Scottish Clans

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Largest Clan Resource Online

At ScotClans we have gathered a massive amount of Clan and Scottish Family information to help you discover your Scottish Heritage.  You just have to travel around Scotland to see endless clues to our history, castles, graveyards tell tales, some obvious, some hidden only being revealed as layers are pulled back.  We  have put together over 350 Clan & Family areas where we have maps, galleries and have gathered stories and news.  Go to your Clan area >>

Tartan Ties

This gents tartan tie has been a top seller for many years. The great range of tartans makes it popular with clan gatherings and tie collectors alike. Made with 100% pure new wool.  Wear your tartan proudly.  
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Your Scottish Roots

Need help tracing your Scottish Ancestry? We've been building up resources to help.  From understanding coats of arms to finding out about DNA testing.
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Energising the Clans

From running workshops on Clans and Social Media in the USA to Clan Information stalls at Highland Games.  We're committed to energising the clans.  Find out what we've been up to >>

Buy Scottish

We have gathered the largest range of Clan Crest products available from Scotland.  A lot of these are made in house at our office in Edinburgh.
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Visit your homeland

We spend every free moment travelling around Scotland, gathering stories, taking photos. Take a look at Scotland's Story >>Scotlands Story

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Scottish Clan Shops

At ScotClans we have by far the largest range of Clan merchandise. Hundreds of products in your Clan/Family Crest and tartan.
The best Scotland has to offer.

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Scottish Clans Kindle Book

Our kindle book has over 300 Clans & families. Discover the events that have shaped your Clan and hear about the people who form part of your Scottish ancestry.

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Latest Scottish Clans Blogs from ‘Bletherskite’

At ScotClans we collect Scottish stories, often about Scottish Clans. Whether they are from the mists of Scotland’s past to recent news from the Scottish diaspora. Read our blogs here.

Veronica Ross with a bottle seal showing the Burnett Coat Of Arms found at an archaeological dig at Crathes Castle.

Digg uncovers secrets about the past of Crathes Castle

Volunteer archaeologists have been helping to uncover the forgotten past of Crathes Castle, near Banchory. This has been part of a month-long dig, during which the team has uncovered traces of a 17th century courtyard and old buildings under the lawn. Pottery and bits of glass have also been found, as well as a bottle seal stamped with the crest of the Burnett of Leys family, who built the castle ...
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The Green Lady of Crathes Castle

Crathes Castle historic seat of Clan Burnett. Like most Scottish castles Crathes has it's ghostly tales. The one it's most known for is the withered spectre of the Green Lady stalks the corridors, putting the frighteners on those she meets. More than that, she is a portent of death. Whether you are a believer or not in the supernatural, there is a multitude of hauntings in Scottish castles by a ...
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Ebenezer MacIntosh and The Stamp Act Protests 1765

by Ray McHatton One of the first direct taxes levied upon the American colonies by the British crown was the Stamp Act. It was passed through Parliament on March 22nd, 1765 to take effect on November1st of that year. This act placed a fee on just about every paper transaction in every day use, such as contracts, newspapers, playing cards, bills of sale, and the list goes on. Here are ...
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