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- Accommodation on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
- Dinner where mentioned
- Expert English Speaking guide
- Entrances where mentioned
- Tips for tour guide and coach driver
- International air travel
- Tips other than mentioned above
- Items of a personal nature
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
September 7th – Arrive Glasgow (-/-/-)
Arrive in Glasgow at your own leisure today. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore Glasgow city centre.
You will spend 3 nights on a B&B basis in a central Glasgow hotel.
September 8th – Day at leisure (B/-/-)
Spend this day ay your leisure to recover from your flight before the excitement of the tour begins!
September 9th – Tour of Outlander sites in Glasgow (B/-/-)
Today we visit Pollok House and Gardens, both of which were featured as film sets for Outlander Seasons 1 and 2. Whilst there, you will have time to explore this extensive woodland garden area which was once voted the best park in Britain and Europe. You will then continue sightseeing the top attractions in Glasgow.
September 10th – Tour of Outlander sites (B/-/D)
Following breakfast, we will take you to explore some of the most recognisable Outlander sites. First on our list is Doune Castle which plays a leading role in the show, substituting for the fictional Castle Leoch and home to Colum Mackenzie and his clan in the 18th Century.
Next stops are Tullibardine, Drummond Castle Gardens and Tibbermore Church, famous for its amazing architecture and parks.
After we will stay overnight in the Highland village of Pitlochry.
September 11th- Tour of Outlander sites (B/-/D)
This morning is free to explore the village of Pitlochry followed by visits to some of the Outlander sites around Pitlochry and a visit to Blair Athol Distillery
September 12th – Tour of Outlander sites (B/-/-)
After breakfast we leave to travel North to Inverness. First stop is the Highland Folk Museum. The replicas of 18th century turf-roofed Highland crofts at the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore made the ideal choice for period scenes in Outlander, including when Dougal collects the rent.
If time and weather permits, we can visit the Sheep Dogs on route to Inverness
Our drive continues to the Highland Capital, the city of Inverness, where we will stay in a central hotel for 3 nights.
September 13th – Tour of Outlander sites (B/-/-)
Today is reserved for Culloden – the famous battlefield where the Jacobite uprising led by Bonnie Prince Charlie came to its tragic end – and Clava Cairns the 2000-year-old stone circles said to have inspired Diana Gabaldon to write Outlander. This is followed by afternoon tea at Culloden House Hotel.
September 14th – Cruise on Loch Ness (B/-/-)
Today we will take a cruise on the world-famous Loch Ness. On the day you will enjoy this memorable one-hour cruise from Dochgarroch locks along Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle. En route you can admire the breath-taking scenery around you and you never know, maybe there is a chance that you will spot the mysterious Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. Upon your arrival at Urquhart Castle, enjoy a wander around these magnificent ruins and learn all about its historical background.
You will then travel to Wardlaw Mausoleun, the place where Lord Lovat, the “old fox” of the Jacobite Rebellion was believed to have been buried.
Back in Inverness you will have the rest of the day to enjoy at your leisure.
September 15th – Travel to Edinburgh (B/-/-)
Following breakfast, we will travel back to Edinburgh. En route we will visit Falkland and Culross.
You will stay in Edinburgh in a central hotel for 4 nights.
September 16th – Tour of Outlander sites (B/-/-)
Today you will explore various Outlander sites near Edinburgh. First on our list is Callander House then it is on to Midhope and Hopetoun House followed by Blackness Castle which all featured in the filming of Outlander.
September 17th – Tour of Edinburgh (B/-/D)
We start today at the most distinctive of Edinburgh’s many historic buildings, Edinburgh Castle, set strikingly on top of volcanic rock. You will have time to explore this magnificent castle before embarking on an Outlander themed guided walk down the Royal Mile which extends downhill to Holyrood Palace, the Queens official residence in Scotland.
En route you will hear about the history of this famous street and of the shaping of the city of Edinburgh over the centuries. Be prepared for some stories that will make your hair stand on end, and others that will have you laughing and even crying! You will also hear about Jacobite connections and, of course we will be stopping at key locations used in Series 3.
When we reach the foot of the Royal Mile you can use your free time to explore more of the captivating city or prepare for your finale evening on the Royal Yacht.
September 18th – Final day exploring Outlander sites (B/-/-)
Final day of exploring Outlander sites. Today we will visit Preston Mills, Craigmillar Castle and Glencorse.
September 19th – Depart for home (B/-/-)
The time has gone, and the tour is finished. We hope that you have had a fantastic time and we look forward to welcoming you to Scotland again soon!
Why not stay for an optional night(s) to explore our capital city on your own before returning home. (please contact us for a quote to extend your stay)
Turas math Dhuibh! Have a good journey!
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Tour/Cruise including overnight stay
Must be able to walk a mile at a reasonable pace.