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Girlguiding Scotland is Scotland's largest voluntary organisation for girls and young women with 59,234 members. In the UK there are about 546,406 members and supporters. We are part of an international organisation with over 10 million members worldwide.


Scotland is divided into smaller areas for easier communication and administration. These areas are called Regions, Counties, Divisions, Districts.



Girlguiding Scotland has active units in six regions that cover all of Scotland: 

  • Lothian & Borders
  • Ayrshire & South West
  • Central
  • Grampian
  • Strathclyde
  • Highland & Islands


The six regions are further subdivided into a total of 38 counties.

Map of Counties

Lothian and Borders:

Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian, Midlothian, Roxburghshire, Tweed valley, Berwickshire



Fife, Forth Valley, Clackmannanshire, Angus, Perth & Kinross, Dundee



Glasgow, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, West Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire


Highlands & Islands:

Shetland, Orkney, Western Isles, Caithness, Sutherland, Ross-shire, Inverness-shire, Argyll



Aberdeen, Gordon, Banff & Buchan, Moray, Kincardine / Deeside


Ayrshire and South West:

Ayrshire North, Ayrshire South, Dumfriesshire, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Wigtownshire


Divisions and Districts

Counties are divided into Divisions and Divisions are divided into Districts.



Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Senior Section units make up the districts.


Find out more about the structure and decision making processes of Girlguiding at the Girlguiding Website.


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