Lyn & Peter Huk’s Ancestral Tour

Lyn & Peter Huk from Australia are on a week long ancestral tour to Dumfries & Galloway and the Scottish Borders. Their tour was planned as Lyn wished to learn more about her Scottish ancestors along with the people, places and traditions connected with them. In advance of their visit, Ian had already researched Lyn’s Anderson, Geddes, Scott and Tweedie ancestry.

As well as learning more about Lyn’s ancestry, her and Peter were interested in visiting local visitor attractions and leaning more about the history and culture of the South of Scotland.

Day One – Rosslyn Chapel

Lyn & Peter Huk's Ancestral Tour - Rosslyn Chapel

Day Two – Stobo, Drumelzier, Tweedsmuir, Glenholm, Broughton and Lyne

Lyn & Peter Huk's Ancestral Tour - Stobo Tweedsmuir

Day Three – Traquair House, Megget, St. Mary’s Loch and Yarrow

Lyn & Peter Huk's Ancestral Tour - Traqauir Megget St. Mary's Loch

Day Four – Elibank, Selkirk and Abbotsford

Lyn & Peter Huk's Ancestral Tour - Selkirk Abbotsford

Day Five – Samye Ling Tibetan Centre, Canonbie, Langholm and Hawick

Lyn & Peter Huk's Ancestral Tour - Samye Ling Tibetan Centre Hawick

Day Six – Jedburgh, Carter Bar, Alnwick Castle and Flodden Field

Lyn & Peter's Huk's Ancestral Tour - Jedburgh Alnwick Castle Flodden Field

Day Seven – Scott’s View, William Wallace Monument, Dryburgh Abbey and Floors Castle

Lyn & Peter Huk's Ancestral Tour - Scott's View Wallace Monument Dryburgh Abbey Floors Castle

More photographs can be found on Borders Journeys’ Facebook.

Following Lyn & Peter’s tour we received lovely feedback from Lyn:

My husband and I have just completed an ancestral tour with Ian and we would highly recommend him to anyone thinking of visiting Scotland. We have found Ian to be extremely knowledgeable in all facets of this country he loves so well. Our tour was tailor made for us, and we found it to be a perfect blend of ancestral tour and a wonderful tour of this beautiful country. If you are thinking of visiting Scotland please contact Ian, you won’t be disappointed.

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, which you can share with present and future generations.

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