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Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tour

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Gain a unique insight into the world of Outlander and experience a superb distillery and whisky tasting.Our Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours feature a visit to two Outlander castles – Lallybroch , Jamie Fraser’s ancestral home , and Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) - plus a tour of Deanston distillery , producer of Highland single malt whisky . At each Outlander location your guide gives you the history of the castle and details of the episodes filmed there . Lallybroch is over 500 years old . Doune Castle has 4 claims to move fame, featuring in Outlander , Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the Outlaw King and Mary Queen of Scots .

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Stop At: Midhope Castle, Near Abercorn, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH52 6QZ Scotland

Outlander scenes were shot at Midhope Castle near the Hopetoun Estate near South Queensferry.

Midhope was built in the 15th Century and was built by John Martyne, laird of Medhope. It was rebuilt in the mid 1600s and remains much the same today.

Visitors are asked to admire Midhope from a distance as the interior remains largely derelict.

Midhope Castle is the external location for fictional Lallybroch, the family home of character Jamie Fraser , and it is located on the Hopetoun Estate . Midhope Castle dates back to the 15th Century and although the exterior is relatively intact the castle is derelict inside. For Midhope Castle tours booking enquiries and availability check contact us online

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Doune Castle, Castle Hill, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EA Scotland

Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series .

It also features in the 20th century episode when Claire and Frank Randall visit the castle on a day trip. Doune has appeared several times on screen and was widely used in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It also represented the castle Winterfell in Game of Thrones.

Once a Royal residence, Doune Castle was rebuilt by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany in the late 14th Century.

Visitors spend up to one hour at each location .

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre, Deanston Distillery Near Doune, Stirling FK16 6AG Scotland

Each tour warmly welcomes you into the heart of the distillery, where Deanston makes award-winning Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Here you will see a traditional open top mash tun, gleaming copper stills and a must-see vaulted maturation Warehouse 2B. Join the experienced tour guides on a journey through time, taking you back to the past as a cotton mill and through the evolution of Deanston. The Standard Tour finishes off with a tasting of Deanston 12 year old whisky .

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • in car phone charging
  • Entry/Admission - Midhope Castle


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Doune Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
free pickup from your Edinburgh hotel, Airbnb or port



Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
6 hours

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