The Highlands of Scotland Tour Guide Association

Local guides – Local knowledge

Highland Tour Guides

Tour guiding services in and around the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

A guided tour through the Scottish Highlands offers the opportunity to explore some of the most remarkable scenery on Earth. HOSTGA guides offer a superb travel experience for visitors seeking pure wilderness with stunning mountains, rivers, waterways and seascapes, fascinating historic sites going back over 4,000 years, ancient and modern towns and cities, wonderful walks and nature trails, arts, crafts, tartans and tweeds, restaurants and distilleries, train and boat trips – we are expert Highland Tour Guides and can’t wait to share it all with you.

From showing you the stunning postcard vistas of romantic castles and Highland glens to the gorgeous countryside around world famous Loch Ness or the Isle of Skye, we will help you explore while discovering some of the beautiful hidden wonders that make the Scottish Highlands such a unique, world-class destination. Whether you’re a group, family or individual, we’d love to share our Highland welcome, our knowledge, and our beautiful homeland, with you.

Personalised for your ideal tour, in English and in other languages, we offer you fully trained, professional tour guides; knowledgeable, passionate, friendly and flexible, ready to welcome you to our beautiful country.


HOSTGA is the professional standard that all tour guides should aspire to, in order to maintain high standards of care throughout the Highlands.

John, Lord Cromartie of Castle Leod

For more than four decades Cawdor Castle has welcomed visitors through its gates. It is important that Cawdor Castle continues to work with HOSTGA and their Tour Guides to maintain a quality visitor experience throughout the Highlands of Scotland.

Dowager Countess Cawdor