Welcome to Girlguiding Greater Manchester West's Website

The Girlguiding County of Greater Manchester West extends from Swinton in the North to Bowdon in the South and provides a unique, girl-only space for girls and young women to develop and reach their full potential.

Guiding is open to all girls and women from the age of 5 upwards.  With over 200 units meeting throughout the Greater Manchester West area, you are sure to find a unit near you to join.  To find out which section would be right for you, click here.  To find your nearest unit, click on the Find Us button above.

We're always looking for adult volunteers to help us in a number of ways; to find out how you can get involved click here. 

Our Latest News

Presentation Evening 2019
On Wednesday 1st May 2019 Girlguiding GMW’s Presentation Evening was hosted by Swinton Division. This year 68 long (Read more ...)

Urmston Rangers’ London Trip 2019
Urmston Rangers’ London Trip 2019
12 Urmston Rangers and 2 leaders recently spent a weekend in London staying at the Girlguiding Headquarters ICANDO Activity (Read more ...) (Show Gallery...)

Bowdon District Thinking Day of Adventure
Bowdon District Thinking Day of Adventure
Bowdon District celebrated Thinking Day together with ‘Grip Adventure’ at Navigation Park, Timperley.Rainbows, (Read more ...) (Show Gallery...)

Swinton Division Reach for the Stars
Swinton Division Reach for the Stars
On Saturday 2nd March more than 300 girls and leaders came together from Swinton Division to celebrate World Thinking Day at (Read more ...) (Show Gallery...)

Bee badges raise £5043.32 for Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity
Bee badges raise £5043.32 for Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity
Following the Manchester Arena bombing in May 2017 Alison and Lucy Forshaw, leaders at 9th Eccles Brownies, created the (Read more ...) (Show Gallery...)

 
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