Episode 15From the Trossachs to Stirling
OUTLANDER and Monty Python fans unite! Close to Stirling Castle is the magnificent Doune castle where history and modern fiction come together. So what do Jamie and Claire of Outlander and King Bedevere, Monty Python’s English King, have in common?
From the Trossachs to stirling
Stirling Castle was an extremely important Royal residence for hundreds of years. Close by, in the small town of Doune, is another impressive castle, Doune Castle, with its own bloody history. This castle has shot to fame recently because of the popular Outlander series where Jamie and Claire first meet. Monty Python lovers will also enjoy the story of Doune where the filming took place.
This Podcast journies from the Trossachs, through Dunblane, and talks of the Battle of Sherrifmuir. We also pass by the Wallace Monument and onto Stirling castle where Robert the Bruce’s statue stands tall and proud looking south to his own famous battleground, Bannockburn.