Brave The New World Outlander Fans Flock To Visit The Real Scotland
With viewing figures of over 1.402 million it is no wonder that Outlander is so popular. At last the new release date for season 4 with thr tagline Brave the World has been announced for Sunday 4th November.We at the award winning Mains of Taymouth Country Estate & Golf Course cannot wait! On a recent dog walk round Faskally Forest there was great excitement with all the locations trailers and period clothing galore!
Fans of the show visit where many of the scenes were filmed and we are lucky enough to be right on their door step!
When Outlander author Diana Gabaldon dreamt up the idea I’m sure she never envisaged the success and the massive boost to Scottish tourism it would bring.
Why not don that period clothing and take to the hills and discover Outlander country for yourselves?
Rannoch Moor has been described as "the largest abstract painting the world" - a walk through this unique landscape of grass, heather, peat, water and mountains is an unforgettable experience and is no wonder that Sam Heughan the lead actor has been quoted as saying Kinloch Rannoch was his favourite location.
The Majestic splendour of Doune Castle near Stirling is featured in Season 1 of Outlander. It plays a leading role as the fictional Castle Leoch which is home to the Mackenzie clan. It also featured in the 20th century episode where Claire and Frank were visiting the castle ruins.It was built as the home of Regent Albany, ‘Scotland’s uncrowned king’.
Why not walk in the footsteps of rulers both real and fictional. Doune Castle is a popular filming location for not only Outlander but also Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Game of Thrones.
After your exhilarating day out return to the comfort and luxury of Mains of Taymouth Country Estate and enjoy our wonderful accommodation and surroundings in the heart of rural Perthshire.
Whilst staying with us you can enjoy Perthshire's finest 9 hole Golf Course, The Courtyard Bar & Restaurant, the award winning Courtyard Shop & Deli and stables all available onsite.
Finally for those avid and loyal fans you will know there will be the arrival of Rollo soon to be a faithful companion for Jamie.
We welcome all dogs, all breeds and all sizes on the Estate. Many of our guests comment on how welcome they are made to feel. It starts with check-in, you are encouraged to bring your dog into Reception so we can all swoon over your precious friend. Then each dog receives their own welcome bag containing a map of walks, spare poo bags and a treat (and sometimes a goodie out of our secret stash!)
We do however, appreciate not everyone is a dog lover. We have a selection of properties that are pet free.