Regional Associations

As well as individual full guild members who hold the Blue or Green Badge qualification, we also have a number of Blue and Green badge guides who are members of their local professional guiding association. Details of these associations that are affiliated with the Guild can be found by clicking on the regions below. Members of these organisations holding a Blue or Green badge are insured for their guiding work via the Guild.

Below are the regions that our members are qualified to guide in. Major cities, towns or attractions found in this region are listed next to the link. Find out more about the cities/towns in the region and the contact details for the professional association affiliated to the Guild.

Cumbria – Lake District, Carlisle

East of England – Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Ely, Norwich, St Albans

East Midlands – Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Leicester

Heart of England – Cotswolds, Shakespeare’s Country, Warwick, Birmingham, Worcester, Oxford

Isle of Man



North East – Northumberland, Durham, Hadrians Wall, Newcastle

North West – Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, Blackpool

Northern Ireland


South East/South, South East – Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Canterbury, Rochester, Dover.

South West – (also known as West Country) – Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Plymouth, Glastonbury

Southern/South, South East – Oxford, Winchester, Windsor, Southampton


Yorkshire – York, Bronte Country, Leeds, Scarborough, Hull