Film Inspired Business Events: Outlander

Published: 28 June 2019

Enter the world of Outlander, a thrilling romantic adventure that transcends history. Claire Randall, a British Army nurse, is on honeymoon with her new husband in Scotland when she is mysteriously thrown back some 200 years to the Jacobite uprising in 1743. There she meets handsome Highland warrior Jamie Fraser, and finds herself torn between her old life in the present - and her new life in the past.

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Many iconic scenes from this cult TV series were filmed in the Edinburgh area, so why not follow in the footsteps of our time travelling heroes during your next business event, or, even host your event in a totally unique venue that has graced the television screen.

The Signet Library

Signet Library

One of Edinburgh's finest examples of lavish Georgian Architecture, the Signet Library was used for various scenes in Outlander's third season. Located just off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town, the Signet Library, with its timelessly elegant and historic surroundings make any event here a truly memorable experience. Whether you are looking for a corporate event venue, a meeting room or a party venue, all function rooms share a sophisticated and stylish edge that is unique to the Signet Library.

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Hopetoun House

Hopetoun House Aerial View

This beautiful stately home is the setting for the residence of the Duke of Sandringham in Series One. Interior scenes were filmed in the Red Drawing Room, while the Sea Trail and West Lawn to the rear of the house were the location for the duel between the Duke and the head of the McDonald clan. The rear steps of the house serve as the location for a thrilling sword fight in Series One, while the courtyard behind the Stables Tearoom features regularly as a Parisian street location in Series Two.

Located within easy reach of Edinburgh International airport, only 12 miles outside Edinburgh city centre and benefiting from Scotland’s motorway network nearby, Hopetoun’s location is ideal providing the ease and convenience that you require.

The classical, elegant and prestigious Hopetoun House never fails to impress. From the first breathtaking glimpse of the grand façade to the final fond farewell, Hopetoun will capture the imagination of guests and leave a lasting impression. Built for the Earls of Hopetoun in the early eighteenth century, this venue is truly magnificent and widely considered to be Scotland’s finest stately home. Whether you are looking for an intimate dinner in the sumptuous State Dining Room, a lavish gala evening in the magnificent Ballroom for up to 300pax or use the grounds for team building activities; Hopetoun House is sure to create a memorable event.

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To discover more iconic film locations from Outlander throughout Edinburgh please visit This Is Edinburgh.


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