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Private tour guide Mark

Mark C.

Kirkwall, Scotland, United Kingdom

I first came to Orkney for a holiday in November 2012 and fell in Love with the place, so much so that we moved here August 2013.

I have always been an outdoors person enjoying walking canoeing and trips on our narrow-boat. My working life has always involved people, firstly as a nurse for people with learning difficulties, followed by a Youth worker.

Afterward, I became a self-employed social photographer, doing weddings, schools, and portraits. Moving to Orkney has reignited my love for rope work and knot tying and I spend quite a lot of time collecting washed-up fishing rope which I then turn into door mats.

I'm generally an enthusiastic person, still keen to learn, and eager to show others the things on offer here, my delight is when I tell someone something that they didn't know they wanted to know! I like to think I take a relaxed and informal approach to guiding, with the flexibility to change and adapt tours to get the most out of your Orkney experience.


I am a Green Badge Tourist Guide for Orkney, issued by The Scottish Tour Guides Assoc.
Licienced Taxi Driver Orkney issued by Orkney Island Council



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