I am an experienced, knowledgeable, entertaining tour guide available to guide:
I cover most aspects of Scotland. I have particular interest and expertise in:
I also cover (i.a.) political and social history; basic geology; and daily life in contemporary Scotland.
I am happy to lead moderate walks (up to 10 miles/1,000' of ascent; 16km/330 metres).
Full PCV (coach-driver's) licence.
Private tours for groups up to 3/4 are available in our Škoda Yeti. Costs on application.
Fees - step-on guide: for guidance on level of fees I may charge as a step-on guide, see this page on the Highlands of Scotland Tour Guides Association website. (NB - I am no longer a member of HOSTGA.) Fluent English, workmanlike French. Some Dutch, Kiswahili, Latin, Polish.
When speaking English to those who are not native speakers of the language, I speak slowly, separating my words.
I carry comprehensive liability insurance.
For more information on my background see this page, and my FaceBook page - click on icon to right.
Inverness, June 2018
Sinclair Dunnett in a WW2 lookout on north
Moray Firth Coast, during path work for
John o'Groats Coastal Trail
Photo courtesy Lynn Anderson
Scheduled Tours in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland
Puffin Express/GO-Orkney no longer offer any scheduled trips but we are pleased to advise you Highland Experience now operate day tours from Inverness (see map on right) to John o'Groats and Applecross similar to those which Puffin Express operated for a dozen years.
The map to the right* shows the routes followed by Highland Experience's Applecross and John o'Groats tours.
*The map is from Puffin Express's programme in 2010; the MONARCH and MEY routes shown are not operated by HE.
Other combinations are also possible if you take time to explore the Scottish Tours website.