Clan Arthur Ancestral Lands Trust

“What we do today is not for us alone, but for the respect of those who went before us, and for the benefit of those who are yet to come.”
Image of Loch Awe in Argyll, Scotland showing Inistrynich
Loch Awe – Argyll – Scotland

The Clan Arthur Ancestral Lands Trust (or Clan Arthur ALT) is the Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) registered in Scotland on 18th August 2021. Charity No: SC051023. The charitable purposes are: The advancement of education, the arts, heritage and culture.

Mission Statement

The three primary objectives of the Clan Arthur Ancestral Lands Trust are :

  • To identify and mark Clan Arthur’s ancestral lands / property.
  • To gain formal access to Clan Arthur’s ancestral ruined townships for the purposes of:
    • Preservation
    • Archaeology
    • and Pilgrimage.
  • To create a sustainable legacy.

The ultimate objective of the Clan Arthur Ancestral Lands Trust is to create and maintain a Clan Arthur facility / heritage centre somewhere on Clan Arthur’s ancestral lands.

Chairperson : Hugh DP McArthur

Treasurer :  John MacArthur of that Ilk

Secretary :  Christine McArthur

Trustees :   JC Carter (Webmaster)

Mike McArthur (USA)

Robert MacArthur (Canada)

Carol Budlong (Australia)

Debbie McArthur (USA / Canada)

Janice Johnston (Scotland)

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The Clan Arthur Ancestral Lands Trust (CAALT) and the MacArthur Societies are separate entities. CAALT is a membership-based organisation and our members are crucial to our success. Members are encouraged to become involved by raising suggestions and questions to the Trustees, they also form the pool from where future Trustees shall be voted in at the AGM. Current membership of a recognised MacArthur Society as listed on this web site is a pre-requisite for joining.


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Kiltwalk Glasgow 30 April 2023

Last year, Team Clan Arthur raised a magnificent £1,753 in sponsorship at the Glasgow Kiltwalk. We received an extra 50% top up of £877 from the Hunter Foundation, resulting in a total of £2,630 raised for the Clan Arthur Ancestral Lands Trust. So, we are doing it again this year, on Sunday 30th April, and we are asking you once more to dig deep and sponsor us.

This year The Hunter Foundation are not adding the 50% top up, but we do have the benefit of 25% Gift Aid option from any UK tax payer who sponsors us, which was not available last year. So, if you live in the UK and sponsor us £1.00 with Gift Aid, then we should receive £1.25. Please visit Hugh's Just Giving page and give a little to help secure the ancient and noble Clan Arthur's future home . . .

Or you can sponsor Christine here:


(Land & Legal Start-up Costs)


As at 26 February 2024



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Newsletter Archive

Stay up-to-date on all CAALT activities and progress. Learn more about Clan Arthur's lands from our Newsletters!

Newsletters are emailed quarterly to members.

CAALT Newsletter No1 - March 2022

CAALT Newsletter No2 - June 2022

CAALT Newsletter No3 - October 2022

CAALT Newsletter No4 - February 2023

CAALT Newsletter No5 - April 2023

CAALT Newsletter No6 - May 2023

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