Welcome To Discover Shetland

Discover Shetland is owned and managed by local Shetland resident David Malcolm.* David can take small groups (2-4 persons), and is ideally placed to give you a personal, informal and intimate experience of the islands. Discover Shetland offers the following tours: Central Mainland (half day); South Mainland (full day or half day); North Mainland (full day); Island of Unst (full day).

Discover Shetland is flexible and at the time of booking, David will discuss with you any special interests you may have and seek to weave these into the tour.

Full-day tours are 7-8 hours and half-day tours are 4-5 hours. Half-day tours are ideally suited to cruise-ship passengers.

Information regarding the content of the tours, fees and other practical matters are discussed at the time of your initial inquiry. To contact David please e-mail the following address or fill in the form on our contact/booking page.

davidmalcolmzetland@hotmail.com         (please note, mobile no: +44 (0) 7387167205)


* David is a retired family doctor who has lived with his wife Priscilla in Shetland for 34 years. He is author of 'A Photographic Guide to Shetland's Wild Flowers' (3rd edition 2012) and co-author of 'A Photographic Guide to Shetland's Geology' (2015), both books published by The Shetland Times Ltd.