Fort William from Glasgow

Resting in the shadow of Ben Nevis - the UK's highest peak, Fort William is one of Scotland's popular western highland towns.
Resting in the shadow of Ben Nevis - the UK's highest peak, Fort William is one of Scotland's popular western highland towns.

Nearby Attractions

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University of Glasgow
One of the oldest universities in the English speaking world, its notable alumni include Lord Kelvin and Adam Smith.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
One of the most popular attractions in Scotland, the museum covers everything from Ancient Egypt to the Rennaisance.
Botanic Gardens
Founded by a botanist and professor in 1817, the royal gardens have flourished as botanists have explored other climate zones and returned with plants, trees, and flowers for the gardens.
Ashton Lane
Lined with bars and eclectic restaurants, the cobblestone lane could easily be passed by if you don't know to look for it.
Oran Mor
Oran Mor is a very popular pub in Glasgow's West End located in what used to be the Kelvinside Parish Church constructed in 1875. The church spire was often described as an Italian Gothic Pyramid.
Doune Castle
Explore this 14th-century formidable castle in Doune, with its striking 100 ft high gatehouse and one of the best-preserved great halls in Scotland.

Related Tours

Private, All Inclusive Outlander-Inspired Day Trip from Glasgow
Immerse yourself in the dramatic and romantic world of 18th-century Scotland on this private Outlander-inspired adventure!

On your private all-day tour, you will: 

  • Be picked up by your private driver and expert guide at a pre-arranged location of your choice in Glasgow;
  • Walk around George Square where Frank proposes to Claire, and see Glasgow University where Frank teaches in the series;
  • Enjoy magnificent scenic drives to multiple stunning locations used in the hit series, Outlander;
  • Visit the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway which transformed into a wartime London railway station where Claire and Frank say their goodbyes in season one;
  • Visit Blackness Castle, known in Outlander as Fort William – the menacing headquarters of Jamie’s nemesis, Black Jack Randall. One of Scotland’s most impressive strongholds, this stunning castle was built in the 15th century;
  • Take a well-deserved break for a traditional Scottish lunch (not included);
  • Tour the fascinating Aberdour Castle where Claire and Murtagh bring Jamie to recover after his terrible ordeal in the prison;
  • See evocative Dysart Harbour where Jamie and Claire escape to France;
  • Enjoy a peaceful and beautiful return drive to Glasgow.

For fans of the amazing Outlander series, inspired by the books of Diana Gabaldon and starring Sam Heughan and Catriona Balfe as Jamie and Claire Fraser, this tour is not to be missed! Whether you’re a fan of Outlander or not (you will be by the end of the day!) this is a stunning and fascinating tour of some of Scotland’s loveliest scenery and magnificent castles. 

Your expert guide will also be a passionate fan of the series and show you the historic locations used for filming during this full-day tour in a luxury private vehicle. Your guide will point out all the fictional Outlander references and also tell you the ‘real’ history of all the sites you’ll take in on this jam-packed, day-long adventure! 

Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Scottish countryside, and step back in time as you relive some of the most iconic scenes from Outlander. Beware of the unreliable Scottish weather and bring comfortable clothing, a raincoat, and walking shoes. 

Please note: If your travelling party is larger than 3, please be in touch so we may work with you on a custom booking. Also, in the case that one of the castles is closed on the day of your tour,  your guide will spend more time in the other locations.


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