DGA tours is the official booking agency for the UK’s Blue Badge driver guides. We are the largest driver-guiding group in the UK – with over 50 qualified guides across the country – and the only national driver-guide agency in Britain.
The Blue Badge Guides
All DGA guides have the Blue Badge. This is the top guiding qualification, issued and regulated by Institute of Tourist Guiding or The Scottish Tourist Guides Association. The qualification is recognised by Visit Britain as “Britain’s Official professional Tourist Guides”, and dictates that all Blue Badge guides are informed, knowledgeable and customer service trained.
And it can take up to two years to qualify for a Blue Badge. And it doesn’t stop once we have the Badge. As a on-going condition of membership Blue Badge guides are required to do continuous training and personal development, including specialist courses and exams.
And many of us have a passion and expertise for all kinds of specialist history – ancient and modern. From Shakespeare to the Beatles, Stonehenge to Harry Potter, Jack the Ripper to Jack Daniels (whisky tours) Gardens to Shopping – we’ve got it covered.
Why book a Blue Badge Guide Driver-Guide?
- The highest qualification in UK tourist guiding
- 2 years training and on-going personal development
- 30 languages spoken
- Private Vehicle hire insured and regulated
- Knowledgeable, informative & courteous
Don’t risk using an unqualified, uninsured, uninformed “guide”
Why Choose Us?
The Driver Guides Association are the official Blue Badge driver guides of the UK
We have been taking visitors on top-class tours for nearly 40 years
We are the official tourist guides of the UK – recognised by Visit Britain
DGA tours have guides throughout the UK, from Scotland to Canterbury.
Travelling by private car gives you complete freedom to devise itineraries that suit your pace and interests
All our members have the Blue Badge – the highest guiding qualification in the UK
Only Blue Badge guides take you inside tourist attractions such as Westminster Abbey or Windsor castle
Most importantly, we provide interesting, personal and entertaining tours
Our tours can be conducted in French, Russian, Japanese, Italian and most major languages