Outlander Experience

Inspired by the Outlander book and television series, this trip whisks you away to the hills, lochs, and glens of historic Scotland. Watch the Outlander story unfold before your eyes as you visit iconic landmarks and locations used in the filming process. Let your imagination run wild, and experience Scotland like never before.

If you love the freedom and adventure of the open road, then a Fly & Drive vacation is just what you need. Fly into Edinburgh and drive your way through the experience of discovering parts of Scotland one kilometer at a time. The car rental and hotel stays are included in the package, along with many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Location:

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom, Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

10  Days | 8  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.

INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to Edinburgh; return from Glasgow (if flight & hotel package option is chosen)
  • 8-day car rental in selected category
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts
  • More Moments: 14-day Historic Scotland Explorer Pass (free entry to 78 sites and top historic attractions. Includes maps, venue information and skip the line options at select attractions)
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Edinburgh.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 2

Welcome to Edinburgh

Arrive in Scotland and pick up your rental car. Head into Edinburgh to check into your hotel. Spend your first day wandering the charming city streets and settling in to Scottish life.

Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 3

Edinburgh (7-day Historic Scotland Explorer Pass)

Edinburgh's attractions await! Scotland's capital is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Historic Scotland Explorer Pass: Using your pass, visit Edinburgh Castle, with its dramatic views of the city. Your entrance fee includes a viewing of the Scottish Crown Jewels and the famed Stone of Destiny.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 4

Edinburgh - Falkland - Speyside Area (approx. 200 km)

Hit the road for the village of Falkland. Falkland Village is so beautifully preserved that it is used as the backdrop of 1940s Inverness in the Outlander television series. Drive on to the Speyside area to check into your hotel for the night.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Explorer Pass: Your Explorer Pass includes entrance to the Falkland Palace a well worth a stop. Continue to Newtonmore to visit the Highland Folk Museum and delve into 18th-century Scottish history.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 5

Speyside Area - Inverness Area (approx. 50 km)

After breakfast, depart for Inverness to view the ancient burial monument of Clava Cairns, which inspired the story of Craig na D - the mystical stones that swept the main character in the Outlander series back in time. Drive on to the town of Culloden, where characters Claire and Jamie part, and make your way to Inverness. Check into your hotel and spend the night in the Inverness area.

Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 6

Inverness Area - Strathpeffer - Inverness Area (approx. 40 km)

Today, immerse yourself in the towns of Strathpeffer and Beauly, where in the Outlander series, clans Mackenzie and Fraser once lived. Strathpeffer is a charming Victorian spa village, famous for its healing waters and home to the sixth-century carved Eagle Stone. Continue towards Beauly Priory where the Frasers of Lovat are buried in the Outlander books. Return to your hotel for the night.

Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 7

Inverness Area - Fort William Area (approx. 105 km)

Drive south and stop to visit Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness. Drive along the Caledonian Canal and follow the Great Glen to Fort William. Spend the night in the Fort William area.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Historic Scotland Explorer Pass: Use your pass to visit sites in this area, like Spynie Palace, Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery, Fort George and Urquhart Castle, where you just might spot Nessie.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 8

Fort William Area - Glasgow (approx. 200 km)

Continue south, and drive towards the village of Glencoe, past the scene of the 1692 massacre of the MacDonald clan by soldiers of King William. The mountains of Glencoe offer superb walking and climbing, as well as breathtaking views.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Historic Scotland Explorer Pass: As you drive on into the Trossachs, stop to visit Doune Castle, a late 14th-century masterpiece. Doune Castle serves as the fictional Castle Leoch in the Outlander television series. Continue to your hotel in Glasgow area.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 9

Glasgow

Today, enjoy your last day in Glasgow.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS: Historic Scotland Explorer Pass: Your pass includes entry to: Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel and Stirling Castle.
Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

Day 10

Glasgow - Return to Canada

After breakfast, drive to the airport, return your rental car, and board your flight home.

Meal(s) : Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Outlander Experience

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Murrayfield Hotel(or similar)
Eight Acres Hotel(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Steadings Hotel(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
Glenfinnan Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Best Western Glasgow City(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Murrayfield Hotel(or similar)
Eight Acres Hotel(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Steadings Hotel(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
Glenfinnan Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Best Western Glasgow City(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Murrayfield Hotel(or similar)
Eight Acres Hotel(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Steadings Hotel(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
Glenfinnan Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Best Western Glasgow City(or similar)
Bed & Breakfast(or similar)
Bed & Breakfast(or similar)
Bed & Breakfast(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Cringletie House Hotel(or similar)
Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Mansfield Castle Hotel(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
Corriegour Lodge Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Gleddoch House Hotel(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Old Waverly Hotel 3-star or Cringletie House Hotel 4-star or Melville Castle Hotel(or similar)
B&B, Craiglynne Hotel 3-star or The Boat Country Inn Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, The Priory Hotel 3-star or Bunchrew House Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
(1 Night)
B&B, Isle of Glencoe Hotel 3-star or Corriegour Lodge Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Artto Hotel 3-star or Hallmark Hotel Glasgow 4-star(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Old Waverly Hotel 3-star or Cringletie House Hotel 4-star or Melville Castle Hotel(or similar)
Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Craiglynne Hotel 3-star or The Boat Country Inn Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, The Priory Hotel 3-star or Bunchrew House Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Isle of Glencoe Hotel 3-star or Corriegour Lodge Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Artto Hotel 3-star or Hallmark Hotel Glasgow 4-star(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Old Waverly Hotel 3-star or Cringletie House Hotel 4-star or Melville Castle Hotel(or similar)
Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Craiglynne Hotel 3-star or The Boat Country Inn Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, The Priory Hotel 3-star or Bunchrew House Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Isle of Glencoe Hotel 3-star or Corriegour Lodge Hotel 4-star(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
B&B, Artto Hotel 3-star or Hallmark Hotel Glasgow 4-star(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Cringletie House Hotel(or similar)
Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom
Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Mansfield Castle Hotel(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
Corriegour Lodge Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Gleddoch House Hotel(or similar)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Cringletie House Hotel(or similar)
Moray, Scotland, United Kingdom
Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel(or similar)
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Mansfield Castle Hotel(or similar)
Fort William Region, Scotland, United Kingdom
Corriegour Lodge Hotel(or similar)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Gleddoch House Hotel(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 2 twin beds or 1 double bed
Room occupancy: Maximum 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child
Child occupancy: Available upon request through our call centre

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

June 15 to September 18, 2019

MORE TO KNOW

Not included
  • Entrance fees, other than those detailed above
  • Lunches, dinners and drinks
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • Brochure correction as of June 3, 2019: Please note that Outlander Experience includes a 14 day Historic Scotland Explorer Pass and not a 7 Day Historic Scotland Explorer Pass

    TRANSPORTATION

    Car Rental

  • Economy manual car EBMR: Vauxhall Corsa or similar
  • Economy automatic car EBAR: Vauxhall Corsa automatic or similar
  • Compact manual car CDMR: Ford Focus or similar
  • Inclusions: Unlimited mileage, Third party liability (TPL), Damage waiver, Airport and premium station surcharge, Road tax, VAT at 20%, Licences & fees

    Exclusions: One-way drop-off fee of approx. 58-70 GBP (subject to change based on the rental category selected), Fuel, Insurance excess, Extended Protection (purchase to reduce insurance excess), Additional driver surcharge, Early or late pickup fees, Sat Nav (GPS), Child seats

    The car must be picked up on Day 2 and dropped off on Day 10 at the same time in order to be considered 8 full days of hire. If the drop off is made at another time, that will be considered as an extra day, and therefore additional charges will apply. For example, Day 2 pick up at 10:00 a.m. and Day 10 drop off at 10:00 a.m. = 8 full days of hire, but Day 2 pick up at 10:00 a.m. and Day 10 drop off at 11:00 a.m. = 9 full days of hire

    Drivers must be 25 years of age or older and hold a full international driver's license in good standing for at least 12 months. Driver credit card is required for rental pickup. A passport must also be produced if the driver is not a UK resident. Insurance excess of 1000 GBP will be authorized but not charged to the driver's credit card. Security deposit of 200 GBP will be authorized but not charged to the driver's credit card.

    Pricing policies for this hotel

    Non-Refundable

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    Free Cancellation

    This room includes the option of free cancellation before check-in. Refunds are not possible if you do not check in or if you check out early. Full details on the cancellation policy are displayed on the booking page.

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