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George will personaly guide you through time pointing out all the references to the Outlander Series in the Highlands. Visit the Culloden Battlefield and other areas where Claire and Jamie travel.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Wardlaw Road Wardlaw Mausoleum, Kirkhill, Inverness IV5 7NB Scotland

Wardlaw Mausoleum is in Wardlaw graveyard in the village of Kirkhill 8 miles west of Inverness. Built in 1634 as the burial place for the Lovat Frasers, the roof was raised and a tower was added in 1722 the then lord Lovat, The Old Fox, of the Jacobite rebellion who was later believed to be buried here. (uncle of Jamie Fraser)

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Beauly Priory, Beauly Scotland

Built by the Valliscaulian Monks whom lived here happily since around 1230 to 1510. It was visited in 1564 by Mary Queen of Scots and on arrival she said what a BEAU WEU or beautiful place. After the reformation the priory fell into disuse and the lead was removed in 1582. In 1652 Oliver Cromwell took some materials to build a fort in Inverness. This is where Jamie left Scotland for France .

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Castle Leod, Strathpeffer IV14 9AA Scotland

Situated near the delightful Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer the castle has been lived in by the same family for 500 years, seat of the clan Mackenzie. The Mackenzie’s and Castle Leod were heavily involved in the Jacobite rising of 1745. Today the claymores are sheathed and guns are silent. But the memories remain.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Clootie Well, Munlochy Scotland

Clootie wells are places of pilgrimage in Celtic areas they are wells of springs almost always with a tree growing near them with cloots or rags tied to the branches, as part of a healing ritual. They are also found in Cornwell and Ireland there is a less known well, known as St Marys Well near Culloden Battlefield.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Culloden House Hotel, Culloden Rd, Balloch, Culloden, Inverness IV2 7BZ, UK

Originally a 16th century Jacobean Castle and part of the house date to this time early on various owners claimed Culloden as their home ranging form King Robert 11 to the Chieftain of the Macintosh clan. In 1625 Duncan Forbes purchased Culloden from the Macintosh Clan. Bonnie Prince Charles stayed here 3 nights prior to the battle.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fort George, 11 miles off the A96, Inverness IV2 7TD Scotland

Fort George the mightiest artillery fortification in Britain if not Europe built to hold the English soldiers after the Battle of Culloden to supress any further Jacobite unrest. Built from 1748-1457 it has never been attacked and is still used by the British Army today.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Clava Cairns, National Grid Reference: NH 757 444 off the B9006, 6 km from Inverness Scotland

Clava Cairns or prehistoric burial cairns of Bulnuaran of Clava are a group of 3 bronze age cairns. A complete of passage graves, ring cairns Kerb cairns and standing stones dating back 4000 years. The largest standing stone is said to have given Diana Gabaldon’s famous Outlander novel now a popular TV series

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor IV2 5EU Scotland

Culloden battle changed world history on the 16th April 1746. The Jacobite army fought to reclaim the throne of Britain from the Hanoverians for a Stuart King the British army was equally determined to stop this happening a ferocious European war had come to Scotland -dividing families and setting clan against clan. All went wrong for the Jacobite on 6th December in Derby 100 miles from London when an angry Bonnie Prince Charlie was persuaded to return to Scotland.

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • To hear George talk about Culloden, you'd think he was there


Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Fort George
  • Entry/Admission - Culloden Battlefield


Departure Point
Royal Highland Hotel, 18 Station Square, Academy St, Inverness IV1 1LG, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
George is happy to pick up from all hotels, Guest houses and B&B's in the Highlands

Airports

  • Inverness Airport, Inverness Scotland


Ports
Invergordon, Ullapool



Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/6/2019 - 10/10/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Duration
6 to 8 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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