Robert the Bruce at Bannockburn Live © Kenny Lam


Onderzoek uw Schotse voorgeschiedenis

Veel mensen over de hele wereld hebben voorouderlijke banden met Schotland - bent u zo iemand? Volg uw stamboom terug in de tijd, ontdek de beroepen die uw voorouders uitoefenden, ontdek meer over uw clan en bezoek de steden en straten waar uw voorouders ooit liepen.

Ancestral Holiday Inspiration

Your Scottish ancestral journey starts now! Discover how your ancestors lived and follow in their footsteps as you explore Scotland. Find everything from historic castles and battlefields, museums, old Scots songs and history centres, to whisky and even the routes they would have travelled along, and soak up the fascinating atmosphere and history that each location offers.

Discover what life was like

There is nothing quite like the sense of touching the past than experiencing, first hand, what life would have been like for your ancestors. Learn more about the kinds of professions they had, the fascinating clan system, the Gaelic language and life in a traditional blackhouse and through exhibits at local history museums or on an ancestral tour across Scotland.

Connect with your fellow Scots

There are few better places to immerse yourself in Scottish culture than by attending one of our many unique events - from Highland games, many of which have clan connections, to traditional music events and understanding where your ancestors may have enjoyed them.

Tracing your family tree

There are lots of great resources available when looking to research your Scottish ancestry DNA. Get inspiration from our handy eBook, check out excellent online resources such as Scotlands' People, National Records of Scotland and the Highland Archive Centre and browse birth, death and marriage records. Or why not get expert advice from a geneaologist?