Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson

Regional Qualification(s):

Southern England

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

0118-9664749, 07703-167749

Email:

richard.wilson4tours@virgin.net

Introduction:

Experienced guide & tour manager. Professionally dually qualified architect and town planner. Used to assisting people individually and in groups giving added insight and value. Blue Badge Guide & Member of the Guild of Registered Tourist Guides & Institute of Tourist Guiding.

Personal Interests:

Windsor Castle & Eton
Thames/Chilterns-Talks/Walks
Heritage of UK and Ireland
Tour Manager

Special Interests:

Architecture

Qualified Architect(RIBA retired). Conversant re all historical periods and modern design and Town Planning(Member RTPI)

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Possess 1st ClassDiploma in History of Art, Oxford University.

Conferences & Incentives

Attendee at many professional conferences and seminars in hotels and at various universities.

History & Prehistory

Possess Undergraduate Certificate in History (Reading University). Knowledgeable re. Most periods British, European and American History.

Lecture Subjects

Art, architecture, design, history design and development of towns, Thames andChilterns, Travel and Tourism.

Photography

Keen amateur photographer, especially landscapes and townscapes.

Regional Tours

Six years experience with two well established incoming tour operators, tours throughout UK and Ireland.

Science

Knowledgeable upto 'A' Level also interested in history of technology and industrial archaeology.

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Interested in all aspects especially architectural, cultural and garden design.

Walking Tours

Experienced walker, active member of the Ramblers Association, lead walks anywhere in the UK and Ireland. Length 2 to 12 miles, 1/2 day, day or over period.

Endorsements:

Windsor Castle

Additional Qualifications:

Dipl. Arch DIPTP; MITG

Driver Guide:

No