The latest book to cash in on the apparently never-ending success of TV fantasy-history drama Outlander is all about locations – and Falkirk plays an important part.
Outlander news from Private Outlander tours .
Written by authoress Phoebe Taplin, it’s on general release from Thursday, and promises to take the dedicated Outlander fan on a journey packed with trivia facts from the series. Falkirk’s Callendar House and Blackness Castle are among the local highlights, and we’re told the book is beautifully illustrated with photographs from the series. One high profile advance review of the book is enthusiastic about the book, but stresses it’s aimed squarely at the fan market – mainstream readers probably won’t get some of the references. Sunset Over Skye – A3 Limited Edition Print by Ben …£189 £189 Promoted by artfinder.com It’s available from Amazon in paperback, priced £6.
Read more at: https://www.falkirkherald.co.uk/news/falkirk-stars-in-new-outlander-book-1-4742209
Craigh na Dun is a fictional stone circle which Claire walked through to travel back 200 years in Outlander . The stones you saw in the TV series were made of styrofoam and placed at Kinloch Rannoch next to a loch .
There are lots of standing stones all over Scotland. Craigh na Dun is based on the Callanish Stones in the Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
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