Angela Akehurst

Angela Akehurst

About Me

I am a ‘Blue Badge’ guide for London and the surrounding area, with many years experience. I have worked as a tour manager throughout the UK, Ireland & some areas of Europe.

I now work mainly as a private guide or driver-guide, with people who are looking for a more personalised travel experience.

My educational background is in the History of Art & Architecture, and in Heritage Interpretation. I remain particularly interested in art, architecture, sculpture & garden design of all periods.

I like a new challenge…… and I love my job!

My Car

I drive a comfortable and spacious touring vehicle, a VW Caravelle that will carry up to six passengers and has plenty of space for luggage. It is fully licensed and insured. See my website for more information.

My Tours

I can offer you a standard itinerary, or help you design your own tour. I offer a wide variety of day tours, and am very happy to take you on a longer tour around the UK. Please check my website for more details.

Throughout the year garden tours are a favourite.

I love visiting historic houses with fine art collections; cathedrals, castles and great architecture; hidden corners of Britain with beautiful landscapes, lovely villages, quaint tea shops, and cosy pubs.

I also have a range of walking tours following artists and architects around London, as well as gallery and museum tours.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

City of Oxford Tour

Windsor Castle Tour

Stonehenge Tour

Hampton Court Palace Tour

Cotswolds Tour

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