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History Tour Guides

For even more historical know-how

Whilst all our history trips are designed to work successfully as independently-led tours, we can’t recommend a History Tour Guide highly enough. We’ve handpicked a team of guides experienced in leading school groups, meaning we have a historical specialist perfect for your group and chosen destination.

100% of groups…

Who opted for a History Tour Guide on their 2022 History Tour rated them 5 out of 5.

What should you expect from a History Tour Guide?

  • Extensive knowledge of your destination, sites and period of history
  • Logistical assistance to ensure the smooth running of your carefully planned, bespoke itinerary
  • Lots of real-life accounts, anecdotes, poems, facts and figures to keep your students gripped from start to finish

But with us, you’ll get so much more than just a tour guide…

“Trevor was brilliant. At all times he checked we were happy about what we were doing. He accommodated little changes to help make the pupils happy. He was very knowledgeable about Berlin, telling us extra information all the time, which enhanced the tour.“

St John’s RC High School

Their guided tour is tailored to your students’ educational needs

We’re all about the bespoke service – and this doesn’t stop when it comes to our tour guides. Your guide will be in touch before your trip to introduce themself and find out more about the educational and social needs of your students.

 

They’ve done their research on your group

Wherever they can, they’ll tailor the tour to make it personal for your group. Nothing resonates with a student quite like a standing before the grave of a 15-year-old boy, or a soldier who left their local area and never returned.

What’s more, if one of your students lost a family member in one of the conflicts, they’ll endeavour to find their resting place or their name in the memorial book. They can even lead a wreath laying ceremony to pay respects to the late family member – a truly unforgettable moment for the whole group.

“Richard was quite simply outstanding! He very quickly became part of the group and really brought the history to life. The work he had done, prior to the visit, on our past pupils was brilliant. We will definitely be requesting him again for our next visit to the Battlefields.”

Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi

They can be flexible with your itinerary

If the opportunity arises, they may make an impromptu stop to elaborate on some points made at a previous visit or to help answer a student’s question. We can’t promise, but they know these areas like the backs of their hands, and if a slight addition to your itinerary can enhance the tour, they’ll try to make it happen!

 

They’ll call on their contacts

Our guides do a lot of travelling, making some very useful friends along the way. They’ll work their magic to ensure you get the most at every site, often calling on their friends and contacts to add that little extra something.

Just think of them as an extension of your teaching team – the on-site specialist!

‘Uncle Trev’
– so much more than just a tour guide!

Read what our experienced Tour Guide Trevor brought to Brighton Hill Community School’s trip to the WWI Battlefields of Ypres.

 

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“Both guides were incredible! Fantastic knowledge, great interaction with both staff and students and clearly love what they do.”

Brighton Hill Community School

Ready to tour?

 

Our History Tour Guides are available in all our history tour destinations. Speak to a member of our team about integrating the services of a History Tour Guide on your next tour.

 

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