North of Scotland (other):

If you would like a link added to any other relevant lesbian/gay or LGBT groups, venues or websites for North of Scotland (other), please contact us.


  • Bar/Club

  • An Lanntair Arts Centre - LGBT friendly arts centre, restaurant and bar with real ale - Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
  • Katie's Bar & Bistro - LGBT friendly - 3 Barnton Street, Stirling
  • Munro Inn - LGBT friendly bar and hotel in Main Street, Strathyre, Perthshire
  • The Albion Bar - Gay friendly bar - 51 Barnton Street, Stirling
  • Vallure Café & Wine Bar - Gay-friendly bar in Inverurie

  • Social

  • Angus LGBT for Equality and Diversity - LGBT social and support group in Angus, including support group for parents of LGBT children
  • Beat That - Lesbian-friendly women's samba drumming group, based in Stirling. Plays festivals and events in all parts of Scotland. New members welcome.
  • Dyke Montrose - A new facebook page aimed at encouraging LGBT men and women in Montrose, Angus and surrounding areas to make contact and widen their social circle
  • Fife Inbetweeners - A lesbian social group with over 100 members, based in Fife
  • Gateway Group - Oban - Monthly LGBT group in Oban - For more details, contact Katrina on 07760 701 308 or email katrina.mitchell(atsign)waverleycare.org
  • Kintyre Embrace - New LGBT social group in Campbeltown
  • LGBT Moray group - Social networking group for the LGBT community in Moray
  • North Highlands LGBT Group - Social group for people living, working in or visiting Caithness, Sutherland and Orkney, who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, or are questioning their identity. The group meets twice a month on a Saturday lunchtime and a Thursday evening
  • Out Here Forth Valley - LGBT Social/Support Group held in a safe & friendly environment in the heart of Stirling. Meets on the last Monday of the month.
  • Out in Fife - Social group for the LGBT community in Fife (formerly known as LGBT Fife PartyNight)
  • Out Out West - LGBT group in the Outer Hebrides - meets monthly in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
  • Shetland LGBTQIA - Are you Gay, Bi, Lesbian, Transexual , Gay friendly? Do you live in Shetland or a friend of Shetland? Then feel free to join and hopefully meet a few new friends for a chat, meet up, etc.
  • Angel De'lite - Angel De'lite is a group where you can come be yourself, chat, advise get advice on all issues in life as well as lesbian related issues. We are a friendly approachable bunch who welcome all new members, whether you are lesbian, Bi or Trans.
  • Cameraderie - Lesbian Photography Club - Originated in Tayside area, but now has members throughout Scotland. Includes local trips and monthly online photography competition. Email Pam Wardlaw: spamdd7(atsign)yahoo.com
  • CampGirls UK - Group and social forum for gay women who enjoy camping and caravanning. Over 250 members, including many in Scotland. The link takes you to their Facebook community page, where you can message them to request to join their Facebook group (a secret group).
  • Gay Caravan & Camping Club - UK-wide LGBT group for lesbians and gay men who own a tent, caravan or motorhome. Arranges week-long and weekend rallies throughout the UK
  • Gay Classic Car Group (GCCG) - UK-based club for for all LGBT classic car enthusiasts and their friends. See Local contacts on their website for Scottish rep contact details
  • Kenric - The longest established UK lesbian organisation - has members throughout the UK and a monthly members newsletter
  • Mhodhail Bana - Mhodhail Bana is a social group on Facebook for lesbians, bisexuals & trangenders. The only rules for this group are; NO BULLYING!! "FREEDOM!!" Spread the word! Spread the power! Spread the freedom!! Are you ready to become a Banarette?
  • Older UK Lesbians - A Facebook group for Lesbians over 40 and their admirers
  • Tartan Travellers - Scottish LGBT group for camping, caravanning and motorhoming
  • The Freedom Club - UK-wide Gay Caravan and Camping Club, for men and women who own a caravan, motorhome or tent

  • Sports

  • Dykes on Bikes Scotland - For gay and lesbian motorcycle enthusiasts of all experience levels
  • Gay Birders Club - UK gay birdwatching group - includes events in Scotland
  • Gay Football Supporters Network (GFSN) - Promotes the support and participation of LGBT men and women in football
  • Gay Outdoor Club - Scotland branch - LGBT group which organises walking, cycling, camping, skiing and snowsports (weather permitting) and other activities throughout Scotland. Includes the Adventure Out Scotland group for outdoor pursuits.
  • Gay Sailing Club - Mainly based down south, but has occassional yachting trips in Scotland
  • GLUG (The Gay & Lesbian Underwater Group) - UK-wide gay scuba diving group. Socials are in London, but the group has done diving trips to Scotland, as well as other parts of the UK and worldwide.
  • Irons Gay Golf Society - UK-wide lesbian and gay golfing group
  • Lilidots Women's Walking Group - Lesbian women's walking group - covers all areas of Scotland
  • Pride Sports - Campaign for change, educate, promote good practice, actively grow LGBT participation and satisfaction in sport

  • Student

  • St Andrews University LGBT Society
  • Stirling University LGBT Society
  • UHI LGBT Society - University of the Highlands and Islands LGBT group
  • Stonewall University Guide - Info on LGBT societies and policies in Scottish Universities

  • Support

  • Clax LGBT Group - New LGBT Youth Group in Clackmannanshire - based in Kilncraigs, Alloa
  • Dunfermline LGBT youth group - LGBT Youth Group in Dunfermline
  • FK1nclude - FK1nclude is the new group in Falkirk for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and their friends and allies aged 13-26. This group runs every Thursday 6.30-8.30pm.
  • Flavours of Fife - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Youth Group - Youth group based in Kirkcaldy, Fife for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people aged 13-25. Meets fortnightly on Wednesdays.
  • Glow - Weekly LGBT youth drop in at 68-86 Scott Street, Perth
  • Kirkcaldy LGBT youth group - LGBT Youth Group in Kirkcaldy, Fife
  • Lgbt Highlands Islands - Facebook support page for LGBT people in the Highlands and Islands (based in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis)
  • No Big Deal - Group for LGBT young people aged 16-25 in Elgin
  • Triangle! - LGBT youth group for 13-25 year olds in Stirling
  • Affirmation Scotland - A group within the Church of Scotland, seeking a progressive Church and the affirmation and dignity of lesbian and gay Christians within the church
  • Age of Diversity - Age of Diversity is an information resource for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people, run by and for older LGBT people.
  • Al-Anon - UK support group for friends and families of people with drinking problems
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) - AA have LGBT and women's meetings in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Search the AA Meetings page of their website for further details.
  • Alzheimer's Society LGBT Support Group - Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people with dementia, and their carers, partners, friends and relatives
  • Bi Scotland - Scotland's national organisation for bisexuals, providing support and social events. Monthly meetings in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
  • Broken Rainbow - LGBT domestic violence support
  • Civil Partnership Information - Free guide for gay and lesbian couples in the UK considering a Civil Partnership
  • Colage - support for people with a LGBT parent - A website resource for people with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer parent
  • Equaldex.com LGBT knowledge base - Equaldex.com is a collaborative knowledge base for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) movement. The site aims to crowdsource every law related to LGBT rights to provide a comprehensive and global view of the LGBT rights movement.
  • Equality Network
  • FFLAG (Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) - UK group providing support for parents and their lesbian, gay and bisexual daughters and sons
  • Gay Police Association Scotland
  • GLAMS - UK-wide self-help support group for LGBT people affected by MS (multiple sclerosis)
  • Humanist Society Scotland - Working on behalf of non-religious people who seek to live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity. HSS supports same sex marriage and organises non-religious funerals, weddings and naming ceremonies.
  • Imaan - LGBT Muslim support group - UK wide
  • Keshet UK - LGBT Jewish website
  • Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement - UK wide LGBT Christian group
  • LGBT Helpline Scotland - New Scotland-wide LGBT helpline, providing information and emotional support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their families, friends and supporters across Scotland. Tel : 0300 123 2523 every Tues/Wed 12pm-9pm
  • LGBT Youth Scotland - National Resource site for LGBT young people in Scotland
  • LGBTParents.net - UK-wide social network for LGBT parents and parents-to-be. Free to join.
  • One Parent Families Scotland - Support website for one parent families
  • OurStory Scotland - Charity that collects, archives and presents the life stories and experiences of the LGBT community in Scotland
  • Parents Enquiry Scotland - Provides information and support for parents whose sons or daughters have come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender
  • Quaker Lesbian and Gay Fellowship - Quaker Lesbian & Gay Fellowship is a welcoming and supportive group for Quakers of all sexualities and those who, while not Quakers, are in general sympathy with the Quaker thought and lifestyle.
  • REGARD - UK-wide volunteer-run organisation of disabled LGBT people
  • Royal College of Nursing: Proud Campaign
  • Scotland's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Domestic Abuse Project
  • Scottish Adoption - Includes LGBT adoption support services
  • Scottish Government LGBT Equality
  • Stonewall Scotland
  • The Safra Project, London - A support project relating to the issues faced by Muslim LBT women
  • Transgender Scotland
  • Waverley Care - Waverley Care is Scotland’s leading charity providing care and support to people living with HIV or Hepatitis C. As part of our work we also strive to raise awareness of these conditions and their prevention.
  • YLGC (Young LGBT Christians) - For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians aged 16 - 30 in the UK

  • Vacations

  • Daisy Campers - Lesbian owned campervan hire company, based in Alloa, Clackmannanshire
  • The Bikers Bothy - The Bikers Bothy is a lesbian owned static caravan on the banks of Loch Earn. Ideal for bikers as surronded by brilliant runs. Also ideal for climbers & walkers for Munro bagging. A brilliant adventure for familys due to lots to see & do!!