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Midhope Castle is believed to have been built in the mid-late 15th Century (earliest reference 1458) and today stands as a derelict castle on private land on the Hopetoun Estate near the village of Abercorn. Visitors can access the castle but there...more
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| Near Abercorn, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH52 6QZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason to come here is the house‘s connection with Outlander. It is a boarded up ruin with a ten pound parking fee (the car park is just out of sight). There are also signs up forbidding photos of the houses to the right...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Midhope is boarded up now - you can no longer enter. And the cost of £10 for parking for the privilege of walking up the drive to Lallybroch is a bit much - but hell, they know we'll pay it. The emotion on seeing it...More

Thank xmissjanex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved seeing Lallybroch in person. It cost $10 to park car and walk in but to us it was worth it. We were able to walk right up onto the front steps and get some great photos. The only disappointing thing was the DANGER KEEP...More

Thank Berns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As outlander fans and living nearby we had been intending to visit gor a wee while. We got our pass from the Hopetoun Farm shop, followed the simple directions and there we were. It is just as it appears on outlander with the add ons....More

Thank alfie50
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Exactly like it is on the show except everything is boarded up and its actually situated right next to a working farm at the back as well. You first need to get a pass from Hopetoun Farm Shop first, which costs a tenner which you...More

Thank tony r
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband visited just yesterday. We are both massive outlander fans so we really looked forward to visiting. The castle is on private land so you have to buy a pass before entering. You buy this at the Hopetoun farm shop just a...More

Thank Laura1480968
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

As we both enjoy Outlander, we felt compelled to visit. And we weren't disappointed, it's a little off the beaten track but well worth it.

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Big scam, hardly a site to see. Way to expensive. 10 pounds. It only takes 2 minutes to see the castle. Very disappointed.

Thank charlotte8989
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Been before but now they are charging. Grumpy wee man in a hut guarding the road. Go at crack of dawn or pay for the tours that go to lots of places- worth the money instead of paying for each x

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Was exciting walking up and seeing the house (not really a "castle", as such). Thoughts of Outlander TV show came flooding to mind as we entered thru the archway into courtyard. Was fun just to be able to see it and be there, as a...More

Thank Brian D
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Response from seaflea222 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barbie-Had to go look up our infrmation but we had a private tour with David of -Scenic-Routes. Just add Scotland it should come up.Not allowed to post websites He was wonderful. Picked my BFF and I up at our hotel and... More
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