Shore excursions – tour of five Scottish castles

Shore excursions – tour of five Scottish castles

Tour of five ancient Scottish castles   1  Midhope Castle – Lallybroch Those seeking a glimpse of the ancestral home of Jamie Fraser won’t find the real Lallybroch deep in the Highlands. Scenes were shot at Midhope Castle on the fringes of 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…

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Tour of four ancient Scottish castles

Tour of four ancient Scottish castles

Four ancient Scottish castles feature in this tour – Drummond Castle and Gardens , Stirling Castle , Doune Castle and Linlithgow Palace 1 Drummond Castle and Gardens Drummond Castle and Gardens – the grounds, which date back to 1630, are considered “the best example of formal terraced gardens in Scotland”. The castle was used as the Palace of Versailles in an episode of TV drama Outlander. Drummond Castle Gardens, which are protected as a category A listed building — in contrast to the B listed…

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Diana Gabaldon might write an episode of Outlander series five

Diana Gabaldon might write an episode of Outlander series five

The good news today is that  seasons 5 and 6 have been confirmed ( as if there was any doubt about that ), and that Diana Gabaldon may be writing at least one episode. Creator of the Outlander book series that the STARZ show is based on, Gabaldon enjoys a bit more creative freedom with her creation than other authors and adaptations. Showrunner Ronald D. Moore made sure of this from the beginning — Gabs serves as a series consultant from time to time, as well…

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Outlander Season 4 filming is expected finish soon

Outlander Season 4 filming is expected finish soon

Outlander Season 4 filming is expected finish soon. As many suspected, the fourth season will wrap by the end of this month. In July, various members of the cast have a number of projects and conventions to attend, with the first taking place from June 30 to July 1 in Paris. Outlander news from Private Outlander tours Edinburgh . Filming will also start for Heughan’s new movie, Bloodshot, which will reportedly happen in South Africa. Meanwhile, Balfe will soon start filming Ford vs. Ferrari (which…

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Outlander author talks about George R.R. Martin’s struggles writing The Winds of Winter

Outlander author talks about George R.R. Martin’s struggles writing The Winds of Winter

Diana Gabaldon, the author of the Outlander series and a friend of Martin’s, recently backed up that idea when speaking with fans last week. We’re not sure what question inspired her to talk about this conversation she had with Martin, but it was interesting.  So Gabaldon asked Martin how things were going with “the newest book.” Quoth Martin, via Gabaldon: I’m having all kinds of trouble. Have you ever killed somebody off that you later realized that you needed?…I just painted myself into…

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Game of thrones Castle

Game of thrones Castle

Doune Castle is Winterfell in Game of Thrones and Monty Python’s Holy Grail. Visit Doune Castle on a unique private tour of the Game of Thrones Castle in Scotland – Winterfell .  Check availability by phoning us now on 07305-294773 or contact us online . Toll free number 1-866-233-2644 Doune is one of the best preserved medieval castles in Scotland. The Great Hall is 20 metres by 8 metres , and 12 metres high to its timber roof, again a 19th-century replacement.The…

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Outlander fans meet Jamie and Claire as filming continues

Outlander fans meet Jamie and Claire as filming continues

Fans of Outlander continue to flock to Cumbernauld Glen in the hope of catching a glimpse of the international hit show’s stars – and yesterday, they were in luck. Caitriona Balfe stopped to greet fans baking in the bank holiday sunshine, and avid followers have been sharing pictures taken in the park just outside Glasgow since. Outlander news from Outlander tours Edinburgh One fan, Andree Poppleton, even took photos of a stranger with Caitriona – who plays Claire Fraser in…

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Outlander star Sam Heughan runs the Edinburgh Marathon Festival to raise funds for male cancer awareness charity Cahonas Scotland

Outlander star Sam Heughan runs the Edinburgh Marathon Festival to raise funds for male cancer awareness charity Cahonas Scotland

Outlander star Sam Heughan was among an estimated 35,000 runners who took to the roads in this weekend’s Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The actor completed the marathon as part of a challenge to raise funds for male cancer awareness charity Cahonas Scotland. Outlander news from Outlander tours Edinburgh Organisers said people from all over the world participated in Scotland’s biggest running festival. Image copyrightPAImage captionOutlander star Sam Heughan was raising funds for a male cancer awareness charity Events included a marathon,…

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Outlander’s Sam Heughan is set to join Vin Diesel in Bloodshot

Outlander’s Sam Heughan is set to join Vin Diesel in Bloodshot

Outlander’s Sam Heughan is set to join Vin Diesel in Bloodshot for Sony Pictures. The pic, which marks Diesel’s first starring superhero film, starts production in July with Dave Wilson directing and Neal H. Moritz producing. The film is casting up quickly, with Eiza Gonzalez and Michael Sheen also coming aboard. Outlander news from Private Outlander Tours Bloodshot is a central character in the Valiant Expanded Universe – a comic book universe composed of a diverse array of thousands of characters embodying a wide variety of genres,…

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five new characters are introduced to Outlander

five new characters are introduced to Outlander

Private Outlander tours can now reveal in Outlander season 4 five new characters are introduced to the Starz drama — Billy Boyd as Gerald Forbes, Caitlin O’Ryan as Lizzie Wemyss, Natalie Simpson as Phaedre, Tim Downie as Governor William Tryon, and Simona Brown as Gayle. Who are these folks, you say? Here is a breakdown of the new additions and how they’ll fit into the narrative for the coming season, which is based on the fourth book in Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling Outlander series called Drums of…

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