Sean Westlake will be your tour guide on your Mid Wales Tours motorcycle and sidecar tour.
Sean is a member of WOTGA. Wales Official Tourist Guide Association. The only tourist guides recognised by the Welsh Government and FEG, the Federation of European Guides.
This qualification allows Sean to provide not only the Mid Wales Tours, motorcycle and sidecar tours, but walking, single site and coach guided tours.
Sean was born and worked in Mid Wales all his life and retired from the Dyfed Powys Police in 2012 after thirty years’ service.
As a result, he has a vast knowledge of the highways and byways of Mid and North Wales as well as plenty of stories from his thirty years as a traffic police officer to keep you entertained.
Amongst other work in the police force, he rode police patrol bikes for twenty-five years and was a member of the VIP escort squad, escorting most of the royal family and heads of governments around the country.
During that time, he maintained a grade one advanced certificate for motorcycling and advanced car driving.
He is also the examiner for the IAM the Institute of Advanced Motorists, examining both car drivers and motorcyclists. He is qualified to provide CBT training up to test level for new motorcyclists.
Since retirement he has been providing advanced motorcycle training and leading tours throughout Wales and Scotland for individual and groups of motorcyclists.
Sean has lectured groups of motorcyclists and car drivers on road safety and advanced riding and driving. He is an after dinner speaker covering both policing the roads in Mid Wales and advanced riding and driving.
He holds a current first aid certificate and he is trained in Managing Safety and can conduct risk assessments.