Monday, 29 August 2016

ONLY 4 SPACES LEFT FOR SEPT 2017 RESEARCH TOUR

There are only 4 research spaces left for the September 2017 Genealogy Research Tour in Edinburgh. The dates are Sept 18 - 27, 2017.



Tour fees include:

  • pre-tour preparation webinars
  • pre-tour preparation package
  • assistance to plan a visit to your ancestral part of Scotland
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • 9 full breakfasts
  • Overview of records in each facility
  • 5 full days of research
  • daily research fees
  • daily transportation to research facilities
  • time to travel to your ancestral home area
  • additional day to research locally
  • optional evening tours
  • evening at the Taste of Scotland dinner and show
Don't miss out! Book NOW!

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: 

http://www.genealogytoursofscotland.ca/highland-research----history-tour.html