6 Tips to Researching Your Ancestors Whilst Visiting Scotland

Scotland, A Scene in the Highlands, 1793. A picture of someone's ancestors.

WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF YOUR ANCESTORS

“So this is the house where great grandfather was born! He must have walked along this road to school. Here’s the church where my great great grandparents were married.”

Spine-tingling stuff… If you have Scottish or Highland ancestry, this could be your experience too. For that to happen, it’s crucial to start preparing before your visit so that you can make the most of your time here. Here are 6 free tips

Walk the Coire Loch Trail, Glen Affric

A view from Coire Loch Trail Glen Affric

Enjoy a walk in Glen Affric on one of the many marked trails that snake through the Glen. Travel by car for about 20 minutes from Drumnadrochit along the A831. Continue through the village of Cannich to find the famous Glen Affric. As a matter of fact it is not just any old Glen but it is actually the most beautiful Glen in the Scottish Highlands.