Important Links

Clan Farquharson Worldwide







The Pipes and Drums of Clan Farquharson





Royal Deeside

Braemar Castle – Historic Clan Farquharson Castle

Braemar Scotland – Visit this site to see the extensive restoration work being done on the Castle by a local group, Braemar Community Ltd., who have  a 50 year lease on Braemar Castle.  Lots of photos of the work, all done by local folks.

The Braemar Gathering and Highland Games  is possibly the most famous of its kind in the world..

Royal Deeside – The area in and around Banchory, Aboyne, Ballater, and Braemar to Aberdeen along the River Dee, including Balmoral.

The Finzean Estate – commercial site.  This estate was the home of the Victorian artist Joseph Farquharson, (1846-1935).  The “Painting Laird”, Joseph  was well known for his snowy landscape paintings which featured the Finzean estate.     See paintings at:

Clan Chatten Confederation

Clan MacBean 

Clan Chattan, USA 

Clan Chattan, UK 

Clan Davidson, USA 

Clan Maclean   

Clan MacGillivray 

Clan MacIntyre Association  

Clan Phail in North America 

Clan MacPhersonson   

Clan Shaw  

Clan MacThomas 

McQueen Family 

Scottish Links   Site of the Court of the Lord Lyon.  The Court of the Lord Lyon is the heraldic authority for Scotland. It deals with all matters relating to Scottish Heraldry and Coats of Arms and maintains the Scottish Public Registers of Arms and Genealogies.  It also has links useful for those doing family or clan research.   Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs is the definitive and authoritative body for information on the Scottish Clan System. Within the site you will find information relating to the Standing Council, as well as links to other relevant resources, together with additional information on the Clan system.   Council of Scottish Clans and Associations, Inc.   A link to the Culloden Battlefield Memorial, newly re-modeled.

Electric Scotland   A huge site, links to almost anything Scottish.

Tartan Research    Scottish tartan site   The Scottish Tartans Museum In Franklin, NC. Info about tartan, history, culture, dress. Gift shop   The Scottish Register of Tartans is an online database of tartan designs, established by the Scottish Register of Tartans Act 2008 and administered by the National Records. New history page   The world’s largest and most active on-line gathering place dedicated to the kilt.   D&D Natural Fiber Co.  A US of A cottage industry featuring custom knit hose; day wear, Argyll, diced, castelleated.

Miscellaneous   Yes, there are real Scottish Wildcats!  Few in number, about 400 estimated in the wild.   Lots of info, photos, links, etc.    A Scots non-profit, working for 20 years to re-establish the Ancient Caledonian Forest in the Highlands.  You can buy a tree to plant or establish a Memorial Grove with a web site; you also get a nice certificate, great for weddings, births, memorials, etc.  This year they planted 100,000 trees!   They even have volunteer work weeks so you can help on projects as part of your vacation. Very informative site.       The forestry department of the Scottish Government, advising on and implementing forestry policy and managing the national forest estate.     Scottish Native Woods exists to rescue, restore and expand Scotland’s native (natural) woodlands.    Reforesting Scotland is a networking organisation of those active in the ecological and social regeneration of Scotland.    Scottish Natural Heritage.  SNH works with Scotland’s people to care for the natural heritage: the wildlife, habitats, rocks, landscapes and natural beauty of Scotland.  Scottish Natural Heritage is the Government’s statutory advisor in respect to the conservation, enhancement, enjoyment, understanding and sustainable use of the natural heritage  Cairngorms National Park, Scotland’s largest at 1400 square miles and its newest, September 2003.  This National Park has at its center, the Cairngorm Mountains and includes the Royal Deeside, and covers most of what we think of as “Farquharson Country”.