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Outlander-themed Full-Day Trip

Visit three palaces and an incredibly all around protected town on this experience through the sights and accounts of Outlander. You'll find that the real places and history of this time-traveling adventure are just as exciting as the show itself. Enjoy visiting remarkable landmarks, such as South Queensferry harbor, the Doune Castle, Linlithgow Palace and Blackness Castle.
Group
9 hours
Group size up to 30 persons
Mobile ticket
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English
What is included in activity
Transportation by Mercedes mini-coach
Driver/guide
What is not included
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Entry fees to attractions
Details

You will travel back in time as your driver takes you over the Queensferry Crossing to Culross after you leave Edinburgh at 9:15 in the morning.

Taking on the appearance of the fictional town of Cranesmuir, this 16th-century village with a view of the sea has not changed much. While imagining what life must have been like 400 years ago, you have time to visit Claire's herb garden, the palace, or the ancient streets.

To Doune Castle*, also known as Castle Leoch in Outlander, you will travel past Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument. You can see how a Scottish earl lived in the 14th century through this impressive structure.

You can also listen to a great audio guide about how Monty Python and the Holy Grail was filmed at this castle.

Linlithgow Palace is your next destination. You can spend some time here taking in the stunning views of the Forth bridges, having a picnic by the loch, and exploring the birthplace ruins of Mary Queen of Scots. You can go to the location of the gruesome Outlander scene if you're feeling brave.

Blackness Castle can be reached in a short distance from here. Due to its resemblance to a massive stone boat, this impressive castle is also known as the "ship that never sailed." You have time to explore the fictional Jack Randall headquarters and walk the ramparts.

Your next destination should be Midhope Castle. Jamie's lovely Lallybroch home is still an essential photo opportunity for any show fan, despite the fact that visitors cannot enter the castle.

You will make one last stop in the vibrant South Queensferry harbor area before returning to Edinburgh, and you will be back there by about 5:45 p.m.

Important Information:

  • Due to road closures, Doune Castle will be closed on July 31, 2022
  • On this tour, you can only bring 14 kg (31 lbs) of luggage per person. This should consist of a single piece of luggage that is comparable to a carry-on bag used by airlines (approximately 22 inches by 17 inches by 10 inches). Additionally, there should be a small bag for personal items that will be carried on board. 
  • Because of the maintenance work Linlithgow Palace is closed until further notice. Linlithgow will be a photo stop during this time.
  • Due to filming on these dates, Midhope Castle is either partially open or closed completely:
  • Open in part (you can still take pictures from a distance): 25-26 August 2022, 05-11 September 2022, 06-07 October 2022
  • Complete closure (no access to the courtyard): 25-26 August 2022, 05-11 September 2022, and 6-07 October 2022 16 — 21 August 2022, 23 — 24 August 2022, 12 — 5 October 2022 
  • Not Recommended for Children Under 5 Years Old
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Price
Adult (Age 16+)
€68
per person
Children (Age 5-15)
€64
per person
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What places you will see

Visit some of the most memorable locations featured in the Outlander series

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 6 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

Rabbie's Cafe Bar

How long your tour will be
9 hrs
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Payton S.
This tour was super. A really enjoyable and educational day. Our tour guide Graham was excellent his knowledge of Outlander and also the local area and history was brilliant. A really enjoyable and Covid compliant trip. Great value for money and an overall wonderful experience.
1 day ago
Cillian H.
Our guide was energetic, informative about history and funny. He made sure we knew enough to get the most out of each stop, the scenery along the way, and to eat well while still keeping things on schedule. It was a highlight for our group of 5 to be able to just take it all in, at a reasonable pace, and to see first-hand why Outlander wisely made use of so many incredible venues and scenery in Scotland. I'd do a Rabbie's tour again anytime, and use Getmyguide on my jaunts around the world. Fabulous!
7 days ago
Cleo M.
I fully recommend this Outlander tour to any avid fan!! It was amazing! But I should point out that 2 of the places on our tour you had to pay to get in they are not included in the price you pay. Those were Midhope castle and Blackness castle. Otherwise it’s definitely worth the money! And our tour guide/bus driver Eric really made it more interesting…and entertaining! I honestly can’t recommend this tour enough, I’m a HUGE Outlander fan so this was like going to Disney land for me!
12 days ago
Matilda M.
Exciting and beautiful bus tour…. Also great for non Outlander fan..... Lallybroch was ok..... Not much to see. Blackness Castle is absolutely great... Culross is super small but nice - beautiful for a walk... Doune Castle with an audio guide is interesting. linlitgowth-Castler unfortunately closed, but still nice to look at from the outside. Tour highly recommended. Our tour guide Jan was very friendly and told interesting stories... Everything was perfect
13 days ago
Chloe G.
Our tour guide Robbie was very informative, he even told us about how Scotland formed geographically millions of years ago, and how that affected its climate and landscape. I was amazed to hear the highlands of Scotland formed from a piece of land once connected to North America, and that's why you can find granite rock there, while the lowlands of Scotland formed from a different geological "event" and therefore has a different landscape. You can read more about it at Wikipedia--fascinating info! Robbie played the "Outlander" main theme music on the way home and it gave me goosebumps. I told him this and he said his mother used to sing this melody to him as a lullaby when he was a child. Wish I was back in Scotland--life there is so much more tied to history than in the US, and therefore every moment there feels more significant and fulfilling. Hard to describe, but maybe some will understand my meaning.
14 days ago
Allie P.
My mom and I had a great time on the Outlander tour. We went on this tour not because it featured properties that were featured in the TV series, but because we wanted to visit these properties. The tour guide and driver were amazing (David Ewan) and they made the day so much fun with their great personalities and stories. It was a great tour to go on whether you are a fan of the TV series or if you just want to see some really interesting historical sites.
20 days ago
Sarah K.
Our tour guide, Lizzy, made the whole day SO MUCH FUN. My sister and I flew over to Scotland from our Dublin vacation for just the day. We had the absolute best day touring the filming locations with Lizzy at the helm. As we drove she'd share interesting tidbits of history or Outlander stories. Her being an Outlander superfan helped to make the day extra special. We loved the whole experience! Can't recommend the day highly enough.
22 days ago
Louis R.
We had such a good time on our tour! Nick A. shared all of his superb knowledge of the history of Scotland! And of course his knowledge of Outlander! Playing the music on the way up the lane to Lollybroch made my wife’s day! Thank you it’s an adventure we won’t soon forget!
26 days ago
Charlie N.
Absolutely lovely day! Andy was a great guy, very kind, a good sense of humour & pleasant company! Thank you so much Andy! What a beautiful day around key places of the Outlander show. The pace was perfect with lots of time to see. Never felt rushed, a good balance between being guided & having free time! Highly recommended even if you are not an Outlander nerd, those places are stunning & worth being seen!
28 days ago
Madison A.
A great day despite one castle not bejng accessible on the day. Eric was an amazing guide; personable, funny and very knowledgeable about Scottish history. Would recommend the trip to all Outlander fans and also those interested in castles in general. As a note the tea-room in Culross needs a mention. At the end of a cold day this unpretentious little place offered the best cheese scones and coffee we've tasted in the UK by far. Thanks for a grand day!
about 1 month ago
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