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Midhope Castle, Edinburgh

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Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Midhope Castle is a 16th-century tower house in Scotland. It is situated in the hamlet of Abercorn on the Hopetoun estate, About 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to the west of South Queensferry, on the outskirts of Edinburgh. It is a Category A listed building.
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  • THE HIGHLIGHT of any Outlander pilgrimage, the family seat of Jamie, Lallybroch. Or its lesser used name, Midhope Castle. Viewing is only from the outside as it is derelict inside, however most...  more »
  • Lallybroch is the absolute best out of all the Outlander locations we have visited, however we accessed it from the fields behind, as a farmer myself I know this is perfectly allowed on Scottish farm....  more »
  • This please is a treat to all Outlander fans known as Lallybroch. Although, you can’t see the place inside it is an amazing feeling just to be there, stand where Jamie Fraser has appeared to Claire...  more »
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  • Really nice to see Jamie's home. You can't go inside the castle and it won't take much long to see the surroundings. It costs £3.50 pp (09/2019) to get inside the property, I think it's an acceptable value. I didn't see toilets around.
  • Neat little place to see. Run down and can't go inside. You'll definitely recognize it if you ever watched the Outlander series.
  • Midhope castle - Lallybroch was beautiful and I was so glad I got to see it. For a very small fee you can walk the grounds but be respectful of homeowners close by. The setting looked so amazing like the scenes from the show. We were the only ones there so just the birds and animals chirping - so close to Edinburgh an easy stop.
  • So this is an incredibly beautiful building, its obviously famous for being the exterior face of Lallybroch in Outlander. Now, it's obvious the building itself hasn't necessarily been looked after so much for a while. But, due to the massive increase in visitors since the proven popularity of the series (we saw about five mini buses come and go in the short time we were there) I would bet that over time money will be spent to offer more and hopefully help restore this even further. We'll worth a visit if you're a fan of Outlander, or just a fan of quite beautiful buildings
  • Looks really nice, closed when we arrived (early evening). Check with website for Hopetoun estate. They have times when the castle is open to the public. Please observe this as castle is part of sombodies farm. So public access is very limited.

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