Outlaw King is the Scottish blockbuster movie of 2018, telling the story of real-life King of Scots, Robert the Bruce.Set in the medieval 14th century of Roberts reign, the film shows the story of Robert and Scotland’s rise against Edward I of England in the Wars of Independence and most famously the Battle of Bannockburn near Stirling. The film fairly accurately tells the story of Robert’s rise to prominence in Scotland to the english defeat and independence in Scotland in the 14th century. Many of the filming locations are within a days tour from Edinburgh in the central belt of Scotland. Come and follow the story on this fantastic private tour from Edinburgh.
What You'll Get
At 9am your guide will meet you at your Edinburgh accommodation. The door slides back as you enter your premium Mercedes Minivan for a day exploring many of the Outlaw King Filming locations from the capital city.
Craigmillar is Edinburgh’s ruined medieval castle was used multiple times in the film. Craigmillar is actually newer than the period of Roberts reign but fits in well.
Blackness Filming at Blackness near Edinburgh included the famous scene where during a cold snap an extra is suspended in a cage over the River Forth.
Linlthgow Palace was a halfway house between Edinburgh and Stirling castles. It was built after Robert the Bruce’s reign and lies in ruin, but it is an impressive building with an impressive view and is used as a location in the film.
Bannockburn was an epic battle and major Scottish defeat in June 1314 , during the Scottish wars of independence. Today an immersive visitor centre exists near the battle site.
Once the Royal Seat of Scotland, Stirling has played a strategic role through Scotland's history. Robert The Bruce took back Stirling from the English after the battle of Stirling Bridge and the battle of Falkirk. An intimidating statue of Robert stands on the castle esplanade as a reminder of his force and reign.
Doune is a fantastic 14th century medieval castle located in the small town of Doune. It. Doune has also been made famous in Outlander, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Game of Thrones.
Dunfermline Abbey is the royal mausoleum for many of Scotland’s greatest monarchs. Founded as a priory in 1128, it was made an abbey by David I of Scotland.
Cost and inclusions
Tours are priced for the full vehicle (up to 6 passengers) and include all fuel, parking charges and the services of your driver guide. We also provide complimentary still & sparkling water. Access to Midhope Castle is included but all other locations are pay on entry. We recommend a Scottish Heritage Pass for access to included monuments.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Professional local guide
- Live commentary on board
- Transport by private air-conditioned minivan
- Bottled water for each guest
- Private tour
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
- Entrance fees to monuments are not included. For best value a Historic Scotland explorer pass or Scottish Heritage pass is recommended - Note these are not essential to the tour but will add significantly to the day
Traveler pickup is offered
- Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland
Newhaven, South Queensferry, Leith
• It is possible to return to a different location
• If return is outside city (eg Airport) then a surcharge applies
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The Fine Print
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