Tag: scotland tours

September 27, 2019

where is Craigh na dun ?

Craigh na Dun The mystical and enchanting spot where Claire and Frank first come across the standing stones that soon after were to propel Claire back in time. They have been an ever-present since, including in Season 4 . No standing stones actually exist here but I think they are based on a combination of  Clava Cairns and Callanish , both of which are outstanding […]

March 11, 2019

Historic Mary Queen of Scots documents found at Museum of Edinburgh

Some important documents signed by Mary Queen of Scots have just been found at Museum of Edinburgh . They were gifted to the museum in 1920 and then ‘lost’ until recent work by curators to inventory and restore them. They are handwritten, dated numbered and signed and reveal some interesting facts about Edinburgh in the 16th century. Mary Queen of Scots tours from Private tours […]

March 5, 2019

The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers

The “Outlander effect” continues , telling us what we already know , that Outlander has provided a major boost to the economy in Scotland . Visitor numbers to Scotland’s attractions increased for the fifth year in a row. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh   The two top sites – the National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle – each attracted more than two million […]

February 18, 2019

Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours

Our Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours feature a visit to two Outlander castles  – Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) and Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) – plus a tour of Deanston Distillery , producer of Highland malt whisky . private tour Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) Deanston distillery Loch Lubnaig Loch Lubhair Doune Castle Originally dating to […]

December 4, 2018

Eilean Donan Castle tours

Private tours of Eilean Donan Castle and the Highlands from Edinburgh including a visit to Glencoe and Buachaille Etive Mor . Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands . This tour starts at 10 am and costs £295. Book your tour now on phone 07305-294773 or contact us online . This photo tour is ideal […]

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 18, 2018

Blackness Castle stars in movie blockbuster The Outlaw King

Blackness Castle plays a grisly role in the 120 million dollar movie blockbuster The Outlaw King opened  the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Take a tour of Blackness Castle in our film locations tour . Phone 07305-294773 for more details or contact us online . Starring Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce the lavish Netflix production was filmed at locations across Scotland last year, also including […]

September 26, 2018

Tours of Scotland

Welcome to Tours of Scotland , your online guide to exploring the best that Scotland has got to offer – from the stunning landscapes and castles to the best whisky in the world, plus unique film and TV locations for Outlander , Monty Python and many more . Jamie Fraser Outlander tours castle tours Game of Thrones tours whisky tours Falkirk tours Outlaw King tours […]

September 19, 2018

Mary Queen of Scots tours

Mary Queen of Scots tours – four locations Our tour features a visit to the key places in the life of Mary Queen of Scots including Linlithgow Palace and Stirling Castle . The new Mary Queen of Scots film features Oscar Nominee Saoirse Ronan performs the role of the ambitious Mary, whose attempts to reclaim the throne of Scotland incurs the wrath of the virgin queen, Elizabeth I, […]