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Qualified to Guide:

All of Scotland

Languages:

English

Driver Guide:

Yes

About Me

In a former life, my career was spent in TV, first as a journalist with the network news then as the programme boss with a broadcaster for the South of England.. I've sat on several influential Boards, worked alongside celebrities, presenters and politicians, made some award winning shows and covered some astonishing news stories.. Now I lecture MA students part-time at Glasgow University in communications


My passion now is the history and landscape of Scotland, since moving here 8years.. I love walking the hills of the Trossachs around Loch Lomond where we live. Everywhere you go in Scotland there are hidden treasures, secret views and magnificent wildlife, which are a pleasure to show visitors. As a history buff, Scotland's past is an extraordinary complex story entwined with the rest of the British Isles, full of deadly rivalries, heroes & villains, castles galore and world beating innovation.


My 'beat' is Scotland but living close to Glasgow allows me often to celebrate with others this wonderful city - full of surprises, world renowned galleries and artists , glorious architecture, fabulous restaurants and lovely people.


I look forward to sharing all this and more with you.

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Tour Types

  • Coach Tour
  • Conferences & Incentives
  • Driver Guided Tour
  • Shore Excursion
  • Walking Tour

Qualifications

MA Oxon (Politics & Philosophy)

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  • 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

    Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism

    Scottish Government

  • Marion Boyd

    International Development Assistant

    Aberdeen City Council

  • Helen Versloot

    Incentive Department

    Gullivers Travel Agency