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Private tour guide Elaine

Elaine B.

Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

I live in the southern Scottish Highlands. A close neighbour is Rob Roy MacGregor, a notorious Highland rogue who lived a colourful life in the 1700s and who 'sleeps' next door in the village graveyard.

Nearby is Doune Castle which was built in the 1300s by the son of a Scottish king. You might know it best as Castle Leoch in Outlander or from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Best of all, this wonderful place where I live is within driving distance of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Dundee Greenock and Oban.

I have a background in journalism and archaeology and am currently Site Director of an archaeological field survey on the island of Tiree on the West coast of Scotland. I am interested in Celtic and Viking archaeology and particularly the peoples of the Scottish archipelago.

I am also fascinated by the history and culture of the whole of Scotland and have even been known to venture occasionally into the 21st century. I particularly enjoy conducting walking tours of my two favourite cities, fun and edgy Glasgow and historic Edinburgh.

Credentials

Scottish Tourist Guide Association Blue Badge Guide
British Guild of Tourist Guides
Driver guide with appropriate insurance

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries Scotland (FSA Scot.)
Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists
Glasgow Archaeological Society

Graduate (University of Glasgow) :
Scottish History and Literature
Archaeology and Celtic Civilisation

Graduate (University of Leicester):
Museum Studies

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Private tour guide Elaine

Rob Roy Country

 unrated

Private Tour Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

785 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours

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Private tour guide Elaine

A castle, a whisky and a loch

 unrated

Private Tour Stirling Castle, Deanston Distillery, Loch Lomond and,...

785 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours

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Saints, Vikings and Merchants

 unrated

Private Tour exploring the making of Glasgow.

785 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

9 hours

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