The mystery of the stones – Craigh na Dun

Craigh na Dun, Lallybroch ( Midhope Castle) Outlander tours

Claire Beauchamp Randall never would’ve met her true love, if she hadn’t put her hands on a magical rock. Craigh na Dun, the site of an ancient stone circle in the Scottish Highlands, is an iconic place in the world of Outlander, 

In the very first episode, Claire visits Craigh na Dun to pick flowers while on vacation; moments later, she’s transported from 1945 to 1743 after tumbling through a Craigh na Dun stone that turns out to be a portal of sorts. Eventually, we learn that Claire isn’t the only time traveler on the show, and there are at least two other standing stone portals in the world.

Outlander‘s success has been great for tourism  in Scotland, where the majority of the show’s five seasons have been filmed. And while we’re all pretty clear on the fact that time travel isn’t possible, no one could blame a person for wanting to visit Craigh na Dun themselves…you know, just to make sure there’s not a Jamie-esque soulmate waiting on the other side.

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Buachaille Etive Mor photo tour

Buachaille Etive Mor photo tours. Visit the iconic mountain and photograph stunning views . Your photo guide will take you to the best viewpoints and give advice on taking pictures.

 

Eilean Donan Castle 304

Eilean Donan Castle 304 print . Paper size 19 by 13 inches , image size 16 by 12 inches. Photograph by David Rankin. Printed on Velvet Fine art paper , 100% cotton rag

Landscape 4039 print

Landscape print 4039 . Paper size 19 by 13 inches , image size 16 by 12 inches. Photograph by David Rankin. Printed on Velvet Fine art paper , 100% cotton rag

HDR flower print

Paper size 19 by 13 inches , image size 16 by 12 inches. Photograph by David Rankin. Printed on Velvet Fine art paper , 100% cotton rag

Blackmount 10765 print

Blackmount 10765 print . Paper size 19 by 13 inches , image size 16 by 12 inches. Photograph by David Rankin. Printed on Velvet Fine art paper , 100% cotton rag

Blackmount 3789

Blackmount 3789 . Paper size 19 by 13 inches , image size 16 by 12 inches. Photograph by David Rankin. Printed on Velvet Fine art paper , 100% cotton rag

Glencoe 16 by David Rankin

Glencoe 16 limited edition giclee print
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Scottish posters – clearance sale

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Melrose Abbey poster

Castle pictures is holding a clearance sale of a range of 4 posters – Braveheart, Melrose Abbey , Stirling Castle and the House of Parliament London. Each poster is A3 size full colour glossy poster , 16.6 by 11.7 inches and are now avaiable for just £0.95 ( plus delivery ) . The Braveheart  poster features the Braveheart statue which used to feature at the foot of the Wallace monument .  The statue was controversial because of its resemblance not to William Wallace but to Braveheart star Mel Gibson. Pictures and text by David Rankin