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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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Sam Heughan shares about his early years before Outlander

Sam Heughan shares about his early years before Outlander

Sam Heughan ( Jamie Fraser ) shares about his early years before Outlander “When I was a child I was lucky to get taken to a lot of live shows by my parents, then I moved to Edinburgh as a young teenager. They had a free ticket scheme for previews at the Lyceum Theatre and we would regularly attend. It was a great insight into the acting world as sometimes things would go wrong and you’d see “behind the curtain”…

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Mary Queen of Scots film day tour

Mary Queen of Scots film day tour

Mary Queen of Scots film day tours Our tour features a visit to the key places in the life of Mary Queen of Scots including Linlithgow Palace and Stirling Castle plus a visit to Blackness Castle, one of the locations used in the film . The new Mary Queen of Scots film features Oscar Nominee Saoirse Ronan performs the role of the ambitious Mary, whose attempts to reclaim the throne of Scotland incurs the wrath of the maniacal virgin queen, Elizabeth I, played…

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Jamie feels the Outlander effect

Jamie feels the Outlander effect

OUTLANDER star Sam Heughan has been making it big since he shot to fame in the hit sci-fi drama. The Scots heartthrob’s fortune has soared thanks to the global success of the show. Visit Lallybroch , Jamie Fraser’s home , on our Outlander tours . Phone 07305-294773 for details . The ‘Outlander’ effect has been credited with boosting Scotland’s economy as the number of visitors to historic sites topped five million for the first time in 2017 with fans flocking to see…

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