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Midlothian District

Midlothian District covers the local authority area of Midlothian Council. It is responsible for the Scout Groups and Explorer Units in the District.

The District Commissioner is Brian McGuff.

We display News items from Midlothian here on the Regional site, but for full information please visit the Midlothian District website (opens in a new window).

Midlothian District website

Midlothian District Scout Shop

Midlothian run an on-line Scout Shop, which is available to everyone in the Region.

Midlothian District Scout Shop

Midlothian News

Midlothian Beavers mighty hike

Midlothian District Beavers recently held a district hike to allow the Beavers to gain an additional hike and an opportunity to explore a country park, adventure playground and an ancient castle! Beavers from three Colonies hiked almost five miles on a...

Newtongrange Beavers Go Camping

Almost 40 Beavers from Newtongrange have just returned from a very muddy weekend camp Netherurd Campsite. Despite the rain and mud, the Beavers took part in a packed programme culminating in 30 Beavers camping overnight on Saturday. All the Beavers took part in either...

YLs in Sections – Midlothian

Young Leaders with Beavers, Cubs and Scouts Young Leaders are an extremely useful resource for the younger sections.  The experience of being a Young Leader is also extremely rewarding, particularly if all the training is completed, and Young Leaders are one of our...

Gorebridge in Aberfeldy

Scouts and Explorer Scouts from Gorebridge (Midlothian) spent the weekend in Aberfeldy staying at the Glassie Farm Bunkhouse.  They visited the Highland Wildlife Park and also did a walk around the Birks of Aberfeldy, where Rabbie Burns wrote the song 'Birks o...

Gorebridge Explorers in Cairngorms

On 2 October ten Explorers from Gorebridge enjoyed a weekend hillwalking in the Cairngorms. The Explorers were split into two hillwalking groups, and while one group walked Meall a Buachaille and two other summits the others walked the Ryvoan Pass from Glenmore to...

Midlothian Explorers Brass Monkeys Camp

On the last weekend of January a group of Explorers from across Midlothian met for their Brass Monkeys camp, with suitably wintery weather. The Explorers said: "It was good to mix with the Explorers from the other units, we should do it more often." "I just enjoyed...