Pedro Gajardo

Regional Qualification(s):

Scotland

Language(s):

Spanish, English

Phone Number(s):

07720-830422

Email:

pedro-escocia-bonita@virginmedia.com

Introduction:

I am a Native Spanish Speaking Guide, professionally qualified and insured as a Blue Badge Tourist Guide with fifteen years of guiding experience. I can guide your clients in all regions of Scotland, several tourist places in England and N. Ireland.
Being originally from South-America, I have a full and natural understanding of Spanish and Latin-American language and cultures. Therefore, I can serve your clients even better.
My guiding and commentary are interesting, friendly and good fun. I always do my best to ensure that your holiday in Scotland is a happy and memorable experience.

GUIDING QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified as Blue Badge Tourist Guide in all regions of Scotland, accredited by the STGA and the University of Edinburgh.
Certificate in Historical Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Certificate in Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Qualified to guide in York Minster-England, by the Dean and Chapter of York Minster.
Tour Director, BISP Certificate to guide in Britain and Ireland.
Certificate in Cruise Shore Guiding Services, by WFTGA.
Certificate in Scottish Whisky, by Moray College and Gordon & MacPhail Distillery.
Course on Rosslyn Chapel, University of Edinburgh.
Brazilian-Portuguese Course, University of Edinburgh.
As a professional Tourist Guide, I study and invest heavily to improve the quality of my services and CPD standards. I normally complete more relevant CPD studies than is officially required.
My aim is always to provide the best of service.

INTERESTS.
My guiding interests include the beautitul landscapes of Scotland, its history and people.
Guiding in all regions of Scotland, Castles, Cathedrals, Palaces and Whisky Distilleries.
My personal interests include music, gardening, and my family.
I like to harmonize my life and work with ethical principles, professionalism and integrity.

Personal Interests:

Scottish Tours in all regions of Scotland.
Whisky Distilleries. Castles and Palaces.
Conferences and Incentives.
Rosslyn Chapel. Guiding in the York Minster.

Special Interests:

Regional Tours

Short and extended tours in all regions of Scotland.
I can also guide in many tourist places in England and beyond.
Incentives and Corporate events.
Walking tours in cities, towns and countryside.
Cruises, islands and gardens.
Theme tours (Harry Potter).
Whisky tours.

Castles & Palaces

Castles and Palaces of Scotland.

History & Prehistory

Scottish History, endorsed by Edinburgh University Certificates.

Food & Drink

Whisky Distilleries, tours and talks. Whisky Certificate from Moray College and Gordon & MacPhail distillery.

Walking Tours

Walking tours in cities, towns, venues and countryside.

Industrial Heritage

James Watt in Greenock and Glasgow and the Industrial Revolution.

Archaeology

Archaeology of Scotland.

Architecture

Baronial, Neoclassical and Victorian architecture in Scotland.

Endorsements:

York Minster

Additional Qualifications:

S.T.G.A. Blue Badge Tourist Guide in all regions of Scotland.

Driver Guide:

No