Rowan Freeland

Rowan Freeland

"Your total command and delivery of the information was complete and professional.  We couldn't have asked for a better escort. Your enthusiasm, passion and sense of humor made this a special day for us." JB, New York

"Most importantly, we enjoyed your company.  You were well-informed, efficient and very engaging." AC, Phillipines

"You were great! We learned so much." PW, New Jersey

"The ... tour guide, Rowan Freeland, was exceptional! I would highly recommend him for any Blue Badge Tour. He was so thoughtful in his planning and the information he provided was amazing. It was the perfect end to a perfect trip ..." DB, Mississippi

"They loved their guide, Rowan, the best!" DD, Connecticut - feedback via agency

"The way you designed the day was brilliant ... Your depth of knowledge and ability to make the subject matter come alive over the course of the tour made the day an unmitigated success for us." BJ, Texas

I have always loved art, architecture, history and, of course, living in London, and I want to show the London that I love to those who share my passions.

Guiding is my second career.  After a history degree from Oxford, I qualified as a solicitor (attorney) and spent over 37 years at a leading City law firm.  I loved using my expertise to help clients solve their problems, and I am now using a different expertise to help clients understand and appreciate some of the wonderful things  that London has to offer.

I specialise in small groups, on walking tours or visits to some of London's great sites or museums, in particular:

  • Tower of London
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Kensington Palace
  • Legal London
  • National Gallery
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • City of London walk
  • British Museum

I have also prepared themed tours, for example:

  • First World War
  • Arts and Crafts in London
  • William Pitt's London
  • City Churches
  • The Bible in the British Museum
  • The Bloomsbury Group

I can arrange bespoke tours to a particular place or area in London, or covering a particular theme.  Just let me know what interests you.

I can also take you out of London to:

  • Bath
  • Canterbury
  • The Cotswolds
  • Oxford
  • Salisbury
  • Stonehenge
  • Stratford upon Avon
  • Windsor

(but note that I am not a driver guide so we will need to arrange transport in addition)

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

Legal London Tour

Westminster Abbey Tour

Tower of London Tour

St Paul’s Cathedral Tour

British Museum Tour

Guide Calendar Last Update: 10th of December, 2018

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