Located on the Hopetoun Estate is Midhope Castle which is the location for fictional Lallybroch, the family home of character Jamie Fraser.
Midhope Castle dates back to the 15th Century and although the exterior is relatively intact and therefore affords a photo opportunity, the castle is derelict and not accessible on the inside.
Please note, for the last time slots of the day, last entry is 15 minutes before close.
Please note, Midhope will be used as a location for periods of filming from May 2022. There is uncertainty surrounding the exact dates and schedules, and as such Hopetoun reserve the right, at short notice, to:-
As much notice as possible will be given in advance of periods of closure or disruption.
Please be aware that the site will be closed on the following dates:
Please be aware that the site will be affected by partial closures on the following dates:
There will be restricted access to Midhope Castle on these days and there will be no access or photographic opportunity to the front of the castle and cobbled yard.
Directions & Site Map
Please see the map of Midhope Castle and the surrounding area in the image gallery below.
From Newton village (A904), drive past New Hopetoun Garden Centre and Hopetoun Farm Shop (right hand side), continue for 200m and you will see a sign for Hopetoun Sawmill and Midhope, Please turn right after this onto a minor road. Also look out for A9 Partnership at this junction.
Continue along the minor road for approx. 1 mile and you will see a further sign for Midhope, Hopetoun Sawmill - turn left down the drive.
Midhope is now straight ahead, please park in the designated car park area and show your ticket on arrival at the Kiosk.