Elizabeth Newport

Elizabeth Newport

Welcome to London.

Let me show you London.  I’ve always been passionately interested in interpreting British culture and history and enjoy working with English-  and German-speaking visitors from all over the world.

London and the Home Counties have so much to offer. Come and see famous attractions such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, the National Gallery, the Churchill War Rooms and Greenwich World Heritage Site (best approached on a river cruise).

Further afield, you can enjoy Winchester (I'm a Winchester City Green Badge guide and a voluntary Cathedral guide), Oxford, Bath, Windsor, Stonehenge and Salisbury, Blenheim Palace, Kensington Palace (home of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge), Canterbury, the Cotswolds, Hampton Court Palace, Kew Gardens, Leeds Castle, or Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

The best way to see London is on a walking tour: Buckingham Palace and the Royal Parks, Chelsea, the City of London, Fitzrovia, Docklands, Soho or Westminster with the recently renovated Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

London also has a cornucopia of less well-known but fascinating off the beaten track attractions - churches, gardens, museums, squares, courtyards, alleys, pubs, etc., all waiting to be explored.

I have a very wide range of interests and am happy to arrange bespoke tours, on foot or using public or private transport, to meet your particular needs. Popular topics have included: church and cathedral architecture, stately homes, castles, historic gardens, London literary and legal tours, antiques and Jane Austen heritage tours.

Before becoming a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide I had a varied career, first as a secondary school teacher, then as an RAF Officer and then for 16 years as a linguist, training speakers of indigenous languages of Sudan develop written forms for their languages, with literacy and the development of written materials of high moral value.  I hold Postgraduate Diplomas in African Studies and Charity Management.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

Victoria & Albert Museum Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Tower of London Tour

Changing of the Guard Tour

British Museum Tour

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