David Ladd

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ScotLadd Tours (Davy Ladd) offers bespoke driver guided tours anywhere in mainland Scotland including the Western and Northern Isles. Extensions to England, Ireland and Wales can also be incorporated. 

Specialising in privately guided tours for small groups we explore our magnificent landscape and fascinating cities in ScotLadd’s own fully insured, modern, spacious and comfortable 8 seater minivan.

Davy Ladd will work with you to help develop an itinerary that is well paced and packed with those sights, sounds, tastes and experiences that match you interests. Tours can incorporate any of your special interests whether they are walking, natural history, ancestry, castles, food and of course Malt whisky appreciation, to name just a few. Just say what you want to include. 

ScotLadd can also offer help, advice and guidance on accommodation, dining recommendations, site visits and costs. 

With pride ScotLadd can recommend many of the unique experiences ‘off the beaten track’ often overlooked by scheduled tours and semi-professional unqualified drivers ‘acting as guides’ doing the usual ‘milk run’ tours.

Davy has a large collection of enthusiastic complimentary testimonials from guests, now regarded as friends, collected every year and available for you to read.

If you are planning or thinking about a vacation in our wonderful country be sure to contact Davy to discuss your ideas and wishes with him. With his knowledge he can discuss the possibilities, plan and help cost your trip. 

Call or email ScotLadd. Expect a prompt response then hopefully book an enjoyable and memorable vacation in Scotland with ScotLadd Tours.
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Services

  • Coach Tour
  • Conference and incentive work
  • Corporate Assistance
  • Driver Guide
  • Extended Tour
  • Itinerary Planning
  • Meet and Greet
  • Shore Excursion
  • Walking Tour

Additional Information

  • Guide Type: Blue Badge
  • Months Available: All year
  • Type of car: Ford Torneo Custom Minivan (Late 2014 from New) - 8 Passengers (7 Guests)
  • Year Qualified: 2010
  • Tour starting points

    • Aberdeen
    • Aberfoyle
    • Arbroath
    • Ardrossan
    • Arran
    • Aviemore
    • Ayr
    • Balloch
    • Blair Atholl
    • Bowmore
    • Braemar
    • Cairnryan
    • Callander
    • Campbelltown
    • Carnoustie
    • Castle Stuart
    • Crianlarich
    • Dornoch
    • Drumnadrochit
    • Dufftown
    • Dumfries
    • Dundee
    • Dunkeld
    • Dunoon
    • Dunvegan
    • Edinburgh
    • Elgin
    • Eyemouth
    • Falkirk
    • Falkland
    • Fort William
    • Fraserburgh
    • Glamis
    • Glasgow
    • Glencoe
    • Gleneagles
    • Greenock
    • Gretna
    • Gullane
    • Hawick
    • Helensburgh
    • Inverarary
    • Invergordon
    • Inverness
    • Inverurie
    • Jedburgh
    • John O'Groats
    • Killin
    • Kilmarnock
    • Kyle of Lochalsh
    • Lanark
    • Largs
    • Linlithgow
    • Lockerbie
    • Luss
    • Mallaig
    • Melrose
    • Montrose
    • Oban
    • Peebles
    • Perth
    • Pitlochry
    • Portree
    • Prestwick
    • Rosyth
    • Rothesay
    • South Queensferry
    • St Andrews
    • Stirling
    • Stonehaven
    • Stornoway
    • Stranraer
    • Tarbert
    • Tarbet
    • Thurso
    • Tomintoul
    • Troon
    • Turnberry
    • Ullapool
    • Wick
    • Wigtown
  • Qualifications

    Certificate of Scottish Studies (Edinburgh University)
     
    Member of the STGA Blue Badge, Owner Driver Guide 2010
    
    BRITAIN & IRELAND Study Programme Graduate 2013
    
    University of Stirling Honours BSc
  • Tours

    David provides driver guided, walking, coach, and cruise tours anywhere in Scotland, with extensions to England Ireland and Wales as required.
    
    Tours can be based on themes centred on the clients’ interests and from his own suggestions from extensive knowledge of all things Scottish and Scotland. 
    
    David combines his skills and passions for Scotland with organisational and meticulous planning capabilities. He will deliver tours and events that will help you enjoy whatever small part of Scotland you have time for.
      
    •Panoramic, Cultural, Ancestral , Food and Drink (whisky Appreciation) Sporting and Themed Interest  tours. 
    •Visits Castles, National Monuments, Stately Homes, National Parks, Distilleries, Art Galleries and Museums.
    •Driver Guiding with own very comfortable and spacious Hyundai i800 8 Seater (7 Guest) Minivan with all full and relevant professional ans statutory insurances.
    •Bespoke Tour itinerary development and delivery.
    •Airport Meet and Greet.
    •Walking Tours, City and Country.
    •Whisky Tours
    •Coach Tours
    •Scheduled Tours with David acting as Host,  Guide and Tour Director.
    •Delivery of prime contractor programmes (FAM and DMC).
    • Controlling/reconciling entrance fees, entertainments, dining and dispersement payments.

Clients' Testimonials

  • The Scottish Government is delighted to endorse the work of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association in recognition of their worldwide reputation and quality work and training. I commend the passion and knowledge they bring to guiding and congratulate them on continuing to set the standard in this area.

  • VisitScotland is delighted to recognise the Scottish Tourist Guides Association as the professional membership body for fully trained and accredited tourist guides in Scotland. STGA accredited guides are passionate ambassadors for Scotland and in providing our visitors with information and inspiration, help deliver a memorable experience for them.

  • VisitScotland is delighted to recognise the Scottish Tourist Guides Association as the professional membership body for fully trained and accredited tourist guides in Scotland. STGA accredited guides are passionate ambassadors for Scotland and in providing our visitors with information and inspiration, help deliver a memorable experience for them.

  • Fergus Ewing MSP

    Minister for Business, Energy, and Tourism

    Scottish Government

  • Marion Boyd

    International Development Assistant

    Aberdeen City Council

  • Helen Versloot

    Incentive Department

    Gullivers Travel Agency