Eilean Donan Castle 2020

Eilean Donan Castle 2020

In our unbiased opinion Eilean Donan Castle is clearly the winner of the most photographed castle in the world award due to its unique location on an island at the meeting point of three lochs in the Highlands of Scotland

Outlander film location tours in Scotland

Outlander film location tours in Scotland

Outlander film location tours Filming is currently under way for series four of Outlander . Most of the filming has taken place in locations around Scotland . We have identified 11 separate locations where filming has taken place . Can you add any more to our list ? Go to the bottom of this post to see our film locations list. Outlander tours can be booked on the Private Tours Edinburgh website . DRUMMOND CASTLE Drummond Castle Gardens, Perthshire, doubles…

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Outlander star Sam Heughan has hailed an SNP MP for her speech in parliament revealing her daily Twitter troll hell.

Outlander star Sam Heughan has hailed an SNP MP for her speech in parliament revealing her daily Twitter troll hell.

Outlander star Sam Heughan has hailed ‘brave and intelligent’ Mhairi Black after she gave a powerful speech in parliament on international women’s day revealing her daily Twitter troll hell. The Scottish hunk took to social media to praise the SNP MP for being an inspiration after she spoke out during a misogyny debate. Sam, 31, backed the 23-year-old politician after the revealed some of the vile abuse she receives online on a daily basis. Sam Heughan has backed Mhairi Black…

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Almond Castle video

Almond Castle video

Just over 300 metres north of Muiravonside Church are the remains of Almond Castle.  The tower castle is in the middle of a derelict site which has been marked for development . The tractors have moved in but it is not clear what the plan is for the site . Property videos by Photogold . In 1928 Manuel Brickworks was set up on this site and it expanded rapidly during the 1930’s and 40’s, but local housing struggled to keep…

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Drummond Castle pictures , Outlander castle tours

Drummond Castle pictures , Outlander castle tours

Scottish castle doubles for magnificent Palace of Versailles gardens One of Scotland’s most famous gardens was transformed in to the stunning backdrop for the Palace of Versailles. DRUMMOND CASTLE Drummond Castle Gardens, Perthshire, was the location for the Palace of Versailles in the series Outlander. At the Palace Jamie meets Black Jack Randall and challenges him to a duel . Drummond Castle Gardens, near Crieff, Perthshire, is the magnificent pleasure grounds of the French royal palace in a dramatic episode…

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Outlander season four filming starts in Falkland, Fife this week

Outlander season four filming starts in Falkland, Fife this week

The cast and crew of Outlander will return to a Fife village this week to shoot scenes for season four of the hugely successful time travelling fantasy. Falkland High Street will be closed to traffic as filming gets underway with East Port, Cross Wynd and Mill Wynd also to be used by producers. The village has already replicated Inverness during the 1940s and the mid 18th Century in earlier episodes. Outlander tours can be booked online . Falkland features some…

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Photo tours of Scotland

Photo tours of Scotland

Photo tours of Scotland Private tours of the Highlands including a visit to Glencoe, Black Mount and Buachaille Etive Mor can be arranged. Your guide will take you to the best spots for taking pictures of the beautiful scenery of Glencoe and the Highlands . This photo tour is ideal for beginners/ intermediate photographers . Your photo guide will offer assistance as required with taking pictures. Our promise – your guide will always be friendly , helpful and informative ….

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Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle Eilean Donan means Island of Donan (a religious figure from the 12th century). Eilean Donan was Clan MacKenzie’s most important stronghold from the 13th Century until it was destroyed in 1719. Robert the Bruce was given refuge in Eilean Donan Castle by John MacKenzie, Second of Kintail when he was being hunted by the English at the beginning of the fourteenth century. Above the entrance to the castle there is a Gaelic inscription which translates as: As…

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