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Outlander Palaces and Jacobites Tour from Edinburgh

  • 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
Outlander Palaces and Jacobites Tour from Edinburgh
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Outlander Palaces and Jacobites Tour from Edinburgh

If you’re addicted to the saga of Claire and Jamie, no trip to Edinburgh would be complete without an Outlander location tour. Covering at least seven locations, including Black Jack’s headquarters, Wentworth Prison, and Lallybroch, this tour gets you right to the heart of Outlander’s world—complete with insider gossip and trivia from your local guide.

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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Reviewed 4 days ago
Perfect day full of history and sights!

This single-day coach tour is pretty much as perfect as a tour like this can be. You'll visit a range of historic sights, from nearly-empty, fortress-like castles on cliffs to the most ornate of palaces. You'll see tiny medieval towns and the beautiful Scottish countryside....More

Thank Ashley Semrick D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Enjoyable and very recommendable trip

We had a great day visiting Outlander film locations in a very comfortable mini-bus. Our guide and driver, Andrew, was very friendly and professional, relating Scottish history to the Outlander plot. I highly recommend this tour to Outlander fans. I will never forget arriving at...More

Thank GisG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outlander Palaces and Jacobites Tour from Edinburgh

The tour was very well managed. All of the sights noted in the description of the tour were visited. Enough time was allowed at each stop to view most of the sight and read information about the sight. Although several of the castles were not...More

Thank Craig J
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig, Thank you for your feedback! We're glad to hear that you had fun visiting the various sites from the Outlander series and found your Driver-Guide to be knowledgeable. Yes some of the castles are not furnished and are kept in their current state,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good sites but tour guide who did not add much

Being an outlander fan I was exited for this tour but unfortunately it did not meet my expectations as our guide for the day basically drove us places and left us to work it out ourselves. To start with the bus was late at the...More

Thank David S
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there David, Thank you for your feedback. We're glad that you enjoyed exploring the locations you visited but are sorry for the disappointing commentary and not reaching our usual standards on this occasion. Could you please get in contact with us on tours@timberbushtours.com and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile
Packed with sights: a very fun excursion!

I’m in Edinburgh early and have a few days before my event starts, so I signed up for this tour. It’s an all-day affair, and it’s well worth your time. Our guide, Stewart, was incredibly knowledgeable about Scottish history, and made every part of the...More

Thank Kerry G
Timberbush_Tours, Digital Marketing Executive at Timberbush Tours Edinburgh - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hello Kerry, Thanks for leaving a review and for recommending the tour. It sounds like you had a fantastic time visiting the various filming sites of the show and we're always glad that we can provide an Outlander fan with the chance to explore these...More

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23 May 2018|
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Response from Karrie24 | Reviewed this property |
There are many stops along the way . No need to worry at all
14 May 2018|
Response from Lyndsay3535 | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on the time of year and what is open. In March, we had about 10 minutes to take photos of Blackness castle because it wasn’t open, it we had an hour and a half to explore Linlithgow palace. I think every... More