FILMING will take place in Culross for the internationally acclaimed Outlander next week.

The historic village was used for many scenes in the first season and the success of the TV series has brought fans from all over the world to Fife.

To accommodate filming next week there are road closures planned and car parking space will also be limited due to crew vehicles.

Tim Collins, chairman of Culross Community Council, said: “It may be a bit of a nuisance for locals but the crew are always very nice. There is restricted access, but they try their best not to interfere and it provides so much tourism for us.”

From Sunday 18 to Friday February 23, the whole of the east car park will be for filming vehicles only. From Monday 19 to Friday February 23 the west car park will be used by the crew with 53 spaces available for public parking.

Culross is one of the locations across Scotland that has been used to film multiple scenes for Outlander because of its historical surroundings and local businesses have benefitted from the extra footfall.

The adaptation of books by Diana Gabaldon tells the story of Claire Randall, a Second World War nurse swept back in time from 1945 to 18th century Scotland.

Lynn Smith, a member of the community council, added: “We’ve just had five weeks of road closures by the council, so locals are feeling are bit more disgruntled than usual.

“Some people have been told not to park outside of their house for filming but then there’s not going to be many parking spaces. However, I don’t think it will have a huge impact.

“There’s no doubt that we have benefitted. A couple of businesses have come out of it.

“Culross was becoming a sleepy village and there was even a threat that the primary school was going to be shut down, but Outlander gave it a new lease of life.

“These visitors also go on to visit other places in Fife by coming here and the film company always donate to the National Trust and the community council. Long may it continue!”