Men in Kilts release date: When will Men in Kilts air?

Men in Kilts: Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish star in trailer

Outlander fans have been counting down the days for Men in Kilts to drop on Starz and Starzplay. The new series will see Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish travel their native Scotland, which is also home to the Outlander series itself. has everything you need to know.

When will Men in Kilts air?

After more than one year of waiting, Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham finally has a release date.

Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham will premiere on Valentines Day (Sunday, February 14) on Starz Network in the US.

Graham McTavish and Sam Heughan announced the news on their Twitter separate accounts, sharing their excitement.

McTavish tweeted: “It’s official. Starting on @STARZ 2/14 we navigate the wonders of Scotland with the even greater wonder of survival. @MenInKiltsSTARZ @SamHeughan.”

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Heughan tweeted: “Road trip… boa trip…. unicycle. Whatever gets you there! Pack your bags this Valentine’s Day! @MenInKiltsSTARZ

There are eight episodes in the series, each 30 minutes long in length.

UK fans will be able to watch episodes of Men in Kilts via Amazon Prime Video.

Unfortunately, a UK release date has not yet been confirmed but just like Outlander, it is likely to drop on Prime every Monday. will update this article when more information is available.

What will happen in Men in Kilts?

Hot off the back of their New York Times best-selling book, Clanlands, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish will be showing Outlander fans around their homeland of Scotland.

Heughan, who is best known for his role as Jamie Fraser in Starz Outlander comes from Dumfries and Galloway and McTavish, who played the role of Dougal MacKenzie, hails from Glasgow.

The eight-part series, described as a “love letter” to Scotland, will see the pair travel their home country, exploring Scottish history and culture, with plenty of whiskey and kilts along the way.

The pair will learn Highland traditions from the locals alongside exploring the country’s beautiful landscape.

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They will travel by car and boat to visit many of Scotland’s castles alongside the beauty spots of Glencoe, Inverness and the famous Culloden battlefield.

Originally, the series was supposed to be a podcast, known as Clan Lands which quickly became Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham.

The synopsis for the series reads: “Created by the two Scotsmen, Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip With Sam and Graham promises a celebration of Scottish history and culture as Heughan and McTavish take viewers along on their adventures, discovering the rich, complex heritage of their native country, meeting various local artisans and experts, and experiencing genuine moments of awe and fascination as the duo share their travels with the audience rather than simply guiding them.”

Fans have taken to Twitter to share their excitement for the new series.

One fan tweeted: “@SamHeughan @grahammctavish Holy moly!!! It looks AMAZING guys!!! It’s just gonna be complete mayhem!!!! Soo exciting!! CAN. NOT. WAIT!!! #MenInKilts “Make it So” lol !!!”

A second fan said: “YES!!! I finally have a date for Valentines Day!! Thanks to @SamHeughan and @grahammctavish.”

A third fan added: “This is exactly what I need now in this chaotic world. TRAVEL, SCOTLAND and MEN in KILTS. Is it Valentines Day yet? @SamHeughan @grahammctavish @MenInKiltsSTARZ.”

When is Outlander season 6 out?

Whilst Men in Kilts may put a temporary halt to Droughtlander, fans are still eagerly awaiting news of season six.

Season five premiered in February 2020 and fans were anticipating season six to drop this year.

Unfortunately, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, filming for season six was postponed and sadly, Outlander season six is unlikely to arrive this year.

Speaking to Town and Country Magazine in September 2020, executive producer Maril Davis confirmed: “This Droughtlander will continue for a wee bit longer than usual.” will update this article when more information is available.

Men in Kilts premieres Sunday, February 14 on Starz

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