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).
– Boat tour manager: Operates Boat trips around Shetland (available from from Brae Marina), tailor-made boat excusions, contact Boat Tour Manager directly for details.

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

Languages

Special Interests

Phone/Mobile email/website

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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
Contact via Email*
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
Contact via Email*
Melvyn Leask
Step-on,
Town walks
Music
Up Helly Aa
Dialect
01595 741212
07786 596689
Contact via Email*
Aneta Luksikova
Step-on, Town Walks
Czech
Shetland’s past, present and future
Contact via Email
Jacqueline Mercer
Step-on
General
01595 695269
07789 383042
Contact via Email*
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*
Hamish Nicol
Step-on,
Town Walks
Birds,
Fishing
industry,
Music,
Up Helly Aa,
Wildlife
01595 693413
07788114006
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
Contact via Email*
Zuzanna O’ Rourke
Step-on
German,
Polish
Archaeology,
History
01595 859212
07825 777069
Contact via Email*
Silke Reeploeg
Step-on, Town Walks
German,
Spanish
Cultural history,
Arts &
Crafts,
Music,
Archaeology,
Food &
Drink
01595 820727
07990 592760
Contact via Email*
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
Contact via Email*
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
Contact via Email*
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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