Scots Guards Regimental Website

Welcome to the Scots Guards. Within this website you can navigate through our pages to help you learn more about our regiment, history, ongoing charity commitments as well as how to join the family.

The Scots Guards is Scotland’s Regiment of Foot Guards. The Regiment is an operational, deployable, first line Infantry Regiment of the British Army. Our Regiment is comprised of the Battalion (the fighting component), F Company (ceremonial), G Company (reservists), Scots Guards Association (veterans), The Regimental Bandcharityrecruiting team as well as the Pipes and Drums.

Guardsman: When you join the Scots Guards, you will not just have a career, but a life. Scots Guardsmen are trained to the highest standards.
Officer: There are only a few commissions available in the Scots Guards each year and competition is fierce.


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Our Regiment

Our Regiment is comprised of the Battalion, F Company, Scot Guards Association, our charity, recruiting team as well as the Pipes and Drums and Band.

Our Pipes & Drums

The Pipes and Drums are made up from soldiers of the Battalion and conduct their training alongside the remainder of the soldiers.

Our Band

The Band of the Scots Guards contributes to the Regiment and Army by supporting the ethos, tradition and identity of our soldiers.

Our Wounded

It is easy to think of wounded as physical injuries however a high percentage needing help have less tangible injuries.

The Scots Guards Charity is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No.10596645. Registered Office: Regimental Headquarters, Scots Guards, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Scots Guards Charity is registered with the Charity Commission (No. 1174691) and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (No. SC048007).