Sample Itinerary for an Edinburgh Genealogy Research Tour

DAY ONE: Today is a day of arrival. We will meet as a group in the meeting room of the hotel at 6:30. We will discuss the week ahead, times to be ready each morning and will have the chance to sign up for optional guided walking tours through the week. 


DAY TWO: Following breakfast, we will meet in the hotel lobby as a large group for 8:45. From here we will taxi to ScotlandsPeople Centre where we will enjoy a Family History session followed by research time. 

DAY THREE: Following breakfast- we will meet in the hotel lobby as a large group at 9:45. From here we will walk over to the National Library of Scotland. A taxi will be available for anyone needing one. 


Those who are signed up for the tour of the Victorian Slums will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:30. From here we will walk over to the Kirk yard gates to meet with the tour organizer. Payment due at the time of sign up at the meet and greet on the first night of the tour


DAY FOUR: Following breakfast- we will meet in the hotel lobby as a large group at 9:45. From here we will walk over to the National Library of Scotland. A taxi will be available for anyone needing one. 

Those who are signed up for the tour of Greyfriar's Kirkyard will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:30. From here we will walk over to the Greyfriars Kirkyard gates to meet with the tour organizers. Payment is due at time of sign up at the meet and greet on our first night. 

DAY FIVE:  Following breakfast, we will meet in the hotel lobby as a large group for 8:45. From here we will taxi to ScotlandsPeople Centre where we will enjoy our final day of research.


DAYS SIX AND SEVEN:  These days are open for you to travel to the part of Scotland where your ancestors lived. If you choose to stay in Edinburgh, you may shop, sight see, relax or research on your own. 


DAY EIGHT: This day is set aside for you to research in the local facilities where your ancestors lived. 


DAY NINE: Following breakfast- we will meet in the hotel lobby as a large group at 9:45. From here we will walk over to the National Library of Scotland. A taxi will be available for anyone needing one. 


We will meet in the lobby at 6:40 to go as a group to the Taste of Scotland Show at Prestonfield. 


DAY TEN: The tour concludes this morning with check out! Safe travels back to your home with the certificates, documents, photos and memories you have gathered over our time together.