Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness & Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness & Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness & Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness and Loch Ness (includes Outlander filming locations)

This tour is specially designed for those who love films, fame, legends and the magic of Scottish history.  


We aim to give you a full day of adventure and enjoyment, making you as comfortable as possible. We hope you will return again and again to visit the Scottish Highlands, as this is all but a taster session, although you will have plenty of time to experience every aspect of the Thistle tour.

Tour vehicle

This tour is usually provided in a luxury 4 or 8 seater vehicle. 

What's included in the price?

Adult £79 Child £69 (includes entrance charge to TWO castles). There is a small optional charge if you also wish to enter the visitor centre at Culloden Battlefield.

Tour timings

Depart at 9.00am. Returns at least 1 hour before ship departure. Tour is 7-8 hours long. 

Clava Cairns

Visit Clava Cairns - 4,000 year old burial ground of standing stones used for the inspiration in the Outlander book and series. 

Culloden Viaduct

Pass by Culloden viaduct. Built in 1893 for trains and still used to this day. 

Culloden Battlefield

Visit Culloden battlefield, free to roam the battlefield or visit shop and restaurant. Small entry charge if you wish to go right into visitor centre to re-live the battle from 1746. 

Inverness - Castle, shops and the Highland's oldest bar

Arrive Inverness city centre where your entrance is included to Inverness Castle’s new viewing gallery. See right across the city. Visit Flora MacDonald’s statue outside the castle and see the shops and cafes in Inverness. Maybe try a local beer in the oldest bar in Inverness, the Gellions, dating back to 1841.  

Loch Ness

Travel beside Loch Ness for 15 miles, stopping for photos of Nessie (if you’re very lucky). 

Urquhart Castle

Visit the ruins of Urquhart castle as well as the video centre. Watch a 6 minute historic video with own language subtitles. Wander down to the ruins or browse the shop or cafe. 

Beauly Priory

Leave the village Drumnadrochit then back to the ship via wild land 1000 feet up a mountain the dropping down into the village of Beauly, passing by the ancient Priory. 

Outlander TV hotspots

Outlander fans will not be disappointed as our tour guides point out all the filming locations of the popular series based on the book by Diana Gabaldon. 

Book this tour

Prices: Adult - £79, Kids - £69

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24 May 2020MS Deutschland09:30Details
26 May 2020Mein Schiff 309:00Details
27 May 2020AIDAcara09:00Details
28 May 2020Viking Jupiter09:00Details
28 May 2020Silver Whisper10:00Details
02 June 2020Norwegian Jade10:00Details
05 June 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
06 June 2020MSC Preziosa09:00Details
09 June 2020MS Veendam10:00Details
10 June 2020Silver Whisper09:00Details
13 June 2020Mein Schiff 309:00Details
16 June 2020Seabourn Quest09:00Details
17 June 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
19 June 2020Columbus08:30Details
25 June 2020AIDAcara08:30Details
27 June 2020Wind Surf09:00Details
28 June 2020Wind Surf09:00Details
29 June 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
03 July 2020Viking Star09:00Details
04 July 2020Seven Seas Navigator00:00Details
08 July 2020Ms Rotterdam08:30Details
09 July 2020MS Europa09:30Details
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11 July 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
13 July 2020Columbus09:00Details
13 July 2020AIDAcara09:00Details
13 July 2020Black Watch09:00Details
14 July 2020MS Zuiderdam08:30Details
16 July 2020MSV Magellan08:30Details
17 July 2020Black Watch09:00Details
22 July 2020Seven Seas Navigator09:00Details
23 July 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
26 July 2020MSC Preziosa09:00Details
27 July 2020Mein Schiff 308:30Details
27 July 2020Celebrity Reflection08:30Details
29 July 2020Viking Jupiter09:00Details
31 July 2020Oceania Marina09:00Details
02 August 2020Merella Explorer09:00Details
03 August 2020AIDAcara09:00Details
04 August 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
05 August 2020Queen Victoria08:30Details
06 August 2020MS Zuiderdam08:30Details
08 August 2020Mein Schiff 309:00Details
13 August 2020MS Nieuw Amsterdam08:30Details
14 August 2020Seven Seas Navigator09:00Details
15 August 2020P&O Arcadia09:00Details
16 August 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
18 August 2020AIDAvita09:00Details
20 August 2020AIDA Bella09:00Details
23 August 2020Azaramara Quest09:00Details
24 August 2020AIDAcara09:00Details
26 August 2020Mein Schiff 309:00Details
27 August 2020CMV Marco Polo09:00Details
27 August 2020MSC Preziosa12:30Details
28 August 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
02 September 2020MS Rotterdam08:30Details
06 September 2020Seabourn Ovation09:00Details
07 September 2020Norwegian Star09:00Details
10 September 2020MSC Magellan09:00Details
16 September 2020Ms Rotterdam08:30Details
17 September 2020Oceana Sirena08:30Details
19 September 2020Norwegian Star09:00Details
21 September 2020Regal Princess09:00Details
01 October 2020Norwegian Star09:00Details
03 October 2020Regal Princess09:00Details

Cannot find your ship or your preferred tour in the booking section? We also offer bespoke tours in smaller vehicles. Just let us know when and how many people and we can go from there. 

We like to say ‘yes’ to your requests so will do our best to accommodate you.  Email: info@thistleexcursions.co.uk.

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