Anna Targett

Anna Targett

I love London, its palaces, museums, galleries, parks and gardens. It is a treasure trove of stories and has a huge wealth of history. Not only that, it is a happening city where nothing stands still. I am excited every day to show off its pageantry, traditions and its amazing heritage. So much to see!

I have been taking people on tours of Europe for the past 20 years and more recently I have specialised in London. When I returned to my home capital I was amazed at just how much it has to offer. Every section of London has its own character. Day to day I find myself telling stories of fascinating characters, pioneers, trend setters, artists and music makers. I also describe the events that have taken place behind the walls of the many buildings in the city, historic and modern, and the way in which these events and people have changed our world. Another great joy for me is to explain the fabulous artefacts in our museums - the cultures of the British Museum, the art of the National Gallery and the exquisite design of pieces in the Victoria & Albert Museum.

I am also an expert on Windsor Castle and love to guide Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace. If there are any other areas outside London which are accessible on a day trip then do feel free to contact me... Bath, Stonehenge, Oxford, Stratford are all easy to do in a day and if you don't have transport then let me know - I can also organise this for you. I would love to bring London and the area around to life for you - do get in touch.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

Greenwich Tour

Windsor Castle Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Kensington Palace Tour

British Museum Tour

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Blog Posts

Royal Babies – Joy, Hope & Stability

On 23rd April 2018, Prince Louis Arthur Charles was born in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital located in the Paddington are in London. This is a most auspicious date, as it is the Feast of St George, patron saint of England. It is also traditionally the birthday of our most famous writer William Shakespeare.

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Best Places To Stop And Catch Your Breath Along The London Marathon Route

The London Marathon starts and finishes in two of London’s most beautiful areas. The starting point is a wide-open expanse of grassland lined by historic houses and cottages on the edge of the pretty village of Blackheath itself. The London marathon route then winds its way past some of our most recognised historic sites, and some of its newer attractions, before finishing near to Buckingham Palace on The Mall.

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The birth of London's Museum Quarter in South Kensington

South Kensington in London is synonymous with museums. Three of our best known national museums can be found here: the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, known affectionately to many as The V&A.

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