Coldstream Guards

Coldstream Guards. Welcome to the official website of the Coldstream Guards. The Coldstream Guards was founded in 1650 as Monck’s Regiment of Foot and was part of Cromwell’s New Model Army. It became known as the Coldstream Guards in 1670, on the death of General Monck, its first Colonel. It is the oldest regiment in continuous existence in today’s modern British Army. Its motto is “Second to None” or “Nulli Secundus”.

The Regiment consists of a Regimental Headquarters, the 1st Battalion (a war-fighting light role infantry battalion), Number 7 Company (a ceremonial company), the Regimental Band (a world famous marching band), and the Regimental Association (the veterans organisation). The Coldstream Guards has been at the forefront of recent British military operations serving in both Iraq (2005) and in Afghanistan (2007, 2009-10 and 2014).

Waterloo Uncovered 2017

Summer Excavation - 8th to 22nd July Application Deadline 28th February 2017 

For all those with an interest in archaeology please find links below

Waterloo Uncovered Story

Waterloo Uncovered  Summery

Waterloo Uncovered Application Form

Information on the Coldstream Guards can be found by following the links below: 

(Please Note:The shop link on the right is not working and is under repair please use the navigation bar at the top of this page for a working link to the shop)


Meet The Coldstream Guards

Watch the latest full length recruiting video below and see for yourself what life in the Coldstream Guards is all about.

meet the coldstream guards

(Click Image to play)