HUGH G ALLISON    Tel: 07743 473081
Take a tour with the Scottish Talespinner, and find that your Scottish holiday suddenly takes on more depth and meaning, and some more humour too.

Take a tour with the Scottish Talespinner, and find that your Scottish holiday suddenly takes on more depth and meaning, and some more humour too. Although he is a Highland tour guide based near Inverness, Hugh Allison is also happy to incorporate pick-ups in both Edinburgh or Glasgow, and make your journey north more memorable.

Whether your interest is history, natural heritage, myths & legends, or magnificent scenery, you will find it all, on one of these tours.

With a lifetime of experience in the culture and heritage of Scotland, and three acclaimed books to his credit, Hugh is waiting to show you his Scotland.

Urquhart Castle Plaid Red Deer Lochs and Glens

There are hundreds of questions you can ask! Here are just twenty ….

  1. Who is better – Mel Gibson in Braveheart, or Liam Neeson in Rob Roy?
  2. Do you prefer Diana Gabaldon or Rosamunde Pilcher – Outlander or Solstice?
  3. Do you want to see Monarch of the Glen country, or world-famous Loch Ness?
  4. Who was the bigger hero –Wallace, Robert the Bruce, or Mary Queen of Scots?
  5. Who were the Scots and the Picts, and were they Celts?
  6. How did the Bronze Age compare to the Stone Age before, or the Iron Age after?
  7. The mountains and waterfalls are amazing. Can such beautiful views be real?
  8. Did Bonnie Prince Charlie choose the ground at Culloden?
  9. Tell me about ancient heroes, like Ossian, Finn, and Cuchulain.
  10. Is it true that the Black Cuillin is on most bucket lists?
  11. Is Cawdor Castle anything to do with the real Macbeth?
  12. Do you recommend the Isle of Skye, or the Orkney Islands more highly?
  13. What do you want to see – Salmon or Eagle, Red deer or Hairy Highland Cow?
  14. What scares you most – Viking stories, Murder stories or Ghost stories?
  15. Will lunch be by the Tavern’s fire, or listening to the Inn’s local band?
  16. Which is older – Broch, Dun, Castle or Fort?
  17. What do these Standing Stones mean? Do they have a message for us, today?
  18. What do you mean; Shinty has few rules, and is the grandfather of Ice-Hockey?
  19. What about the icons – Kilts, Tartan, Haggis, Whisky, & the Clans themselves?
  20. Can all Scottish guides speak Gaelic?

So don’t delay. Check out the Guiding Rates in the index at top right. Make your choice, get your questions ready, and come drive with me!