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Fiona P.

Cardiff, CARDIFF, United Kingdom

I have had a wonderfully diverse career, from fruit farming, to healthcare and education.

All of the elements have enhanced my guiding knowledge.
I originally trained as a nurse in London, then gained a BA Hons in History at Exeter University before raising a family and running a fruit farm for 20 years. Then I became a Chair of NHS Health Boards in South Wales. I was appointed to the Council of Cardiff University because of my NHS interests and the largest employer in Wales.
My love of the history and geography of Wales has increased with age and I am so thrilled now to have time to share this passion with visitors. I am learning the whole time - I will never know everything but happy to share all the delightful stories and facts that I do have with you my guests.
Please let me know in advance if you have particular interests as I love researching new areas and histories.
My own relaxations are cycling (not steep hills) Scottish country dancing, gardening, opera, plays, and terribly sentimental TV series !
My children are currently scattered over the world so I travel a lot to see them.
I love life and feel blessed that I have had so many good opportunities and truly hope that I can share my gains with others

A Recent Review of this guide

Fiona was extremely helpful and knowledgable as I am studying Archaeology at the moment. She helped me understand some areas I did not understand and was very friendly.
Xander Cook

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Credentials

Blue Badge for Wales 2015.
Foundation degree in Professional Tourist Guiding.
BA Hons Hist 1977
Accredited Driver Guide in own car Toyota Auris Hybrid 4 pax

Restrictions

I am only accredited to guide in Wales but am happy to collect from Bristol airport at normal taxi rates
My car can carry 4 passengers - 2-3 is better.

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Tours by Fiona P.

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Cardiff Capital of Wales

Discover the history of Cardiff and surrounding country

172 USD per tour

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4 hours

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Great Locations Private Tour (For 1 -,...

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Great landscapes in Wales used in films or TV

717 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

8 hours

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Great Locations Private Tour (For 1-3,...

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Great landscapes in Wales used in films or TV

602 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours

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