Is there a real Lallybroch in Scotland ?

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Yes , there is a real Lallybroch – Midhope House . Lallybroch, or Broch Tuarach, is Jamie’s fictional home in the series. In real life it’s an ancient 16th-century tower house outside Edinburgh. Midhope Castle is the real Lallybroch . The castle stars in a number of Outlander episodes in series one and filming has taken place there for season seven  . You can visit Lallybroch on one of our tours and take a look at Broch Tuarach . 

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Exciting new plans have been announced to refurbish Lallybroch and open visitor and tasting rooms . Outlander fans will be able to stay in Lallybroch, possibly from next year . A new distillery is also being built to make Midhope Castle whisky . Barley from local farms on the Hopetoun House estate will be used for the new whisky .

Lallybroch Outlander travel mugs – Broch Tuarach travel mugs can be bought online. More Outlander gifts online include travel mugs and prints.

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Lallybroch Outlander tours from Private tours Edinburgh.  No-one has lived in the castle for over 100 years 

Good news – season 7 has started . 

Not so good news – season 8 will be the final season of Outlander ( on TV at least ). Rumours are circulating about the final 2 books in the series being made into 2 movies .

Exciting new plans have been announced to refurbish Lallybroch and open visitor and tasting rooms . Outlander fans will be able to stay in Lallybroch, possibly from next year . A new distillery is also being built to make Midhope Castle whisky . Barley from local farms on the Hopetoun House estate will be used for the new whisky .

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Is there a real Lallybroch in Scotland ?

Yes , the real Lallybroch is Midhope Castle . Lallybroch, or Broch Tuarach, is Jamie Fraser’s fictional home in the Outlander series. You can visit the castle on one of our Outlander tours and take a look around the outside . Unfortunately the interior of Lallybroch is not accessible . Interior scenes at Lallybroch were filmed at a studio in Cumbernauld , near Glasgow .

can you buy Lallybroch gifts online ?

yes, you can buy Lallybroch gifts online . We have over 50 Lallybroch gifts including throw pillows, phone cases, prints, t-shirts , travel mugs and lots more . Visit the Lallybroch gift shop

who owns Lallybroch ?

Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle ) is part of the Hopetoun estate and it is privately owned by the Earl of Hopetoun. Hopetoun has been the ancestral home of the Hope family for over 300 years; the present Earl of Hopetoun lives in the house and The 4th Marquess of Linlithgow (the head of the family and Lord Hopetoun’s father) lives on the Estate.

do your tours follow the Covid safety guidelines ?

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Where is Lallybroch supposed to be located ?

Lallybroch is supposed to be in the Highlands of Scotland in Outlander . The real life Lallybroch is Midhope Castle just outside Edinburgh . Lallybroch, or Broch Tuarach, is Jamie Fraser’s fictional home in the Outlander series. You can visit the castle on one of our tours and take a look around the outside .

can you go inside Lallybroch ?

No , at the moment you can’t go inside Lallybroch / Midhope Castle . However , exciting new plans have been submitted to build accommodation and whisky tasting rooms at the castle . The work starts this year and will probably be finished next year ( 2023 ) . So you might be able to stay in Lallybroch next year .

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Midhope Castle, a 16th-century tower house, is used as Lallybroch (also known as Broch Tuarach) in Outlander . Left to Jamie by his parents, Brian and Ellen, Lallybroch is also home to Jamie’s sister, Jenny, her husband Ian Murray and their children. With Lallybroch being an important part of the Outlander story, much use is made of Midhope Castle. Phone (+44) 0131-549-9785 for details and bookings .

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