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.



The Guided Scotland team are STGA qualified guides and committed to providing consistently excellent  high quality guiding and proactive organisational skills. Guided Scotland all share a passion for Scotland and provide guiding that is personalised, interesting and fun for your guests.

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

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

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