#EnglishTourismWeek19: Behind the scenes of a Chichester Tour Guide

Our series of blogs for #EnglishTourismWeek19 celebrates all that’s great about the Chichester region. This time, Craig Gershater of Chichester Tour Guides (and also Chairman of Visit Chichester!) gives us a snapshot of how he became a tour guide. I saw an advert in the local Cambridge City newspaper about an upcoming one-year course to become a qualified tourist guide. As a dyed-in-the-wool research scientist over many years I realised that I was pretty much a ‘nerd’ with not many outside interests like art, history, architecture. I was accepted onto the course, which was very tough, with...
Posted on March 26th 2019Category: Blog

#EnglishTourismWeek19: Chichester Canal

Our series of blogs for #EnglishTourismWeek19 celebrates all that’s great about the Chichester region. Here, Dave Stares, one of the wonderful volunteers for the Chichester Canal, gives us a glimpse behind the scenes. Just steps away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, Chichester Canal offers a unique and peaceful environment. Linking the City to the sea, with diverse resident wildlife, we’re lucky to have the stunning haven on our doorstep. At any time of year there is always something to do at the Canal; pop into the Cafe, take a stroll along the towpath or hire a rowing boat...
Posted on March 26th 2019Category: Blog

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