Midhope Castle | Scotland | United Kingdom
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Outlander TV Trail - 4 days map

Follow in the footsteps of those in the award winning Outlander TV show on this 4-day group tour beginning and ending in Edinburgh. Discover historic castles, explore quaint villages, traverse one of Scotland's most scenic areas, Glen Affric, and learn about the history of the region and the show that took inspiration from it.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Guesthouse Prices/Dates
Hotel Prices/Dates

Trip Highlights

Falkland - Discover this quaint town with its lavish palace which was used to portray Inverness in Outlander
Doune Castle - Explore the grounds of one of the most filmed castles in Scotland
Culloden - Explore this historic battlefield that was the location of the last battle fought on British soil
Clava Cairns - Take a step back in time and discover this 4,000 year old cemetery
Glen Affric - Traverse lochs, mountains and pine forests in this picturesque Scottish glen

Included

3 breakfasts
Escorted by a local driver-guide
Admission to Blackness Castle
Admission to Urquhart Castle
All road tolls
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go.
3 nights simple guesthouse (hotel upgrade available)
Transportation in 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach with air-conditioning
Admission to Doune Castle
Admission to Culloden Visitor Centre, Museum & Battlefield
14kg luggage - see Trip Notes for details

Not Included

International flights & visas
Meals not specified in itinerary
Entry fees unless specified
Airport transfers (pick up and drop off information can be found in the Trip Notes)
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

Start of our Outlander Journey

Edinburgh - Culross - Inverness. Today we embark on an Outlander-themed journey from Edinburgh. Our first stop is Midhope Castle, Jamie's beloved Lallybroch. While the castle's interior is recreated in studios, we can sit on the iconic steps and await a glimpse of the characters passing through the archway.

Heading north, we visit the village of Culross, doubling as the fictional Cranesmuir. Wander its cobbled streets, taking a step back in time whilst exploring Culross Palace. In Falkland, we relive the show's early scenes set in 1940s Inverness, spotting familiar sights like Mrs Baird’s Guesthouses and the Bruce Fountain.

Leaving behind castles and villages, we journey through the Highlands. At the Newtonmore Highland Folk Museum, we explore replicas of 18th-century Highland crofts, reminiscent of MacKenzie clan villages in the series. Continuing north, we reach Inverness by early evening.

Please note: Check-in closes at 08:45 (tour departs at 09:00) - Edinburgh Bus Station Pick Up, Gate J and Gate K, inside Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ.

Accommodation: Dalmore, Pine Guest House, Aye Stay or similar
Overnight: Inverness

Day 2

Clava Cairns, Culloden and Inverness

Inverness - Culloden - Inverness. We begin our day with a visit to the enigmatic Clava Cairns near Inverness, a stunning complex of ancient ring cairns and standing stones believed to inspire Craigh na Dun in Outlander. While time travel isn't promised, exploring this 4,000-year-old site feels like stepping into the past.

Next, we visit the Culloden Battlefield, significant in Scottish history and the Outlander series, where Jamie bid farewell before joining the Jacobite army, leading to the end of the Highland way of life. Journeying further to Clan Fraser lands, pay homage at the tomb of Lord Lovat, Jamie's manipulative grandfather in the saga.

After exploring key Outlander sites, we return to Inverness for another evening to discover the city's charms.

Accommodation: Dalmore, Pine Guest House, Aye Stay or similar
Overnight: Inverness  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Glen Affric, Urquhart Castle and Loch Ness

Inverness - Loch Ness - Fort William. Our day begins with a visit to the majestic Glen Affric, one of Scotland's most stunning glens, ideal for Jamie's hideaway. Continuing along Loch Ness, we pause at Urquhart Castle, standing proudly for 1,000 years amidst Highland drama. Here we explore its secrets and keep an eye out for Nessie.

Our journey then leads through the Great Glen to Glenfinnan, where a monument commemorates Bonnie Prince Charlie's fateful encounter that began the Jacobite Rising. Framed by Loch Shiel and the iconic Jacobite Steam Train railway line, this site captivates with its history and beauty.

Enthralled by our adventures, we conclude the day in Fort William, nestled beneath the towering Ben Nevis, Britain's tallest mountain.

Accommodation: Sobhan, Myrtle Bank, Fassfern Guest House or similar
Overnight: Fort William  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Glencoe, Castles and Edinburgh

Fort William - Glencoe - Edinburgh. Our day kicks off with a scenic drive through Glencoe before traversing the rugged Trossachs area to reach Doune Castle, a significant ruin famously portraying Castle Leoch from the Outlander series. Later, we pause for a quick photo at Linlithgow Palace, linked to Mary, Queen of Scots, and featuring prominently as Wentworth Prison in Outlander.

Our final stop is Blackness Castle, a formidable fortress representing Fort William in the series. We can explore its ramparts and delve into the fictional world of Jack Randall. Having delved into the history and landscapes of Outlander, we return to Edinburgh in the early evening.

Please note: This tour ends at 19:00 - Edinburgh Bus Station Drop Off, Gate J and Gate K, Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3DQ
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 2 travellers. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
05 Jun - 08 Jun 22% off
£985
£768
£1,115
07 Jun - 10 Jun 22% off
£985
£768
£1,115
19 Jun - 22 Jun 22% off
£985
£768
£1,115
26 Jun - 29 Jun 22% off
£985
£768
£1,115
28 Jun - 01 Jul 22% off
£985
£768
£1,115
12 Jul - 15 Jul 22% off
£985
£768
£1,115
19 Jul - 22 Jul 22% off
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£768
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24 Jul - 27 Jul 22% off
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£768
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26 Jul - 29 Jul 22% off
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£768
£1,115
31 Jul - 03 Aug 22% off
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£768
£1,115
02 Aug - 05 Aug 22% off
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£768
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07 Aug - 10 Aug 22% off
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14 Aug - 17 Aug 22% off
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16 Aug - 19 Aug 22% off
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21 Aug - 24 Aug 22% off
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28 Aug - 31 Aug 22% off
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30 Aug - 02 Sep 22% off
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04 Sep - 07 Sep 22% off
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£768
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06 Sep - 09 Sep 22% off
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11 Sep - 14 Sep 22% off
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13 Sep - 16 Sep 22% off
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£768
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27 Sep - 30 Sep 22% off
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£768
£1,115
02 Oct - 05 Oct 22% off
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£745
£1,085
04 Oct - 07 Oct 22% off
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09 Oct - 12 Oct 22% off
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11 Oct - 14 Oct 22% off
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16 Oct - 19 Oct 22% off
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18 Oct - 21 Oct 22% off
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23 Oct - 26 Oct 22% off
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25 Oct - 28 Oct 22% off
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£745
£1,085
30 Oct - 02 Nov 22% off
£955
£745
£1,085

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 2 travellers. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
07 Jun - 10 Jun 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
19 Jun - 22 Jun 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
26 Jun - 29 Jun 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
28 Jun - 01 Jul 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
12 Jul - 15 Jul 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
19 Jul - 22 Jul 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
24 Jul - 27 Jul 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
26 Jul - 29 Jul 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
31 Jul - 03 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
02 Aug - 05 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
07 Aug - 10 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
14 Aug - 17 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
16 Aug - 19 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
21 Aug - 24 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
28 Aug - 31 Aug 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
30 Aug - 02 Sep 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
04 Sep - 07 Sep 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
06 Sep - 09 Sep 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
11 Sep - 14 Sep 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
13 Sep - 16 Sep 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
27 Sep - 30 Sep 22% off
£1,295
£1,010
£1,805
02 Oct - 05 Oct 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775
04 Oct - 07 Oct 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775
09 Oct - 12 Oct 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775
11 Oct - 14 Oct 22% off
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£987
£1,775
16 Oct - 19 Oct 22% off
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£987
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18 Oct - 21 Oct 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775
23 Oct - 26 Oct 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775
25 Oct - 28 Oct 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775
30 Oct - 02 Nov 22% off
£1,265
£987
£1,775

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Edinburgh
Ends
Edinburgh
Departs
Wednesdays and Fridays
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 16
Hotel Rating
Simple guesthouses (hotel upgrade available)
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 3
Countries
Minimum Age
18
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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