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  • Outlander season five preview – what next for Jamie and Claire ?

    Outlander’s Claire Fraser (played by Caitriona Balfe) and husband Jamie (Sam Heughan) have been busy starting their new life in North Carolina at the start of season five . Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh . Lallybroch Castle tours can be booked on +447305-294773 – Midhope Castle, a 16th-century tower house, is Lallybroch. Season four…

  • Celebrate Halloween in your own coffin !

    Halloween is fast-approaching and if you’re after some terrifying plans, we’ve just found the sleepover of your dreams (or in this case, nightmares!). Edinburgh Dungeon has revealed it will be launching a ‘Séance Sleepover‘ for Halloween, where guests can get in touch with the underworld with a spooky séance… and then spend the night sleeping…

  • Outlander fans help to restore Preston Mill’s wheel

    Preston Mill stood in for Lallybroch , the Highland home of Jamie Fraser when the Redcoats came calling during the first season of the hit drama Outlander. The appearance of 200-year-old Preston Mill on TV networks around the world has helped ensure its wheel will keep turning for a few more years at least. Outlander…

  • The Outlander effect continues to boost tourist numbers

    The “Outlander effect” continues , telling us what we already know , that Outlander has provided a major boost to the economy in Scotland . Visitor numbers to Scotland’s attractions increased for the fifth year in a row. Outlander news from Private tours Edinburgh   The two top sites – the National Museum of Scotland…

  • What does Broch Tuarach mean?

    an old broch on the land, Broch Tuarach means “north-facing tower” in Gaelic. Lallybroch, as the estate is known among those who live there, in turn means “lazy tower”.

  • Game of Thrones whisky

    Winter is here, and so is a special type of Scotch to warm your bones. In November, the popular Johnnie Walker whisky brand announced its release of a limited edition, Game of Thrones-themed beverage. The Scotch – named “White Walker” after the supernatural foes in the HBO fantasy series – is made of a blend…

  • Outlander gets a name check on the Simpsons

    Outlander has been a big success but now it can finally claim respect from the only thing that really matters: The Simpsons. Outlander news from Outlander tours On Monday, series star Sam Heughan, 38, tweeted out a video he’d recorded of a Simpsons episode that joked about the romantic drama. The episode, which originally aired…

  • Outlander Season 4, Episode 12

    ‘Providence’ This has been an amazing Outlander season. On top of the usual dramas — two time periods, two countries, two major couples, a villain, an ever-expanding supporting cast — there were the racial issues of colonial America, Brianna’s rape, and the fracturing of the Frasers. No wonder this week’s episode struggled to weave things…