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Girlguiding Lancashire North West
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Our Divisions

Our County is split into seven Divisions, each covering a different area.

Lancaster & Garstang
Preston North
Preston South East
Preston South West
Preston West


The County is lucky to have several activity centres and campsites:

Guy’s Farm Activity Centre –
Silver Sapling Campsite –
Rene Sladen Centre for Guiding, Penwortham – Download the Rene Sladen Centre Flyer


Latest County News

Leader Weekend To Budapest!!

The annual Leaders Weekend for 2017 will see us jetting off to the historic city of Budapest, charismatic capital of Hungary. Staying in self catered apartments this city offers a vast array of activities, whether you prefer to relax along the banks of the Danube or explore the historic centres of Buda and Pest. This […]

New Leader Weekend – Guys Farm

Our annual New Leader Weekend will be held at Guys Farm over the weekend 25-27th November. Subsidised by County, this weekend is designed to help new Leaders cover many of the themes required for their Leadership Qualification including First Response and Safe Space. It also gives you the chance to meet other Leaders in the […]

Rachel Is Our Guiding Light

Girlguiding Lancashire NW recently held their annual Thanks and Recognition event at St Catherine’s in Preston. We were proud to present our inaugural Young Ambassador of the Year Award to Rachel Heywood. Rachel has just started Brownies at 5th Lancaster Brownies and was previously a Rainbow at 2nd Upper Lancaster Rainbows. Following a fundraising event […]

Guystonbury 2017 – Bookings Now OPEN!!!

Are you ready for the biggest Guystonbury yet???  LancsNW’s very own Festival in a Field is back, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! Taking place over the weekend 23-25th June 2017 we can promise plenty of live music, lots of fun, friendship and adventure. With options for indoor and outdoor sleeping, […]

Opportunity To Join The Team For World Scout Jamboree 2019

Fancy a challenge in 2019?? The Scout Association are looking for Girlguiding members to join the team for the planning of the UK contingent to travel to West Virginia for the World Scout Jamboree. The next World Scout Jamboree will take place in the US in 2019. A WOSM event, WAGGGS MO members are invited to […]

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- Lord Robert Baden-Powell