Maureen Corcoran

Maureen Corcoran

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

07710 842880

Email:

maureencorcoran@hotmail.co.uk

Introduction:

Welcome to London. So much to see and do here. How do you decide where to go?
What to do? And how can you ensure you get the most from your precious time here?
Choose me as your guide!
I will show you the best London has to offer - its famous sites as well as its secret corners.
Whether you're a first time visitor or returning and looking for a new and updated insights let me show you around and help you make the most of your stay.
London has something for everyone - fascinating history, major sights and secret corners, world class galleries, museums, theatre and entertainment plus shopping for all tastes.
I can show you the sights, the secrets and the real London.
I can help you see Royal pageantry such as the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, beat the queues by fast tracking you at major sites such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St Pauls Cathedral and Windsor Castle, guide you through famous galleries and museums and show you great places to shop, wine and dine and make the most of your stay.
I can arrange transport, or take you around on walking tours and our famous London buses and taxis.
I have lots of experience with teenagers and children and can gear tours to your particular interests.
I also have over 20 years experience in housing, community regeneration and training and use this to help design bespoke activities for corporate clients and events.
I am a Londoner born and bred and would love to help you discover and enjoy London.
I can also take you to other famous areas throughout the Uk including Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Bath, the Cotswolds and Oxford.
Get in touch and get me to guide you around to help you make the most of your stay.

Personal Interests:

fashion, suffragettes
museums, galleries
pubs, theatre, royalty
Blackheath, Greenwich

Special Interests:

Shopping

Walks to discover shops and their history in London's fashionable areas such as Mayfair, Notting Hill and Shoreditch. Discover street markets, well known and secret shopping venues as well as designer outlets. Tailored tours of museums and galleries giving you facts and fun in the world of design and fashion.

Walking Tours

Walking tours to help you appreciate the sights and secret corners of London. Walks themed around your interests including the City, shopping, suffragettes, pubs, politics, housing, immigration, literature and royalty.

London Areas in Depth

Blackheath, Greenwich, City of London, Clerkenwell, Covent Garden, Kings Cross/St Pancras, Kensington, South Bank, Mayfair and the West End.

Castles & Palaces

Visit the Tower of London - walk through 1,000 years of history, the site of executions and torture and home to the Crown Jewels.
Buckingham Palace - London home to the Queen. See the Guard Change - Royal pageantry in action.
Kensington Palace - current home to Prince William, Kate, baby George and their dog - Lupo - plus many royals in history
Windsor Castle - the Queen's favourite home.
Hampton Court Palace - home to Tudor, Stuart and Georgian monarchs.
Greenwich - Royal Observatory, river, National Maritime Museum and the home of time.

Churches & Cathedrals

Visit Westminster Abbey - scene of Coronations, Royal Weddings and Funerals. Marvel at the architecture in the Nation's Church and the many famous people buried or commemorated there.

Visit St Paul's Cathedral - rebuilt after the Great Fire of London by Sir Christopher Wren - this stands as a symbol of London.

See other City churches designed by Sir Christopher Wren - each with different styles and one was a practice for the Dome of St Paul's.

Galleries

Find out more about art in a fun and accessible way. Take a guided tour of the National Gallery, Tate Britain and Tate Modern for art lovers and those who want to discover more.

Museums

The British Museum is the most popular visitor attraction in London. It is museum of WORLD history.
With famous masterpieces such as the Parthenon marbles, the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.
Let me guide you through some of the highlights to get the most from your tour.

Conferences & Incentives

Want to organise something different for your clients for corporate hospitality and events?
A bespoke tour, treasure hunt or special event with a London theme? Recommended places to eat, drink, be entertained and party?
Let me design something to help make your event special. I have over 20 years experience in housing and corporate training so am experienced in designing bespoke activities for corporate clients and events.

Endorsements:

Windsor & Eton

Driver Guide:

No