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An Outlander fan’s guide to Scotland: 10 filming locations to visit The TV series Outlander was adapted from a series of novels written by Diana Gabaldon Popular TV series Outlander made use of several beautiful locations across Scotland, standing in for Claire and Jamie’s fantastical world. From spectacular castles to historic churches and mysterious woodland, any Outlander fan will enjoy a visit to these stunning spots. Outlander tours Midhope Castle, South Queensferry This small castle doubles as Jamie’s home, Lallybroch, in the television series. In reality, it is Midhope Castle, a 16th century tower house near South Queensferry, on the outskirts of Edinburgh. However, it is now derelict and not safe to enter. We recommend you admire the exterior from afar. Doune Castle, Perthshire Doune Castle near Stirling, Scotland is a medieval courtyard fortress (Photo: Shutterstock) In the Outlander universe, Jamie’s uncle, Colum Mackenzie, calls this castle home. Fans of the programme will know it as Castle Leoch, but it is really Doune Castle, near Stirling. In reality, this is a 14th century courtyard castle, with a 100 foot high gatehouse and one of the best preserved great halls in Scotland. Aberdour Castle, Fife The ruins of Aberdour Castle in Fife . Aberdour Castle is portrayed as a monastery in Outlander, and its hall house is possibly Scotland’s oldest standing castle. The structure was built in the 1100s and was home to three generations of noble families. In the east range, you can find a rare painted ceiling from the 1600s. Hopetoun House, Queensferry Hopetoun House, (a stately home