Tag: doune castle tours

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 . Doune Castle was widely used in Monty Python and the Holy […]

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 […]

September 12, 2018

Whisky , lochs and castles tour

Our Whisky and castles tour features a visit to two ancient Scottish castles  – Stirling Castle and Doune Castle – plus a tour of Deanston distillery , producer of Highland malt whisky . private tour Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston distillery Loch Lubnaig Loch Lubhair Doune Castle Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and […]