New STGA Website Launched

We are delighted to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a fresh new look and many new and improved features.

Closing Date for 2016 – 2018 Blue Badge Course Applications is 3 February

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.

STGA Events at Scotland’s History Festival

Join STGA guided tours in 4 cities in Scotland this winter as part of Previously…. Scotland’s History Festival! Tours are available in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Stirling.

Luss, Arrochar & Helensburgh a Wintry Wander

On a wintry 19th March, 30 intrepid Blue Badge Tourist Guides, were rewarded with stunning views of snow-capped mountains and foam-tipped waves on sea and lochs on a study day of Luss, Arrochar and Helensburgh. This Year of Natural Scotland … Continued

The Telephone Rings

Sometimes…I am a natural born cynic. A competition with outrageous prizes; it must be a marketing ploy. Nobody really wins these prizes, do they? Surely not. And so it was that I received a call from Dot , STGA Bookings … Continued

A life in the day of

Another early start. Can’t be late, so I live by check-lists. Shave, cup of tea, pack washbag. Same check-list every a.m. whether it’s Thurso or Stranraer. Off we go, heading West. I know the way, done it a million times, … Continued

Moray Coast: Part II

In complete contrast the next location was Gordonstoun School. We were lucky enough to be given a tour of the grounds by Sabine Richards the marketing director on her half term weekend off. We had lots to see in Lossiemouth, … Continued

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