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The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Edinburgh

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Overview
Enjoy a one day tour visiting filming locations of the award-winning TV series, Outlander. Visit castles, palaces and mansions. Explore Linlithgow Palace, Outlander's Wentworth Prison; see Blackness Castle, the Headquarters of Black Jack Randall, and explore the Royal Burgh of Culross, Claire's herb garden; and many more!
Highlights
  • Travel back in time to Jacobite Scotland and the world of Outlander
  • Visit at least seven Outlander locations, including Lallybroch
  • Learn insider gossip about characters and filming from your local guide
  • Explore the picturesque village of Culross, aka Cranesmuir
What to Expect
As soon as you board your vehicle in central Edinburgh, the stories begin: tales of the series, the stars, and the settings. First up is 16th-century Midhope Castle, aka Lallybroch, and then Blackness Castle, the fortress that doubles as Black Jack’s headquarters. Next, stop in Linlithgow with its ruined palace where Mary Queen of Scots was born—and Jamie was imprisoned in Wentworth Prison. If you’d like, you can choose to explore Callendar House, where the Duke of Sandringham lost his head. No Outlander location tour would be complete without visiting Culross, or Cranesmuir, a perfect example of how villages must have looked in 18th-century Scotland. Admire towering Mercat Cross, Culross Palace gardens, home to Claire’s herb garden, and, if time permits, the ancient Tuilyies Standing Stones. Your last stop before you return to Edinburgh is 17th-century Hopetoun House, the residence of the Duke of Sandringham on the show.
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Important Information
Departure Point
521-523 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PE, UK
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry to attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Blackness Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Linlithgow Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Doune Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Hopetoun House
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Please note: this tour has a Summer and Winter schedule. Attractions affected are as follows:
  • Doune Castle
  • Midhope Castle (Apr-Sep only)
  • Hopetoun House (Apr-Sep only)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our Outlander tour guide Jim was fantastic - so knowledgeable and enthusiastic; and we learnt a lot about Scotland too which was great! The Scottish music on the coach was a nice touch too! We visited all the major castles, palaces, towns and filming locations...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin in writing this review. We have been fans of the Outlander books and shows and decided to take a day tour. Mostly we wanted to hear Scottish history combined with the show’s shoot locations. Our driver/guide Paul was amazing and awesome...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kyle L
Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Kyle L, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Paul and your Outlander day tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I am so pleased to hear that Paul was able to keep you entertained...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome tour with our guide Paul Henderson. He was very knowledgeable about our tour, the history of Scotland and so much more. He was very funny and lots of fun. The tour was fabulous and I would highly recommend it. My husband...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank katherine T
Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello katherine T, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Paul and your Outlander day tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I am so pleased to hear that Paul was able to keep you entertained...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ray was our guide and he was absolutely wonderful! Very informative, fun, and talkative! Extremely knowledgable about Outlander and the true history of Scotland and the Scots as well. Lovely 8 hour tour. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brittany K
Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Brittany, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide Ray and your Outlander Palaces and Jacobites day tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I am so pleased to hear that Ray was able to keep...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour bus driver was very good with regards to Scottish history and linking the sites seen to the Outlander series. It would have been a little more interesting if he also guided us through the actual sites visited. Payment was required to enter the...More

Thank Virginia D
Timberbush T, Front Office Manager at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Virginia D, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your Driver-Guide and your Outlander tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I am so pleased to hear that your driver-guide was able to keep you entertained...More

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July 21, 2019|
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Response from Roybos69 | Reviewed this property |
our tour was focused more on the tv series than the books. I do not think they would go into that much detail. Our guide was so friendly, I am sure a heads up and he would have made sure of no inadvertant "spoilers... More
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July 15, 2019|
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Response from DeoclidesFBV | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Lyn. I think it is a good idea to pack some food, because the timings are not so long. Bringing with you will save time (eating in the van), very important in this opportunity. You can have lunch, but this will make... More
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Response from Jackie G | Reviewed this property |
I would go by the Timberbush website. Midhope maybe open in October but they switch up their tour destinations Summer schedule/Winter schedule. Having said that, Midhope is very close to Edinburgh and if you can’t find a... More
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