Learning about your family history can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. There is nothing more exciting than reading about where your ancestors originated from and how they lived their lives. But what if you could go beyond the written word and literally walk in your ancestor’s footsteps?
Sit back and enjoy the majestic Scottish landscape, while learning about your family history, in your very own private luxury vehicle. You will be accompanied at all times by our professional Genealogist, who is also a university qualified Historian. As a highly experienced professional, your guide will provide historical context to your family’s story. This ensures that you gain a ‘full’ understanding of the lives of your ancestors, and not just standard Birth, Marriage and Death data. We can also take in some interesting historical and cultural sites along the way, so remember to charge that camera!
Our Guided Ancestral Tours are designed on a bespoke basis. Your tour, therefore, will be individual to you and take you on a magnificent journey through your family’s history. Spend half a day with us or multiple days, the choice is yours! You will visit the geographical locations in which your ancestors resided, allowing you to see with your own eyes, the same landscape that your ancestors would have viewed. Your tour will be an interesting and emotional trip, but you can be assured that it is one that you will never forget!
I was born in Glasgow, but moved to Canada with my family at the age of two. We spent 10 wonderful years in Ontario, but my Mum was very homesick for our native Scotland (who wouldn't be, right?). I completed High School in the beautiful Highland town of Nairn, right on the coast of the fabulous Moray Firth. I currently live in Stirling (though my heart is in the Highlands!) with my wife and daughter and get to enjoy the majestic Scottish countryside every single day! I'm a Professional Genealogist and Historian and for several years I have been sharing the stories and sites from my home country of Scotland with travellers from across the globe. I specialise in Ancestral, Clan-based and historical tours of Scotland for small groups of family and friends. I also operate a series of Outlander tours, inspired by the fabulous novels of Diana Gabaldon! My historical knowledge and genealogy skills ensure that my clients receive a totally unique experience and I take you on journeys 'off the beaten' track to share some of the most magical locations in Scotland. I hold an Honours Degree in History and a Postgraduate Degree in Genealogical Studies and I use these skills to create personalised tours for my clients, covering all regions of Scotland. I am a pioneer in the Ancestral Tourism industry in Scotland and am a Member of the Ancestral Scotland Welcome Scheme, devised by our national tourist board, Visit Scotland. I look forward to sharing our beautiful country with you and hope to welcome you very soon to Scotland! Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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