Tag: doune castle

July 14, 2020

Doune Castle opens 15 July

Doune Castle will open its doors again on the 15th July after the coronavirus lockdown . Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series . Doune Castle is unique in that it actually has five claims to movie fame . Monty Python and the Holy Grail Game of Thrones Outlander the […]

July 22, 2019

Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery

Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of two amazing castles and a whisky distillery ? Two ancient Scottish castles and a distillery feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Callander Balquhidder Church Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game […]

July 8, 2019

Outlander success makes film locations upgrade their facilities

The Outlander effect has been well documented in the last few years. The most popular film locations are now looking to upgrade their facilities to cope with the demand . Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . Phone Edinburgh +44-131 549 9785 for information about Outlander tours and bookings . Outlander could become “a victim of its own success” due to the huge numbers of fans […]

May 9, 2019

NEW for 2019 – the Kelpies and castles tour

Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of two ancient castles and the Kelpies  ? Our  Kelpies and castles tour features a visit to the amazing Kelpies  in Falkirk and two ancient Scottish castles in Stirling and Doune .    The Kelpies and castles tours are available daily seven days a week   .The tour spends up to an hour at […]

March 15, 2019

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has received an award for boosting Scottish tourism

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has received an award for boosting Scottish tourism through her fantasy saga. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . The US writer, 67, received an International Contribution to Scottish Tourism award at the Scottish Thistle awards. It comes as VisitScotland published a paper detailing how sites used in the TV adaptation have seen visitors soar. The report says that set-jetting is […]

November 13, 2018

will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?

At Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Scotland’s tragic Mary, Queen of Scots, the volunteer guides and workers are preparing for a tourist surge. This 15th-century palace, a bulwark of the Stuart dynasty, is astonishingly well preserved and already draws visitors who walk among its stone halls and ramparts and admire its little loch. Outlaw King tours from Private tours Edinburgh . Phone 07305-294773 for more […]

November 5, 2018

Whisky and castles day tour

Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of Scotland’s amazing castles and whisky distilleries ? Two ancient Scottish castles and two distilleries feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Glenturret Distillery Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones and the Outlander TV series. Stirling Castle is one of […]

October 22, 2018

The Outlaw King tour – one day private tour

Take a tour of The Outlaw King film locations in Scotland , featuring Blackness Castle and Linlithgow Palace . Phone 07305-294773 for more details. Starring Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce the lavish Netflix production was filmed at 45 different locations across Scotland . Blackness Castle Linlithgow Palace Bannockburn Doune Castle Dunfermline Abbey Robert the Bruce was born on the 11th of July 1274 in Turnberry Castle […]

August 30, 2018

Shore excursions Edinburgh

Shore excursions from your Edinburgh port start at 10 am . Our private group tours take up to four people to three Outlander filming locations. We also offer bespoke private tours with the option of choosing your own itinerary . Tours start from locations in Edinburgh or Glasgow . Normal pickup point is your port in Edinburgh including Queensferry , Rosyth and Newhaven , Edinburgh  […]

August 17, 2018

Outlander tours featuring Lallybroch , home of Jamie Fraser

Unique Outlander tour – see Lallybroch , ancestral home of Jamie Fraser ( Midhope Castle) – hear Jamie Fraser guide you around Castle Leoch ( Doune Castle ) Tours start at 10 am . Our private group tours take up to four people to three Outlander filming locations – Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle) , Castle Leoch ( Doune Castle ) and Falkland ( Inverness ) […]