Western Isles Tour Guides Association

c/o Failte Centre, Bayhead, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DU

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  • Group of Outer Hebrides Guides with a Berserker a large replica of one of the Lewis Chessmen
  • Group at St Moluag Church , Ness Isle off Lewis
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W.I.T.G.A. was established in November 1997 by Green-Badge Guides recruited and trained by the national authority, the Scottish Tourist Guides Association. It is the only organisation in the Outer Hebrides affiliated to the S.T.G.A.


W.I.T.G.A. demonstrates:

* Management and delivery of multiple, multi-lingual tours, for cruise liners. German, French,and Dutch are very much in demand.

* Repeat, business with UK & international Coach Tour operators.

* Client confidentiality for tour operators.

* Experience in creating walks and tours for groups with specialist interests.

* Support for investigating ancestral links to Hebridean locations.


W.I.T.G.A. provides:

*Quality assurance via professional Guides.

*Well planned itineraries reflecting client’s interests and timescale.

*Tours delivered with agreed, pre-defined schedules and costs.

*A choice of nine languages.

(Dutch, English, French, Gaelic, German, Italian, Latvian, Spanish & Russian)

*Qualified, insured Driver-Guides.           

*Compliance with legislation.                                                          


For 21 years W.I.T.G.A. has provided a specialist service for all major cruise-ship tour operators visiting Stornoway and Tarbert Ports. Unique tours are also designed for individual clients and coach tours, to ensure visitors get the best possible experience from the Butt to Barra.


To discuss requirements and explore options, please contact the Guide Coordinator on the email and numbers above.



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  • Other AwardsGold Listing Gold Listing 2013
  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
  • Other AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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