Qualification(s):



German, English

Phone Number(s):

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

Contact guide


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; Stately Homes and Gardens. I can show you film locations of scenes in Bridgerton, Harry Potter, Downton Abbey, 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)
English Social Season: Royal Ascot, Henley Royal Regatta.
London areas: Docklands, Greenwich, Olympic Park, Hampstead, Camden, Notting Hill, Chelsea, Westminster.
Cotswolds, Kent, Cornwall, Wales.
Subjects: Architecture, Art, History, Politics, Royalty, Gardens, Parks and Stately Homes, Palaces.

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;


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; Jack the Ripper; 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 and


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 Volkswagen Sharan 6 Yes No