If you can provide sufficient details about your Scottish roots, and the records are available, our professional genealogist Elizabeth Irving can research your family, discover whether they were part of a Highland clan, and give you an insight into their lives. She can search for the places where they were born, lived and died, allowing you to follow in their footsteps, and help you understand how events in Scotland and further afield during their lives affected them. Elizabeth has a Postgraduate Diploma in Genealogical Studies from the University of Strathclyde and wide experience of family research using historic Scottish records. She can open the door to the past, allowing you to meet your Scottish ancestors for the first time. More info


Clan Gatherings Please note that there is currently no information available on the date or venue for the next Gathering of the Clans.

The Highland Clans of Scotland website will guide you on clan information not covered below.

Clan Donald Museum, located at Armadale, Skye (see also under Gardens>Armadale); archives/library; accommodation; further info

Clan Mackenzie, see under Castle Leod (category Castles), Strathpeffer, Ross-shire. More info

Clan Maclean of Duart, located on the Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides; one clan, two families; amazing location, good café/shop. Further info

Clan Macleod of Dunvegan, Skye (see also under Castles); standing photographic exhibition of St Kilda connections (social history). More info here and here

Clan MacPherson Museum, Newtonmore – a story of high resolve, patriotism, loyalty and the Jacobite Cause. More info.

Clan Munro, based at Foulis Castle, Evanton, Ross-shire, private residence of Mrs Eleanor (Timmy) Munro of Foulis, visits strictly by appointment. Foulis Castle is located north-east of Inverness; newsletter for download; accommodation in the Pavilion. More info

Clan Sutherland Society, Dunrobin Castle, Golspie (see also under Castles); for venue keep checking this link

Gunn Heritage Centre, near Latheron, Caithness (on the east coast of the northern mainland of Scotland).Website shows aerial views.