Category: Tours news

October 21, 2019

Outlander season five preview – what next for Jamie and Claire ?

Outlander’s Claire Fraser (played by Caitriona Balfe) and husband Jamie (Sam Heughan) have been busy starting their new life in North Carolina at the start of season five . Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . Lallybroch Castle tours can be booked on +447305-294773 – Midhope Castle, a 16th-century tower house, is Lallybroch. Season four saw them joined by their daughter Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and […]

October 16, 2019

Celebrate Halloween in your own coffin !

Halloween is fast-approaching and if you’re after some terrifying plans, we’ve just found the sleepover of your dreams (or in this case, nightmares!). Edinburgh Dungeon has revealed it will be launching a ‘Séance Sleepover‘ for Halloween, where guests can get in touch with the underworld with a spooky séance… and then spend the night sleeping in a coffin in the Dungeon’s notorious Torture Chamber. If […]

June 19, 2019

Outlander fans help to restore Preston Mill’s wheel

Preston Mill stood in for Lallybroch , the Highland home of Jamie Fraser when the Redcoats came calling during the first season of the hit drama Outlander. The appearance of 200-year-old Preston Mill on TV networks around the world has helped ensure its wheel will keep turning for a few more years at least. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . Book your Outlander tours […]

March 5, 2019

The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers

The “Outlander effect” continues , telling us what we already know , that Outlander has provided a major boost to the economy in Scotland . Visitor numbers to Scotland’s attractions increased for the fifth year in a row. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh   The two top sites – the National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle – each attracted more than two million […]

February 18, 2019

Game of Thrones whisky

Winter is here, and so is a special type of Scotch to warm your bones. In November, the popular Johnnie Walker whisky brand announced its release of a limited edition, Game of Thrones-themed beverage. The Scotch – named “White Walker” after the supernatural foes in the HBO fantasy series – is made of a blend of single malts from the Cardhu and Clynelish distilleries. Appropriately, […]

January 23, 2019

Outlander gets a name check on the Simpsons

Outlander has been a big success but now it can finally claim respect from the only thing that really matters: The Simpsons. Outlander news from Outlander tours On Monday, series star Sam Heughan, 38, tweeted out a video he’d recorded of a Simpsons episode that joked about the romantic drama. The episode, which originally aired in November, shows a jury of Springfield residents deliberating Homer […]

January 21, 2019

Outlander Season 4, Episode 12

‘Providence’ This has been an amazing Outlander season. On top of the usual dramas — two time periods, two countries, two major couples, a villain, an ever-expanding supporting cast — there were the racial issues of colonial America, Brianna’s rape, and the fracturing of the Frasers. No wonder this week’s episode struggled to weave things back together as we near the season finale. Outlander news […]