Outlander Scotland

Outlander the Series has been very successful and there has been interest from all over the world.

The love story of Jamie and Claire with amazing scenery and film locations throughout Scotland.

A book series by Diane Gabaldon. The history of the 18th century Scotland of Jacobites and romance.

Outlander Falkirk
 

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway Bo’ness

Outlander’s Season 1

The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway was transformed into a wartime London railway station

Claire and Frank said their goodbyes

 

Gray Buchanan Park Polmont

Outlander’s Season 4

This is where Jamie and Young Ian buried Gavin Hayes after he was hanged for stealing in Charleston, South Carolina. Please note there is no graveyard in the park. Known locally as Parkhill, the site has pretty woodland areas alongside the meandering Polmont Burn and large rolling parkland areas with mature tree avenues.

 

Callendar House Falkirk 

Outlander’s Season 2

Callendar (14th century) house in grounds of Callendar Park

The authentic Georgian working kitchen was used as part of Bellhurst Manor,

The home of the Duke of Sandringham.

 

Deanston Distillery Doune

Outlander’s Season 2

Deanston Distillery provided the setting for Jamie’s cousin’s wine warehouse on the docks of Le Havre.

 

Cambusmore Estate in Callander

Outlander season 5

Cambusmore Estate around Cambusmore outside Callander Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park.

The estate has been the home of the current Clan Chief of Buchanan and his family for many generations.

 

Loch Katrine Callander

Outlander’s Season 2

The roads travelled by Roger and Brianna when they first got to know each other after meeting in Inverness.

Outlander themed trip along Loch Katrine aboard the SS Sir Walter Scott

Loch Katrine was the inspiration and setting for Sir Walter Scott's poem The Lady of the Lake

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Doune Castle Stirling  

Outlander’s Season 1

Doune Castle near Stirling played a leading role in the show, the fictional Castle Leoch.

Home to Colum MacKenzie and his clan in the 18th century.

It also featured in the 20th century episode when Claire and Frank visited the castle in ruins on a day trip.

 

Cambusbarron Stirling

Outlander season 5

Used for night filming of scenes including Duncan Lacroix / Murtagh and David Berry / Lord John Grey.

 

Stirling University Stirling

Outlander’s Season 3 & 4

The walkway between the university buildings doubled as the walkway at Boston Airport,

Where Brianna met Roger off the plane from Scotland when he came to visit.

Outlander Perthshire 
 

The Hermitage forest in Dunkeld.

Outlander season  5

Hermitage forest was used for scenes that will reportedly feature in episodes eleven and twelve. The forest surrounds Ossian’s Hall and is a short walk from the car park.

 

Dunkeld House Hotel Perthshire

Outlander’s Season 4

Dunkeld House Hotel sits within 280 acres of woodland that doubled as the North Carolina wilderness where Jamie, Claire and Young Ian set off in search of Roger when he was sold to the Mohawk.

 

Tibbermore Parish Church Perthshire

Outlander’s Season 1

Tibbermore Parish Church featured as Cranesmuir Church for the scene of the infamous witch trial.

Stand in Claire and Geillis’s footsteps in the pulpit.

 

Drummond Castle Gardens Crieff

Outlander’s Season 2

Standing in for the ornate park and orchard of the Palace of Versailles in France,

Note: the castle is not open to the public.

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Kinloch Rannoch Perthshire 

Outlander’s Season 1

Loch Rannoch and Kinloch Rannoch, in Highland Perthshire,

was seen in the background as Claire and Frank enjoyed their second honeymoon, following the end of the war.

 

Craigh Na Dun

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The location of the ancient stone circle where Claire Randall now Jamie's Fraser's wife Claire Fraser, travel back in time from 1945 to 1745.

 The large cleft stone is the gate which a time traveller pass through.

Outlander Fife
 

Aberdour Castle Fife

Outlander’s Season 1

12th century Aberdour Castle doubled as the fictional monastery where Claire and Murtagh

Took Jamie to recover after his ordeal at the prison; The Old Kitchen and Long Gallery were used for filming.

 

Falkland Fife

Outlander’s Season 1, 2 & 4

First scenes of the TV series in the town of Falkland, which was used to portray 1940s Scotland in season one and 1960s Inverness in seasons two and four. The Covenanter Hotel stood in for the cosy Mrs. Baird’s Guesthouse;

The Bruce Fountain featured when the ghost of Jamie looked up at Claire’s room; Fayre Earth Gift Shop doubled as Farrell’s Hardware and Furniture Store; Campbell’s Coffee House and Eatery was Campbell’s Coffee Shop in the show.

 

Culross Fife

Outlander’s Season 1, 2 & 4

Culross was used in several scenes:

The Mercat Cross area was transformed into the fictional village of Cranesmuir where Geillis lived,

Behind Culross Palace was where Claire’s herb garden at Castle Leoch was located in season one.

The ruined church, which was the Black Kirk in season one,

The town was also a backdrop to the Jacobite encampment and makeshift hospital scenes in season two

It doubled as the location of Balriggan Cottage where Laoghaire and her daughter Joan lived in season four.

 

Dysart Harbour Fife

Outlander’s Season 2

Dysart Harbour was the port of Le Havre. The Reaper is berthed in Anstruther harbour, being restored

by the Scottish Fisheries Museum

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Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church Paisley

Outlander season 5

Used for scenes set in the sixties, featuring Caitriona Balfe. Both the inside and outside of the church were used.

 

Outlander Cumbernauld

Ward park Studios Cumbernauld near Glasgow

Season 5 + 6

Where season five and six are being filmed when not on location

 

Outlander Glasgow

George Square Glasgow

Outlander’s Season 1

Historic George Square, a wonderful civic space in the very centre of Glasgow,

turned into a 1940s set to film Frank’s spontaneous proposal to Claire.

 

Glasgow Cathedral Glasgow

Outlander’s Season 2

The crypt in the cathedral doubled as L’Hopital Des Anges in Paris where Claire volunteered to work.

The cathedral has a rare timelessness to it and is a stunning example of Gothic architecture. It boasts one of the finest post-war collections of stained glass windows in Britain.

 

The University Of Glasgow

Outlander’s Season 3 & 4

The University of Glasgow doubled for Harvard University

Frank taught as a professor and where Brianna visited him in his office.

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the 4th oldest in the English-speaking world.

 

Kelvingrove Park Glasgow

Outlander’s Season 3

Kelvingrove Park doubled for the Boston Park where Claire frequently took walks.

The park also featured when she pushed Brianna in her pram, passing a man who was playing the bagpipes.

 

Pollok Country Park Glasgow

Outlander’s Season 1 & 2

Pollok Country Park doubled as the grounds surrounding the fictional Castle Leoch in season one.

The park was the French countryside that the characters travelled through between Le Havre and Paris in season two.

 

Queen’s Park in Glasgow

Outlander season 5

Not known scenes but a lot going on

Outlander Ayrshire

 

Troon South Ayrshire

Outlander’s Season 1

Troon was the setting for the scene where Claire, Jamie and Murtagh arrived at the coast

and boarded a 17th century ship to deliver Jamie to France.

 

Dean Castle East Ayrshire

Outlander’s Season 2

Set in a wooded glen in Kilmarnock, this 14th century castle stood in for Beaufort Castle near Beauly in the Highlands. Claire and Jamie visited Lord Lovat at the castle to persuade him to send his men to aid Charles Stuart.

 

Dunure Harbour South Ayrshire

Outlander’s Season 3 & 4

Dunure Harbour played Ayr Harbour as Claire and Jamie left Scotland in pursuit of Young Ian.

Dunure Castle featured as Silkie Island in season three.

The harbour featured again in season four, where Brianna and Roger were reunited in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Outlander Dumfries
 

Drumlanrig Castle Dumfries & Galloway

Outlander’s Season 2

17th century castle, situated near Thornhill

The exterior, living rooms and bedrooms became Bellhurst Manor

Outlander Highlands Perthshire
 

Glen Coe Scotland

Outlander Season 1

Opening credits Glen Coe is a famous Scottish landmark with snow Peak Mountains, rivers and waterfalls.

Also nearby Glenfinnan Monument where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard of the Jacobite uprising of 1745.

The famous Glenfinnan Viaduct where the Harry Potter train can be seen on its journey between Fort William and Mallaig.

 

Highland Folk Museum - Newtonmore

Outlander Season 1

Dougal collecting the rent from the crofters.

South Lanarkshire

 

Calder Glen Country Park

Outlander’s Season 4

The park was used as a backdrop when Jamie took Willie on a hunting and fishing trip

A recreational park, situated 30 minutes outside Glasgow, is home to a zoo,

Nature trails, golf course, gardens and Torrance House