Henry Fox-Davies – Chief Smarty-Pants
Henry was born in Aberystwyth to English parents who had moved to the beautiful seaside town to work at the University. After studying at the same school as Tarron Egerton Henry decided to study History at the local university which is where he first met Dewi. After graduating from Aberystwyth University with an Upper Second-Class Degree in History, Henry moved to London to study at the University College London where he gained his Master of Arts in History in 2008. Since graduating Henry has worked in retail, hospitality, and tourism sector and founded Tours of the UK in 2018.
Henry’s favourite book is “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, is overly fond of sunsets and supports Wales in everything! His favourite area of history is the Industrial Revolution, and his favourite part of London is Bloomsbury.
Dewi Evans – The Creative One.
Dewi Evans was born in The Cambridge Military Hospital Aldershot, the garrison hospital for Aldershot Barracks. He spent the first 11 years of his life living in military quarters in Aldershot, whilst he father (a medic in the Parachute Regiment affectionately referred to as ‘Taff’, as all Welsh soldiers are) travelled the world on humanitarian missions. After leaving the Army in 1997, Dewi’s father moved the family to South Wales to be closer to the rest of their family. Whilst at school Dewi was spotted for his skills as a singer and performer and performed in concerts at venues such as the St David’s Hall in Cardiff and worked with production companies such as the BBC and ITV. In 2008 Dewi graduated from The University of Wales. Aberystwyth, and then trained as an actor/singer at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Since graduating Dewi has performed professionally across the UK and in 2010 moved into writing. In 2010 his play “Darkest Hours” was shortlisted for the Pulse New Writing Award and in 2018 his play “Notes From My Little Black Book And Other Crazy Ramblings Of A Manic Depressive” was selected for development by the Tristan Bates Theatre. Dewi is currently working on a PhD at Queen Mary University of London.
Dewi’s favourite books are the Aberystwyth series by Malcolm Pryce and anything by Jasper Fforde. He also supports Wales at sporting events and has a great love of Cider and Whiskey. His favourite part of history is the Second World War (especially the bits about Spies!) and his favourite area of London is Southwark between Waterloo and London Bridge as this is where you will often find him walking with his partner.
Kate Boomer – The Fun One
Katie is from a small village just outside of Edinburgh. After moving to London seeking her fame and fortune, she is now loving life as a tour guide for Tours of the UK. Her favourite food is pasta, her favourite drink is Tea and her favourite book is Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
Rhian Jones – The Welsh One
Rhian is a Welsh speaker from Cardigan who currently lives in Cardiff. An avid film and TV fan, she loves Doctor Who, Torchwood, Keeping Faith – pretty much anything filmed in Wales! She lives with her two dogs Poppy and Rose and can often be spotted in Cardiff thanks to her bright dress sense and love of fashion. Her favourite spot in Cardiff are the Victorian Markets and their vintage shops.
Jan Hoffman – The Linguist
Jan is originally from Germany, speaks several languages including German and Russian, and is a vegan. He loves keeping fit, whisky, and giving tours. An actor by training he is a natural performer and he once played McMurphy in a production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
The Admin Team
Eric Davies – The Orginised One
Eric is the main admin person for Tours of the UK. Based just outside of Cardiff, he used to work for BT (British Telecom) where he started as an apprentice, before joining our team. A keen golfer and cyclist he supports Cardiff City and the Cardiff Blues. His favourite spot in Cardiff is the Urban Tap House opposite the Principality Stadium.