11 Outlander Filming Locations to Visit in Scotland

No time travel required.

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you can immerse yourself back in the worlds of Jamie, Claire, Black Jack and Frank. And if you want to take it a step further, plan your next vacation to some of the beautiful castles, villages and highlands in Scotland where the show was the saga filmed.

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Kinloch Rannoch
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You'll Recognize It As: Craigh na Dun

While the stone circle that Claire time travels through at Craigh na Dun isn't real, the surrounding scenery at very much is.

"I have a soft spot for this magical place," Maril Davis, the show's Executive Producer, . "It truly lives up to the 'four seasons in one day' phenomenon that's common in Scotland. While shooting up there for season two, we experienced bright blue skies, snow, rain, and gale force winds — all in the span of one hour!"

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You'll Recognize It As: Inverness

While Claire's story begins in 1940s Inverness, those scenes were shot in the village of , just an hour's drive north of Edinburgh. You can actually stay at the guesthouse featured in the show — called in real life — which looks out onto the Bruce Fountain where Jamie's ghost is first seen. If you visit, Davis recommends going to for a "mean toastie on a cold Scottish morning!"

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Doune Castle
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You'll Recognize It As: Castle Leoch

This , just 33 miles northeast of Glasgow, stands in for the fictional home of Colum MacKenzie and his clan in Outlander, but this isn't the only time you've seen on screen. Much of Monty Python and the Holy Grail was shot here and as were the Winterfell scenes in the pilot of Game Of Thrones.

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You'll Recognize It As: Cranesmuir

The charming village of stands in for Cranesmuir, the home of Claire's friend Geillis Duncan, while the area behind is where Claire's herb garden at Castle Leoch is filmed.

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You'll Recognize It As: Fort William

This 15th-century fortress doubles as Black Jack Randall's Fort William, where Jamie is flogged in season one. got the nickname "the ship that never sailed" because of how much it is shaped like a ship.

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Hopetoun House
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You'll Recognize It As: Duke of Sandringham's Residence

Scenes from season one inside of the Duke of Sandringham's home were shot in the Red Drawing Room at , located in the outskirts of Edinburgh. Exteriors of the estate were also used for Parisian street scenes in season two.

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Midhope Castle
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You'll Recognize It As: Lallybroch

Also known as Broch Tuarach in the show, the exteriors of this stand in for Jamie's home in the series. While exteriors are intact, the building is derelict inside. To visit, you'll need to obtain a from Hopetoun Estate.

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You'll Recognize It As: Wentworth Prison

Just a 25-minute train ride west of Edinburgh, the entrance and corridors of this where Mary Queen of Scots was born are much nicer in real life than the fictional prison where Jamie was tortured by Black Jack Randall in the show.

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You'll Recognize It As: Le Havre

When Jamie and Claire escape to France, they dock at the French port of Le Havre. In reality, those scenes were filmed in Scotland at the historic not too far from Edinburgh.

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You'll Recognize It As: Versailles

While the itself isn't open to the public, you can pretend you're attending a party at Versailles like Claire and Jamie in season two while visiting the gardens at .

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Glencoe

You'll Recognize It From: The opening credits

While never appears in any specific scene, you'll know this landscape immediately from the opening credits of every episode. This highland spot is located near Glenfinnan Monument, where Bonnie Prince Charlie started the Jacobite Rising of 1745.

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