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Alan F.

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom

I have worked in the Scottish tourist industry since leaving the regular army in 1991, I have a first class degree in Scottish History, and a Higher National Diploma in tourism & Leisure.

Scotland is a diverse mixture of peoples with breathtaking landscapes and a history that changed the world!! I love nothing more than showing small groups around the many fascinating wonders of our country, "We Scots are a people who are bound to our ancestors. Though we cannot look into their eyes or hear their voices, we can walk in their footsteps and be where they once stood". Join my tours to discover the highlights of Scotland and learn about our colourful past.

A Recent Review of this guide

Alan was exceptional! He had so much knowledge and had a great sense of humor. We booked Alan for two separate days on two separate tours. Enjoyed him so much. Never a dull moment! Alan was definitely a highlight of our trip!
Alison Jenkins

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Credentials

B.A with honours in Scottish History from the Open University.

HND in Tourism & Leisure from Edinburgh Stevenson College

Member of VisitScotland (Scotland's national tourism organisation)

Shortlisted finalist. Luxury Travel Guides 2017 (European Awards)

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017 & 2018

Travel & Hospitality Awards. Winner: U.K Tailor Made Tour Company of the Year 2018

Global Luxury Travel & Tourism Awards. Winner: Most Trusted Day Tour Company of the Year - UK.

Nominated in the Best Heritage Tourism Experience category for the 2018/2019 Scottish Thistle Awards

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Tours by Alan F.

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Half Day Edinburgh City Tour

4-hour panoramic tour of the City of Edinburgh

327 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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Full Day Edinburgh City Tour

A day exploring the "Old and "New" Edinburgh

556 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

8 hours

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Edinburgh City & Rosslyn Chapel Tour

Medieval Edinburgh, Scottish Freemasonry & The Holy Grail

687 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours

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Braveheart & Whisky Country

Deanston Distillery, The Trossachs & Stirling Castle Day Tour

798 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours

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Highland Perthshire & Edradour Distillery,...

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Macbeth, The Southern Highlands & Whisky

654 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours

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The Outlander Trail

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In the footsteps of Claire & Jamie

654 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

9 hours

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