Pedro Gajardo

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PEDRO PASCUAL GAJARDO, Professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide.

I am a Native Spanish Speaking Blue Badge Guide, fully qualified, insured and fully vaccinated against Covid. I also keep myself updated with the latest local regulations and follow these rules, specially when working as a guide.
My qualification as a Blue Badge Tourist Guide allows me to guide in all regions of Scotland and I have been working as a professional tourist guide for over fifteen years. I am a full member of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association and also a member of the British Guild of Tourist Guides. Thus, I can guide in all regions of Scotland, and as Tour Manager or Escort at reduced fees, in several interesting places in England including Durham,York, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford etc
Being originally from Latin-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, and I always do my best to ensure your holiday or event in Scotland is a happy and memorable experience.

Yo soy guía oficial de turismo en toda Escocia y estoy profesionalmente calificado, asegurado y completamente vacunado contra Covid. Además me mantengo informado de los últimos reglamentos de las autoridades locales, y cumplo con estos reglamentos especialmente mientras estoy trabajando de guía.
Mi calificación de “Guía Blue Badge“ me permite guiar en todas las regiones de Escocia y llevo más de quince años trabajando como guía profesional. En Escocia soy miembro de nuestra organización de guías profesionales “Scottish Tourist Guides Association” y también soy miembro de “British Guild of Tourist Guides”. Así, puedo guiar en todas las regiones de Escocia y sus Islas, y como tour Manager or Escort a tarifas reducidas, en varios lugares interesantes de Inglaterra incluyendo Durham, York, Liverpool, Cambridge Oxford, Bath, etc.
Siendo original de América Latina, entiendo muy naturalmente el idioma español y las culturas de América Latina, y por lo tanto, puedo servir aún mejor a los clientes.
Mis comentarios son amigables, interesantes y con buen sentido de humor y siempre hago lo máximo para que sus vacaciones o eventos en Escocia sean una linda y memorable experiencia.

Qualified as Blue Badge Tourist Guide in all over Scotland, accredited by the STGA and the University of Edinburgh.
Certificate in Historical Studies, with an emphasis on Scottish History, from the University of Edinburgh.
Certificate in Scottish Studies, including the Scottish Parliament, from the University of Edinburgh.
Qualified to guide in York Minster (England) from the Dean and Chapter of York Minster.
Tour Director BISP Certificate, and Extended Tour Planning Course to guide in all Britain as a Tour Manager.
Certificate in Scottish Whisky, from Moray College and Gordon and MacPhail Distillery.
Course on Rosslyn Chapel, University of Edinburgh.
Brazilian-Portuguese Course at University of Edinburgh. (Not satisfactory for guiding yet).
Climate Change Certificate. Qualified as Carbon Literate by KeepScotland Beautiful and Skills Development Scotland. Also Studies on Sustainable Tourism.

As a professional Tourist Guide, I invest lots of money, time and effort to improve the quality of my services with CPDs, Study visits, courses and conferences on tourism and environmental issues.

I am a British Citizen living in Edinburgh and I am committed to provide good quality guiding services and also to protect and preserve the natural beauty and environment of Scotland as well as the local culture and values.

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 of Scotland.


Baronial, Neoclassical and Victorian architecture in Scotland.


York Minster

Additional Qualifications:

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

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