Our award-winning Junior Tour Guides scheme lets young people across Scotland learn about their local heritage while gaining new skills and having fun. It’s also a great way to start inspiring in the next generation the need to care for and protect our historic places.
You can even book a tour for your school group at some of our sites. Search our Schools Activity Programme.
Junior Tour Guides help out at:
The Craigmillar Castle Junior Tour Guides scheme was recently highlighted as an example of excellence during the inspection of a local school. Meanwhile, the scheme has helped Castleview Primary School pupils to:
- build their confidence
- develop strong communication skills
- take pride in their local community
- play an active role in improving their local community
We run the Junior Tour Guides scheme in partnership with drama specialists Illuminate UK. It’s a great way to deliver Curriculum for Excellence as it touches on multiple topics and helps children to develop skills for life and work.