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Edinburgh travel tips

Edinburgh travel tips

Edinburgh travel tips Edinburgh welcomes millions of travellers every year eager to enjoy the sights of an amazing city .Here are my two top travel tips for anyone visiting the capital for the first time . 1 Castle explorer pass Scotland has over a thousand castles . Edinburgh Castle is probably the most famous castle in the UK. If you want to visit a few castles during your stay I recommend an Explorer Pass , available from Historic Environment Scotland…

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Jamie Fraser Outlander tours featuring Lallybroch

Jamie Fraser Outlander tours featuring Lallybroch

Looking for Jamie Fraser tours from Edinburgh ? How about taking a unique tour of 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 ) . Lallybroch is Midhope Castle , a 16th-century tower house of five storeys and a garret, to which has been added a later and lower wing. This one of the best Outlander…

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will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?

will there be an “Outlaw King” effect in Scotland ?

At Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Scotland’s tragic Mary, Queen of Scots, the volunteer guides and workers are preparing for a tourist surge. This 15th-century palace, a bulwark of the Stuart dynasty, is astonishingly well preserved and already draws visitors who walk among its stone halls and ramparts and admire its little loch. Outlaw King tours from Private tours Edinburgh . Phone 07305-294773 for more details or contact us online. But Frances Murray, tour guide and shop manager, knows there…

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The Outlaw King tours – half day tour

The Outlaw King tours – half day tour

Take a tour of The Outlaw King film locations in Scotland , featuring Blackness Castle and Linlithgow Palace . Phone 07305-294773 for more details. Starring Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce the lavish Netflix production was filmed at 45 different locations across Scotland and released on 9 November . Blackness Castle Linlithgow Palace Bannockburn Robert the Bruce was born on the 11th of July 1274 in Turnberry Castle and died in 1329 in Cardross. Bruce’s body is buried in Dunfermline Abbey and his heart…

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Mary Queen of Scots tours

Mary Queen of Scots tours

Mary Queen of Scots tours – four locations Our tour features a visit to the key places in the life of Mary Queen of Scots including Linlithgow Palace and Stirling Castle . The new Mary Queen of Scots film features Oscar Nominee Saoirse Ronan performs the role of the ambitious Mary, whose attempts to reclaim the throne of Scotland incurs the wrath of the virgin queen, Elizabeth I, played by Margot Robbie. Linlithgow Palace Linlithgow Palace is where Mary was born in 1542. Next…

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Lallybroch tour – Outlander film locations

Lallybroch tour – Outlander film locations

The Outlander TV series continues to be a smash hit in the UK and America .  Three Scottish castles in particular feature prominently in the story lines – Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) , Linlithgow Palace  (Wentworth Prison ) and Blackness Castle ( Fort William army headquarters ) . Book your tour for 2019  on 07305-294773 or contact us online . Lallybroch t-shirts and gifts are on sale now . 1  Midhope Castle – Lallybroch Lallybroch is the ancestral home of Jamie…

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