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Need a guide in the south west of England?... look no further than Mike James, professionally qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide. From Bath & Bristol, to Stonehenge & Salisbury, & from Glastonbury & Gloucester, to Cheltenham & The Cotswolds...more
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I wish I could give Mike more than five points. He was truly a stellar tour guide. He kept our group informed, organized, and entertained on our 10 day bus tour. We were so lucky to have a guide with his experience and knowledge and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank April_travels
Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

You're most welcome April!... I'm so glad you enjoyed the trip and that you appreciate the service I provided and everything we all did together. It was a great group to finish my 2018 season with and I'm really grateful for your comments on here....More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky to have Mike James as our tour director. He is not only knowlegable but very well verse in the facts of all the places we visited. He made our trip ver pleasant and took care of all of our needs even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed the trip Pablo & Gisela! It was lovely having you both on the tour and I'm glad you appreciated all the extra details :) I really hope you get to come back to the UK again really soon to enjoy...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Tour was perfect. Thank you very Mike James our tour director. We did not have any problem during our tour. Mike was like our father. Thank you very much Mike, we had very good time. Aleksandr and Larisa Pargamotnikas.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Haha! Thanks Aleks - it feels strange to be thought of as a father figure but I really appreciate your comments on here. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and I very much hope you both get a chance to...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

We were so fortunate that for our first bus tour and our first time in The United Kingdom we got Mike James as our tour director! We planned the trip at the last minute, choosing one that fit our available time and what we hoped...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

What lovely comments! I'm so happy that you enjoyed the service I provided. I love talking about my country and it's great that you found my delivery entertaining. I really hope you get to come back to the UK soon and see some more places...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having Mike as our Tour Guide leader. He is very well versed in everything related to the tour, extremely professional and very pleasant. I would recommend Mike for any of your tour needs.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words Lisa! I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour and the service I provided. I really hope you get to travel in the UK again really soon!! Best, Mike

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Wanting to see Salisbury Cathedral and realizing it is driving distance from the city of Bath which was also on the to-do list of my party of 10 (5 adults and 5 teenagers), I just did not know how to go about it?!? Mike was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

What a lovely review!... thank you so much Samia - I had such a lovely day with you all and really enjoyed spending my time with you and sharing all the wonderful things about Salisbury and Bath with everyone. I really hope you manage to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I had the honour of touring England and Scotland for two weeks in May with Mike as my tour director. Everything said in previous posts about Mike is absolutely true. He was truly amazing in every way. Mike, you are an outstanding person and I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Margo - thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to share your thoughts on here about the service I provided. I'm so glad you enjoyed our tour - we had a lovely itinerary and a lovely group and I...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Dare you to find a better British guide than Mike James. On a ten day England-Scotland program of 43 travelers Mike knew everyone and took great care to ensure our well being, increase our knowledge of the UK and that we shared a wonderful experience....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your lovely review on here Barry! It was great having you both on our whirlwind trip of the UK and I really enjoyed sharing my country with everyone. Hope to see you back in the UK...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Mike is probably one of the most knowledgeable tour guides we have had in Europe. He is delightful, affable, entertaining, competent, prepared, hard working guides we have ever met. On top of that he is a great guy. We would love to travel with him...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words Debbie & Lee! It was great to have you on the trip and I'm so glad you enjoyed it - I hope it was a memorable anniversary! Really hope to see you again on another tour very soon....More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Today is our last day of a 10 day trip to England and Scotland where we have Mike as our tour director and my husband James and I don’t have enough words to express how pleased we are with all that Mike has provided us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you so much for such kind words. It's truly humbling to know that you've enjoyed so much the service I've provided and I really hope it's inspired you to come back and visit our country again and experience more of what it has to...More

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