Guides

Shetland Tourist Guides

– Step-on guide: The guide will simply “step-on” to the visitor’s transport and accompany them on their tour.
– Town walk: Walking tours in Lerwick, Shetland’s capital (some guides specify a maximum number of guests, shown in brackets)
– Walking tours: Walking tours in various areas of Shetland. These often have a specific focus or interest, such as wildlife etc., which is then listed. (some guides specify a maximum number of guests, shown in brackets).
– Driver guide: Uses own transport, such as car, minibus or coach to travel where and when the vistors require. (maximum passenger capacity shown).

Special Interests:
Archaeology, Agriculture, Arts & Crafts, Birds, Dance, Dialect, Fishing industry,
Folklore, Gardens, Genealogy, Geology, History, Knitting, Spinning & Wool, Life in modern Shetland,
Lighthouses, Music, Oil & Gas, old Lerwick, Photography, Place Names, Ponies, Renewable Energy,
Up Helly Aa, Wild Flowers, Wildlife.

Languages:
German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Norwegian, Dutch, Russian, Czech, Polish

Use the Search box on the right to enter selection criteria for your guide: arrow-down

OUR GUIDES

Guide Type

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Special Interests

Phone/Mobile email/website

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David Anderson
Step on
Town walks
Walking tours
Archaeology
Dancing
Gardening
Geology
Photography
Place names
Wildlife
Wild flowers
01950 460473
07831 232713
Contact via Email*
Margaret Anderson
Step-on
Archaeology,
Dialect,
Knitting,
Spinning and Wool,
Life in Shetland,
Wild Flowers
01806 522043
07810 034854
Contact via Email*
Robina Barton
Driver Guide,
Walking,
Step-on
Geology,
Archaeology,
Wildlife,
Arts&Crafts,
Dance
07921 316251
Contact via Email*
www.selkieventures.co.uk
Pat Burgess
Step-on, Walking tours (max 35)
French,
Norwegian,
German,
Spanish
Knitting,
Spinning &
Wool,
Old Lerwick,
Up Helly Aa,
Wild Flowers,
Wildlife
01950 460381
0799 0 515100
Contact via Email*
Edna Burke
Step-on,
Town walks
Up Helly Aa,
Old Lerwick,
Life in Modern Shetland
01595 695287
07808970353
Contact via Email*
Arnold Duncan
Step on,
Town Walks,
Scalloway Walks
Local History,
Scalloway Castle,
the Stewart connection
01595 880419
Contact via Email*
Willis Margaret Duncan
Step-on, Walking Tours
Portuguese
Wildlife,
Archaeology,
Geology,
Folklore,
Dialect
01595 880512
077 657 96069
Contact via Email*
Ingirid Eunson
Step-on,
Town Walks,
Walking Tours,
Fair Isle Tours
Wildlife,
Crofting,
Knitting,
Art,
Archaeology,
Food and drink,
Shetland Tradition and Culture,
Walking
01806 522429
07831 564944
Contact via Email*
Jolene Garriock
Step-on,
Town Walks
Life in Shetland
01595 693727
07753 628692
Contact via Email*
Anita Georgeson
Step-on,
Town walks,
Walking tours
Fishing Industry,
Dialect,
History,
Oil & Gas,
Old Lerwick,
Archeology,
Life in Shetland
01595 830440
07787 736702
Contact via Email*
Laurie Goodlad
Step-on, Walks
Archaeology;
Dialect;
Fishing Industry;
Folklore;
Geology;
History;
Old Lk;
Place-names
01595694673
07525772957
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Nadia Gould
Step-on, Town Walks
Russian
Natural and social history of Shetland,
01595 695385
07786 778305
Contact via Email*
Jim Gray
Step-on,
Town walks,
Walking tours
Agriculture
Crofting,
Archeology,
Dialect,
Geneaology,
History,
Life in Shetland,
Military,
Old Lerwick,
Place names
01595 880815
07568 274160
Contact via Email*
Roy Greenwald
Driver: small group tours
Photography,
Dance,
Shetland Music
01595 692080
Contact via Email*
www.shetland
tours.co.uk
Nat Hall
Step-on, Walking tours with a focus on nature and coast
French
“Wild Shetland”,
History,
Arts (writing and photography),
Shetland life &
culture
Contact via Email* http://nordicblackbird
.weebly.com/
Mandy Henderson
Guiding- Step-on, Town walks , Walks
History,
Archaeology,
Wildlife,
Wild flowers,
Life in Shetland ,
Sport
01595695122
07787790675
Contact via Email*
Robin Hunter
Step-on,
Walking tours with a focus on hill and coastal walks
Archaeology,
Birds,
Dialect,
Geneaology,
Place names
01950 477830
07810 280175
Contact via Email*
Linda Johnston
Step-on,
Town Walks,
Country Walks
Local History,
Culture,
Dialect,
Shetland Gardens,
Mousa
01950 477331
07500 289581
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Deborah Lamb
Step-on,
Walking tours with a focus on archaeology,
Town Walks
Archaeology (specialist & general)
01595 880550
07796 220489
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Melvyn Leask
Step-on,
Town walks
Music
Up Helly Aa
Dialect
01595 741212
07786 596689
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Aneta Luksikova
Step-on, Town Walks
Czech
Shetland’s past, present and future
Contact via Email
Neville Martin
Step On, Town Walk, Walking tours
General,
History especially WW2
Archaeology
Life in Modern Shetland
Civil Engineering
Renewable Energy
Tree plantations
South Mainland
Socialising
01950 431498
07769963425
Contact via Email*
Jacqueline Mercer
Step-on
General
01595 695269
07789 383042
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Sarah McBurnie
Driver:all of Shetland
Everything
01957 711367
07747 658003
Contact via Email*, www.seeshetland.
shetland.co.uk
Peter van Mill
Step-on, Town Walks, Walking tours
Dutch,
German
History
Fishing industry
Life in modern Shetland
Old Lerwick
Photography
07554763130
Contact via Email
Gill Nadin
Step-on, Town walks, Walking tours,  Driver guide
Arts & Crafts
Birds
Fishing industry
History
Knitting
Spinning & Wool
Life in modern Shetland
Oil & Gas
Place Names
Renewable Energy
Wild Flowers
Wildlife
01595 810249
07920391899
Contact via Email*
James Nicol
Step-on, Town Walks, Walking tours, Driver guide
Norwegian (both Bokmal and NyNorsk) Swedish, Danish
Dance,
History,
Music,
dialect and
Up Helly Aa
07464463420
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Wendy Nicol
Step-on, Town Walks
General
01595 840272
07818 655007
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Drew Ratter
Step on guide
Walks, Lerwick and rural
(history/geology, limited natural history)
Archaeology
Dialect
Fishing Industry
Folklore
Geology
History
Military
Old Lk
Place-names
Literature
Religion in Shetland
Agriculture
Material culture
(0044)1806 544 295
(0044)7768 551 952
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Zuzanna O’ Rourke
Step-on
German,
Polish
Archaeology,
History
01595 859212
07825 777069
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Morag Reid
Step-on
General
Contact via Email*
Les Sinclair
Driver Guide,
Step-on,
Town walk,
Scalloway walk,
Unst
Archaeology, Fishing Industry, History,
Old Lerwick, Place Names
01957 711338
07979644020
Contact via Email*
http://www.roundaboutshetland.co.uk
Lara Thomason
Step on,
Town Walk,
Walking tours,
Driver Guide
Ponies,
Up Helly Aa,
Kinitting,
History,
Archaeology
07990791217
Contact via Email*
Regina Verheyen
Step-on, Walking and Boat Tours
German,
Spanish
Shetland Lifestyle today,
Arts,
Crafts &
Photography,
Ponies,
Crofting and Rural Life, Archaeology Jarlshof,
Boat Trips &
Wildlife,
Mousa,
North Isles Yell &
Unst
01957722764
07900894225
Contact via Email*
http://www.discover
portraits.co.uk
 Helen Watkins
Step-on,
Walking tours
Archaeology
Birds
History
Wild Flowers
Wildlife
01957 766217
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Arwed Wenger
Step-on, Town walks, Country Walks
German
Life in Shetland,
Social and economic development within Shetland (past and present),
walks through stunning landscape,
photography
01595 693973
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Jim Young
Step-on,
Town Walks,
Walking tours
Birds,
Folklore,
Culture,
Archaeology,
History,
Dialect,
Shetland Bus,
Place names
01595 696794
0777 5902293
Contact via Email*

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