SCOTLAND’S FOOTBALL FANS ARE READY FOR ‘EURO 2020’ ‘Euro 2020’ kicks off, at last Scotland’s men’s team qualified for Euro 2020*, the international football tournament featuring Europe’s top teams. Their their kick-off is set for 14th June 2021 against the … Continued

Pride Edinburgh walking tour 2021

Join qualified Scottish tourist guides for a 1-hour charity Pride Edinburgh tour through Princes Street Gardens   This Pride month, why not celebrate with a walking tour of Scotland’s LGBTQ+ history? Since large events are cancelled this year, we’ve put … Continued

STGA celebrates world whisky day 2021

This Saturday May 15 is World Whisky Day and the Scottish Tourist Guides Association is once again staging a fun whisky related quiz on our official Facebook page. Blue Badge Tourist Guides Ronnie Berri and Alister McDermott will be tasting … Continued

Tour and Discover LGBTQ+ Scotland

Tour and Discover LGBTQ+ Scotland Celebrating Scotland’s diverse history is what we Scottish Tourist Guides do best! And with the aim of not confining certain groups’ stories to particular days or months of the year, here is a glimpse into … Continued

International Tourist Guides Day 2021

The 21st February is International Tourist Guides Day and this year’s theme is rural tourism and storytelling. Scotland’s landscape has folklore and legend woven in to its being. So we couldn’t resist joining in this day with a beautiful video … Continued

Tourist Guides Raise Funds for Edinburgh World Heritage

The Edinburgh branch of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association has presented Edinburgh World Heritage with a £300 cheque – part of the profits from a series of walking tours in the New Town.

Some 34 members of the association participated in the West End Stories tour and nearly 300 guests took part in 64 separate tours.

Guides Keeping you Entertained

With many people stuck at home, Scottish tourist guides are offering a range of live video and virtual tours, podcasts and books to keep them entertained.

Burns Night 2021

This years Burns Night will be personal for everyone this year until lockdown is lifted. But we decided we could still take part in #VirtualBurnsNight. So below is the video that we put together. Tam O’Shanter has to be one … Continued

Now recruiting an Administrator

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly-motivated and experienced administrator to work in our office in Stirling. You will provide full administrative support to both the member services and training functions of the STGA. The closing date for applications is 28 December 2020.

History of St Andrews Day

St Andrew’s Day is celebrated on 30th Novemeber and St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland. Andrew was a fisherman from Galilee and was one of Jesus’ disciples. He did not deem himself worthy to be crucified on a … Continued

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