Useful Links

If you want to find your Clan or Sept, this is a good place to start.

If that doesn’t work, try typing your surname into this site.

Here is an article on whether you have a claim to be Clan Chief (Hint: it is difficult, about lineage and proving it).

Or the library in Salt Lake City can help you find your family.

If you cannot find your clan through the link above, we suggest you use a search engine, such as Google, and type in ‘Sept, name, surname – followed by your surname’.

You should also have a look at Visit Scotland.

If you want to find your family history, this is a very popular site.

If your interest is Scottish history itself, the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland has been around for 235 years.

If you want to know what is going on in North America, this is the place to look.

If you want to know what is going on in Australia, this is the place to look.

If you are planning a visit to Scotland, we recommend this one.

For more information on the Standing Council, Wikipedia can help.

This page is a useful to explore heraldry and what is what.

If you want to see your Chief’s recommended web site, for your clan, find your Chief on this page and click on his or her name.

Here is the official web site of the Scottish Government.

And this is the Lyon Court’s web site.

Here is where Scottish Tartans are registered

And here is a useful guide to Scottish Tartans and all the different ones.

If your visit includes the Highlands, why not go to the Highland Military Tattoo?

This page is all about our National Flower.

Here are some good sites for events:

If you need funding for an event, click here

Event Scotland

Visit Scotland

Scotland dot com

Scotland’s Festivals

Scottish Highland Games