Welcome to Culross


As the birthplace of St Mungo, Glasgow's patron saint, Culross was an important religious centre from the 6th century. The burgh developed under local laird Sir George Bruce by extracting coal through ingenious tunnels extending under the seabed. When mining was ended by flooding of the tunnels, the town switched to making linen and shoes.


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$52.36 Cultural & Theme Tours

Outlander Palaces and Jacobites Tour from Edinburgh

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Midhope CastleWe stop at Midhope, Outlander's Lallybroch, in Summer only (Apr-Sep)Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Blackness CastleThe Headquarters of Black Jack RandallDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Linlithgow PalaceWe stop in Linlithgow for lunch, giving customers the opportunity to visit the castle if they wishDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Callendar HouseThe Kitchen is the Duke of Sandringham's homeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Culross War MemorialClaire's Herb Garden and the Mercat Cross of Cranesmuir VillageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Hopetoun HouseDuke of Sandringham's Home - Summer only April-SepDuration: 1 hour

$98.18 Cultural & Theme Tours

Outlander Day Tour from Glasgow or Edinburgh

Experience the most breath-taking scenery of Scotland whilst learning about our history and culture along the way. We even throw in a couple of Gaelic sayings too, and let us not forget the chance to sample a "wee" dram of Scotch Whisky. You will feel like Claire and Jamie as you immerse yourself in all things 'Outlander' and the thought of standing where the gorgeous Sam Heughan and equally beautiful Caitriona Balfe stood, should be the icing on the cake. Some of our guides were also extras In the show which give us a unique insight into the filming and what the cast and crew are like in "real" life.We meet in Glasgow at 266 George Street and hope to leave at 9am to get the small group tour underway and then make our way to Dalmeny Train station to pick up the next group. Our first tour stop is Doune Castle, not only was it the location for Castle Leoch, but it was where 'Game of Thrones' filmed Winterfell, and who could forget Monty Python and 'The Holy Grail'. We then make our way for Falkland, the scene of Inverness, where, you instantly get the feeling Caitriona Balfe and Tobias Menzies will stroll around the corner. We then make our way to Culross where the scenery really takes you back in time and was the filming location for the "Crainesmuir" and the gardens of Castle Leoch.Afterwards, we make our way to the piece de resistance for any Outlander fan, Midhope Castle AKA Lallybroch. This is on a private estate and as such, we may not always have access and if this is the case, we will visit Hopetoun House.Finally, we will make our way to Blackness Castle which was used for filming Fort William and some of the Wentworth scenes. This is close to Dalmeny Train Station where after this stop, we will drop them off.We will then make our way back to Glasgow where we will say our goodbyes and hope that you'll "haste ye back" to Scotland soon.

$14.40 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre Admission Ticket

Make your way to the tragic battle site near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. The short but brutal hand-to-hand Battle of Culloden took place in 1746 and marked the final defeat for the clansmen fighting for the Jacobite cause.Upon admission, enter the visitor center and immerse yourself in the horror of the battle, during which more than 1,200 people lost their lives. Explore the exhibits and learn more about the circumstances that led to the Battle of Culloden, as well as the lasting effect the battle had on not just the Highlands, but the whole of the United Kingdom.Take as long as you wish exploring the site independently. When done, you’ll emerge with a new understanding of the events of the battle.3-Day or 7-Day National Trust for Scotland: Sightseeing PassUpgrade to receive a 3- or 7-day sightseeing pass. This pass gives you free entrance to 90 National Trust for Scotland attractions. Use the 3-day pass on any three days over a period of seven consecutive days from first use and use the 7-day pass on any seven days over a period of 14 consecutive days from first use.Attractions list: Alloa Tower, Angus Folk Museum, Arduaine Garden, Bachelors’ Club, Balmacara Estate and Woodland Walks, Balmerino Abbey, Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre, Barry Mill, Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve, Ben Lomond, Branklyn Garden, Brodick Castle, Gardens and Country Park, Brodie Castle, Broughton House and Garden, Kirriemuir Camera Obscura, Castle Fraser Gardens and Estate, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, Craigievar Castle, Craigower, Crarae Garden, Crathes Castle Gardens and Estate, Culloden Battlefield, Royal Burgh of Culross, Culzean Castle and Country Park, David Livingstone Centre, Dollar Glen, Drum Castle, Falkland Palace and Garden, Falls of Glomach, Fyvie Castle, Geilston Garden, The Georgian House, Gladstone’s Land, Glencoe and Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glenfinnan Monument, Goatfell, Greenbank Garden, Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve, Haddo House, Harmony Garden, The Hermitage, The Hill House, Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse and Garden, Holmwood House, House of Dun and Montrose Basin Nature Reserve, House of the Binns, Hugh Miller’s Birthplace Cottage and Museum, Inveresk Lodge Garden, Inverewe Garden, J M Barrie’s Birthplace, Kellie Castle and Garden, Killiecrankie, Kintail and Morvich, Leith Hall Gardens and Estate, Linn of Tummel, Malleny Garden, Mar Lodge Estate, Menstrie Castle, Moirlanich Longhouse, Newhailes, The Pineapple and Dunmore Park (grounds only), Pitmedden Garden, Pollok House, Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot, Priorwood Garden, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Robert Smail’s Printing Works, Rockcliffe, St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve, Souter Johnnie’s Cottage, The Tenement House, Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace,Threave Garden and Estate, Torridon, Weaver’s Cottage, West Affric

$61.53 Cultural & Theme Tours

Outlander Film Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh

We leave the capital behind at 8.45am and drive west with views of Linlithgow Palace before visiting Doune Castle. Known as one of Scotland’s best preserved medieval castles, it was also used as a setting for Castle Leoch in Outlander. You’ll have time to explore this historic stronghold which also featured as Winterfell in Game of Thrones and Monty Python’s Holy Grail. Our journey takes us on to the Kingdom of Fife, an area of great historical importance and the ancestral home of Scottish monarchs.  We make a stop at Culross, where Claire was accused of witchcraft in the village of ‘Cranesmuir’. This charming village is the most complete example of a 17th and 18th-century burgh in Scotland today. Our lunch stop will be in the village of Falkland, used for filming 1940’s Inverness.  With over 28 listed buildings it gives a good representation of this period. Our journey continues to another iconic Outlander sites, Dysart Harbour used as the French port of Le Havre in season two before our final stop at Midhope Castle, the real-life Lallybroch, arriving back in Edinburgh early evening.

$628.36 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Central Highlands driving tour

We will depart from Edinburgh at 9am but can be flexible depending on what suits your needs. The following schedule order can sometimes change depending on weather. * First of all we visit Culross, Scotland's best preserved 17th century village. Explore on foot, see some beautiful streets and views and visit a great little coffee shop if you like. * The next stop will be Stirling Castle where you have the option of stopping for views and your guide tells you about the castle, or we drive to the castle and you can tour the castle with a castle guide to really get a feel for this stunning castle, arguably the most strategically important in Scotland. * Drive to Balquidder, visit the grave of Rob Roy and walk through a forest and up a hill to get stunning views along the Glen from an Old Clan gathering point (approx 1 hour there and back with rest times). * Eat in great local spot. * Stop off at Callander to explore the town that is the gateway to the Highlands. * Options to walk to nearby waterfall. * Option to Visit Doune castle to explore the setting for Wester Ross in GOT and Castle Leoch in Outlander. * Option to visit whisky distillery. * Return to Edinburgh between 5-6pm. * Drop off at your hotel/ship.

$163.63 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private 'Outlander' Film Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh

Your experienced Driver/Guide and Outlander Fan (books and show) will show film locations used for seasons 1 and 2 of the TV Series 'Outlander'. Pick up time is 9.30am from outside your central Edinburgh Hotel. Look out for the Outlander sign in the window.You will be returned to Edinburgh at approximately 5pm.Your first stop of the day is at Midhope Castle and the Hopetoun Estate.  Here you will have a chance to take photos of Lallybroch, see the entrance to Jamies Cave and other season 3 location (approx. 20 mins), entrance fee not included.Travelling onto your next stop will be the location for the infamous Fort William, Blackness Castle.  Here you will be given a brief overview of the history of the castle and the locations used for filming, then time to explore. (approx. 30 mins), entrance fee not included.Your third stop of the day is Linlithgow Palace which parts of Wentworth were filmed. (approx. 30 mins), entrance fee not included.After lunch you will visit Castle Leoch the Mackenzie Stronghold. Doune Castle was also used in Monty Python and Game of Thrones. Entrance fee not included.Your last stop of the day is the beautiful village of Culross, which was the location for Season 1 and 2. Other points of interest are the Kelpies we will pass them on our travels and the Iconic Forth Bridge.  You will also pass some Standing Stones before returning to Edinburgh.