Guided Scotland: Quality guiding across Scotland

About Us

Friendly, quality guiding across Scotland

Based in Edinburgh, we are passionate about Scotland. Our aim is to make your time with us enjoyable, interesting and if possible unique. All our guides are experienced and qualified through the STGA. Whether you want a short general tour around your area or a full extended tour to the Highlands we can give you the best Scotland Guide for your visit.


For summer 2018 the Guided Scotland team can provide STGA qualified guides committed to provide  high quality information and proactive organisational skills. Guided Scotland all share a passion for Scotland and provide guiding that is personalised, interesting and fun.

Guided Scotland provide a range of hospitality services for seasonal celebrations so if you require hosting services for Scottish themed events give us a call.

Specialist tours

Guided Scotland can organise a range of transport and plan your visit with you to ensure you get your visit your way. We will always discuss your aims and tailor our guiding to your interests. Specialist tours are welcome. Whether you are scouting film locations, organising a familiarisation trip, want to explore the nature, literature, battlefields or architecture of Scotland we can find the guide and the transport you require.

Your visit your way

Walking Tours

Whether you want to get to know Edinburgh capital of Scotland or one of our other historic cities up close; walk in the path of 3000 years of history; spend some time in our wilderness or stunning parks. With a range of specialist guiding skills and a detailed knowledge of Scotland what you see is up to you!

Coach Tours

With great views and like-minded company coach travel offers one of the best ways to get a flavour of Scotland. Travel in comfort through the varied scenery and historical sites of Scotland, informed and entertained by your qualified guide.

Dont have a coach yet? Not a problem we can help.

Driver Guides

The ultimate in luxury touring. See Scotland at your own pace in a range of  vehicles to suit your needs supplied by AEC Chauffeurs, driven by skilled and knowledgeable driver guides. Talk to us and we can make it happen.

Meet the team

Jim Leslie

Jim is a hugely knowledgeable guide familiar with Scotland from his love of the hills, the poetry, food and drink of Scotland. Before guiding Jim had a distinguished career in the Police Service. Jim's passion for Scotland and relaxed but confident style make him a great guide and host for any occasion

Heather McWalter

Heather has over twelve years experience in guiding, working for some of the top tour companies in Scotland and  abroad. Heather also has advanced driving and mountain leader qualifications.  Heather retains an enthusiasm and joy in sharing the wonders of Scotland that bring the story of Scotland's landscape and history to life, making  every trip special. 

Miles Forde

Miles has spent his life exploring  Scotland and brings a wealth of this knowledge to his tours. A former landscape designer, illustrator, soldier, conservationist and a registered  teacher Miles  is great company on any tour as well as providing a wealth of engaging  information and tales, where ever you want to go.

Cost, term and conditions

Off season, repeat work, or early confirmations may be entitled to a discount. Guide travel expenses may apply for some tours. minimum hours may apply for some tours

Contact Guided Scotland

Please get in touch- your questions and comments are very welcome

Phone UK: 07492 746 015

International: 0 (44) 7 492 746 015