Our private group visits four unique Scottish castles. Five star rated tour. This tour from Edinburgh visits Drummond Castle and Gardens , Stirling Castle , Doune Castle and Linlithgow Palace , birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.
Looking for things to do in Edinburgh ? How about taking a tour from Edinburgh of Scotland's historic castles and film locations ? This a five star rated tour . Contact us on Whatsapp +447305294773 for details and bookings .
Linlithgow Palace features in the Outlaw King , starring Chris Pine , about the life of Robert the Bruce , King of Scots .
Four ancient Scottish castles feature in this tour –
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1 Drummond Castle and Gardens
Drummond Castle Gardens, near Crieff, Perthshire, is the scene of the garden party at the French royal Palace of Versailles in TV drama Outlander. Claire and Jamie meet Black Jack Randall and Jamie challenges him to a duel . The grounds, which date back to 1630, are considered “the best example of formal terraced gardens in Scotland”.
Drummond Castle Gardens, which are protected as a category A listed building — in contrast to the B listed castle — already attract thousands of visitors per year, and are included on the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland.The gardens — complete with peacocks — feature ancient yew hedges and the remaining beech tree planted by Queen Victoria in 1842.
2 Doune Castle
Doune Castle near Stirling was Winterfell in game of Thrones and plays Castle Leoch, home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander TV series .
It features in the first episode when Claire and Frank Randall visit the castle on a day trip.
Once a Royal residence, Doune Castle was built by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany in the late 14th Century.
Doune has appeared several times on screen and was widely used in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. It also represented the castle Winterfell in Game of Thrones. Contact us on Whatsapp +447305294773 for details and bookings .
3 Linlithgow Palace
This royal pleasure palace and birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots became the backdrop for some of the most harrowing scenes of the TV show Outlander .
Depicted as Wentworth Prison, the prison corridors and entrance were used in episode 15 of the first series when Jamie Fraser was brutally incarcerated and assaulted by his adversary, Black Jack Randall.
Built in the 1400s and 1500s, the now-ruined palace is set among the spectacular surrounds of Linlithgow Loch and Peel. Climb to the top of the palace for a fantastic panoramic view of the loch and town of Linlithgow .
4 Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most impressive castles due to its imposing position and impressive architecture.
From Stirling Castle’s ramparts, visitors can take in views of the Forth Valley and Ben Lomond , as well as one of Scotland’s most important battle sites - Bannockburn (1314). The castle is at the head of Stirling’s historic old town.Like Edinburgh Castle , Stirling sits on a volcanic rock dominating the city skyline .
Stirling Castle is not only one of Scotland’s grandest and most imposing castles, it was also a real favourite with Scotland’s Stewart kings . And their investment in it demonstrated just how much they loved to use it, as well as their desire to ensure it both impressed all who visited it, and represented a statement of their power and wealth. James IV created the Great Hall, the largest medieval banqueting hall ever built in Scotland, and James V’s Royal Palace, with its lavishly decorated Renaissance façades, was a masterpiece of the period.
The refurbishment of the Great Hall was completed ten years ago at a cost of £11 million . A particular feature of the Great Hall is stained glass windows featuring clan crests . A number of banquets and concerts are held in the Hall throughout the year .On New Year's Eve a concert is held on the castle esplanade.
On the tour we pass the Kelpies , The Kelpies are 100 feet high statues of Clydesdale horses and each one was made from 300 tonnes of steel .
Our photo tours of Scotland set off from Edinburgh and feature visits to the top scenic locations in the Highlands of Scotland .
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Private Tours Edinburgh offers professional tours of Scotland with an expert guide on hand to give advice & information . Outlander tours to Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle ), Castle Leoch (Doune Castle) and other locations . Game of Thrones tour to Doune Castle. Four castles tour including Stirling Castle is five star rated .Tour the amazing scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands. Whisky and castles tour .Shore excursions.Private Tours Edinburgh also offers distillery tours.Phone / text / Whatsapp +447305294773 for more details of special offers and availability
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