Specialist Private Tours of Scotland & Ireland

An Turas

(an too-ras) meaning ‘the journey’ in Gaelic

Welcome to An Turas Heritage Expeditions. Destination experts for private history and ancestry tours in Ireland and Scotland.

At An Turas Heritage Expeditions we offer specialist private tours of Ireland and Scotland for those who seek to explore our unique Celtic history or get an immersive insight into their own heritage and ancestry connections.

On one of our private tours you can discover ancient standing stones and burial mounds, walk through haunting villages abandoned during the famine era in Ireland and during the Highland Clearances in Scotland, visit eerie battlefields, castle ruins and maybe even the clan seat of a distant ancestor.

Ancient burial chamber in Kilmartin Glen in Scotland

Sample Tour

Scotland -West Highland Historic Trail

Working sheepdog demonstrations in Ireland

Sample Tour

Ireland – Cultural Heritage Tour

Castle Stalker in Scotland

Sample Tour

Scotland – Jacobite Fortresses and Battlefields

Ancestry Tours

If you have Scottish or Irish ancestry we can help connect you to your roots. On one of our private, individually curated tours you can choose to visit the town or village your ancestors came from and also meet with local historians, genealogists and archivists who can give you an insight into how your ancestors lived and the reasons why they may have emigrated.

Our office is based in the Highlands of Scotland and we have years of experience running private tours in both Scotland and Ireland. With An Turas you get a true destination specialist with intimate knowledge of the destinations we offer.

We have a true understanding of the culture, history and landscape.
We know the historic gems that cannot be missed. We handpick the best accommodations and we have access to the most knowledgeable experts and guides who will bring Scotland and Ireland’s history and culture alive.

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