Family Tree Academy

Online family history courses, videos and guides

It’s easy to get started with doing your family history – but we know you want to get beyond the dabbling stage and really sink your teeth into your research. That's where the Family Tree Academy comes in.

Brought to you by the team behind the hugely popular UK magazine Family Tree, the Family Tree Academy is a growing resource of courses, instructional videos and guide to help you take your research further and uncover more of your family's story.

Take a course and improve your knowledge and skills

Family Tree Academy's online courses are written and delivered by some of the world's top genealogy experts. 

The courses feature videos, in-depth guides, worksheets and quizzes to help you test yourself and learn effectively. Many courses also feature downloadable guides, giving you all the information you need to improve your research.

About Family Tree magazine

Family Tree is the UK’s longest-running family history magazine, helping family historians of all levels of experience since 1984. It's published 13 times a year and is packed with advice, information and inspiration to help you with your family history.

In each issue, we bring together:

  • Expert advice to help you build your family tree – whether you’re a beginner or seasoned pro
  • How-to guides to help you explore the lives and times of your ancestors and bring your research to life
  • The latest news, views and opinion from the family history community around the UK and overseas
  • New ideas to help you create an awesome family tree, including the newest DNA research, recently-released online data and the most helpful websites


Keep in touch!

Be the first to know! Sign up for the free Family Tree e-newsletter and we’ll keep you in the loop of our latest family history news. Share tips with your fellow family tree enthusiasts on the Family Tree Academy Facebook group page.