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Doune Castle opens 15 July

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Doune Castle will open its doors again on the 15th July after the coronavirus lockdown .

Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series .

Doune Castle is unique in that it actually has five claims to movie fame .

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Game of Thrones
  • Outlander
  • the Outlaw King
  • Mary Queen of Scots

Doune Castle was widely used in Monty Python and the Holy Grail as the castle of Guy de Lombard .

Take the audio tour of the castle narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones or Outlander’s Jamie ( Sam Heughan ) .

It also represented the castle Winterfell in Game of Thrones.

Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series .

It also features in the 20th century episode when Claire and Frank Randall visit the castle on a day trip.

when does Doune Castle re-open ?

Doune Castle re-opens on 15th July 2020 after the coronavirus lockdown , Doune Castle is unique in that it actually has five claims to movie fame .
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Game of Thrones
Outlander
the Outlaw King
Mary Queen of Scots
Doune Castle was widely used in Monty Python and the Holy Grail as the castle of Guy de Lombard .
Take the audio tour of the castle narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones or Outlander’s Jamie ( Sam Heughan ) .
It also represented the castle Winterfell in Game of Thrones.
Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series .
It also features in the 20th century episode when Claire and Frank Randall visit the castle on a day trip.
Once a Royal residence, Doune Castle was rebuilt by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany in the late 14th Century.
For more details about availability phone 0131 549 9785 / 07305-294773 .

Once a Royal residence, Doune Castle was rebuilt by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany in the late 14th Century.

For more details about availability phone 0131 549 9785 / 07305-294773 .

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Glencoe  features in the opening sequence of Outlander . Take a unique Outlander tour featuring a visit to Lallybroch and Glencoe.

Buy Outlander gifts online . We have over 50 Lallybroch gifts including Outlander throw pillows, face masks , jigsaw puzzles, phone cases, metal prints, t-shirts , travel mugs and lots more . Visit the Outlander gifts shop

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Visit the Kelpies gift shop for 50 different photo gifts including jigsaw puzzles ,  t-shirts , throw pillows, stickers, hoodies and prints of the Kelpies in Falkirk . The Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel bring in thousands of visitors to the Falkirk area every year .

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