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posted: September 17, 2019

Wakes You Up to History

It’s informative, wakes you up to history that you didn’t know existed, great company with those of a like mind and a great way to see Scotland and learn true history. Sharon S.

posted: September 17, 2019

Tour that encourages the love of Jesus Christ our Savior

Toured Scotland 7 days with group. Then 6 days my wife and I with Jimmy and Helen seeing additional sights in Scotland and 4-day automobile trip to London. Delightful Christian fellowship. Learning about people who loved their Lord and His glory more than life. Encouraged to love and good works. Tour customized to the maximum […]

posted: July 29, 2019

Meaningful and Enjoyable!

Jimmy and Helen have the gift of hospitality and kindness. Jimmy knows an immense amount of Reformation history and imparts it in an engaging way…. My 18 year old daughter came along and she was as inspired as I was. Our tour was moving and definitely a major highlight of our trip. Thank you, Jimmy […]

posted: July 16, 2019

Memorable and Meaningful!

Thank you, Jimmy and Helen, for a wonderful day out! We appreciate the special care you took to personalize around our Covenanter-related family history, taking us off the beaten track to learn things we’d never encounter at the main tourist attractions. You are gifted at storytelling and hosting – the time flew by. Hope to […]

posted: July 16, 2019

Would Recommend to Everyone

We so enjoyed our time with Jimmy & Helen. Everything was very well co-ordinated, and Jimmy is so very informative. Would recommend to everyone. We will be touring with them again. Marshall was awesome too! C. White

posted: June 26, 2019

Best By Far

Thank you, Jimmy and Helen. I have been on quite a few guided tours and this was the best by far. Jimmy took great care in connecting my family’s story to the Covenanters. My life is forever changed.  Margaret K.

posted: June 13, 2019

Scottish Roots

First – If you are interested in simply visiting Scotland for nearly any reason, Reformation Tours led by native local Scots Jimmy and wife Helen cannot be recommended highly enough. They are lovely people, easy to work with, know the history & culture from the inside out, and will assist with planning & recommendations for […]

posted: June 13, 2019

“Priceless, Rich Treasure”

Personalized tour of your Covenanter ancestor by professional historian team Jimmy and Helen Fisher. They did the research and took me to the place of my ancestor, a Covenanter James Renwick, to his birth place, where he preached, where he was killed, and where he is buried. Priceless, Rich Treasure they are… thanks so much!!! […]

posted: May 24, 2019

You Need This Tour!

I cannot express my gratitude more to Jimmy and Helen with Scottish Reformation Tours. First of all, from the first meeting Jimmy, within seconds, I felt that we have known each other for a long time. Secondly, Jimmy’s knowledge will astound you. I am grateful to the Lord for the knowledge of the Scottish Reformation […]

posted: May 24, 2019

Wonderful Tour of Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Sites

Scottish Reformation Tours took me on a full day tour of Covenanter sites in Lanarkshire and Ayrshire, places I would never have found on my own or left to public transportation alone. Also, the Fishers are very knowledgeable about not only the places themselves, but the larger history of the Covenanters and the Reformation in […]

posted: May 24, 2019

Scottish Reformation Tour (Edinburgh)

Jimmy was incredible. He doesn’t have a script memorized. He possesses an admirable command of (and love for) the history of both Scottish Reformations. I was by myself in the UK, and they accommodated a several hour tour just for me. I have a D.Min. in Expository Preaching, and I was speechless as we discovered […]

posted: May 6, 2019

“Superb tour”

Had an absolutely fantastic time with Jimmy this afternoon. His knowledge of this time in history, was great, and he presented it to us in a very understandable way. Would love to go on other trips with this company. James G.

posted: May 6, 2019

“We got so much out of four days!”

Jimmy and Helen were great to plan with and to tour with. Plenty of communication, responsive, helpful suggestions, flexible, not pushy. Jimmy had a good balance between guided time and free to explore time. We ate very well (maybe too well) with packed lunches and dinners out. We came away with a much better framework […]

posted: April 24, 2019
posted: April 19, 2019

“This is a tour we have wanted to do for many years.”

Joined Jimmy and guests on 6th April. Jimmy is an excellent guide. Warm, friendly and very informative. This is a tour we have wanted to do for many years. Jimmy spoke with us in a way that was informative and easy to follow and understand. We cannot recommend this tour highly enough, more so if […]

posted: April 19, 2019

“I’d even do the tour again”

Did the Covenanters tour round Edinburgh today and have to say that it was very interesting and informative. Jimmy was a superb guide: his knowledge and enthusiasm meant we were all engaged and learned a lot, especially around the timescale of events, for me anyway. I’d even do the tour again and will certainly be […]

posted: April 19, 2019


Quality people running a quality tour with top quality — and always pleasantly insightful — rundowns on each of the places one visits. Dr. Jonathan Watt

posted: April 12, 2019

A Great Guide!

Jimmy was a great guide for our family’s time in Edinburgh.  Anyone who doesn’t want to miss out on the reformational history of Scotland should get in touch with Jimmy Fisher from Scottish Reformation Tours. Without him, we would have been stumbling around in the dark! N.D. Wilson

posted: December 21, 2018

A Fascinating Historical Experience

My wife and I did the seven day Scottish Reformation Tour which included day trips to Glasgow, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Ayrshire, and Glencoe, as well as other places of historical interest, from a base at Bothwell Bridge Hotel. We were the only customers that week and were driven around each day by Helen Fisher, accompanied […]

posted: December 21, 2018
posted: December 21, 2018

Great, Knowledgeable Tour

My family enjoyed a week-long tour of Scotland led by Jimmy and Helen Fisher. They were a font of knowledge about Scotland and especially Reformation history. We saw both the more famous and also more obscure sites. Jimmy and Helen were gracious hosts who helped in every conceivable way possible. I would highly recommended them […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Great Trip

Our family of five took a five day tour of Scotland with Jimmy and Helen, and it was outstanding. Each day we toured a different part of Scotland. They arranged our lodging and would pick us up around 9 each morning and return us to our inn around 5 PM. They are delightful people and […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Passion and Purpose!

Jimmy Fisher guided us for four hours in mid-May for our family regarding the history of the Covenanters and their persecution for the purity of the Gospel message. Jimmy has passion, purpose but also extreme accuracy of the historical events of the Scottish Reformation. He moves through the town easily, in and out of buildings, […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Wonderful Edinburgh Tour!

My wife and I had the privilege of taking a 2-hour Reformation Tour of Edinburgh with Jimmy Fisher two weeks ago. What a treat! He met us at St. Giles Cathedral, and took us to many fascinating sites within the Old Town. Jimmy is supremely knowledgeable about Christian Scottish History, and knows the city like […]

posted: December 21, 2018

A Tour Worth Every Minute

This is a tour that anyone can enjoy, but it is definitely something I would recommend if you love history. Jimmy was able to talk at length about almost every location we visited, and my sister and I learned a lot about the Scottish Reformations and the country as a whole. Both Jimmy and Helen […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Amazing Tours!

I did a week-long Reformation tour with Jimmy and Helen a few months back, and it was incredible. The wealth of knowledge that both Jimmy and Helen have about the Scottish Reformations is amazing, and having grown up in Scotland they know so much about the country as well. Jimmy also took my family on […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Wealth of Information about the Reformation in Scotland

My wife and I had two days in Edinburgh, and fortunately found this gem of an experience. Helen and Jimmy suggested a full day touring Reformation sites up to St. Andrews, and back, and a half-day walking tour in Edinburgh. We stood at the places where martyrs from the First and Second Reformation were executed, […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Truly a Bucket List Tour!

Because we were on a British Isles cruise we only had 1 day to spend in Edinburgh, so we wanted the day to be as full as possible. 2017 is the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, so our small group of four was especially interested in the Reformation and Covenanter history of Scotland. All […]

posted: December 21, 2018

Excellent Experience

Our day with Jimmy and Helen in St. Andrews and Edinburgh was both entertaining and educational. We were so impressed with the wealth of knowledge our tour leaders shared with us concerning the Scottish Reformation. Despite the rainy weather and heavy traffic across the new bridge we were able to visit a variety of sites. […]

posted: December 20, 2018

Scottish Reformation Tours

Scottish Reformation Tours offers a tailor-made tour and travel itinerary that meets the unique needs and individual interests of your tour group. Our group of 6 ranged in age from 50 to 80 years of age, and everyone was extremely impressed with our tour guide, Jimmy Fisher and his wife and driver, Helen. Mr. Fisher’s […]

posted: December 20, 2018

Fantastic Tour of Edinburgh and St Andrews

Jimmy led us on a Covenanter/Reformation tour of Edinburgh. We had toured the city the day before and when we went with Jimmy it felt like it was totally new. He pointed out so many fascinating things. Our tour of St. Andrews was even more amazing. Our two day tour was humbling and informative. To […]

posted: December 20, 2018
posted: December 20, 2018

Great Tour of Reformation Events in Edinburgh

This was my first time in Scotland and was delighted to be on this tour while in Edinburgh. I learned a lot about the history of the town as well as the Christian events during the time of the Reformation. I highly recommend this tour! Seth C., Tennessee, USA

posted: December 20, 2018

Third Time’s the Charm

Most tour guides are professional; many are warm and friendly. Having been on the Scottish Reformation Tour three times now, I can testify that Jimmy and Helen are professional in every way, and at the same time treat tour members like family. (Enjoying a meal together at the end of a day’s excursion is a […]

posted: December 20, 2018

Best Vacation Ever

Jimmy and Helen gave us the tour of a lifetime. Jimmy’s knowledge of the Scottish Reformation was amazing. They took care of us as if we were their own family driving us all over the country. We didn’t have to worry about a thing. I would HIGHLY recommend Scottish Reformation Tours to anyone going to […]

posted: December 20, 2018

Incredible Tour!

I have experienced many tours, but none could compare with Reformation Tours. The knowledge and expertise of Jimmy was only surpassed by the hospitality and humility of this very sweet couple. The passion they have for God and the history of the Covenanters came through at every turn. We personally witnessed where Jimmy and Helen […]

posted: December 20, 2018

St. Andrews in Perspective

Simply put, Scottish Reformation Tours far surpasses its billing! To say our tour guides (Jimmy and Helen) were knowledgeable is the proverbial understatement! From St. Salvator’s chapel to St. Andrews Castle and Cathedral, our hosts were more than a wealth of information – they were keenly aware of the impact this community has had on […]

posted: December 20, 2018

A Hidden Gem

This tour was an incredible way to explore Scotland and see places which were very important to the Reformation and the history of the Covenanters. With our week-long Scottish Reformation Tour we were able to see places and learn about people who truly shaped Scotland and impacted the world. Jimmy is an excellent tour guide […]

posted: December 20, 2018


Simply the most comprehensive and informative tour available for anyone interested in our country’s Reformation past. A real eye opener and a great insight into a part of the country’s sometimes forgotten past. Colin F., Scotland

posted: December 20, 2018

Engaging, Interesting, Enjoyable, Challenging

I have gone on several Scottish Reformation Tours, sometimes with the church, with youth groups, or even with our Primary School group. Each time I learn something new about the history of the Scottish Reformation. The life and the piety of the common folk is challenging and provokes thought for today. Other groups would highly […]

posted: December 20, 2018

A Great Way to See Scotland and Learn about the Scottish Reformation.

Tour guides Jimmy and Helen Fisher picked us up at our hotel and for the next four days deepened our understanding of the Scottish Covenanters and the sacrifices they made in the cause of religious freedom. They were knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating. They even went out of their way to help us explore where my […]

posted: December 20, 2018


We had the good fortune and the privilege of going on a Scottish Reformation tour with Jimmy and Helen Fisher as our guides. They quickly became our friends!! Being descendants of Covenanters, as are Jimmy and Helen, they knew exactly where to take us — including sites where our own ancestors were known to have […]

posted: December 20, 2018

An Outstanding and Moving Experience! A MUST if you visit Scotland!!

Our experience with Scottish Reformation Tours was outstanding! My husband and I enjoyed every minute of our tour. We were able to see sites of Scottish history many people never see. Not only are Jimmy and Helen amazingly knowledgeable about the history of the Scottish Reformation, they are welcoming and super people to spend time […]

posted: December 20, 2018

Amazing Tour with Exceptional Value and Content

The tour guides, Jimmy and Helen, took us on a fascinating tour of Scotland which included all of the traditional destinations (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Loch Ness, etc.). In addition they took us out to the places with great historical and religious significance which travelers on a traditional tour would never see. They were very gracious and […]

posted: December 20, 2018

One-of-a-Kind in Every Possible Way

Jimmy and Helen Fisher are providing, through Scottish Reformation Tours, a unique and incredibly worthwhile experience that has something to be gleaned for the historian, the parent, and the schoolchild. Going on my own Reformation Tour with the Fisher’s was surreal. I had read about these places for years, and knew the history well enough, […]

posted: December 20, 2018

An Amazing and Eye-opening Experience

The Scottish Reformation tours with Jimmy and Helen were amazing! We spent one week traveling around and visiting sites of the Covenanters. I loved learning about the Covenanters and hearing Jimmy tell about the events that happened at each of the sites. I especially liked hearing the stories of those who were killed for their […]

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posted: October 26, 2018

Excellent Historical Overview

We brought a group of friends for a week-long tour designed to meet our particular requests. Every need that we would have was planned for ahead of time and met. Scottish Reformation Tours did all the work (our travel in Scotland, accommodations, food, entry fees, etc.). All we had to do was sit back and […]

posted: April 21, 2017

New Review On Tripadvisor

We recently had the pleasure of taking a small group from a Christian School in the USA on a tour, not only of the Reformation and Covenanter sites in Scotland but of different locations in the whole of the UK. Here’s the review one of the chaperones had to say about their tour. “This tour […]

posted: August 5, 2016

Review from TripAdvisor

“I have experienced many tours, but none could compare with Reformation Tours. The knowledge and expertise of Jimmy was only surpassed by the hospitality and humility of this very sweet couple. The passion they have for God and the history of the Covenanters came through at every turn. We personally witnessed where Jimmy and Helen […]

posted: March 25, 2016

Tall Oaks Classical School Tour

Last week we had the pleasure once more of taking 15 students and 2 parent chaperones from Tall Oaks Classical School in Delaware on a reformation tour. It was a fantastic week and went past too quickly. Here is some parting words from one of the students. “Jimmy and Helen have been our kind hearted […]

posted: February 9, 2016

Review from TripAdvisor

More than a vacation. Our 12 day tour in 2014 with tour leaders Jimmy and Helen Fisher was fast paced and loaded with information about the Covenanters and Scottish Reformation. Each tour is uniquely planned according to what you want to see and do. Very reasonably priced, one of the best tours we have ever […]

posted: December 29, 2015

Review from TripAdvisor

A recent review from our new TripAdvisor page. “My husband and I chaperoned a high school group hosted by Reformation Tours. We visited historic sites and had our imaginations filled with our guide’s stories of what had happened in each place. History came alive! All the details of our trip were flawlessly worked out by […]

Medved Reformation Tour Scotland 2013
posted: June 11, 2015
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posted: June 11, 2015

The beauty is greater even than the land of Scotland itself

Scottish Reformation Tours arranged a pleasant introduction to Scotland for us through a series of emails, helpfully sorting itinerary details, including warm and comfortable bed and breakfast accommodations in Edinburgh. During the tour, Helen Fisher did a fine job piloting us, and her husband, Jimmy, edifying us with a running narrative of Covenanter history. We enjoyed […]

Airdrie Reformation Tour Scotland 2013
posted: June 11, 2015

The tour was very moving

“It is very moving to hear of so many people risking their lives, and many losing their lives, just to be a Christian and worship God. This is something we take for granted as we are able to attend church and various church-related activities throughout the week without worrying someone will come in and take […]

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posted: June 11, 2015

The tour was the highlight of our visit to Scotland

Please accept our thanks once more for the great Reformation Tours you provided, both in St Andrews as well as in Edinburgh. It was definitely the highlight of our two week visit to Scotland, and I can highly recommend it to anyone visiting your beautiful country and who has any interest in the Reformation history […]

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posted: June 11, 2015

Scotland has an influence on the rest of the world

“It is inspiring that in God’s providence, as the Scottish would say, a wee country like Scotland would have such a far reaching influence on the rest of the world. Aye, Reformation Tours helped me see how the Covenanters and blood of the martyrs became the seeds of the church.” – James Sauereisen, Pennsylvania (Tour date: June […]

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posted: June 11, 2015

“Puts our struggles into perspective”

“To hear about the Scottish Covenanters defending their faith to the point of death puts our struggles into perspective and helps us to realise the brevity of life.” – Eleanor McCollum, Northern Ireland (Tour date: April 2013)

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posted: June 11, 2015

“The Reformation became personal in my life”

“Eleven years ago in St. Andrews, I had one of those rare “aha” moments in life. The Reformation grew into something more than history in my life; it became personal. As Pastor Quigley explained the domination of St. Andrews Cathedral in the 1500’s, both in size over the city and power over the people, I […]

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posted: June 11, 2015
RPCS Reformation Tour Scotland 2012
posted: June 11, 2015

Thankful, humbled, and stimulated

We were ready for a very interesting Covenanting Tour which included a visit to Leuchars Parish Church, Magus Muir and St Andrews. The glorious sunshine, the Christian fellowship and singing and our competent Covenanter Guide, Mr. Jimmy Fisher, made the day a most memorable occasion. We feel thankful, humbled and stimulated as we reflect on […]

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posted: June 10, 2015

Learned not to take this period of history for granted

“Thank you very much for a wonderful experience touring some of the key Reformation locations in Scotland. To learn of the events and faith of our spiritual fore-fathers and mothers was moving. I have often taken the history of this period for granted, but not any more. The faithfulness of the brave men and women […]

RPCS Congregational Tour 2011
posted: June 10, 2015

Soul provoking and very encouraging tour in Edinburgh

After a brief visit to the Grassmarket, where Jimmy Fisher gave a talk at the site of the executions, we made our way to Greyfriars Kirk. This I think was a highlight for many of us. To be on the site where thousands of Christians gathered, at a time of apostasy, to clearly proclaim what […]

Roger Clifford Reformation Tour words
posted: June 10, 2015

Beauty, climbing, inspiration, and ever-changing light

After a long flight from Alaska it was truly wonderful to be picked up at the airport by Jimmy & Helen and taken to a comfortable B&B in Lanark. This was my first time in Scotland, so I had a customized trip planned out by Scottish Reformation Tours. We basically made a big loop around […]

posted: June 9, 2015

Travel Tips: Preparing to come on a Scottish Reformation Tour

When preparing for such a trip, there are several things that the participant must do beforehand. Apply for a passport If you have never had one, it’s time to apply! If you already have a passport, make sure your current passport will still be valid for the duration of this tour. If you need to […]

Semester in Scotland reformation tour 2013
posted: October 4, 2013

Stories that encourage me to stand strong in my faith

During the first week in October we had the opportunity to go on the Scottish Reformation and  Covenanting History tour. Every day we left Airdrie and went to different sites, starting in St. Andrews where the first events of the Scottish Reformation occurred and ending in the mountains near Moffat, where 5,000 Covenanters held a conventicle […]