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Tour Operator: Yaldi Tours Ltd 2 hours Travel method:   Walking Region / Starts from: Edinburgh

The History Behind Outlander Tour

Discover the world of Outlander Edinburgh, through, stories landmarks and relics.


2 Hours


Embark on a magical journey through Edinburgh as we trace real life history behind the beloved TV show "Outlander." This tour is a must for fans of the series and those intrigued by Scotland's rich history and culture. As we explore the iconic city that served as the backdrop for the series' most memorable moments, you'll be transported back to the time of the Jacobite rebellion, experiencing the love, conflict, and adventure of "Outlander."

Learn about the historical context that inspired the series, including the real events of the Jacobite rebellion and how they influenced the characters and plots of "Outlander." Feel the romance of the Old Town's cobbled streets, visit the real-life settings that doubled for places like Alexander Malcolm’s Print shop, and hear tales of love, loyalty, and bravery that echo through the ages.

Our local guides, passionate about "Outlander" and Edinburgh's history, will provide you with an immersive experience, answering your questions, and offering personalized recommendations for things to do, places to eat, and the best bars in the city. This tour goes beyond the screen, offering insights into the historical accuracy of the series, exploring the real-life figures who inspired Claire and Jamie, and showcasing the cultural heritage that makes "Outlander" so compelling. It's not just about visiting locations; it's about connecting with the spirit of the story and experiencing the blend of fiction and history that brings "Outlander" to life. Join us for an unforgettable adventure through time, where the world of "Outlander" comes alive, right here in the heart of Edinburgh. Authenticity is everything, and this tour promises an experience that's as close to holding history in your hands as you can get without crossing through the stones yourself.

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If a tour does not run due to insufficient numbers a refund will be given. If you wish to rebook your tour, even at short notice, this will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, but it is company policy to be as accommodating as possible. All other refund requests must be made no less than 48 hours before the start of the tour.
Meeting point
249 High Street (Outside the Visit Scotland icenter), Edinburgh, EH1 1QS, Edinburgh
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What to bring

Please bring a valid ID and your QR code/E-ticket to check-in.

Health & Safety

On all of our tours, we want to make sure you have a great time with us but also a safe time. Though we do our best to ensure the safety of all our guests we cannot mitigate against every risk and all participants attend our events on their own accord and at their own risk.

If you have any medical conditions that you think may affect your ability to keep up with the group, please inform our staff in advance of your attendance. We do not discriminate but need to know, in order to adjust the routes and timings.