Tartan Ferret

Welcome to the home of Tartan

What is the Scottish Tartans Authority? 

The Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) is a registered charity and the only organisation dedicated to the preservation, promotion and protection of tartan. Our role is to champion tartan not jut for the tartan industry but for the wider benefit of Scotland.

What's My Tartan?

Our website allows you to search for your clan tartan HERE  and you can also find out lots more about the history, heritage and future of the iconic cloth. 

How do I get involved? 

We are a membership organisation and supporting us offers many great benefits. Ultimately your membership will directly contribute to ensuring that one of Scotland's most treasured icons is maintained for future generations of Scots, both home and abroad. Why not join us and you can find out more HERE 

About Us

The STA provides information and support to our members worldwide, and champions research and education in the design, history and wider cultural significance of tartan.

We maintain a comprehensive collection on tartans including the world's most extensive woven tartan archive and an unsurpassed library of books and documents. We work closely with the Scottish Register of Tartans providing information for the national database.






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Scottish Tartans Authority (Scottish limited company no. 162386), Fraser House, Muthill Road, Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3AY
Scottish Charity Number SCO24310

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