I began by servicing the cruise ship passengers at Greenock Port and have expanded my services since then to include the Highlands, Islands and Filming Locations tours.
I specialise in Scottish History, Whisky and Outlander Tours and you will be sure to discover all aspects of Scottish culture and history with me. I started the first Outlander Filming Locations Tours in 2014 just after it aired in the US. Since then, I have been a Supporting Actor in the show and interviewed by multiple media companies over the significance of Outlander including the BBC, the National Newspaper and the Scotsman. In other news, I set up a group called the Scottish History Police which also gained a lot of media coverage with the Guardian, National, Scotsman and the BBC.
I am also a Scottish Genealogist and can assist with family research and tailoring a tour towards your Scottish heritage. As a Scot myself, I have connections with a wide array of Scottish surnames and clans including Ramsay, Stewart, Gourlay, Cameron, MacNeill, Campbell and many more (we could be cousins). I am also the Scottish and Britain Commissioner for the Clan Ramsay.
Aside from my experience, I love my country so much, and it is my passion to take people around and show them just why I feel so blessed to live here. I also like to keep the atmosphere relaxed, and although I will provide information along the way and answer any questions, I also make a point to get to know my guests and enjoy a few laughs together. After all, we are all supposed to be having fun. It is one of my favourite parts of guiding people, is that I learn about their cultures and countries too.
I drive my vehicles and have planned each route carefully taking into consideration the driving times and comfort breaks. I am fully insured and always have a wee surprise in store at the end of each tour.
A Recent Review of this guide
Cat is a terrific tour guide. She is funny, informative and kind hearted. We truly enjoyed our day with her. Thanks Cat!
Fully insured and qualified driver guide
6 Years Tour Scottish Tour Guiding Experience
Member of Visit Scotland
Member of the Scottish Tourism Alliance
Visit Scotland Thistle Awards Finalist - West of Scotland Regional Ambassador
Commissioner of the Clan Ramsay in Scotland
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Historic Environment Scotland Partner
National Trust for Scotland Partner
Scottish History Enthusiast and head of the Scottish History Police group