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Outlander and Jacobites Experience

  • Step into Claire’s adventurous shoes in the places she knew well

  • Leave in the morning from Glasgow to spend the full day touring

  • Spend the day with like-minded fans of the Outlander series

Outlander and Jacobites Experience
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Outlander and Jacobites Experience

Leave Glasgow behind and feel like you are spending the day with the Frasers in the 17th century. Visit various locations used for filming scenes in the Outlander series and learn where fact and fiction meet and diverge. Stops include Doune Castle (Castle Leoch), Culross (Claire’s herb garden), Mercat Cross (Cranesmuir), Blackness Castle (Fort William) and several others. There will also be stops at important landmarks of interest to fans of Scottish history.

What to Expect
Your tour departs at 0830 from 266 George Street, Glasgow. Your Driver-Guide will greet you warmly, explain the route for the day, and begin your journey north to our first stop, the magnificent Doune Castle*. Doune was the setting for Outlander's Clan MacKenzie. Here we will stop for time to explore the Castle and its grounds, before we continue onwards.

A short while later we will come to Deanston Distillery; a small whisky distillery near Stirling. We pause here for refreshments, grab a tea or a coffee, before we journey on to the Wallace Monument. We stop here for pictures of the towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace.

After the Wallace Monument, we continue on to the Royal Burgh of Culross. This quaint village was used as Claire's herb garden. It's tiny cobbled streets and ancient buildings make it arguably the best example of 17th Century life in Scotland. You will have time here to see Claire's wee garden, and also take a walk to the Mercat Cross used in Outlander's Cranesmuir Village. 

After Culross, we travel on to the country home of Callendar House. The house's kitchen was the set of the Duke of Sandringham's kitchen; spend time here to enjoy a bite to eat, take in the scenery and as the house is now a museum, learn how the Scots lived in the 14th Century!

From Callendar House, we travel on to the Royal Burgh of Linlithgow for Linlithgow Palace. The Palace was used as Outlander's 'Wentworth Prison'. You will have time to explore the palace, which was used as a relaxing retreat for the British Royal Family on journeys between Edinburgh and Stirling. Alternatively, explore the small town of Linlithgow, enjoy refreshments before we journey onwards.

After Linlithgow, we make our final stop of the day at Blackness Castle; set of the Headquarters of Outlander's Black Jack Randall. The castle hugs the coast and makes for spectacular photos! We briefly stop here before we return to Glasgow, where our Outlander tour ends.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Outlander tour Jenny

'Aye sassenach...' a FANTASTIC tour of all things Outlander...the tour guide had brilliant knowledge about the TV/book series and location areas visited. Her warm nature and love of Outlander was clear and made the whole experience very enjoyable. My highlights would be driving up to...More

Thank Holly G
Timberbush_Tours, Manager at Timberbush Tours Glasgow - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Holly G, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review for your Outlander tour. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your tour with Driver-Guide, Jenny! I hope you really got a feel for the Outlander filming locations with some great photos too!...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile
Great Outlander tour

My 3 friends and I booked the outlander tour. We had a great day. Our bus guide was Jenny who was amazing. Very informative, played great music. It was a small friendly bus. Would highly recommend this tourMore

Thank littlenell123
Timberbush_Tours, Manager at Timberbush Tours Glasgow - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear littlenell123, Thanks for your review and for your recommendation. We're pleased that you enjoyed your 1 day Outlander tour with Jenny and liked having her as your driver guide. I'm sure she'd love to hear your feedback so we shall pass this on to...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Amazing day!

Every part of the tour was just perfect. Luckily we had great weather but it would have been great anyways. Our tour guide Jenny was so relaxed, well organized and knew so much about everything, no matter if it was about something historical or about...More

1  Thank Limasatt
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Glasgow - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Hi Limasatt, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the Outlander tour you took with us. We're happy to hear that you had a good time exploring the various filming locations with Jenny and appreciated her Outlander and historical knowledge. Thank...More

Reviewed February 17, 2018
Gillian and James are AMAZING

So I ended up doing 3 tours with Timberbush and all 3 were fabulous, but I have to say having Gillian and James together was so fun. They were so knowledgeable about the areas and they constantly had me laughing. I am telling everyone about...More

2  Thank LAM1973
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Glasgow - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi LAM1973, You are most welcome! Thank you for trying multiple tours with us and thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback. Great to hear that you enjoyed the humour of Gillian and James and that they kept you entertained as you...More

Reviewed November 7, 2017
A total must, especially if you are a fan!

We visited several places used in filming the Outlander TV series including Castle Doune which served as Castle Leoch. We also visited a distillery where we got a look behind the scenes and saw the actual barrel storage, Blackness Castle which was Fort William, and...More

Thank kimskky
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Glasgow - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Hi kimskky, Thanks for leaving a review. We're delighted that you had a good time visiting the Outlander film locations with Gillian and that she kept you entertained with her stories and music as you travelled between them. We will pass on your feedback to...More

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