Exploring London and Beyond is led by 3 qualified London guides Hugh Dennis Paul Baker  and Robin Michaelson. They have worked together for 10 years and have arranged around 400 weekly events in that time. Most of these have been in London, but visits outside  have also included Oxford, Cambridge, St Albans, Ramsgate, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, and Windsor.

Hugh Dennis

Picture of Hugh

Hugh has a background in community development and training. He has been a London guide since 1999 and since then has led roughly two walks a week through the depth and breadth of London. He loves exploring those less well-known nooks  and crannies that make London so fascinating.

Robin Michaelson


Robin is an actuary, who worked in the City of London for 35 years.  He is a Freeman of the City of London, and was Master of the Actuaries’ Company in 2002.  He qualified as a City Guide in 1998, and enjoys exploring the City of London as well as other lesser known areas of London.

Paul Baker


Paul qualified as a City of London guide in 2003. Since then, he has specialized in tours of the City and the West End, visits in French, and walks in his own borough of Barnet, where he has lived for the past 35 years. The photo shows Paul on one of his north London ghost tours.’

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