Useful Links

Find help and inspiration in this section to get you started in supporting ancestral tourists.

Ancestral Tourism Beyond 2020 Webinar

In July 2020, SCA hosted a webinar with speakers from Visit Scotland, Glasgow City Archives, and Borders Journey, to provide an overview of work currently being undertaken across Scotland, and support that is available.

VisitScotland Ancestral Tourism Toolkit

This toolkit, available here, has useful links for ancestral tourism including a national wide regional database of a wide variety of genealogy and ancestral resources. This is intended to be used as a reference to help services guide visitors looking for more information about locations relating to ancestral tourism.

The Association of Scottish Genealogy Researchers in Archives (ASGRA)

ASGRA is the only accrediting body for professional genealogists in Scotland which promotes high standards in genealogical and historical research. This can be used to recommend or refer a visitor to a genealogist for further research. There website is here.

SCA Local Tourist Office and Local Media Database

Download the contact details for local supporters to help you celebrate the work you are doing, here.