LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION
See the filming locations of Mary Queen of Scots, Outlander, Monty Python and Game of Thrones (sort of)
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Nick Boulos is a multi award-winning travel writer and editor and the founder of MakeMyDay. He has spent more than ten years writing for the world’s leading publications including the Sunday Times, Washington Post, National Geographic and the Guardian.
Scotland has made a big impact on the silver screen. Travelling east of Edinburgh, this is your chance to see the locations of iconic movies and TV shows while also discovering the real-life places that inspired them. Highlights include the formidable 14th century Linlithgow Castle, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots (and where her murder plot was conceived) and Blackness Castle, as seen in Outlander and the pilot of Game of Thrones.