Vicky Wood

Vicky Wood

I passed my Blue Badge exams in 2005, receiving an award for the best guide in gallery exams.  I have since gained experience in leading tours around London and the UK, both on coach and foot.

Highlights of my career have included giving a talk on BBC Radio 4 about the execution site of Tyburn and writing a book on the British monarchy.  I qualified as a City of London guide in 2006 and regularly lead walking tours on such subjects as Jack the Ripper, Dickens and Shakespeare, ghosts, legal London, the 2012 Olympic Games and the historic City.

My areas of special interest in guiding are the Tower of London, as I have a good knowledge of royal history; the Houses of Parliament; and the British Museum, as I have studied Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and can translate quite a few.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

Charles Dickens London Tour

National Portrait Gallery Tour

Houses of Parliament Tour

Jack the Ripper Tour

British Museum Tour

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