Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson

Hello, my name is Alex Robinson. I've lived in London most of my adult life - with long spells abroad in the Americas and Asia. I've co-authored a travel guide to London for families and was London editor for the big U.S magazine Budget Travel. As well as guiding I am a widely published travel photographer and journalist.

I love London and it's a real pleasure for me to share my city with visitors. And while I'm an enthusiastic Londoner I see the city from a global point of view. I know what Americans love about the city, and what entices Brazilians. I know where Indians can find those Bollywood film locations, where the Thai Buddhist temples are and which London borough has Vietnamese as its second language. I know all the major sights and the best pubs and restaurants, the quirky back streets and the secret shops and where you can capture those fabulous London views.

I studied Christianity and Asian religions to a Masters degree level at Emmanuel College Cambridge and have guided faith groups from all over the world including Filipino Catholic groups, Episcopalians from the States and Buddhists from South East Asia.

I have a strong interests in art and galleries, architecture, literature, castles and palaces, churches and cathedrals, ethnic and international Britain and music. As an internationally published and multi-awarded photographer I can offer guided bespoke photography trips. So whether you'd like to find the best angles on our iconic sights with your smart phone or get to know your DSLR better while you're here then I can help you.

I offer London sites including St. Paul’s, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London, British Museum, Greenwich, Churchill War Rooms, the Museum of London, National Gallery, the Wallace Collection, Hampton Court Palace, the V&A and Kensington Palace.

I offer walking tours of the City, Mayfair, Lincoln's Inn (Legal London), Marylebone, Shakespeare's London, King's Cross, the Thames and Kensington. My themed walking tours include Rock and Roll London, Medical London, Legal London, High Society London, Magical London and Great Fires of London.

Out of London I offer Windsor, Bath, Oxford, Stonehenge, Salisbury, Stratford-upon-Avon, Canterbury, Kent and the Cotswolds. I am a graduate of Cambridge University and remain a member of Emmanuel College.

Top 5 Specialities

National Gallery Tour

City of Oxford Tour

Tower of London Tour

St Paul’s Cathedral Tour

Kensington Palace Tour

Guide Calendar Last Update: 13th of April, 2018

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