Fernando Garcia

Fernando Garcia

I'm a Londoner, born and bred and I love to show visitors the unmissable, awe-inspiring sights of London, which means so much more than the iconic "must sees".

London is bursting at the seams with fabulous places and stories waiting to be discovered, often in hidden nooks and crannies just around that corner or along that cobbled narrow path.

I guide in English, Spanish and Portuguese and lead tours in London and beyond (places like Windsor, Oxford, Stonehenge and elsewhere).

Walking tours, coach tours, site visits, individuals, families, large groups, corporate clients....no matter the kind of tour or client, my aim is to ensure that this ancient (yet surprisingly modern!) and wonderfully diverse city wows my visitors.

CONTACT ME:

Email: fernandoguide@mac.com

WhatsApp / Tel: +44 773 863 5047

Instagram @londonbluebadge

 

 

A bit more about me:

I qualified in 2010, gaining the award for Best Overall Practical Exams (for the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, British Museum, Westminster Abbey, Tate Modern gallery, guiding on a coach and a guided walk of the City of London).

Before guiding, I worked in academia (I have a PhD in urban and cultural geography) and also in business (I ran my own London tour company); all of which was great preparation for becoming a London Blue Badge Tourist Guide and trainer (I'm a tutor on the London Blue Badge Tourist Guide Training Course).

I have a special interest in politics and have an additional endorsement and licence to guide at the "UK Parliament" (also known as the Palace of Westminster and as the Houses of Parliament) and I also enjoy being one of the guides at the world's premier tennis club: Wimbledon!

I'm fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and follow the cultures, politics and general gossip of countries that speak these languages and am able to incorporate links with these places when I guide in London and on day trips from the capital to places like Windsor, Oxford, Stonehenge, Bath, Salisbury, Stratford-upon-Avon, Canterbury and the outstandingly beautiful region of the Cotswolds.

I frequently work with corporate clients, Events and Destination Management Companies, specialising in tailor-made VIP experiences in which a Blue Badge Tourist Guide can add that special touch to entertain, inform and look after corporate visitors.

Languages

EnglishSpanishPortuguese

Top 5 Specialities

London Canary Wharf & Docklands Tour

Windsor Castle Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Classic London Tour

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