Outlander Trip in a Motorhome

Outlander Trip in a Motorhome

by Scottish Tourer August 19, 2019

Outlander Trip in a Motorhome 

Outlander was a hugely popular TV series and novel.  On your trip to Scotland why not explore our beautiful country while taking in the sites that inspired the TV series and the novel.  This trip will take you back in time with historic attractions and connect you with the Jacobite era. Learn some of our ancestral past and connect with the characters at film and novel locations.

Before you begin your motorhome holiday with Scottish Tourer why not start in Edinburgh the heart of our country.  This is where you will be able to engulf yourself in the political landscape that Claire lands in when she travels back to 1743.  Which is of course 2 years before the Jacobite Rising led by Bonnie Prince Charlie. Scottish Tourer is easily accessible from Edinburgh by train where we can if prearranged collect you from Perth train station. 

Palace of Holyroodhouse is where you will find 3 key Outlander film locations. Look out for the great gallery where Bonnie prince Charlie held an extravagant ball.  The ‘darnley’ bed which can be located in the Queens bedchamber. It is here you will also find portraits of Bonnie Prince Charlie in the Royal dining room.

Palace of Holyrood on a motorhome holiday with scottish tourer

After Collecting your Motorhome

Why not continue on your journey into the Outlander set and inspiration. Here are a few the key places to stop and visit with a motorhome. 

  • Set in the rugged landscape of Scotland Newtonmore is home to a replica 1700s settlement. Stop in at the Folk museum and you can explore what life was really like In the 1700s. You will remember from outlander the crofts In the museum are shown when Claire joins Dougal to collect rent from the tenants.
  • Catch Loch Ness first thing in the morning before travelling to Urquart castle then onto Inverness.  This highland city was where Claire and Frank choose to go on their second honeymoon in the novel Outlander. Visit the local botanic gardens, museum and art galleries or take a walk along river ness. 
  •  Embrace the views as you head towards Glenfinnan. Where Claire and Jamie rode through after their wedding in the novels. Visit the monument and climb to breathe in the fresh Scottish air and catch the views across Loch Shiel. Grab a photo of the Glenfinnan viaduct while you are here. For those film and novel fans this is another famous filming location for Harry Potter.
  • Glen Coe feels like a secret you can be a part of. Featured in the opening credits of the first series, park up in one of the many spaces to get lost in the atmosphere and view the towering peaks. Grab a bite to eat in the visitors centre. 

Visit Glenfinnian Visitor Centre with you Scottish tourer motorhome

These are just a few of the film and novel locations to be found in Scotland.  Embrace wild camping in Scotland and step back in time with your book of Outlander.  The sites of Scotland have to be visited to be truly appreciated. 

At Scottish tourer, we offer all you need for your motorhome holiday.  Enjoy a BBQ in the glens of Scotland after a day spent exploring. Enjoy a home from home and all the luxuries you require.  All our motorhomes come with TV, Wifi (depending on location), awning, table and chairs, BBQ and the expertise we have to offer on the end of the phone.  Please visit our website for any more information or how to book with us. 




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