- Midhope Castle
- Doune Castle
- Linlithgow Palace
- Robert the Bruce
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Pack your essentials and travel back to the 18th century on an Outlander themed adventure to charming villages and iconic historic attractions: a dream day out for any Outlander fan!
We can’t guarantee any time travel through standing stones, but your guide will immerse you in real-life tales from the past which inspired Diana Gabaldon’s world-famous books. When you experience these stunning locations, you’ll understand why they were chosen to feature in the hit TV series.
We start the day in Edinburgh at and head to Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots, and the filming location for Wentworth Prison in Outlander. Next, we visit Doune Castle*, or Castle Leoch to Outlander fans. One of the best-preserved medieval castles in Scotland, it has also appeared in Game of Thrones, Outlaw King and Monty Python & the Holy Grail.
Over in the ancient Kingdom of Fife, we visit colourful Culross, which starred as Cranesmuir, where Claire and Geillis Duncan were accused of witchcraft. That was a close call! Afterwards, we travel to Falkland, the setting for 1940s Inverness. Explore the quaint streets or chase Jamie’s ghostly figure around the village square.
Saving the best ‘til last, our final stop is at Midhope Castle, made famous as Lallybroch. The perfect end to an awesome day!
* Please note that there are dates throughout the year where Midhope Castle is closed for estate activity and filming.
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- Any international flights are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
- Travel insurance is not included in this tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy.
- Meals are not included allowing you to keep your options open and eat according to your budget.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Outlander Trail tour. You can cancel the tour up to 49 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 48 days of departure.Payment
For any tour departures within 27 September 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 27 September 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 48 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
Outlander Trail tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Outlander Trail tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.Other Information All trips depart from HAGGIS HQ which sits halfway along Edinburgh’s most famous street, the Royal Mile, right in the heart of the Old Town COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
- Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
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