Scotland inspired by Outlander - 13 day tour

Tour Summary

Scotland inspired by Outlander
13 day / 12 night

Follow in the footsteps of Claire and Jamie on this extensive Outlander inspired tour of Scotland. Discover many of the places that inspired Diana Gabaldon to write her popular series of novels, including Cranesmuir (Culross in real life), Wentworth Prison (Linlithgow Prison) and Castle Leoch (Doune Castle). Your visit to Scotland will be enhanced with visits to the picturesque Isle of Skye and the historic Orkney Islands as well as our great cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

Blackness Castle - discover the actual Fort William headquarters of Black Jack Randall

Culloden Moor - visit the site of the last battle ever fought on British soil

Orkney Islands - explore the pre-historic sites of Skara Brae and Ring of Brodgar    

Isle of Skye - tour through the scenic Sleat Peninsula known as the Garden of Skye

Highland Folk Museum - this fascinating recreation of an 18th Century village was used as an Outlander filming location

Movie locations - Outlander, One Day and Monty Python and the Holy Grail 

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 12 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Edinburgh (3); Dundee (1); Inverness (1); Thurso (2); Isle of Skye (1); Ballachulish (2) and Glasgow (2)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (12)
  • Welcome reception with your Tour Director
  • Table d’hôte dinners (4)
  • Farewell lunch on a working Scottish farm

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Skara Brae, Highland Folk Museum, Blackness Castle, Stirling Castle, Glasgow Cathedral and Linlithgow Palace
  • City tour of Edinburgh
  • Orientation tours of Dundee, Inverness, Glasgow and Stirling
  • Visit to a whisky distillery with tasting

Tour Essentials

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with extra-legroom, reclining seats, on board washroom and Wifi
  • Ferry to the Orkney Islands
  • Ferry from the Isle of Skye
  • Ferry to the Isles of Mull and Iona 
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
  • Service charges and taxes

Departure information

From The Novotel City Centre
80 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh EH3 9DE

The tour will end in Glasgow after breakfast on day 13

Check-in: 16:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 14:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 09:00 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 5 to 17 years inclusive on the basis that they share a room with an adult.

We’re sorry but children aged under 5 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement.  

Price Notes

The price of the tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Selected departures include a visit to this famous celebration of music, dancing and culture performed against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code:
TT 02097

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