James Nicol

Languages:

Shetland Islands The High-lands of the Islands.
I started working in the Fishing Industry and did a Four year Apprentiship in Marine Craft Engineering. I worked with a local firm repairing Fishing Boats and Oil Boats. 
This was when Sullom Voe Oil terminal was at its best production in the 80s. 
I moved to Norway in 1998. I lived in Norway for 11 years and everyone wanted to know about Shetland.
You can take a man from Shetland but you cant take the Shetland from him.
Shetland draws you in. I am a certified guide i can give you Shetlands history, heritage, culture and its fokelore. 
As an experienced guide now 4 years in. I have had many excellent tours and met wonderful people from all over the world.
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Services

  • Coach Tour
  • Interpreting
  • Meet and Greet
  • Shore Excursion
  • Walking Tour

Additional Information

  • Guide Type: Green Badge
  • Months Available: All year availability
  • Type of car: n/a
  • Year Qualified: 2016
  • Tour starting points

    • Lerwick
  • Qualifications

    Green Badge Guide English and Norwegian languages.
  • Tours

    Step-on Guide for Tour Groups. All tours around the Shetland Isles. Coastal walks, historic walks, large walking groups, coach tours

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  • 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.

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    Minister for Business, Energy, and Tourism

    Scottish Government

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    International Development Assistant

    Aberdeen City Council

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    Incentive Department

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