Karen Dawson

Karen Dawson

I've been walking the streets of London for over thirty years and the city continues to fascinate even now.  The major sites still impress and the constant of the new inspires and excites.

Every chapter in London's history, ancient or modern, can be told through the London you see today - if you know where to look.

I realised a long-held ambition when I qualified as a London Blue Badge guide in 2020.  I'm delighted that I can share my love (and my knowledge) of this great city with those who want to learn its history and its secrets or those who simply want to be sure to make the most of what London has to offer, however long you spend here.

My interests are eclectic, ranging from architecture, art, fashion (I have a costume diploma) through literature, music, science to food and drink, green spaces and urban regeneration.  I've a healthy interest in sport and all things theatrical as well.

I look forward to helping you discover the London you love with my friendly, engaging and personalised tours.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

London Rock ‘N’ Roll Tour

London Architecture Tour – Modern & Contemporary

Tate Modern Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Churchill War Rooms Tour

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