1 Day Outlander Trail

DAY TOUR

Adult
from$75
Student
from$70

It’s time to pack your essentials and travel back in time to the 18th century Scotland! Imagine travelling through the dramatic Scottish Highlands when you are suddenly transported back in time and bump into your one true love. Who wouldn’t like that!

We can’t promise that will happen, but we guarantee you will have an unforgettable day travelling through some of the most famous Outlander film locations and stunning spots that inspired the hit series.

Highlights

  • Explore Doune Castle aka Castle Leoch the home of Clan MacKenzie
  • See Culross, the setting for Cranesmuir witch trials
  • Travel back in time to ‘1940’s Inverness’ in Falkland
  • View Aberdour Castle, the monastery from first season finale

Inclusions

  • Your Legendary local HAGGiS Guide
  • A souvenir map

Optional

  • Doune Castle aka Castle Leoch

We start the day in Edinburgh 8.45am and head to the famous Doune Castle past Linlithgow Palace. Doune Castle is not only one of the best-preserved medieval castles in Scotland; it’s also a movie star! Most recently it starred as Castle Leoch, the home of Clan MacKenzie in the hit series Outlander, but it wasn’t the castle’s first time on big screen.  It was used as a film set for Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Winterfell from Game of Thrones to name a few.

After exploring the castle on we go to Fife, one of the remaining ancient kingdoms of Scotland that is often referred to as ‘Scotland in miniature’, because of its stunning nature, turbulent history and unique culture. We make a stop in Culross, the town that was used as Cranesmuir where Claire and Geillis were accused of witchcraft and Claire barely managed to escape before being burned at the stake. It was a close call!

We’ll spend the afternoon in the village of Falkland that was used as 1940’s Inverness in Outlander. It packs a lot of listed buildings for a small village, but if you are not interested in pretty, old buildings you can always try to chase Jamie’s ghost around the square after you have got yourself some lunch.

On the way back to Edinburgh we’ll take in one more Outlander site, Aberdour Castle which was used as the monastery where Jamie recovered after his unfortunate encounter with Jonathan ‘Black Jack’ Randall at the end of season one.

This tour is a must for all Outlander fans!

 

Doune Castle

Doune Castle is one of the best-preserved medieval strongholds that have truly left its mark on the big screen. It has survived through the wars and rebellions of Scotland for centuries and has a story or few to tell.  In addition to its interesting history, the castle has also seen its fair share of stars. It has been featured in the Monty Python and the Holy Grail and more recently used as setting for Winterfell in the pilot episode of Game of Thrones and Castle Leoch, the home of Clan MacKenzie in Outlander.

 

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