Edwin Lerner

Edwin Lerner

Named Edwin (an early king of Northern England) but usually called 'Eddie', I conducted extended tours around Britain and Ireland for many years and now work as a freelance guide and tour manager with a little writing and editing on the side.  I specialise in public transport and walking tours of London which means that you do not have to have your own vehicle. I conduct round Britain tours themed on cars, religion, music, theatre, literature and sport and have looked after all types of groups from freemasons to farmers, from baptists to Beatles fans. I will go anywhere and work extra hard for all my clients.

Languages

English

Top 5 Specialities

City of Oxford Tour

Changing of the Guard Tour

British Museum Tour

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