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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We are home and are ready to go back. We had such a great trip seeing England and Scotland with Mike James. He loves his country and loves to share his knowledge and history. He was always wearing a smile and seemed happy to be...More

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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

What kind words! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts on here about the service I provided on your tour. It's true - I do love our country, and our heritage very much, but I love to share it even...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Mike was our guide for the Gate 1 Castles & Countryside tour. I chose this tour because I have always been interested in English history and this tour seemed to be just perfect. Mike made it even more so - he has so much knowledge...More

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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Marcie - it was lovely to have you and Ginny on the tour and I'm really grateful you've taken the time to make such lovely comments on here. We had such a lovely group on the trip and it was entirely my pleasure to share...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

My wife and I just completed the Gate 1 Discovery tour of England and Scotland with Mike James as the tour director. His organizational skills made the trip run smoothly. His vast knowledge made it interesting and lively. Even after two weeks there are more...More

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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thanks so much for such lovely comments - I'm so happy that you enjoyed the tour, and if you ever want more stories on another tour in the UK someday... you know where to find me!! Thanks again and best wishes, Mike

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Just returned from a two-week Gate 1 Discovery Tour of England and Scotland led by Mike James. My wife and I have done many guided tours in Europe and Mike is without doubt the best tour director we've had. His knowledge is encyclopedic, his organizational...More

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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely comments. I'm so grateful you took the time to share your thoughts on here, and I'm really humbled by what you and others have said about the service I provided on this tour. Hope you make it back to...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

Just had a great two weeks with Mike James. Felt very welcomed by him and the people of both countries. He is an extremely knowledgeable and perfectly organized guide. Saw so much, learned so much. We lucked out on the weather and having an excellent...More

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Mike J, Owner at Mike James Tour Director and Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thanks so much for your kinds words Beth. We did indeed have a great week of weather to say the least, and I'm really glad you enjoyed what I provided for the tour. I hope you both manage to make it back to the UK...More

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