If you have a passion for Scotland, are an enthusiastic individual, and would like to work on a self-employed basis, you could make a great tourist guide!
Our next Blue Badge course begins in September 2016 but the recruitment process has already begun, with the closing date for submitting applications set to 3 February 2016.
A Blue Badge tourist guide who helped to save the life of a desperate mum who was about to jump from a bridge more than 100 feet above a ravine has received a police commendation for bravery. Former Royal Navy … Continued
Meet our new Yellow Badge colleagues in Paisley. After 7 months of hard work, of giving over nights and weekends to studying and practising, after braving the winter weather, all five fabulous trainees passed the STGA assessment at the end of March.
Come and join the fun and help us celebrate International Tourist Guide Day!
On 21st February, the Scottish Tourist Guides Association will celebrate International Tourist Guide Day. To mark the occasion, residents and visitors to Edinburgh will have the opportunity to join in a fantastic free-of-charge Walking Tour Event which will see a group of over a dozen of our ‘Blue Badge’ guides criss-cross the city sharing their love and knowledge of our capital.
As some of you may know, I was interviewed in August 2014 by Michael Portillo for one of his “Great British Railway Journeys” television programmes. It will be broadcast on Tuesday 6 January at 18:30 on BBC 2. Indeed every evening that week at the same time there will be one of his programmes on railways in Scotland.