Tag: Edinburgh Castle

  • The Outlander love story boosts visitor numbers

    Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan star in Outlander, which has given historic sites in Scotland a huge boost in visitor numbers Fans of the hit television series Outlander helped to push tourist numbers at Scotland’s historic castles past the five million mark for the first time last year. Our Outlander set locations tour features visits to Doune…

  • Bespoke private tours

    Alongside our normal choice of tours , Private Tours Edinburgh also offers bespoke private tours and one day Outlander tours customised to the requirements of each customer . You can set your own itinerary and decide exactly where you want to visit . Customers interested should contact us online for a quote Tours normally start…

  • Edinburgh Airport transfers

    Airport Transfers to Edinburgh Airport from Linlithgow take just 15 minutes by taxi from Linlithgow. Phone now or contact us online. Bookings and payments can be made online or on freephone 0800-6190575 . For a quote from  Falkirk  or a taxi to Edinburgh Airport  , phone 07576-127097 Phone now or contact us online. Bookings and…

  • Spooky castles – the most haunted Halloween castles in the UK

    The UK has hundreds of ruined castles. But some castles are more spooky than others. Here’s a list of the spookiest , most haunted castles in the UK , ideal for a visit at Halloween . Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle commands the whole of the city centre , sitting on a volcanic rock . The…

  • Castle bagging replaces Munro bagging

    Scotland is famed for its historic castles and stunning natural beauty but the less energetic have started a new craze , swapping Munros for the new sport of castle bagging.Touring the country and visiting the most castles in a weekend has become a popular pastime for recession hit Brits. Historic Scotland has noticed an increase…

  • Videos of Scotland – Castle videos

    I have been shooting videos for the last 3 years and HD videos of Scotland for the last year and I have now started to add it them to the website . This will be an ongoing process which will continue throughout this year . I have videos of Edinburgh Castle and Eilean Donan Castle

  • Forth Bridge lights go out

    The Forth Bridge is set to join a number of Edinburgh buildings and those around the world in switching its lights off to highlight the battle against climate change. The Parliament joins Edinburgh Castle and the Forth Bridge in marking Earth Hour, which will be held on March 28. A number of iconic landmarks around…

  • Top ten Scottish castles ecards

    Scotland has hundreds of castles old and new , ruined and modernised . I have compiled a list of my top ten castles . I have been taking pictures of castles for over 10 years and each one offers a unique challenge

  • Burns Night at Edinburgh Castle, Stirling and Urquhart Castle

    Burns night is the 25th of January and Historic Scotland have announced details of a unique opportunity to celebrate Burns’ work at Edinburgh Castle. At Edinburgh Castle the Queen Anne and Redcoat cafes will be offering delightful locally-sourced haggis, neeps and tatties. Visitors will also be treated to free haggis tasters.