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What does Broch Tuarach mean?

What does Broch Tuarach mean?

Named for an old broch on the land, Broch Tuarach means “north-facing tower” in Gaelic. Lallybroch, as the estate is known among those who live there, in turn means “lazy tower”. Lallybroch is also known as Broch Tuarach .  Jamie Fraser Outlander tours 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…

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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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Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours

Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours

Our Outlander castles, whisky and lochs tours feature a visit to two Outlander castles  – Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) and Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) – plus a tour of Deanston Distillery , producer of Highland malt whisky . private tour Midhope Castle ( Lallybroch ) Doune Castle ( Castle Leoch ) Deanston distillery Loch Lubnaig Loch Lubhair Doune Castle Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and…

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Private tour of St Andrews and Fife

Private tour of St Andrews and Fife

This private tour visits the home of golf ,  St Andrews and historic Fife .   Tours start at 10 am . Tour itinerary Queensferry Crossing Anstruther St Andrews Falkland Palace   Your journey to Fife takes you over the new Queensferry Crossing with views of the Forth Road Bridge , built in 1964 and the Forth Bridge, a cantilever railway bridge built in the 19th century  and UNESCO World Heritage site. World heritage status is given to sites of…

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Outlander castles tour

Outlander castles tour

The Outlander TV series has been a huge hit on both sides of the Atlantic ,  with much of the series shot in Scotland . Three castles and the town of Falkland feature heavily. This our selection of unique Outlander castles featuring the film locations in Scotland on our Outlander castles tour . Doune Castle – Castle Leoch Hear Jamie speak to you as he guides you around Doune Castle . Take the audio commentary at Doune Castle to listen to Jamie’s…

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Bespoke private tours – design your own tour

Bespoke private tours – design your own tour

Alongside our normal choice of tours , Private Tours Edinburgh also offers bespoke private tours and one day Outlander tours customised to the requirements of each customer . Phone 07305-294773 or contact us online . You can set your own itinerary and decide exactly where you want to visit . Customers interested should contact us online for a quote Tours normally start at 10 am . Normal pickup point is Edinburgh or Glasgow city centre or the airport . Your…

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Outlander tour of five Scottish castles including Lallybroch

Outlander tour of five Scottish castles including Lallybroch

The Outlander TV series continues to be a huge 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 Get a glimpse of the ancestral home of Jamie Fraser at Midhope Castle ….

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Edinburgh’s streets shut down for Filming for Fast & Furious 9

Edinburgh’s streets shut down for Filming for Fast & Furious 9

Filming for Fast & Furious 9 will shut down many of Edinburgh’s streets in September as Vin Diesel and his gang of street car racers hit the roads. Production for the ninth film in the ongoing series begins on Waterloo Place in Edinburgh, while it is thought 52 roads are set to be closed during the course of filming which will last until 22 September. Road diversion signs, set building, and cranes can all be seen in the snaps taken…

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Jamie beats Jon Snow in Saturn Awards

Jamie beats Jon Snow in Saturn Awards

The Saturn Awards wanted to know who fans thought should win between Outlander’s Jamie Fraser and Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow When Outlander‘s Jamie Fraser is put up against Game of Thrones‘ Jon Snow, who do you think should win? The answer won’t be surprising among Sassenachs and it’s clear everyone was out in force for the Saturn Awards poll. Despite Game of Thrones having a larger fan base, the Obsassenachs are clearly more passionate. Or maybe it’s just the fact that Jamie really…

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Is Broch Tuarach a real place?

Is Broch Tuarach a real place?

Broch Tuarach is a real place – Lallybroch / Midhope Castle, a 16th-century tower house  in Outlander. Have the unique Outlander experience – See Jamie Fraser’s ancestral home Lallybroch. – Hear Jamie as he guides you around Castle Leoch ( Doune Castle ) on our Jamie Fraser Outlander tour   Free pickup from your hotel/ Airbnb/ port in Edinburgh . Left to Jamie by his parents, Brian and Ellen, Lallybroch is also home to Jamie’s sister, Jenny, her husband Ian Murray and their…

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Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery

Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery

Tours of Scotland – two castles and a distillery Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of two amazing castles and a whisky distillery ? Two ancient Scottish castles and a distillery feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston Highland Malt Distillery Callander Balquhidder Church Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones and the Outlander TV series. Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive…

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Seven unique experiences you can only have in Scotland

Seven unique experiences you can only have in Scotland

As far as underrated holiday destinations go, Scotland is on the list. It’s known around the world for its whisky, tartan and bagpipes but often overlooked by British travellers who opt for the sun-kissed sands of Spain or otherworldly scenery of Iceland. Thankfully, we’re here to show you just how wonderful this UK beauty spot really is by bringing you the amazing things and unique experiences you can only have in Scotland… 1. Take a tour of the Outlander film locations Unique Outlander…

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Outlander success makes film locations upgrade their facilities

Outlander success makes film locations upgrade their facilities

The Outlander effect has been well documented in the last few years. The most popular film locations are now looking to upgrade their facilities to cope with the demand . Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . Phone Edinburgh +44-131 549 9785 for information about Outlander tours and bookings . Outlander could become “a victim of its own success” due to the huge numbers of fans flocking to historic sites linked to the show. Research published in March revealed that attractions…

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