If you’re looking to research your family tree in Edinburgh, book a room at Parliament House Hotel in the city centre. Then, take a short stroll to Register House and take a look through its extensive archives and records to research your Scottish Genealogy. You can start your journey on the Visit Scotland website, where there’s handy family history information about surnames, professions and clans in Scotland.
The ScotlandsPeople Centre is the official genealogy resource in Edinburgh. Its search rooms are located…...
The Central Library in Edinburgh is a fantastic resource for those researching local history or…...
During your stay in Edinburgh, trace your Scottish ancestry by visiting local genealogy centres and other resources. Our friendly staff will direct you to ScotlandsPeople Centre on Princes Street, where you can search official records and registers (make an appointment first). It’s only a 10-minute walk from Parliament House Hotel, so there’s time for a hearty Scottish breakfast in our cosy breakfast room. The Central Library is also within walking distance, where you can access further historic records and directories.
Stay a few days and combine your trip researching your Scottish family history in Edinburgh with shopping and a city tour. After that, visit one of our fantastic historic attractions including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and St Giles’ Cathedral. Book our special Edinburgh Sightseeing City Break and you’ll learn about our UNESCO World Heritage Site. This break includes a guided hop on/hop off bus tour and a private walking tour of thr city. Stroll along cobbled streets that are dotted with medieval architecture and soak up the history. Then, refresh with a drink in one of the cosmopolitan cafés or bars, or enjoy some shopping in Edinburgh.
Start your Scottish Genealogy journey to retracing your family tree in Edinburgh with Parliament House Hotel. Check out our rooms and book your stay
‘Great Location to the Royal Mile and Affordable! We stayed at the Parliament House Hotel twice during our time in Scotland. The hotel amenities were modern but set in a historic building…perfect!!’
– Tripadvisor Review
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