Day Tour (dep. Edinburgh)
Adventure Calls, Culture Vultures, Family Friendly
Let us take you on a journey to some of the famous scenes in Scotland from the hit tv series Outlander, visiting the locations that let you step back in time.
Our experienced tour guide/drivers will tell you the history of the area and show you the sights which inspired the famous US show. On this day tour from Edinburgh, we will take you to Blackness Castle, Culross, Linlithgow Palace, Midhope Castle, and of Course Doune Castle. This coach trip is a must for all Outlander Fans.\
Start your tour from your own chosen departure point in central Edinburgh. Hop aboard your air-conditioned coach and head to your first location of the day, Midhope Castle which is the external location of the Fraser family home known as ‘Lallybroch’. Spend time here for photos, a MUST for Outlander fans!
Our next stop of the day is Blackness Castle* Explore the rich history within the castle walls and learn of its multi-functional history as a lordly residence, garrison fortress, and state prison. Fans of Outlander may also recognize that the exterior posed as Fort William, the foreboding headquarters of Black Jack Randall.
Our tour now takes us to the town of Linlithgow, famous for its Palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Here outlander fans have the opportunity to see Linlithgow Palace, used as the set for the infamous Wentworth Prison in Outlander. This is where Jamie was held prisoner and tortured by Black Jack Randall, one of the most intense scenes filmed during the TV series. We have time here for refreshments and exploring.
Continue on your tour to Culross, several parts of Culross are used to depict the village of Cranesmuir, predominantly for season 1 of Outlander. During your time here you will notice many of the scenes come to life as you step into the actual shooting location of the show.
Following in the footsteps of Jamie & Claire our Outlander tour takes us to the beautiful village of Falkland, nestled between the two Lomond Hills in the Howe of Fife. Fans of “Outlander” will recognise Falkland as the stand-in for Inverness, where Claire and Frank honeymoon. You can see several shops and locations from the programme including the fountain Jamie stands at and stares in Claire’s window.
Our final stop of the day to stretch your legs and take some photos, is at the viewpoint at South Queensferry. Admire the Firth of Forth and the three magnificent bridges that link Edinburgh to Fife.
On returning to Edinburgh you may want to be dropped off at Bake House Close, featured in Series 3 of “Outlander” as Jamie’s Print house.
Enjoy this experience with our trusted partners: GrayLine Scotland