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I live in Edinburgh and travel a lot, myself, in Scotland. I`m especially keen on the many beautiful and remote islands, whisky distilleries and golf and can help with travelling around and good places to stay. Also reknowned, locally, as an expert on Edinburgh pubs :o)

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I run a tour company bringing visitors to Scotland - Whisky Tours and golf tours mainly, but general tours also. I am already listed as an Expert in the UK section.


Wrote for Fodor's Guide to Scotland. Wrote "Stray Out There" on Backpacking in Ireland and UK. Also wrote a guide on Backpacking in Australia, for Australian Tourist Commission.


Some college. Traveled and lived all over the world. You can't beat that for an education!

Past/Present Clients

Two of our whisky tour clients - Hotel Waldhaus in Swizerland - Largest number of malt whiskies in the world - over 2500 (Guinness Book of Records) and Dundee Dell, possibly the largest collection of malts of any bar in the US. Regular visitors.

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Don01/12/17101010Thanks for the good advice
William10/29/16101010Thanks for the response!
Tom06/09/14101010Much appreciated - just what I needed .....
roger collins05/19/14101010Willie Wallace knows his stuff. You cannot .....
Patricia Woycheese05/09/13101010Thank you very much for your suggestions! .....

Recent Answers from Willie Wallace

2017-01-11 visit to Scotland in April 2017:

Hi Don,    There are 700 islands.  All are beautiful.  All the literature will say go to the isle of Skye, but that is where everybody goes, so go to Arran, or Islay (8 distilleries), or stunningly beautiful

2016-10-25 Scottish Castles:

Hi William    The answer to that is, I don't know.  If they are unknown, then we don't know if they are there.  There are hundreds of castles in Scotland and many hundreds more fortified houses, which

2015-04-18 Highlands, Skye, Orkneys:

Hi Norman.    You are looking at a nice route, but I am going to make it a little better.    First, the best possible website for finding anything and everything about Scotland, is    http://www.undiscoveredscotland

2014-06-08 midges in Orkney in August:

The first thing to say is that you will need a good map.  A lot of that land is private, though there are no legal restrictions to walking anywhere in Scotland.  That does not mean you do not need to be

2014-05-14 golf trip in May 2015:

Hi Roger,     Sorry to be slow back to you but I was in Ireland on a tour.  Of course I remember the sensible member of the party :o)    I would love to help you and can definitely provide a driver with


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