Linlithgow Palace

With Linlithgow Palace I will finish the posts about what we’ve visited in Scotland. We’ve picked Linlithgow Palace because it was one of the filming locations of Outlander. It’s a beautiful place to visit even if you are not a fan of the show. Linlithgow is also the place where Mary Queen of Scots was […]

Edinburgh Castle

We couldn’t go to Edinburgh and not visit Edinburgh Castle. The castle is managed by Historic Scotland. If you are a member of English Heritage, you can have discounted or free entry, depending on how long you’ve been a member. On the site there were signs that it was lived from the Iron Age. In […]

St. Giles’ Cathedral

St. Giles’ Cathedral is in Edinburgh, city centre, only a few minutes from Edinburgh castle. It’s quite small for a cathedral, but it looks lovely and it’s free to visit. Only for taking pictures is a £2 fee. St Giles’ Cathedral dates back to the 12th century. The legend of St. Giles is that he […]

Preston Mill

On our trip to Edinburgh we’ve been to Preston Mill, it’s relatively close and it’s one of the filming locations of the Outlander. Preston Mill is part of the National Trust for Scotland and it’s a gorgeous location. The house has an interesting shape, it looks more like a hobbit house than a mill. The […]

Scottish National Gallery

I had Scottish National Gallery on my list of things to see in Edinburgh and we’ve decided it was the first thing we’ve been to on our trip to Scotland. The admission to the museum is free and it’s located in the city centre. The museum is quite big and there are beautiful painting and […]

Blackness Castle

My husband and I went to Blackness Castle twice, as the first time it wasn’t opened to the public. On the first day we had amazing weather, on the second day it was cloudy and the pictures aren’t as beautiful as the first ones. Blackness castle is one of the filming locations of Outlander, but […]