Ingrid Lechner-Hare

Ingrid Lechner-Hare

Regional Qualification(s):

South West

Language(s):

English, German

Phone Number(s):

0117-9421428, 07989-884052

Email:

lechnerhare@gmail.com

Introduction:

Born, brought up and educated in Germany, now married and living in England for over twenty years, I am a former teacher and university lecturer with a wide range of cultural interests, such as architecture, the fine arts, museums and stately homes, gardens, literary figures in the South West of England, cathedrals and social history. I qualified as a Blue Badge Guide for the South West in 2001. I am bilingual but specialise in German language tours.
In 2010 I also qualified as a Green Badge Guide for Cardiff and South Wales.

Personal Interests:

Salisbury
Glastonbury
Wells
Bath
Bristol
Cheltenham, the Cotswolds
Touring the South West

Special Interests:

Other
Stately Homes & Country Houses
Architecture

Georgian Architecture of Bath
Regency Architecture of Cheltenham
Victorian Architecture of Bristol

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

William Turner, Thomas Gainsborough, William Blake,
Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore

Archaeology

Stonehenge and Avebury and related sites in South West England

Castles & Palaces
Churches & Cathedrals

Bristol, Bath, Wells, Salisbury, Exeter, St. David's
Wool churches in the Cotswolds

Education

the school system and higher education in England

Literature

Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, Daphne du Maurier, Rosamunde Pilcher

Walking Tours

Bristol, Bath, Wells, Salisbury, Exeter, Oxford, Stratford-on-Avon, Cardiff, Tenby

Regional Tours

South West England: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire
Cardiff and South Wales

Additional Qualifications:

MA, MCIL, MITG

Driver Guide:

No