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
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
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
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.
Departs: Inverness, Moray Firth and Nairn
Tour privately in Luxury MPV to Orkney, up to 7 passengers, trip fully accompani...
History, Castles, Whisky, Walking/Hiking, Landscapes, Family
This day tour for up to 7 persons departs from Inverness or other areas and trav...