Thursday, 4 August 2016
Highland Research and History Tour Itinerary Confirmed!
The final itinerary for the Highland Research and History Tour April 2017 is now confirmed:
Friday Apr 14 - Day of arrival in Inverness - participants must make their own way to Inverness
Saturday Apr 15 - Commemorative Service at Culloden Battlefield to mark the 271st anniversary of the battle. Tour of the Battlefield, Visitor Centre and then visit to Clava Cairns (Pre-historic chambered cairns)
Sunday Apr 16 - Easter Sunday Service in historic Dornoch Cathedral followed by a bus tour of the Highland Clearances in Sutherland. Easter Dinner together as a group
Monday Apr 17 - Travel by coach to Armadale Castle in Skye for a guided tour and research opportunities. Return via Eilean Donan Castle
Tuesday Apr 18 & Wednesday Apr 19 - Two full days of research at the Highland Archives Centre in Inverness. After finishing research on Wednesday, we will travel down the Great Glen to Fort William
Thursday Apr 20 - Full day of research at the Lochaber Archives in Fort William
Friday Apr 21 - Travel to Glenfinnan Monument, then on to Glasgow, stopping at Loch Lomond
Saturday Apr 22 - Travel to Fife for the annual conference of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies
Sunday Apr 23 - Check out or optional day with Glasgow Tour Group to enjoy guided tour of the Glasgow Necropolis and the Jewish Archives
This unique tour will give you a definite sense of the reasons why Scots Highlanders left their homeland to travel to a new country. You will gain a better understanding of the Jacobite cause as well as the later Highland Clearances.
The tour is being restricted to 11 participants. There are only 5 spaces left.
To book your spot on this unique Highland Research and History tour: