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Lallybroch Castle tours

Lallybroch Castle tours

Outlander Lallybroch Castle tours and news from Private tours Edinburgh , 07305-294773 . Looking for Jamie Fraser Outlander tours from Edinburgh ? How about taking a unique shore excursion visiting three key locations in the life of Jamie Fraser –  Lallybroch  ( Midhope Castle ) , Jamie’s ancestral home , Linlithgow Palace ( Wentworth Prison ) and  Blackness Castle ( Fort William ) . We also offer custom tours to locations of your choice . Phone +44-131 549 9785 for more details. Lallybroch Castle tours – visit Lallybroch,…

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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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Outlander tour of 5 Scottish castles

Outlander tour of 5 Scottish castles

The Outlander TV series continues to be a smash hit in the UK and America .  Five Scottish castles in particular feature heavily in the story lines – Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) , Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) , Linlithgow Palace  (Wentworth Prison ) , Aberdour Castle ( Sainte Anne de Beaupré’s monastery ) and Blackness Castle ( Fort William army headquarters ) . 1  Midhope Castle – Lallybroch Those seeking a glimpse of the ancestral home of Jamie Fraser won’t find the…

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Eilean Donan Castle inspires Pixar’s Brave

Eilean Donan Castle inspires Pixar’s Brave

[ecard] Pixar’s new blockbuster Brave film is set in Scotland and has been inspired by a number of Scottish castles, mainly Eilean Donan Castle and Dunnottar Castle. The film has made $66.7m (£42.8m) in its opening weekend, knocking Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted off the top spot. Brave is the first Disney Pixar animation with a female protagonist. Brave, which will close the Edinburgh International Film Festival later this week, is the the 13th consecutive Pixar release to open at…

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Spooky castles – the most haunted Halloween castles in the UK

Spooky castles – the most haunted Halloween castles in the UK

The UK has hundreds of ruined castles. But some castles are more spooky than others. Here’s a list of the spookiest , most haunted castles in the UK , ideal for a visit at Halloween .
Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle commands the whole of the city centre , sitting on a volcanic rock . The castle is perhaps the spookiest in Britain because it has many ghosts. There is a drummer who only appears when the castle is
about to be attacked. A piper who