Because one size doesn't fit all

Here at Totally Tailored we want to make your UK visit incredible. We want to be your local friend – ready to answer any questions, maximise your time, and tailor tours to you. That’s why our team is dynamic, fun, and passionate about what they do.

Our private tours are always led by guides with their own flair, from comedians to zookeepers, historians to cab drivers. They will help you make amazing memories on your vacation in England and Scotland.

Meet the Team

CHARLEY
Founder of Totally Tailored

From London to Edinburgh, Charley knows it all. After 6 years working in the tourism industry, Charley set up her own business in 2016 providing bespoke private tours in London. After a successful 2 years, Charley took her passion for tours to the beautiful city of Edinburgh. She is a foodie, cyclist and yoga enthusiast who loves meeting people from around the world whilst touring the cities she loves.

Charley is currently running Totally Tailored Edinburgh. Whether its The Best of Edinburgh or a St Andrews day tour, let Charley create the perfect Edinburgh day for you.

LONDON
BEATRICE
Specialist Tour Guide

Guiding on specialist subjects is what Beatrice does best, from fashion and shopping to art history (the subject of her PhD). In her spare time she loves movies and a really good book.

Catch Beatrice on our One-Hour in the National Gallery tour or London Shopping Tour.

MADELEINE
Tour Guide

Madeleine is our Operations Manager. She is passionate about history – and on her tours she loves to tell the strange and wonderful stories that have shaped London today. When she’s not on tour she is a music lover who writes and performs songs at local music venues.

You can meet Madeleine sharing her amazing knowledge on our Best of London or Royal Morning in London.

DAVID
Tour Guide

David is an actor, musical theatre performer, sports lover, history buff and foodie. Whatever your interests in London, David has got it covered.  Always full of fun trivia, David is a quizmaster at some of the pubs in London, he’s always got an interesting fact to tell.

Find David on the Best of London, Stonehenge and Salisbury Tour or The City of Sport Tour

LINUS
Tour Guide

Linus is a professional actor, improviser, and catwalk model. He’s a passionate fan of Harry Potter and can tell you where to find that special edition book, the newest exhibition, or the play that’s about to hit the big time.

Find Linus on one of our Harry Potter tours – or on stage at the Edinburgh festival performing sold-out shows!

JASMIN
Tour Guide

When Jasmin is not delighting kids and hard-to-impress teenagers on our family tours, she’s acting as an 18th-century witch on the Cutty Sark in Greenwich or doing the occasional stand-up gig in the West End.  Originally from Dublin, Jasmin is passionate about everything to do with London and loves sharing its stories with guests from across the globe

Meet Jasmin on one of our classic tours of London or one of our Harry Potter tours.

ANTONY
Specialist Tour Guide

Antony is a writer and broadcaster, who used to work as the Communications Director of the Museum of London. He’s got a great eye for amazing historical sights and a knack for revealing the city’s hidden secrets, and celebrating creative Londoners (past and present).

Find Antony on the Inside the Abbey and Tower tour or a custom fashion tour!

ROB
Tour Guide

Rob is from the North of England who moved to London eight years ago with no plans to stay, but fell in love with the city. He’s a consummate performer: he writes, composes and performs (fun fact: he’s been playing violin since the age of four).

Find Rob on the Best of London and Harry Potter tours!

ANGUS
Tour Guide

Angus is a guide with his own history: first a Grenadier Guard, then fireman, and then as a black cab driver, his jobs represent London life. Nowadays, he shares his love for Britain’s rich history – especially Shakespeare! – on his amazing tours.

Find Angus on an Art and Architecture tour, or even Inside the Abbey and Tower.

NEIL
Driver Guide

Neil is an East Londoner who drives one of London’s state-of-the-art electric black cabs with a panoramic sunroof. He’s got ‘the knowledge’ about London, and in his spare time he puts his training as a chef into practice by cooking delicious food.

Find Neil on a London Layover tour, or any other tour for a small group with a vehicle!

MAURICE
Expert Driver

Maurice is a proud London cab driver with a handsome vehicle, ‘the Knowledge’ of London, and his own tour guide qualification. He’s passionate about London’s theatre scene, so you should always ask for a tip on how to get the best seats at London’s best shows.

Find Maurice on any of our tours for a small group with a vehicle, such as the Royal Day in London.

HIRO
Tour Guide

Hiro is currently very busy designing “London on Four Legs: The Ultimate Walking Tour for Dogs” for Totally Tailored Paws. He loves running and socializing and urban foraging, and has strong opinions on London’s Best Green Spaces.

EDINBURGH
AUSTIN
Tour Guide

Austin is a Glaswegian, Tartan-loving, Encyclopedic ex-chef and all-round legend. He’ll know when you can get the tastiest dram or vintage souvenir and can take you into the castle or church of your dreams.

You can find Austin on our Best of Edinburgh tour.

ROISIN
Tour Guide

Roisin is one of the most engaging tourguides and storytellers that Edinburgh has ever seen. She’s a fan of poetry, herstory and Harry Potter. When’s she’s not out on tour, you’ll find her performing standup comedy in Edinburgh’s best comedy clubs- some call her the Scottish Sarah Silverman.

You can find Roisin on a Harry Potter’s Edinburgh tour or at most of Edinburgh open-mic nights.

WAG
Tour Guide

Wag is a true Edinburgh man, with a passion for sharing his home city with visitors. When not tour guiding he often spends his days in libraries and archives, helping Scots from around the world trace their ancestry. His interest in Scottish history has even led to him living in a house visited by Bonny Prince Charlie in 1745. A retired journalist, he naturally knows all the best watering holes in the city.

Find Wag on our Best of Edinburgh tour, or pootling around town in a restored vintage motor.

COLIN
Tour Guide

Colin is the most well-versed man in Art you’ll ever meet.

Colin taught art history for over 30 years at universities and art colleges. For 25 years he has been leading specialist art tours throughout Europe and America. He now lectures regularly in the National Galleries of Scotland.
Based near Edinburgh, Colin now enjoys the advantages of sharing a lifetime of experiences in small intimate groups. His passion for his subject ensures that guests leave with a profound understanding and deep appreciation of the world of art history.

You can find Colin on our Scottish National Gallery tour.

GILLIAN
Tour Guide

Gillian is a guide of seven years experience who loves telling tales of Scotland’s history. Having cut her teeth as a large group guide delivering both history and ghost tours, she now divides her time between small bespoke tours and historical storytelling. Last year, she became a member of the Directory of Scottish Storytellers, one of the few professional storytelling bodies in the world.
She grew up on the north east coast of Scotland, but has called Edinburgh her home since 1994, and loves nothing more than showing visitors all Scotland has to offer.

Find Gillian on our Best of Edinburgh tour.

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