Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice. You can now search our website to see what businesses are open and signed up to the Good to Go scheme. Find more advice on exploring Scotland during Covid-19 on our dedicated page.

Standing Stone at Clava Cairns
Highland Excursions © Craig Dale

Elegant Outlander Privately

Price on Request

Departure days

  • M
  • T
  • W
  • T
  • F
  • S
  • S

January — December

Book now

This day tour comprises a number of attractions which are both directly and indirectly connected with Diane Gabaldons hit TV series Outlander. As with all Highland Excursions tours beautiful scenery is mandatory at all points in between.

Heading North stop at Munlochy and visit mystic attraction, the Clootie Well (no admission charged)                                                                  

Visit Beauly Priory, a 12th Century ruinous church building, home to were the Lovat Frasersare buried in the Outlander books                                                           

Travel to Kirkhill and visit Wardlaw Mausoleum, final resting place of the genuine “Old Fox”, Jamie Frasers grandfather (twist to this tale !)

Travel over scenic route Culnakirk Hills to Urquhart Castle which is located upon Loch Ness. The place where Claire saw the waterhorse ?? Castle can be seen from closer up upon payment of an entrance fee                                                                                  

Travel onto Clava Cairns ancient stone circles (no admission fee charged). It is said that these stone circles inspired the mysterious stones featuring in Diane Gabaldons Outlander novels.

Continue onto Culloden Battlefield (free to visit) and visitor centre (fee charged for entrance to a presentation).

Option- Longer day tour, travel to Highland Folk Museum at Newtonmore. This i a recreation of a Highland village from the Outlander period. The rent collection scene from series one was actually filmed here

Other options available including Glencoe – contact for further info        

Shopping opportunities

There are a number of quality shopping outlets throughout the routes taken on these tours including potteries, crafts, woollens, art, whiskey, confectionery and more. Just ask your driver

Refreshment Opportunities

There are a number of outlets throughout the route where meals, snacks and hot/cold drinks can be obtained There are many independent cafes/restaurants and the usual chains of fast food outlets. Fine dining is possible but impacts considerably upon time available for touring. The tour vehicle carries complimentary water and snacks

Contact details

Highland Excursions
17 Culcabock Road
Inverness
Highland
United Kingdom
IV2 3XQ
Starting
Aviemore Dingwall Area Inverness Moray Firth and Nairn
Length
1
Day
Transport
Driver guide Minibus
Type
Private Small Group (1-16)
Themes
Castles Film and TV History Landscapes

Tour company information

Highland Excursions

Providing Quality Private Tours and Airport Collection for up to 7 Persons in a Luxurious and Executive Type MPV Safely and Expertly driven by a smartly dressed retired Highlands Police Officer who is a trained driver and has a first class knowledge of the Highlands Roads Network Day Tours to Isle of Skye and Orkney, Castles, Historic and Ancient Places, and Natural History Locations including Dolphin and Seal spotting and Bird Watching. Multi day and multi destination tours quoted for. Whisky Tours catered for with assistance given in planning and booking tours. Further info on website.

Opening times

0700-1800 or any time by arrangement

Social Channels

Cookie Policy

VisitScotland uses cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By using our website you consent to our use of cookies. Please read our privacy and cookies statement for more information.