Scotland Magazine ‘Only Connect’ article

The November – December 2014 edition of Scotland Magazine includes an article ‘Only Connect’ about researching Scottish ancestry. Borders Journeys gets a mention in the article:

“Specifically tailored private and small group sightseeing and ancestral tours throughout Scotland are provided by Ian Walker of Borders Journeys (, specialising in Dumfries & Galloway and the Scottish Borders. “We research where the families lived and worshipped and where the headstones are located,” he explains.

Over recent months, his company has seen a significant increase of 120 per cent in demand for ancestral tours as well as an increase of 100 per cent in researching the ancestral heritage of clients. Most of the clientele are ‘homecomers’ from Australia, Canada and the USA.”

The full article can be found on this link.

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Borders Journeys‘ researcher Ian not only gives research advice but will investigate your Scottish ancestry on your behalf. He will research your family history with commitment and enthusiasm, connecting the dots to form a real picture of who and where you come from.

We design a tailor-made ancestral tours especially for you, taking you on a journey of discovery where you’ll connect with your Scottish ancestors by walking in their footsteps. Your ancestors will be brought to life when you learn about the people, places and traditions connected with them. By the end of the tour you’ll have gained a real insight into your ancestral heritage and where you came from.

Recent Press Communications about Borders Journeys can be found in the following links:

VisitScotland News Release – 1st August 2014

Queen Margaret University Press Release - 22nd August 2014

Contact details:

Tel: (+44) 0131 450 7151 or (+44) 07794 021819


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