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Outlander Tours

The best Outlander tours are coming your way in 2021. Use the promo code ALBA10 for a 10% discount on all one day tours !

Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels and the hit Starz TV series has been a worldwide phenomenon. Millions of fans love to read it and to watch it and now it is time to experience it. Travel through Scotland’s rugged past and visit the sites where Jamie and Claire fell in love and fought their battles. On our tours you will visit the locations where Outlander was filmed as well as the historical sites where the Jacobite uprisings took place. So join us on a heart pounding time travelling adventure and discover that Scotland’s history is as awesome as the show itself.

Welcome to the best Outlander tours in Scotland. Alba Experiences have been running Outlander tours since 2015 and we are huge fans of the books and the TV show. Your guide has also featured as a supporting actor in seasons 3 and 4 in Outlander and is the perfect guide to show you around the beautiful filming locations in Scotland.

The One day Outlander Experience is a must for every fan of the hit TV show Outlander and is a bucket list moment to get to visit the sets of your favorite show. Relive the books, walk in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire, and explore ancient castles and little villages that have not changed since the 16th century. We also meet the friendly locals and enjoy homemade Scottish cuisine at Mrs. Baird’s B&B in Falkland. We also visit the village of Culross which was the perfect filming setting for Cranesmuir, Blackness Castle used for the garrison Fort William, Drummond Castle gardens used for the Gardens of Versailles, and the beautiful Midhope Castle,the site for Lallybroch, our favourite Outlander location.

The 2 day Outlander Experience is now here! Come and join us for this epic Outlander experience, which is a must for every fan of the hit TV series. We will visit some of the most iconic Outlander filming locations which include Culross, Blackness, Midhope, Glencorse Kirk, and Hopetoun House. Glencorse Kirk is where Claire and Jamie tied the knot in Season 1 and is a huge favourite with our guests. Hopetoun House is also one of our all time Outlander locations as it has featured regularly throughout the seasons, doubling in as the stately home of the Duke of Sandringham, provided the backdrop of Parisian streets, a room in Jamie and Claire’s Paris apartment, the Hawkins Estate, Ellesmere and the stables at Hellwater. On our second day we will visit Doune castle ( Castle Leoch), Drummond gardens ( The Gardens of Versaille ), Tibbermore Church ( the site of the infamous witch trials in season 1 ), Falkland (Inverness), Aberdour Castle ( Abbey Ste Anne de Beaupre ), and Dysart Harbour ( Le Havre ).

The 3 day Outlander Experience is now available! Join us as we travel on an epic adventure, following in the footsteps of our favourite Outlander heroes Jamie and Claire. On this tour we will be visiting some awesome Outlander locations that include Culross, Linlithgow Palace ( Wentworth Prison ), Blackness, Midhope and Hopetoun House. On our 2nd day we visit Doune castle, Drummond gardens, Tibbermore Church, Falkland, Aberdour Castle and Dysart Harbour. And finally on the 3rd and final day of the tour we will be visiting the Glencorse Kirk where Jamie and Claire get married and the mystical Rosslyn Glen. We also visit Preston Mill  that provided the scenes where Jamie is mending the mill when the redcoats suddenly arrive. Craigmillar Castle is our final location on this epic Outlander Experience. This medieval castle appears as Ardsmuir Prison in Season 3. It is here that Jamie is imprisoned along with other highland Jacobite’s including Murtagh.

The 4 day Outlander Experience is a must for all Outlander fans. As well as visiting the filming locations we will also be visiting the historical sites where the Jacobite uprisings took place.

Day one takes you to Linlithgow Palace ( Wentworth Prison) , Blackness Castle (Fort William), Midhope Castle (Lallybroch) and Falkland (Inverness).

Day two will take you to some of the fans favourite locations like Culross (Cranesmuir), Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ), the magnificent Drummond Castle Gardens ( The gardens of Versailles) and then the ever impressive site where Craigh Na Dun was filmed near Loch Rannoch.

Day three we visit the historical Highland Folk Museum which was used for the scene in the episode ‘Rent’, in season 1 . Soon after we visit the enchanted Clava Cairns which was the inspiration for Craigh Na Dun in Outlander. These stones are believed to be over 4000 years old and was once used as an ancient burial ground. Walk through the forest and touch the stones. We then travel to the Culloden battlefield. This is a powerfully moving site of the final Jacobite Rising, the last and most harrowing pitched battle to be fought on British soil. Headstones mark the graves of hundreds of clansmen who gave their lives for the Jacobite cause, which there is no escaping the eerie emotions Culloden evokes. Explore the interactive visitor centre and battlefield, view fascinating artefacts from both sides of the confrontation, and experience the battle in the immersive surround sound cinema. The formidable Fort George is our final location for the day. The fort was erected in the wake of the Battle of Culloden (1746) as a secure base for King George II’s army. Fort George took 22 years to complete, by which time the Jacobite threat had subsided but it has served the British Army for almost 250 years since. Walk around the main ramparts and discover the barrack rooms where soldiers used to live. You can also explore the history of the highlander war museum, which is the largest regimental museum outside Edinburgh.

Day four will be start at the amazing Urquhart Castle which sits by the shores of Loch Ness. Discover more than 1000 years of history as the castle has been home to some of the most historical chapters of Scotland’s story. Urquhart castle was a government stronghold during the Jacobite risings and finally destroyed when Clan Grant decided to leave the castle for good, stopping the enemy from taking it for themselves. We then travel south through the Great Glen towards the Glenfinnan monument. The monument was built in 1815 to commemorate the clansmen who fought and died in the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. The Princes standard was raised here on the 19th of August 1745 at the head of Loch Shiel, and was the last attempt to reinstate the exiled Stuarts on the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. We continue our drive south towards the magnificent Glencoe. Feel history come alive when we tell the tales of the massacre of the Macdonald clan, which took place in 1692 when British troops led by Captain Robert Campbell led their sinister assault and killed 38 men, woman and children. The Scottish highlands would never be the same again.

 

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