Book Murtagh’s Ghostly Escape

*Because our tours are capped at 15 people max, registrations must be submitted individually to avoid overbooking.*

I’m Ready To Tour Fraser’s Ridge!
Murtagh's Ghostly Escape One Day Auto Tour - $209.00 Per Person
Because our tours are capped at 15 people max, registrations must be submitted individually to avoid overbooking. Additional people in your party must register separately. We apologize for the inconvenience.
*Tour prices include all meals & beverages (excluding alcoholic beverages), wine or beer tastings, taxes, fees & gratutities plus souvenir glass per person.*
REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY: NC Sassenach Tours, LLC reserves the right to make alterations to the advertised time, itinerary, and the listing of tours as a result of circumstances beyond our control. No refunds will be granted if NC Sassenach Tours is required to change the itinerary.

NC Sassenach Tours must have at least 10 people to sign up for each tour in order to proceed. If 10 people do not sign up, your money will be refunded to you (minus credit card processing fee of 2.9% + .30) or you may transfer to another tour.

Ticket purchaser bears the risk of being unable to attend the tour for any reason.

A partial refund of the tour price minus a $50 service fee will be given if the ticket purchaser notifies NC Sassenach Tours ten (10) days prior to the tour that they will be unable to attend. An email should be sent to at least 10 days prior to the scheduled tour in order to receive this refund.

In lieu of a refund, the ticket purchaser may transfer their ticket to the same tour/different date, if there is availability. NC Sass Tours must have 10 days notice of the requested transfer by emailing

Ticket purchaser bears the risk of cancellation of the tour or any part of the tour, due to inclement or dangerous weather, Acts of God, or terrorism.

In the event of cancellation of the entire tour for the reasons stated in the paragraph immediately above, a new date will be scheduled and ticket purchasers notified.  

In the event of cancellation of any part of the tour, NC Sassenach Tours will make every effort to replace that activity with another comparable activity. 

NC Sassenach Tours, LLC will not reimburse the cost of any other incidental expenses incurred by ticket purchaser in connection with attending the tour, including, but not limited to, travel and accommodation expenses.

NC Sassenach Tours, LLC will not refund any monies to persons who violate the NC Sassenach Tours’  Terms and Conditions as stated. 

Since the admission fee does not cover accommodations, please refer to the cancellation policy of where you will be lodging regarding refunds.


Transfer of tickets to a third party is allowed but it is required that NC Sassenach Tours be notified by email of the transfer no later than ten days prior to the tour. Emails should be directed to with the name(s), email address(es), and phone number of the person(s) to whom the tickets will be transferred.


NC Sassenach Tours 2021

In consideration of the risk of injury while participating in ANY NC Sassenach Tour (the "Activity"), and as consideration for the right to participate in the Activity, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives, knowingly and voluntarily enter into this waiver and release of liability and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of my participation in the Activity, and do hereby release and forever discharge NC Sassenach Tours, LLC, located at 181 Ridge Crest Drive, West Jefferson, NC 28694, their affiliates, managers, members, agents, attorneys, staff, volunteers, heirs, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns, for any physical or psychological injury, including but not limited to illness, paralysis, death, damages, economical or emotional loss, that I may suffer as a direct result of my participation in the aforementioned Activity, including traveling to and from an event related to this Activity.

I am voluntarily participating in the aforementioned Activity and I am participating in the Activity entirely at my own risk. I am aware of the risks associated with traveling to and from as well as participating in any aspect of this Activity, which may include, but are not limited to, physical injury, pain, suffering, illness, disfigurement, temporary or permanent disability (including paralysis), economic or emotional loss, and death. I understand that these injuries or outcomes may arise from my own decisions and/or mine or others' negligence, conditions related to travel, or the condition of the Activity location(s). Nonetheless, I assume all related risks, both known or unknown to me, of my participation in this Activity, including travel to, from and during this Activity.

I agree to indemnify and hold harmless NC Sassenach Tours, LLC, against any and all claims, suits or actions of any kind whatsoever for liability, damages, compensation or otherwise brought by me or anyone on my behalf, including attorney's fees and any related costs, if litigation arises pursuant to any claims made by me or by anyone else acting on my behalf. If NC Sassenach Tours, LLC, incurs any of these types of expenses, I agree to reimburse NC Sassenach Tours, LLC.

I acknowledge that NC Sassenach Tours, LLC, and their directors, officers, volunteers, representatives and agents are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of NC Sassenach Tours, LLC.

I acknowledge that this Activity may involve a test of a person's physical limits and/or endurance and may carry with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks may include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, lack of hydration, condition of participants, equipment, vehicular traffic and actions of others, including but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, workshop instructors, demonstrators, re-enactors, entertainers, vendors, event officials and event monitors, and/or producers of the event.


To the extent that statute or case law does not prohibit releases for negligence, this release is also for negligence on the part of NC Sassenach Tours, LLC, its agents, and employees.

In the event that I should require medical care or treatment, I agree to be financially responsible for any costs incurred as a result of such treatment. I am aware and understand that I should carry my own health insurance.

In the event that any damage to property, equipment or facilities occurs as a result of my or my family's willful actions, neglect or recklessness, I acknowledge and agree to be held liable for any and all costs associated with any actions of neglect or recklessness.

This Agreement was entered into at arm's-length, without duress or coercion, and is to be interpreted as an agreement between two parties of equal bargaining strength. Both the Participant and NC Sassenach Tours, LLC, agree that this Agreement is clear and unambiguous as to its terms, and that no other evidence will be used or admitted to alter or explain the terms of this Agreement, but that it will be interpreted based on the language in accordance with the purposes for which it is entered into.

In the event that any provision contained within this Release of Liability shall be deemed to be severable or invalid, or if any term, condition, phrase or portion of this agreement shall be determined to be unlawful or otherwise unenforceable, the remainder of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect, so long as the clause severed does not affect the intent of the parties. If a court should find that any provision of this agreement to be invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting said provision it would become valid and enforceable, then said provision shall be deemed to be written, construed and enforced as so limited.

I, the participant, affirm that I am of the age of 18 years or older, and that I am freely entering into this agreement. I certify that I have read this agreement, that I fully understand its content and that this release cannot be modified orally. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract and that I am agreeing to it of my own free will.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: NC Sassenach Tours, LLC (hereinafter referred to as NC Sass Tours) is the host of ALL Tours listed on this site. 
By purchasing an ticket to any tour listed, you are agreeing to ALL  Terms & Conditions listed below. 
ALL Tours for 2021 are auto tours and will be conducted "caravan" style. You will be expected to drive your own vehicle for the tour.
NC Sass Tours is for adults and children 13 years of age or older. 
Ticket price is stated on each individual tour and includes NC sales tax.
Payment in full is due at the time of purchase. 
Refund policy can be found here. By purchasing a ticket to NC Sass Tours, the Ticket Holder acknowledges that he/she has read and agrees to the Waiver & Release of Liability and has read and agrees to NC Sass Tours’  Refund/Cancellation Policy. 
NC Sass Tours reserves the right to deny or refuse admission to any person for any reason deemed necessary by NC Sass Tours. 
NC Sass Tours will not tolerate misconduct of any kind. If a guest is behaving in an unlawful, distasteful, disrespectful or unacceptable manner, that guest will be asked to leave the tour without a refund.  Please be considerate of others during any of the tour. Failure to do so will result in your removal. 
NC Sass Tours does not accept any responsibility for personal injury or loss related to NC Sass Tours before, during or after any tour.  All activities and travel related to the tour are deemed "at your own risk" and by purchasing a ticket, the Ticket Holder acknowledges he/she has read the Waiver & Release of Liability and agrees to its terms.
Ticket Holders must bring a PHOTO ID to the tour.
By purchasing a ticket to any NC Sass Tours, the ticket holder agrees to have their image displayed on the NC Sass Tours website or any other social media site for the purposes of promotion, news and blog articles. Any images or videos taken at the event by NC Sass Tours are the sole property of NC Sass Tours, and by purchasing a ticket, the holder of the ticket renounces all rights to any compensation for NC Sass Tours' use of these images.  
NC Sass is a Rain or Shine event. Many activities take place outdoors. Please bring an umbrella, poncho, rainboots and/or suitable rain gear.
Tickets to any NC Sass Tour do NOT include accommodations, travel or any other incidental expenses incurred by the Ticket Holder, including alcoholic beverages which are not included in the tour description.
Due to the nature of the tours provided by NC Sass Tours, a majority of the tours are not handicapped accessible.
Please arrive for all tours at 8:45 AM. ALL tours will begin promptly at 9:00 AM each day at the area designated in the tour description. 
At the tour meeting location, you will receive a name badge. This is your ticket, and it must be worn at all times. 
NO pets are allowed on any tour. Exception: Registered service animals only. 
A valid ID will be required to purchase alcoholic beverages or participate in any tastings on the tours. PLEASE DRINK ALCOHOL RESPONSIBLY.  Neither NC Sass Tours or any of the vendors that supply alcohol or samples will assume any responsibility for a guest that drinks irresponsibly.
NC Sassenach Tours is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Sony, Starz or Diana Gabaldon.
Itinerary for all tours is subject to change without notice.  
- The Mount Jefferson - Turkey, ham, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato & mayo on sourdough
- Claire's Veggie Wrap - Hummus, spinach, cucumber, tomato & red onion in a wrap
- Jamie's Classic - Turkey, provolone, lettuce, tomato & dijon mustard on sourdough
- Roger's Chicken Ranch Wrap - Roasted chicken, lettuce, tomato, onion, ranch dressing and parmesan on a wrap
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