Outlander

Lallybroch, Midhope Castle, Clava Carins, Craigh na Dun, Wardlaw Chapel

Have you ever dreamed of standing on the steps of Lallybroch or visiting the stones at Craigh na Dun?

I will create a tailor-made Outlander tour for you where you will walk in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire and follow their adventures. You will discover the places that inspired Diana Gabaldon’s writings along with visiting Outlander film locations. Your tour will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty, history and culture of Scotland – some of which will be very familiar to Jamie and Claire.

A list of the most popular historic attractions and visitor attractions are listed below. Your Outlander tour will be designed around the place that you would like to visit.

In and around Edinburgh:

Edinburgh – Historic Closes of the Old Town’s High Street and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Craigmillar Castle – Ardmuirs Prison.

Glencorse Old Kirk – The romantic setting for Jamie & Claire’s wedding.

Preston Mill – Jamie is almost arrested by the Redcoats while mending the water wheel.

Prestonpans – Decisive Jacobite win over the Government Army in 1745.

Midhope Castle – Lallybroch.

Hopetoun House – Interior for Bellhurst Manor and Parisian interiors.

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway – Setting for a wartime railways station in London where Claire and Frank say their goodbyes.

Blackness Castle – The 15th century castle on the Firth of Forth is the setting for Fort William, Black Jack Randall’s headquarters.

Linlithgow Palace – The majestic ruined palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, forms Wentworth Prison interior.

Traquair House – Family were one of the few Lowland families to support the Jacobite cause. Bonnie Prince Charlie visited his kinsman the Earl of Traquair to request his support.

Fife:

Aberdour Castle – Sainte Anne de Beaupre Monastery in France.

Dysart Harbour - Le Havre in France.

Falkland – The beautiful historic town of with its Renaissance Royal Palace was the setting for 1940s Inverness. The Covenanter Inn was Mrs Baird’s Guest House.

Culross – The historic market town doubles for of Cranesmuir and setting for the Black Kirk.

Doune Castle, Castle Leoch, Culloden, Drumlanrig Castle, Bellhurst Manor

Stirlingshire and Perthshire:

Doune Castle – Castle Leoch and home of the MacKenzie Clan.

Tullibardine Chapel – Jamie, Claire and company use the chapel as shelter out while Claire tends to Rupert’s eye – the Redcoats eventually lay siege to the chapel.

Tibbermore Kirk – Dating from 1632, the kirk was the setting for Claire and Geillis’ witch trial.

Drummond Castle Gardens – The formal Italian style garden is the setting for park and orchard of the Palace of Versailles.

Highlands:

Highland Folk Museum – Replicas of eighteenth-century village used as a MacKenzie village.

Culloden – Not a film location but the scene of the climax of the Jacobite risings on 16th April 1746.

Clava Cairns – Gave Diana Gabaldon her inspiration for Craigh na Dun.

Beauly – Heartland of the Frasers of Lovat.

Wardlaw Mausoleum – Burial place for the Frasers of Lovat. Jamie’s ‘grandsire’, Lord Lovat ‘the Old Fox’ was buried here following his execution at the Tower of London.

Glasgow and South of Scotland:

Glasgow Cathedral – L’Hopital des Anges where Claire volunteers to work in Paris.

George Square & John Street – Transformed in 1940s London where Frank proposes to Claire.

Dean Castle – The setting for Beaufort Castle, home of Jamie’s ‘grandsire’ Lord Lovat.

Drumlanrig Castle – The magnificent 17th century castle is the setting for the Duke of Sandringham’s Bellhurst Manor.

Preston Mill, Claire, Brianna, Jamie, Aberdour Castle, Sainte Anne de Beaupre Monastery

Cost

The cost of a private Outlander tour for up to eight people starts from £395.00 per day which includes all planning, tour guide and transport costs.

All entrances fees, meals, refreshments & accommodation are excluded.

Contact details:

Tel: (+44) 07794 021819

Email: Ian@bordersjourneys.co.uk

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