Outlander news from Scotland
Outlander is the smash hit TV series featuring the love story of Jamie and Claire. Outlander is filmed entirely in Scotland . Filming for Outlander prequel Blood of my Blood at Doune Castle / Castle Leoch has just started . Outlander has now been filmed in numerous locations around Scotland. Outlander tours from Edinburgh to all the top film locations are available all year round .
Lallybroch – Jamie Fraser’s ancestral home – is actually Midhope Castle .
Fort William , where Black Jack Randall whips Jamie , is real life Blackness Castle.
Wentworth Prison , where Jamie is imprisoned and brutalised by Black Jack Randall , is Linlithgow Palace. The Palace was the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots .
Castle Leoch , stronghold of the Clan MacKenzie , is actually Doune Castle near Stirling and about 20 miles from Edinburgh .
The iconic scenes at the garden party in the Palace of Versailles in France was filmed at Drummond Castle Gardens in Perthshire. Jamie and Claire meet Black Jack Randall and Jamie challenges Black Jack to a duel .
Lallybroch is difficult to spell for most people not familiar with Gaelic . It is not spelt Lolibrook or Lallybrook .
Outlander tours from Edinburgh are available all year round .
Scotland is the real star of Outlander , with its stunning landscapes and ancient castles . Prints of Scotland from Photogold UK