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4 Day Outlander Tour

Visit the settings of the TV series Outlander and follow in the footsteps of Jamie and Claire or simply enjoy the wonderful settings.

Journey back in time and relive all the tragic, exciting and sentimental scenes of Outlander. You’ll tour towns that have barely altered since the 16th century. Visit ancient battlefields and historic castles in this wonderful tour that caters for Outlander fans from around the world.

So, why not join your fellow fans and savour the show’s stunning locations and history on this whilst reliving the epic moments in Outlander.




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Tour Highlights

  • Journey through winding roads and discover a 4,000 year old cemetery; Clava Cairns, which was a great hiding place for Jamie!
  • Can you spot ‘Nessie’ as you either wander the banks of the Loch Ness or take an optional boat cruise on the infamous Loch.
  • Glen Affric is a wonderful area consisting of pine woodlands, wild moorlands and calming lochs.
  • This 14th century Doune Castle is one of the best preserved Medieval castles in Scotland and became Castle Leoch in Outlander, as well as featuring in Monty Python’s ‘Holy Grail’, and Game of Thrones.
  • The battle of Culloden in 1746 was the final confrontation between the Jacobites and the Government. It was also the location of a tragic Outlander scene.
  • Falkland is a picturesque town in Fife at the foot of the Lomond Hills.
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Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Culross, Falkland, Newtonmore Highland Folk Museum and Tulloch Ghru

Setting off from Edinburgh, you’ll travel north to your first destination of the day, the charming village of Culross.  Known as Cranesmuir in Outlander, it was the location of Geillis Duncan and her husband Arthur’s home.  Wander the town’s cobbled streets and admire the impressive, Culross Palace where’ll you’ll see ‘Claire’s herb garden’.

Your next stop is the lovely village of Falkland, known in Outlander as the 1940’s Inverness.  Try to spot Mrs. Baird’s Guesthouses (The Covenanter Hotel) and the Bruce Fountain, where Claire sees the ghost of Jamie.

By early afternoon we travel to the open-air Newtonmore Highland Folk Museum.  Their 18th century turf-roofed Highland crofts replicas were used in the first episode of the show.

Travelling further north, you’ll pass via Aviemore, where you may recognise the wonderful hilly and wooded area of Tulloch Ghru.  Tulloch Ghru was the location where Claire, Jamie and the Highlanders journey from Craigh na Dun to Castle Leoch.

In the late afternoon you’ll continue to Inverness, your accommodation will be at the Glen Mhor Hotel (or a similar alternative).

Day 2 - Inverness, Glen Affric, Culloden and Clava Cairns

Your day begins by travelling to the majestic Glen Affric. An area filled with lochs, miles of pine forests and glorious mountains.  A fantastic area for Jamie to hide in!

Your next tour destination is Culloden, an area with immense history and great sadness.  It was the location of the Battle of Culloden and where Claire and Jamie said their tearful goodbyes, before Jamie joined the Jacobite army to fight for the Stuarts.  You’ll be able to learn all about the tragic battle at the Visitor Centre and site.

Clava Cairns with a type of Bronze Age circular burial tombs is your final stop of the day before your return journey back to Inverness.  Enjoy the town and all its attractions before a restful night in your hotel.

Day 3 - Beauly Priory, Leod and Loch Garve

Setting off after breakfast, your first destination will be Beauly. You’ll visit the 13th century ruin of Beauly Priory and the tomb of Lord Lovat in the heart of Clan Fraser lands.  The Priory, according to the Outlander books was the burial site of the Lovat Frasers.

Continuing the tour, you’ll enjoy a relaxing walk and learn about the history of the clan and the area at the red sandstone Castle Leod, home of the Clan MacKenzie, who have lived at the castle for over 500 years.

If you wish, you may next take an optional tour at a whisky distillery and sample some of Scotland’s favourite tipple!  If time permits, you could also look out for the Waterhorse at Loch Garve!

You’ll be travelling along the banks of Loch Ness next to reach your overnight destination in Fort William.

Day 4 - Glenfinnan, Doune Castle, Blackness Castle and Edinburgh

On your final tour day, you travel to Glenfinnan in the morning to visit the 18th century monument which commemorates the beginning of the last Jacobite rising.  It is positioned within a stunning backdrop of mountains and a loch.

The tour continues through impressive Glencoe and across the wild and rugged Trossachs area and onto Doune Castle.  Known as Castle Leoch in the TV series it was home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan.

Leaving behind Doune Castle, there’ll be a photo opportunity at Blackness Castle which sits on the banks of the Firth of Forth.  Lastly, you’ll make your return journey back to the city of Edinburgh.

Culross
51°
partly cloudy
84% humidity
wind: 14mph NE
H 68 • L 47
67°
Mon
62°
Tue
64°
Wed
65°
Thu
65°
Fri
Weather from Yahoo!

Important information

Departs 0900.am – Gate J and Gate K, Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ
Returns 19.00pm approx.

  • Discounts for Students, seniors over 60
  • Unfortunately, we only carry passengers over 18 years old on this tour
  • Pack your waterproof clothing and walking shoes
  • One 15 kilogram bag per person

Tour inclusions

  • Transport in a 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach
  • Air conditioning as standard
  • The stories and services of an experienced driver-guide


FAQ’s

What meals are included?

Breakfast is included on all overnight tours.  Lunches are not included, unless otherwise stated.  Evening meals are included when stated on the tour itinerary.  On tours of seven days or more, generally fifty percent of dinners are included.  Please check the itinerary page for exact details.

Where does the trip depart from?

Each UK trip will have a dedicated pick up point in central London.  Shorter duration trips will normally depart from Victoria Coach Station, with longer duration trips leaving from the London Reception Centre, near to Waterloo train station.  Departure points will be confirmed before booking a tour.

Can I get picked up from my hotel?

Pick up from hotels is not possible.  You will need to make your own way to the departure point.  However some tours do have a designated hotel departure, which you can stay in prior to the trip.  Please ask at time of booking for departure points and we can direct you to local hotels.

Are entrance fees included?

Entrance fees are included where specified on the itinerary.

Can I pay in dollars?

All tours are quoted and charged in pounds sterling, but you can pay using your local card and currency.  We will debit the card in pounds sterling and your bank will use their exchange rate at that time to deduct the amount in your local currency.

What time does the trip leave and return?

Departure times will vary depending on the itinerary.  European tours departing from London will usually leave between 05.00am and 07.00am.  Multi day UK tours will leave between 06.00am and 07:30am.  Day trips will depart between 07.00am and 09.00am.  European and worldwide tours that start in an overseas city will have a welcome reception on day one of the tour which is usually around 18.00pm.

Return times vary depending on the itinerary.  All the full day coach tours should be finished by no later than 19.00pm, traffic permitting.  The train tours return between 20.00pm and 22.00pm.  Longer duration trips will return between 16.00pm and 19.00pm.  All times will be confirmed at time of booking.

Is this a definite/guaranteed departure?

A definite departure is guaranteed to operate for that given departure date.  A trip that is not yet designated a definite departure is not yet guaranteed to operate based on current booking numbers.  If a trip and departure date you are interested in is not yet definite, do not let this discourage you from booking.  The more paid passengers received, the odds of the trip operating increase.  In the slim case that the operator withdraw a trip you are booked on due to a lack of numbers, you are entitled to a full refund of any funds already paid towards the tour, or if flexible with your time, we can move you onto another departure.

Who travels on these tours, who else is booked?

Whilst we can not confirm exactly who else is booked on a tour, we can guarantee you will be travelling with fellow liked minded travelers who share a passion for travel, fun, adventure and discovery.  All tours will be run by English speaking guides and age ranges will vary.  The beauty of taking a guided holiday is you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.

Are transfers included from the airport?

In general, if you are joining or departing your guided holiday on the first or last day, return transfers between the airport and hotel are included (excludes itineraries starting and/or ending in London).  You’ll find specific information on the itinerary’s page.

What optional excursions can I do and can I book them now?

Optional experiences are available on some tours.  These are activities that are not automatically included, but offered during your trip to enhance your travel experience.  These are all bookable whilst on the tour via your tour guide/travel director.  These are payable by cash or card.



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