Traveling to the home of your ancestors takes planning. It is not enough to show up in the village where your ancestors lived, head to the local pub and start asking questions. You need to do some research ahead of time. Learn about what repositories are available, what archival materials they hold, who can access them and what identification is required to access the repositories. Remember many archival records are held offsite, so plan for retrieval times as well.
Here is an example of a genealogy research plan for use in preparing for your genealogy research trip to
Remember, the more preparation you do at home before you go, the greater your chances of successful research in Scotland