Burns Federation No  458

The Stonehaven (Fatherland) Burns Club is unique in that we are the only club in the world to have the privilege of having the word Fatherland in our title. We are very proud of this distinction.


A rich and cultivated but still unenclosed country” is how Robert Burns described the Mearns of Kincardineshire, the land of his forefathers, when he visited the area in 1787.

Welcome to the Website of the Stonehaven (Fatherland) Burns Club.



Garvock Tap - near Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.

where William and Robert Burnes, the poet’s father and uncle, parted company as young men in 1748 to seek better fortunes in the South. They never saw each other again

Doug Samways was re-elected as Club President at the 2019 AGM in May

The Club manned a  stall at the 2019 Feein’ Market in June

For more pictures of the day   click here

Burns Supper 2020


The Annual Burns Supper will be held in The Station Hotel, Stonehaven on Wednesday 22nd January 2020

For more details click here.



Jim McAllan hopes to  be ‘haudin’ the  haggis for the  44th time in 2020

This was the 43rd time last year