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Scotland Outlander

Explore some of the best filming destinations of Outlander in Scotland with Paola Molinari-Shaw and Rhonda Hamilton on a ladies only, 10 day tour.

Book by Mar 05, 2020

May 13 - 22, 2020 | 9 Nights

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INCLUSIONS

• 9 nights at 3 and 4 star hotels: 3 nights in Edinburgh, 2 nights in Inverness, 1 night in Isle of Skye, 1 night in Fort William and 2 nights in Glasgow

• Breakfast daily at hotels, 4 dinners including a welcome and farewell dinners

• Modern motor coach transportation

• Group airport transfers

• Porterage of one bag per person in and out hotel where available

• Service charges and taxes at existing rates

• Sightseeing and visits as highlighted in the day by day itinerary

• Small group escorted by Paola Molinari-Shaw and Rhonda Hamilton

 

EXCLUSIONS

• International Airfare

• Entrance tickets, meals and all items not mentioned, entrance to Dunvegan

Castle is not included

• Gratuities for the driver and guides

• Local city taxes if required to be paid at the hotels

• All items of a personal nature

• Travel Insurance

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PRICE (LAND ONLY)

$4,149 CAD PP 

Based on twin occupancy. Taxes included.

 

Single rooms: +$799 CAD PP (limited)

 

Only $500 CAD to secure your spot! 

Final Payment: March 5, 2020

Book before December 31, and save $100 CAD per person. 

 

Day 1 | May 13

Welcome to Scotland
Upon arrival at Glasgow Airport, meet your guide and board your modern motor-coach. Travel to Edinburgh and check into your hotel. Enjoy a free afternoon at leisure. Meet with your fellow travelers and enjoy a welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2 | May 14

Blackness, Linlithgow and Midhope
This morning we will visit two of the Outlander locations on the outskirts of Edinburgh. First, visit Blackness Castle Blackness Castle stands beside the Firth of Forth, at the seaport which in medieval times served the royal burgh of Linlithgow. The castle is used in Outlander as Fort William where Jamie gets flogged. Next, visit Linlithgow Palace. The majestic royal palace of the Stewarts at Linlithgow today lies roofless and ruined. Known as Wentworth Prison in Outlander and where Jamie is torture by Black Jack Randall. Continue to visit Midhope Castle. Also known as Lallybroch in Outlanders Season 1 & 2. (B)

Day 3 | May 15

Culross, Doune and Falkland
This morning we will visit the town of Culross. Find Geillis Duncan’s house and the historically picturesque town square where Geillis is sentenced to burn for being a witch. It is also here that Jamie and Claire rescue the thief, Tammas, when his ear is pinned to the post. Explore the beautiful refurbished Culross Palace, which dates from 1597. Visit Doune Castle, the home of Robert Stewart, the 1st Duke of Albany. He was ruler of Scotland, in all but name, from 1388 until his death in 1420. This impressive architecture has made it popular with production companies. It was Swamp Castle, Castle Anthrax and Camelot in Monty Python and the Holy Grail and more recently a location in the pilot for Game of Thrones and the fictional Castle Leoch for the TV adaption of the Outlander novels. Enjoy a short stop at Falkland. The Outlander film location that portrays the city of Inverness. Return to Edinburgh. (B)

Day 4 | May 16

Edinburgh and Inverness
This morning we will depart for Inverness. En-route, we will visit the Highland Folk Museum. The Highland Folk Museum brings to life the domestic and working conditions of earlier Highland peoples. Visitors to this living history Museum can learn how Scottish Highland ancestors lived, how they built their homes, and how they dressed, in a friendly and welcoming environment, within the boundaries of the Cairngorms National Park. You will recognize the museum from season 1 episode 5 where Claire helps village women to dye cloth. (B, D)

Day 5 | May 17

Culloden Battlefield and Isle Of Skye
This morning we will visit Culloden Battlefield scene of the 1746 Battle of Culloden between the Jacobite and the British armies. As the last battle being fought on British soil, Culloden marks the beginning of the dismantlement of the structures of Highland society. Listen to accounts from genuine characters who were involved in the Battle, experience the battle in a 360 degrees theatre, get a bird’s eye view of the forces and tactics at play. Enjoy a photo stop at Eilean Donan Castle. It’s one of the most recognised castles in Scotland and without a doubt, a Scottish icon. Strategically located on its own little island, overlooking the Isle of Skye, at the point where three great sea-lochs meet, and surrounded by the majestic splendour of the forested mountains of Kintail. Crossing the bridge to today’s castle, the fourth version, you can clearly understand why Bishop Donan chose the tranquil spot back in 634AD to settle on it and create a monastic cell. (B,D)

Day 6 | May 18

Isle Of Skye
This morning, visit Dunvegan Castle and Gardens. Built on a rock in an idyllic loch side setting, Dunvegan is the oldest inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Enjoy a tour of an extraordinary castle and Highland estate steeped in history and clan legend, and delight in the beauty of its extensive formal gardens, landscaped in the 18th century. Enjoy the scenery around Skye remembering the lyrics from Outlanders opening scenes.(B)

Day 7 | May 19

Glenfinnan Viaduct and Glencoe
En-route, visit the Glenfinnan Viaduct, a railway viaduct on the West Highland Line in Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire. Its construction finished in 1898. The Viaduct is also famous for being featured in the Harry Potter movies as part of the railway of the Hogwarts Express. Continue to the Ben Nevis Distillery, established in 1826. Today it produces a range of quality single and blended malt whiskies under the name Dew of Ben Nevis. As one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland, the distillery is nestled at the foot of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Learn all about Glencoe’s remarkable history, landscape and wildlife. Journey through Loch Lomond. (B, D)

Day 8 | May 20

Loch Katrine and Glasgow
This morning we will enjoy steamship boat cruise on Lake Katrine. You will notice the surrounds as this area was used in episode 13 of Outlander, season 2. It is here that Brianna and Roger spend some time together. Continue to Glasgow and visit Kelvingrove Park, it’s area is used in Season Three of the Outlander TV Series. It is the Boston Park where Claire frequently took walks passing a man who was playing the bagpipes. (B)

Day 9 | May 21

Glasgow
This morning visit Georges Square; this is the location where Frank proposed to Claire. After, visit Glasgow Cathedral, also called St Mungo’s Cathedral, today it’s a congregation of the Church of Scotland. The building is no longer a cathedral, since it has not been the seat of a bishop since 1690. However it is still a place of active Christian worship. The medieval crypt in Glasgow Cathedral was used as the L’Hopial Des Anges where Claire volunteers in season two. Enjoy some free time at leisure. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 10 | May 22

Farewell
Travel to Glasgow Airport for your flight home. (B)

Terms & Conditions

All payments are non-refundable, please ask us for an insurance quote. Limited single rooms available book early, additional single rooms may be available after at a higher cost. Willing to share available. Minimum 16, Maximum 24. Please contact us for full terms & conditions.

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