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Lorraine M.

Belfast, United Kingdom

Hi, My name is Lorraine and I'm 48 years old (I think).

I'm also a mother of two (that i'm totally sure of), and I come West Belfast, N. Ireland. I love local history and politics and can tell a great story which combines the two. Discover how Belfast was founded and how it grew into the city it is today. Hear the stories of the people who built this city, from the women who slaved in the mills to the men who built titanic.

I have lived in Madrid, Spain for several years and have also travelled to many destinations worldwide so I know what people like to do and see when they are visiting other cultures. Having a guide who is a frequent traveller is the best way to make the most of your time. I know how to present the content of a tour so that its not too much detail but just enough to interest you and give you an insight into the many different layers of my culture (it has many layers). I am very enthusiastic and love meeting new people.

I started giving tours of Belfast and the Giant's Causeway by accident. When my friends and their families came to visit I took great pride in showing them the rich heritage and living history that Ireland has to offer. Because I'm a local I can create a tour that will accommodate everyone's interest and needs. Combining political and social history (which is painted on the walls throughout Belfast city) with sightseeing, relaxing in one of our beautiful parks or mountains whilst enjoying the witty humour of the locals in the endless list of pubs, restaurants, shopping arcades etc.

Let me give you an insiders perspective of Belfast and N. Ireland. I will update you on all cultural events and the endless choice of activities available to you. There is a lot to see and do and I have many ideas and suggestions but maybe you have your own ideas and wishes that I can help you realise. This tour is yours, and I'm here to ensure you fully enjoy your stay.

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Lorraine was everything we hoped for AND MORE! It was a fabulous tour, we saw and experienced everything we wanted to, we had a wonderful time and couldn't have asked for it to be better. Absolutely marvelous!! Lorraine is so knowledgeable and so personable, my friend and I feel like we made a new friend!!
Judith Edwards

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Credentials

I have a Higher national diploma(HND)in Leisure Studies, a BA(hons) degree in Hotel & Tourism Mgt, OCN & level 3 diploma in Tour Guiding. I have studied Spanish to Degree level and I'm currently studying a level french. I am also trained in First Aid and I'm worldhost qualified and recognised by the N,Ireland Tourist Board

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Tours by Lorraine M.

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Private tour guide Lorraine

Belfast Sightseeing Tour

All main Belfast attractions with a private guide

271 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

3 hours

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Belfast Murals tour Private tour

A private Tour through the Murals of Belfast

162 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

1 hour 30 min.

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Belfast Women's HERitage Private Tour

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The History of Belfast women tour

203 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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The Giant's Causeway & Antrim Coast Tour

The Giant's Causeway & Antrim coast tour in English & Spanish

514 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours

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Belfast Walking Tour

City Centre Attractions & Political Tour

271 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

7 hours

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