Explore Clan Grant

For those visitors looking to find out more information and explore the ancestral home of the Clan Grant – we have some great resources to help you make the most out of your trip.

Clan Grant

Each year Dava School House plays host to travellers from around the world – all looking to explore the ancient and prestigious Clan Grant.

We take pride in being able to offer you the perfect base to explore as well as providing information, hints and tips to make the most out of your Clan Ancestral Stay.

For more information on Clan Grant – visit – https://clangrantvisitors.org

Chris Halliday

Chris has over fifty years experience walking, exploring and assembling a rich knowledge of the local area. A published author on local place names and folklore, he’s more than willing to share the history, heritage and culture of Strathspey.


Ancestral & Clan Grant Genealogy

To help you discover family history within the Clan Grant, we have put together some useful resources which will help you learn more:


Scotland’s People
Speyside Craft Brewery
Windswept Brewing Company

Local archive and Registrar’s

Local Museums

Books and Literature

We have an extensive range of books within the School House including several for our Ancestral visiting guests.

This list below provides a good starting point:

The Surnames of Scotland  – George F Black

Tracing Scottish Ancestors Collins Pocket Reference

Scottish Genealogy –  Bruce Durie

The Scottish Family Tree Detective – Rosemary Bigwood

Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors – The Official Guide The National Records of Scotland

Pre- 1855 Monumental Inscriptions: an Index for Speyside by A. Mitchell

The Clan Grant –  I.F. Grant

Collin’s Clan and Family Names

Colllin’s Scotland of Old Map

Collin’s Clans and Tartans

Place Names Around Grantown on Spey

Place Names Around Aviemore (Publish Oct 2020)