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English, French, German
Birmingham & the Black Country, Coventry & North Warwickshire, Stratford, Warwickshire & Shakespeare Country, Worcestershire & The Malverns, Herefordshire & the Forest of Dean, Shropshire & the Ironbridge Gorge, Staffordshire & The Potteries, Gloucestershire & The Cotswolds, Oxford & Oxfordshire
Special Interest(s)
Castles, Museums, Historic Houses, Churches
English, French, German
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A little bit about Ian

I’m Ian Jelf, a professionally qualified ‘Blue Badge’ tourist guide for three regions of England: the Heart of England, London and South West England. I’ve been involved in tourism for over 20 years and have had a lifelong passion for sharing knowledge about places I love.
Today, as a full-time professional tourist guide, I provide informative and interesting walking tours, coach tours or even trips on a canal boat! You can read all about my programme of public tours, both in person and online, here: My area of qualification covers a vast swathe of English culture and history: London with all its history and contemporary life; Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, beautiful Shrewsbury, learned Oxford and Georgian Bath; and vibrant cities busily reinventing themselves like Birmingham and Bristol. And there’s lots more, believe me! From industrial history to beautiful countryside, from large cities to remote villages, I can provide a personalised tour tailored to your group’s own interests and needs. I look forward to hearing from you.

Personal Interests

Industrial history, transport, architecture, the Romans and specialised lesser-known town walks.

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