These guides are licensed to take you on a tour in their own or private hire car or minibus.
Please see the individual guide information for full details of their services.

2023-12-15T17:06:27+00:00

JOHN SHAKESPEARE

Web: VisitMannTours.com
E-mail: john@visitmanntours.com
Tel: +44 (0)7624 481814

Driver Guide

John is an enthusiastic and engaging tour guide and has been guiding groups and individuals for many years worldwide.

His aim is to make your visit a memorable and enjoyable experience with a great choice of themed itineraries or completely bespoke tours. Having lived here for over 30 years he knows the Island well.

His particular interests are history, castles and the Vikings; he’s a Viking re-enactor and storyteller, and also plays the bagpipes!

Whether you want an in-depth special interest tour, a scenic overview, a walking tour or a VIP experience, John can help. Offering Sea Terminal, Airport or hotel meet and greet, John is happy to step on your coach, minibus or car, or to accompany you on foot.

2020-01-21T13:33:04+00:00

JANE HODSON

Web: GuidedToursOfMann.com
E-mail: guidedtoursofmann@gmail.com
Tel: +44 (0)7624 433957

Driver Guide

Jane is a tour guide who believes in offering you a memorable experience of the Isle of Man.  She has been guiding for over six years and developed a good core business in Guided Tours of Mann, taking out private tours, coach tours and group holidays.

With a good knowledge of the island she can offer tours to introduce you to our landscape, history and folklore as well as bespoke tours tailored to your interest.  Let her take you out to find your roots in a family history tour, finding out more about where they lived, worked and were buried.

With a good sense of humour, flexibility and a passion for the island she is happy to work as a step on guide, on coaches, cars and minibuses as well as offering her services as a driver guide in a modern, comfortable air-conditioned car.

2024-07-03T17:00:00+01:00

LOUISE STRICKETT

Web: isleofmanguidedtoursandadventures.com
E-mail: louise@isleofmanguidedtoursandadventures.com
Tel: +44 (0)1624 897411

Driver Guide

Louise fell in love with the Island the first time she visited and is passionate about its wonderfully diverse and abundant Wildlife, History and Heritage. Originally from Lancashire Louise married Martyn, a Manxman, has two grown up children and has been proud to call the Island her home for the last thirty years.

It was her interest in the Natural World that first brought her here while studying at Liverpool University for a Degree in Marine Biology. On arrival on the island, initially for one year, she specialised in Rocky Shores and Birdlife and never left!

Louise is enthusiastic about sharing her love for the Isle of Man through both tailored wildlife tours and captivating tours exploring the island’s remarkable history and heritage. As a Driver Guide, Louise offers a personalised experience driving you to iconic landmarks and lesser known gems that are inaccessible by public transport. Additionally, Louise provides a service as a step-on guide for car, minibus or coach tours, or can meet you at various sites to explore the wildlife or history and heritage.

2023-12-15T16:27:50+00:00

DAVE MACKEY

E-mail: smartmanntours@gmail.com
Tel: +44 (0)7624 498906

Driver Guide

Dave has lived on the island for all of his adult life and has a rich knowledge of history, heritage and amazing facts and firsts which originated on the Isle of Man.

A keen walker himself, he is a two time finisher of the local 85 mile Parish Walk and would be delighted to tire you out on a walking tour of our beautiful scenery and surroundings !

An engaging and entertaining guide, Dave is also one of a handful of qualified Driving Guides who can offer tailored and bespoke tours in his own executive saloon vehicle.  Pick up and drop off at your hotel is included in the various tours which can range from a simple two hour TT course tour to an all day island sightseeing experience