About Vivienne
Viv an experienced Blue Badge Guide based centrally within Cornwall works across the South West region regularly organising tours for all ages & interests for clients from many countries. Working as ‘Absolutours’, she provides tourist guiding services which include; guiding for vehicle travel, walking and familiarisation tours, illustrated talks and plans for bespoke itineraries across the South West. With a background in education, teaching in secondary schools and lecturing to Further and Higher Education students engaged on Geography and Travel and Tourism courses, Viv’s qualifications include a B.Ed Degree, Certificate of Education, an HNC in Leisure and Tourism Management, and number of qualifications related to training and assessing Customer Service, Tourist Guiding and Heritage. Being Cornish Viv specializes in Cornish landscape, heritage and culture and enjoys passing on an appreciation of Cornwall’s unique culture. Having a special interest in Cornish Mining Viv is a ‘Champion’ for the UNESCO Cornish Mining World Heritage Sites and a Cultural Ambassador for Cornwall. Popular themed tours include ‘Poldark’ and ‘Doc Martin’, Art & Gardens and more general Heritage, Coast and Countryside tours.
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