Category: Outlander tours

Outlander tours , Our private group tours take up to four people to Outlander’s Lallybroch and 2 other filming locations , This tour visits Lallybroch , Jamie Fraser’s home ( Midhope Castle ), Blackness Castle ( Fort William ) & Linlithgow Palace ( Wentworth Prison ) ,

Lallybroch – Midhope Castle ,

The first location on this Outlander tour is Lallybroch – Midhope Castle, ancestral home of Jamie Fraser  , Outlander scenes were shot at Midhope Castle on the fringes of the Hopetoun Estate near South Queensferry,

Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle) Outlander tours, Lallybroch , real life Midhope Castle , is the ancestral home of Jamie Fraser , visit the castle on our Outlander tours

Midhope was built in the 15th Century and was built by John Martyne, laird of Medhope ,  It was rebuilt in the mid 1600s and remains much the same today,

Visitors are asked to admire Midhope from a distance as the interior is inaccessible .

December 10, 2020

OUTLANDER wins BAFTA Scotland award

The good news is piling up for Outlander fans right now . Not only is filming for series six starting in January , but the smash hit TV series has just won a BAFTA . Outlander was the recipient of the BAFTA Scotland Audience Award, in partnership with Screen Scotland, voted for by the British public The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Scotland […]

October 13, 2020

Outlander house for sale

A cottage featured in the first episode of Outlander has gone on sale . In episode one in series one Frank and Claire visit Inverness . The Fife town of Falkland was the location used as Inverness . The town square features in a number of scenes including the one where Claire notices a vase in a shop window and decides to buy it . […]

July 2, 2020

can you go inside Lallybroch ?

Can you go inside Lallybroch ? Unfortunately,  it is not possible to go inside Midhope Castle. Midhope Castle / Lallybroch is a derelict property and dangerous at the moment to enter. Although external scenes were shot at the castle , none of the filming of Lallybroch interior scenes in Outlander took place inside the castle itself. All the interior scenes for Lallybroch are shot inside a film studio – Wardpark Studios in Cumbernauld […]

May 15, 2020

Outlander filming season five

THE Mart in East Linton has featured in the new series of the historical TV drama Outlander. Filming for the worldwide hit took place all over Scotland in spring last year but details about what was shot could not be revealed until after its episode had aired. East Linton is no stranger to the Outlander cast and crew as Preston Mill has also been used […]

May 12, 2020

Sassenach , Outlander series one, episode one

Sassenach Episode one , series one Sassenach Outlander was filmed in locations all over Scotland . The opening sequence features Glencoe in the Highlands of Scotland . Claire and Frank Randall are on second honeymoon in Inverness after the end of the war . Claire is seen looking at a vase in a shop window. These scenes in Inverness and Mrs Baird guest house were […]

April 28, 2020

what does Sassenach mean in Outlander ?

Sassenach means “stranger” , foreigner or “outlander,” and is a nickname that Jamie uses for Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser. It also refers to people of English descent. It can also be a derogatory term or insult , depending largely on how it is said and to whom . Outlander‘s Claire Randall is called a number of unsavoury names ranging from witch to whore, but only one eventually becomes a term of […]

April 16, 2020

Outlander tours news – coronavirus lockdown lifted ?

Tour businesses all over Scotland are eagerly waiting a Government announcement today about the coronavirus lockdown . We know it’s going to be for another 3 weeks but the question is will restrictions be eased after that as we slowly get back to normal ? Two newspapers this week have said the lockdown will end in early May. In the meantime , why not check […]

March 12, 2020

could Jamie be the new James Bond ?

Daniel Craig has announced the next Bond film No time to Die will be his last outing as Bond . But who will be the new James Bond ? Scottish star Heughan – best known for appearing in time-travel drama Outlander – is among the names regularly linked with the job. Outlander news from Outlander tours Vin Diesel – who stars alongside Heughan in comic […]

February 17, 2020

Is the the Outlander effect really a “double edged sword” ?

The BBC have reported that tourism is booming in Scotland , not least because of the Outlander effect. But is that , as they claim , really a double edged sword ? I am quite surprised to see the BBC publishing this article based on rather flimsy evidence . Is this their attempt to emulate the Daily Mail , which publishes hundreds of articles a […]