Outlander tours news – coronavirus lockdown lifted ?

Tour businesses all over Scotland are eagerly waiting a Government announcement today about the coronavirus lockdown . We know it’s going to be for another 3 weeks but the question is will restrictions be eased after that as we slowly get back to normal ? Two newspapers this week have said the lockdown will end …

Is the the Outlander effect really a “double edged sword” ?

The BBC have reported that tourism is booming in Scotland , not least because of the Outlander effect. But is that , as they claim , really a double edged sword ? I am quite surprised to see the BBC publishing this article based on rather flimsy evidence . Is this their attempt to emulate …

Outlander Valentine gifts

“Outlander” is not back on TV until next week , but a Sassenach’s love for the Starz drama never fades. Surprise your lovely lass with an “Outlander”- inspired Valentine’s Day  tour or one of these “Outlander”-themed Valentine’s Day gifts on February  14, and you’ll be able to say you’re the Jamie to her Claire. Outlander …

Is Outlander’s Fraser’s Ridge a real place ?

After 20 years apart, Claire and Jamie are finally building a life together in the American colonies. And central to their storyline in Outlander‘s fourth season is the establishment of their home, Fraser’s Ridge. Once they reunite with their daughter Brianna in Wilmington, she too, returns to Fraser’s Ridge, completing their family unit. According to Diana Gabaldon, …

Is there a real Lallybroch in Scotland ?

Yes , there is – Midhope House . Lallybroch, or Broch Tuarach, is Jamie’s fictional home in the series. In real life it’s an ancient 16th-century tower house outside Edinburgh. Unfortunately the inside of Lallybroch is derelict and not safe or accessible .Visit Lallybroch Castle ( Midhope Castle ) for just £90 . Lallybroch face masks are now available. Lallybroch gifts online …

Is Broch Tuarach a real place?

Broch Tuarach is a real place which you can visit on our Outlander tours .  Lallybroch / Midhope Castle is a 16th century castle featured in Broch Tuarach tours,   in Outlander. Jamie calls his home Broch Tuarach in Gaelic or Lallybroch . Over 50 Broch Tuarach gifts including throw pillows, phone cases, prints, t-shirts , …

NEW for 2019 – the Kelpies and castles tour

Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of two ancient castles and the Kelpies  ? Our  Kelpies and castles tour features a visit to the amazing Kelpies  in Falkirk and two ancient Scottish castles in Stirling and Doune .    The Kelpies and castles tours are available daily seven days …