Experience your own private, guided and small group tour with Serenity Scotland. Organised by Iain Stewart, a graduate in History from UC Berkeley and a post-graduate in Ethnology and Scottish Folklore from the University of Aberdeen (MLitt with Distinction), these private tours are passionate experiences, not only of the scenery, but of our distinctive ways of life, including the fascinating history, folklore, music, ballads, and the broad cultural delights of this small, friendly and dramatic country. Whether you are looking for a private Edinburgh guide, or a Scottish guide for your trip to Scotland, Serenity Scotland offers a highly personal travel service.
Iain Stewart, Serenity Scotland Ltd. Company Number SC 460598, 22 Duncan Street (1F2), Edinburgh EH9 1SR SCOTLAND, A Member of the Scottish Destination Management Association, with additional marketing through Visit Scotland, Scotland's National Tourist Board 2003 - 2014, Royal and Sun Alliance Professional Liability Policy AF471404.
Quality of the Information Giving / Guiding: 10+. Iain could not do better! If I could change one thing it would be my own preparation. I was woefully underprepared to take full advantage of Iainís vast knowledge and intellect. My reading list is now quite long. LOVED the stories Iain told - especially the folktales (I could have used more - but he canít be expected to be telling stories all day long), and the descriptions of battles and centuries-long grudges, and the rising of the Jacobites and the Battle of Culloden! Loved that he could read to me poetry in Gaelic! Iain is very entertaining and witty. He saw to every detail - it was great to have someone who could take ALL the stress out of travelling. Kathleen Moss and Mary Ellen Wax, Oregon and Washington State September 2013. read more feedback
Recommendations from LinkedIn: : top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity 'Our tour with Iain was one of the best vacations we've ever had. Not only was he personable and fun to be with, he entertained and educated us with Scottish folklore, legends, and history from his treasure trove of knowledge. His driving was safe. The car was very comfortable. His prices were very reasonable. We had no complaints whatsoever, only wonderful memories of Scotland and Iain.' Kathleen Ballew wrote this recommendation April 27, 2012. For all Iain's LinkedIn recommendations click 'View my profile...' to the left:
Serenity Scotland was started in 2003 to create great tour and package experiences through the admixture of nature and culture. read more
For a private tour of Scotland, this flexible form of travel provides an ethnological, insiders view of life in Scotland. Start from Edinburgh, Glasgow or elsewhere in the UK. Explore favourites such as Edinburgh, St. Andrews, and the Isle of Skye but also go where YOU want to go: from watching sheep herding in the Scottish Highlands, to full-flowing Borders waterfalls in the changing light, to visiting literary, TV and movie locations, to highland games, to idyllic islands, to eating freshly caught seafood, to savouring fine malt whisky, to being at one with nature, and to being a part of our many local customs and traditions.
For those wishing to join existing groups of people on one day or multi-day tours on pre-arranged days i.e. non private tours in Scotland, visiting Loch Ness, Stirling Castle, Glengoyne Distillery and many other places, I recommend: