Outlander Tour from Ness Walk Hotel

As the highly anticipated new series of Outlander hits screens on the 16th of June 2024, fans are getting ready for another trip to the Scottish Highlands. If you’re keen on diving deep into the Outlander phenomenon, Inverness and its nearby spots are where it all happens. It’s where the majority of the story takes place, whether you’re reading the books or watching the show, take a trip around the Scottish Highlands on an Outlander tour.

Ness Walks Outlander tour base

The Ness Walk Hotel in Inverness is a great place to start your Outlander tour. It’s right in the middle of everything, making it easy to explore the spots where the show was filmed and the places it’s based on. If you’re a fan of Jamie and Claire Fraser, you’ll love being so close to where their story unfolds.

Luxury 5 star bedroom in Ness Walk Hotel
Enjoy a comfortable base for touring Outlander hot spots.

Outlander historical sites

One of the best parts of an Outlander trip is seeing the places that make the show special. Whether it’s the ancient stones that inspired Craigh Na Dun or the big Castle Leod, home to Clan Mackenzie, there are plenty of spots to make you feel like you’re in Diana Gabaldon’s story.

If you want to learn more about the history behind Outlander, you should visit Culloden Battlefield. This is where the Jacobite Rising ended in tragedy. Standing there you can feel the sadness of what happened and remember the people who fought and died there.

Memorial Cairn at the battlefield of Culloden near Inverness
Memorial Cairn at the battlefield of Culloden.

Another interesting place to visit is Fort George. Here, you can learn about what happened after the conflict and see how they planned to protect Scotland. Look out for dolphins in the sea surrounding the fort. The huge walls of the fort show how hard they worked to keep Scotland safe. Relish the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the Fraser and MacKenzie clans.

Fort George - Historic 18th Century Military Fortress near Inverness, Scotland
Discover what it was like to be a Redcoat inside this Highland Fortress.

Of course, no Outlander tour would be complete without a visit to the iconic Urquhart Castle. It’s perched on the shores of Loch Ness. With its history and stunning views over the loch, It’s no wonder people love visiting it, especially Outlander fans.

Ruins of Scotland Urquhart Castle at dusk on the shore of Loch Ness
The spot where Claire sees the Water Horse.

Book your Scottish Outlander adventure!

As fans eagerly anticipate the latest series of Outlander, there’s never been a better time to visit the Scottish Highlands. It’s time to explore all the amazing historical places linked to the show. So get ready to pack your bags, wear your tartan and have an incredible adventure in the Highlands.

Ness Walk is a 5-star hotel right in the middle of Inverness, by the peaceful River Ness. Everything at Ness Walk is made to match the beauty of the river. Our 47 lovely bedrooms are designed to give you total peace and quiet. You’ll leave feeling relaxed and refreshed.

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