Catherine Munro

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I am a PhD student researching connections between Shetland native breeds and contemporary Shetland identities. I am fascinated by the ways history, particularly crofting history, impacts on everyday lives in Shetland.

This has led to me doing extensive research with crofters and pony breeders. I have a good knowledge of history, architecture, identity, festivals, folklore and contemporary social life.

I love the outdoors and am happy to do walking tours of any distance to help you discover some of Shetlands hidden beauty spots. 
I am happy to work with your interests and help plan itinerary or join you as a step on guide for a tour you have planned. I also offer a unique 'Shetland pony tails' tour!
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Services

  • Coach Tour
  • Extended Tour
  • Shore Excursion
  • Walking Tour

Additional Information

  • Guide Type: Green Badge
  • Months Available: all year
  • Year Qualified: 2018
  • Tour starting points

  • Qualifications

    Current PhD student Aberdeen University
    MsC Glasgow University
    MA Anthropology Aberdeen University
  • Tours

    Half day, full day, shore excursions, walking tours, extended tours.

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