Maggie Rylance

Maggie Rylance

Regional Qualification(s):



English, German, Italian



I have worked in the tourist industry for 25 years, first as a tour director in Europe, then as a specialist London and City of London guide and UK tour director. I enjoy working with a broad spectrum of visitors.

Personal Interests:

Stately Homes
Food and Drink
Business visits

Special Interests:


Farm tours conducted for specialist company in Italian in UK and in English in Italy. Whisky distillery visits in Scotland. Wine tours in Tuscany.

Castles & Palaces

The Tower of London, Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace are to name a few of the treasures of Britain we can enjoy together

Churches & Cathedrals

Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, York Minster, Lincoln and Wells Cathedrals, plus many others, can be brought to life by visiting with a Blue Badge guide.

Conferences & Incentives

I have worked both organising, on the hospitality desk and as a London guide for large incentive groups visitng the UK, Egypt and USA


Working as a tour director in Britain and Europe, I have accompanied landscape painters, romantic novelists, farmers and photographers, and have an excellent knowledge of country life


I attended specialist lectures on garden design and the history of gardens and enjoy conducting garden tours generally, plus Kew Gardens and Hampton Court gardens.

London Areas in Depth

Experienced Blue Badge London, City and Docklands guide working full time by coach, by boat, by red double-decker bus, on foot and on public transport.


VIP shopping specialist to antique markets, silver vaults, flea markets, flower markets, designer shops and London's traditional individual shops. Corporate wives a speciality.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

I adore taking guests to visit houses such as Blenheim Palace and Longleat, which we visited as part of a romantic and literary tour of Britain

Walking Tours

Royal London and the changing of the Guard; the City of London; St Paul's; British Museum; Docklands' Dickens' London; Orientation walks in York and Chester.


City of London, British Museum, York Minster, Lincoln Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, Docklands

Driver Guide: