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See My Scotland

#164 of 259 Tours in Edinburgh
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I am a Whisky Specialist and Blue Badge Guide fully qualified to guide throughout all of Scotland, her Islands and her whisky distilleries. My quoted daily rate includes my luxury transport for our journey together along with your party of up to six...more
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230 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3BE, Scotland
+44 7900 555159
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a fantastic day with Alister. After the various emails for the planning we were already very curious about the day. Alister welcomed us in the hotel reception and we drove with his very pleasant van via Firth of Forth into the Highlands. On...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Alister! What a find! His love of Scotland, his encyclopedic knowledge of his beautiful country, and his super-comfortable minibus make Alister McDermott and his boutique company, See My Scotland, the ideal way to see this magical country. His smile beams and his voice booms as...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We have been to many places and, in each, we have used private guides. Alister was one of the best.. I corresponded with him via email and he got to know what I wanted in the tours for my family. He made suggestions and we...More

2  Thank travelG5
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We had a blast on our tour with Alister. We were more interested in a sightseeing tour rather then a distillery tour and Alister delivered the best of both worlds!! He took us to a bunch of really amazing spots and gave us a history...More

3  Thank Jacalyn G
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had a mixed group of people who wanted to see distilleries, castles, and beautiful scenery. We are never all entertained at the same time but some how he managed it. Everywhere we went we saw amazing things,had wonderful food and drinks all while learning...More

3  Thank Noel P
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a great time with Allister McDermott touring through Campbeltown, Islay and Jura. Allister kept us informed of the history of Scotland and also kept us entertained with his lovely collection of Scotch. We plan to go again to visit the Highlands and will...More

3  Thank ravindrag2
SeeMyScotland, Owner at See My Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Good people like you make it possible to have great journeys around Scotland. Thank you for your kind comments and I hope we can do it again

Reviewed 20 June 2016

We flew into Edinburgh where Alister picked us up in his beautiful, comfortable 7 passenger van. We had arranged for him to take my husband, daughter, son-in-law, and I on a general tour of Scotland. We told him we were interested in the history, beauty,...More

2  Thank Lwatson55
SeeMyScotland, Owner at See My Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

What can I say? You are such good company and a lovely family, the pleasure was all mine.

Reviewed 14 June 2016

I had been in Scotland on inviation of the scottish tourist board and they book Alister as our guide - best idea ever, I think! We felt comfortable at the first moment we met him - and this feelind didn't change. Five days in his...More

2  Thank Hubert M
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

I visited Scotland with three friends in July. We were a little hesitant to spend an entire week with someone we didn't know, but we could not have had a better time! Alister was so knowledgable and engaging about the history of Scotland. He is...More

2  Thank Caroline W
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