Others double for their fictional versions. Follow in Claire and Jamie’s time-travelling footsteps on our Outlander tours.
Scotland’s history and scenic beauty were the inspiration for American author Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series of novels. The resulting TV series now features many of the Scottish locations mentioned in the books. Others double for their fictional versions. Follow in Claire and Jamie’s time-travelling footsteps on our Outlander tours.
The historic Fife village of Culross doubles as the fictional Cranesmuir in Outlander. Culross is one of Scotland’s most picturesque villages, looking much today as it did in the 16th century.
Doune Castle is a 14th-century courtyard castle which poses as Castle Leoch in Outlander. You may also recognise Doune from its role in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and the pilot for Game of Thrones.
The museum recreates Scottish Highland daily and working life from the 1700s to the 1950s. The Highland Township has been used as a filming location for Outlander.
This 15th century ruin played a starring role in the Jamie Fraser story, with its corridors and entrance doubling up as a prison when our hero was held behind bars. Linlithgow Palace is around an elegant courtyard, its mighty walls still echo with fascinating history, as you would expect from the former home of Scottish royalty and birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.
Eagle-eyed viewers will instantly recognise this 300-year-old Fife village, whose streets and buildings have appeared in many episodes. Take a tour and visit the site of Mrs Baird’s guest house, Farrell’s Hardware & Furniture Store and Campbell’s Coffee House. Or why not linger awhile by the Bruce Fountain and recreate your own version of the classic ghost scene?
Set within lushly rolling grounds of Callendar Park, this ornate 14th century home took centre stage in one of the show’s most memorable episodes, Vengeance Is Mine. Travel back in time yourself with a tour of its grand corridors and rooms, pausing on the sweeping staircase to admire the many artworks before descending to the Georgian kitchen, which is still in use today.
This formidable stronghold has become a magnet for Outlander fans thanks to its on-screen role. Explore the imposing ramparts of Doune Castle that became the show’s Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his 18th century clan. Descend the winding stairs and wander the Great Hall and courtyard, imagining memories of medieval banquets, royal jousts and bloody duels.
With its unmistakeable ship-like shape, this 15th century fortress will be instantly recognisable to TV aficionados. Run your hands across the rugged stones that once served as Black Jack Randall’s fictional base in Fort William. Or enjoy the same sweeping views across the Firth of Forth as Jamie Fraser during his on-screen capture and confinement.
This magnificent stately house has played many starring roles in the time-travel epic, including the home of the Duke of Sandringham. Wander the Hopetoun Estate grounds and spot other locations, including the Hawkins Estate, the Helwater stables or even bygone Parisian streets. You might even be able to see which parts were digitally removed for TV!
This former cotton mill will be instantly familiar to fans after it was used as the setting of a French wine warehouse owned by Jamie Fraser’s cousin. Sitting beside the beautiful Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Natural Park, its walls echo with centuries of history as you explore behind the scenes and see traditional whisky-making methods at work.
This bewitching Fife harbour was reimagined as the 18th century port of Le Havre for the small screen. Stroll its sleepy streets and see where Jamie and Claire Fraser made their fictional escape to France. Or take the Fife Coastal Path and enjoy the enchanting views of this conservation area and its period buildings, including the harbourmaster’s house.
Experience the best of the Scottish Highlands on this 3-day Isle of Skye tour.
This fascinating tour will introduce you to the history of Stirling, with its famous castle and the natural beauty of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
Follow in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire on this wonderful Outlander themed tour.
Enjoy a wonderful drive through the picturesque scenery of the Western Highlands and the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
Explore the beauty of the Highlands including the romantic Isle of Skye and take a trip on the famous Jacobite Steam Train, star of the Harry Potter movies!
Highland history comes to life around every corner of this awe-inspiring two-day tour, with a host of castles, glens and lochs waiting to be discovered.
If you only have a couple of days to discover the true beauty of the Scottish Highlands, then this is the tour for you.
Sample the finest ‘water of life’; follow in Bonnie Prince Charlie’s footsteps and walk among the ancient locations of TV’s Outlander in this fascinating trip back in time.
Discover the real history behind some of the most famous locations used in TV’s popular Outlander series.
This premium tour of Scotland’s Highlands and Islands is enhanced with an Outlander twist.
Discover the history of Scotland and her people on this inspiring tour through the Highlands which includes a trip on the famous West Highland Railway.
Be captivated by the beauty of the Scottish Highlands and Islands on this luxury tour that includes visits to the Orkney Islands, Skye and Bute.
Although the focus of this tour is on St Andrews, famed throughout the World as being the home of Golf, there is much more to explore on this relaxing tour.
St Andrews is famed for its rich golfing heritage but there is so much more to discover on this fascinating tour.
This engaging small group tour will let you explore many of the locations used in the filming of the highly-popular Outlander TV series.