Sophie Campbell

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Cultural tours for solo travellers

What price culture? As the numbers of singles increases across Britain, travel companies are responding to the need for exciting and fulfilling holidays with no, or low, single supplements. 

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Shakespeare's School

Stratford-upon-Avon: just as you like it

In the midst of worldwide preparations for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, including re-opening the site of his New Place home, Stratford-upon-Avon was in for a few surprises.

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Full circle for a plaque to plaque tour of London

May 2016 saw the 150th anniversary of the Blue Plaque scheme, based mainly, though not entirely in London, which captures the imagination by telling you who lived in a particular building, and…

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Belmont House - Lyme Regis

The remarkable remoulding of Belmont

The Lyme Regis home of John Fowles, author of ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’, was refurbished – not without controversy – by the Landmark Trust in 2015. I had it to myself for a night.

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Safestay Holland Park hostel London

Review: Safestay Holland Park

One of two Safestays in London, both in historic buildings. This one’s in the middle of one of our loveliest parks. If someone’s on a budget, this is where I tell them to go. 

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Hasting Old Town - An Insiders Guide

An Insider’s Guide to Hastings

The Sussex seaside towns of Hastings and St Leonard’s have been ignored for years. Now it’s all going their way and Conde Nast Traveller sent me down to see why.

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Talk to Sophie about tours, books or journalism using the contacts below, find her on social media or on the Guild of Registered Tourist Guides or Association of Professional Tourist Guides websites.

Telephone+44 (0)7743 566 323
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