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About me

Windsor Castle’s iconic Round TowerMy name is Tony Howe. I hold the Blue Badge, awarded by the Institute of Tourist Guiding. This is the highest qualification for tourist guiding in England. My qualification means I have been trained to guide anywhere in South and South East England. In addition, I hold the Walking Group Leader award from the British Mountaineering Council, recognising my skills leading groups walking in the hills.


What can I offer you?

There’s no fixed itinerary, tell me your interests and I’ll tailor your tour to fit you. Below are are a few suggestions of tours, or contact me for more information:

Windsor Castle, home of English kings and queens for over 900 years with a statue marking Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee

 

Windsor

Visit Windsor, where I live, and let me tell you the story of the Castle, home to Kings and Queens for over 900 years. Or take a walking tour of Windsor Town. Learn how the town grew up beside the castle and how it was influenced by its links with royalty. Make a reservation >


Hampton Court, Henry VIII’s Tudor palace

 

Hampton Court

Come with me to Hampton Court, Henry VIII’s great palace. We’ll visit the palace and extensive grounds and I’ll explain how part of it was transformed into a 17th century Baroque palace. Make a reservation >


The cloister at Salisbury’s famous Cathedral, subject of many paintings by John Constable

 

Historic Cities

I can show you historic cities such as Winchester, ancient capital of England; Portsmouth, home of the Royal Navy; Salisbury with its ancient cathedral and copy of Magna Carta; Oxford, seat of learning. Make a reservation >


The village of Turville in the Chiltern Hills, a film location in the middle of wonderful walking country

 

English Countryside

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and prehistoric drovers, while I lead you through the beauty of The Chiltern Hills, Surrey Hills or South Downs.
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