Frequently Asked Questions

Dear Visitor,
We are delighted that you have chosen to visit the website of Clan Grant UK website. We are sorry that we are not able to respond personally to the many queries that come our way, but we hope that you will find the information you are looking for here on our FAQ page.

How do I get started researching my family history?
If you want to find information about how to get started on researching your family history please look at the following articles on our websites:  Genealogy Help and Researching your Genealogy. For info on the Grant DNA project see: The Grant DNA Project

It is worth noting that the Grantown Museum is about to have a special research room set up for Clan Grant, so you can book a session there if you are visiting the area - tel: 01479 872478 or email: info@grantownmuseum.co.uk

How do I arrange a visit to the Clan Grant Centre at Duthil?
If you are planning a visit to Scotland and you would like to visit the Clan Grant Centre at Duthil, please contact the Grantown Museum on Tel: 01479 872478 or email: info@grantownmuseum.co.uk , and they can arrange this for you.
It might be possible for you to visit the Chief at the same time but please note that although he would be very happy to see you, he may not always be available.

We are visiting Scotland in August and wondered if we can join in with the Clan Grant Gathering events?
We have an annual clan get together on the second weekend in August - check our Gathering page for details. You are welcome to come and join us in the Clan Tent at the Abernethy Highland Games on the Saturday.

If you want to join us for the Clan Gathering Dinner and Ceilidh on the Saturday evening after the Games, you can book a place in advance on our Visitor’s website.  We are sorry that we cannot take bookings for this at the Games.

Can you suggest tour guides for our trip to Scotland?
If you would like to arrange for someone to guide you during your visit here are some suggestions:

Clan MacKenzie Routes -  Tel: +44 (0)1383 431 765 Email: enquiries@clanmackenzie.com
Highland Roots Ancestral Tours - Tel (USA): +1 865-765-1120 Email: info@highlandrootsancestraltours.com
Inverness Custom Tours - Tel: +44 (0)1463 237 880 Email: admin@invernesscustomtours.com
Rabbie’s Coach Tours, Inverness – tel: +44 (0)1463 566 955 website: www.rabbies.com

You can also search for other specialist tour guides on our Clan Grant Visitors website - Search for Tour Guides

We also have a local guide available in the Grantown area, who is happy to take you around the region, but would not be providing transport.  The cost, which will be a donation to Grantown Museum and the Clan Centre at Duthil + expenses, will be £30 per hour.

Can you suggest places to stay, during the annual gathering in August?
Our Clan Grant Visitor’s website lists many Hotels and B&Bs in Strathspey, around Nethybridge and Grantown on Spey, where the annual games and gathering are held - Search for places to stay

Can you suggest places to visit with historical significance and interest to Clan Grant?
Our Clan Grant Visitor’s website lists many places of historical and cultural significance to Clan Grant in the Strathspey area to allow you to plan your trip and itinerary - Search for places to visit.