Game of Thrones and Outlander – Doune castle and the Kelpies tour
The Kelpies , Doune Castle , Callander and The Forth bridge
Your private tour includes a pickup from your hotel / Airbnb in Edinburgh , a professional driver/guide , a stay of up to an hour at each location plus a return to Edinburgh .
Your expert guide will give details of the history of each castle and information about films and TV shows made at each location . Your guide will always be friendly, helpful and informative .
The Kelpies sculptures are the largest works of art in Scotland, and the largest equine sculptures in the world.
Sculptor Andy Scott was on hand for the opening, along with Duke, a Clydesdale horse which was one of the actual models for the 30m (100ft) works. The Kelpies Falkirk are each made from 300 tonnes of steel.
More than two million people have visited the Kelpies since they were opened in April 2014.
Doune Castle – Game of Thrones and Outlander
Originally dating to the 13th Century, Doune Castle near Stirling was a favourite place for Mary Queen of Scots .
Doune Castle has five claims to movie fame –
- Outlander – Doune was Castle Leoch , and it also features in the 20th century episode when Claire and Frank Randall visit the castle on a day trip in season 1 episode 1 .
- Game of Thrones . Doune represented the castle Winterfell in Game of Thrones.
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- Outlaw King
- Mary Queen of Scots
Once a Royal residence, Doune Castle was rebuilt by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany in the late 14th century .
Highland cows , Callander
Kilmahog near Callander is the home of 2 Highland cows.
At the Queensferry Crossing we get a superb view of one of Scotland’s greatest landmarks, the Forth Bridge, built in 1884 and still the working railway line to Fife .
- professional driver / guide
- air conditioned sedan car
- 3 USB charging points
- entrance tickets
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