Tag: sassenach

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 […]

November 19, 2019

Outlander star Sam Heughan launches Sassenach Tartan

Outlander star Sam Heughan , Jamie Fraser , launches Sassenach Tartan to celebrate release of The Secret Life of Tartan book. Outlander news from Outlander tours OUTLANDER star Sam Heughan has announced his Great Glen Company will be launching a brand new tartan. The Scottish actor took to social media to make the announcement as he showcased the new Sassenach Tartan in a smouldering snap. […]

October 31, 2019

Is there a real Lallybroch in Scotland ?

Yes , there is – Midhope House . Lallybroch, or Broch Tuarach, is Jamie’s fictional home in the series. In real life it’s an ancient 16th-century tower house outside Edinburgh. The castle stars in a number of Outlander episodes. You can visit the castle on one of our tours and take a look around the outside . Unfortunately the inside of Lallybroch is derelict and not accessible .Visit Lallybroch Castle ( Midhope […]