Marc Blake

Marc Blake

Hi.

I am a born and bred Londoner and I cannot wait to show you round my city.

From Westminster Abbey to the Tower of London, St Paul’s to the parks, Royal family to Rock 'n' stroll, I will reveal its many delights, its pageantry and its many secrets. I have been an International tour guide since 2014 and am now a qualified Blue Badge .

I am happy to guide in both large and small numbers, family groups (I'm great with kids) or individuals. I am flexible and happy to plan a bespoke day or half day around your needs, be they by private car, public transport or on foot. London is exciting, fun and safe.

It’s the people who make London. I look forward to telling you about some of the great, the good and not so good who have trod its pavements and lurked in its alleyways. I specialise in Classic rock, and have a Soho walk based around that. I also have a James Bond/Spy walk that is suitable (but very hush, hush) for adults and kids.  I'd be delighted  to show you around the treasures of our nation in the British Museum, the National gallery, the Tate's or the V & A. Plus there's always Kensington Palace, Greenwich and Hampton Court.

My background is in teaching, writing and the arts. I teach part time at various universities, as well as having published non-fiction and several novels.  Spirit of the Blitz (a Young Adult horror novel) references my interest in wartime London. To that end I also have a ghost walk - the London Horror - that will chill you with tales of mayhem, murder and mystery, both real and fictional - all that with nary a mention of Jack the...

I prefer a conversation to a lecture and to explore rather to bore. I am fully qualified to guide around Bath, Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Stratford-upon-Avon and Windsor castle, so if you wish to combine London with something further afield, I'd be happy to accompany you.

So, let's jump on a big red London Bus and go. Drop me a line.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

London Rock ‘N’ Roll Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Tower of London Tour

Classic London Tour

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