Heritage Tours

 

 Southern England abounds with the evidence of the ancient peoples of Britain.The great monuments at Stonehenge and Avebury are globally renowned and there is so much more to discover hidden in the surrounding landscapes and superb museums of Wiltshire and Dorset.  Join this tour to learn how archaeologists view and reveal the prehistoric landscape uncovering the astounding technical and cultural accomplishments of our ancestors..

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Royal Connections – Windsor, Winchester

Discover two of the most significant sites in the story of the British monarchy. Windsor Castle is the Queen’s weekend home, a Norman fortress and a favourite location for royal marriages. And Winchester, England’s first capital, is an ancient city brimming with 1500 years of royal history including King Arthur, Alfred the Great and the Merry Monarch, Charles II. 

Ancient Southern England – exploring the prehistoric archaeology of Wiltshire and Dorset

Southern England abounds with the evidence of the ancient peoples of Britain.The great monuments at Stonehenge and Avebury are globally renowned and there is so much more to discover hidden in the surrounding landscapes and superb museums of Wiltshire and Dorset.  Join a tour to learn how archaeologists view the prehistoric landscape and uncover what can be learned about the culture and accomplishments of our ancient ancestors. 

City Tours – Winchester, Bath, Salisbury, Wells and Exeter, Portsmouth, Southampton, Plymouth and Bristol

From Royal capital to global trading ports and great ecclesiastical centres southern England has a range of fascinating cities to explore on foot. My walking tours uncover fascinating stories of the people and history behind the buildings, monuments and culture we find.   

Great Historic Houses and Castles

The manor houses, stately homes and castles of England are time capsules of power, privilege, architecture and art that reveal much about the story of England’s past and the great families that owned them. There are superb examples from different historical periods in every county across southern England. A themed tour might explore the art of the great houses or the story of a particular family or you might choose to visit a favourite stately home as part of a wider tour.

Cathedrals, Churches and Monasteries

 From parish church to the great cathedrals the religious buildings of England are amongst the most awe-inspiring and humbling places to explore.  Winchester was once the largest religious complex north of the Alps, Salisbury is a masterpiece of gothic architecture and Wells considered by some to be the most beautiful of English cathedrals. Exeter, Gloucester and Chichester cathedrals are equally fascinating whilst St George’s Chapel, Bath Abbey or the Methodist and non-conformist chapels of later centuries have great stories to tell. Explore England’s religious heritage as a themed tour or visit your chosen sites as part of a wider tour..   

Legendary Kings of the West Country: Arthur and Alfred

The quieter corners of the west of England are home to many ancient stories and legends. King Arthur and King Alfred the Great are amongst the best known and most enigmatic. This tour begins in Glastonbury and explores a range of sites off the beaten track linked with what we believe we know about these heroic leaders.

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