It's been a long time coming, but the wait for fans is over after The Grand Tour 's long-awaited Scottish special finally hit our screens.

The Grand Tour Presents: Lochdown was filmed in Scotland during the lockdown last year, after former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond were forced to postpone plans to film a new special for the hit Amazon Prime series in Russia.

The mischievous trio was soon spotted driving around the Highlands in American muscle cars, as they hatched a plan for a mini-episode to fill the gap for fans waiting for their next Grand Tour hit.

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However, the executive producer of the show, Andy Wilman, has revealed that it seemed like everyone else had had the same idea as them.

He revealed that they bumped into numerous other film crews, including. those working for their former show Top Gear.

Speaking to the Express, Andy said: “It was out there but also it’s quite hilarious that wherever we went, we were tripping over other film crews because everyone had the same idea.

“So we walk into this hotel in the middle of nowhere. Joanna Lumley’s in the reception with her film crew and she should have been in Timbuktu, but now she’s in Scotland."

He then joked that when he walked back out another cameraman came around the corner.

"I’m like, ‘You’re not on our show'. He goes, ‘No, I’m doing SAS down the road’.

"Every bloody show you can think of; League of Their Own, Top Gear. We’re all piling into Scotland. So that was quite funny."

When asked about the perks of filming in Scotland, Andy responded: “I’d say visually, it stands out.

"Even though it’s not far away and in relative terms, it stands up to anywhere in the world in terms of beauty. It’s stunning.”

The Grand Tour Presents: ­Lochdown began streaming on Amazon Prime Video on July 30 from midnight GMT, meaning fans can watch it now.

Those with a subscription to the streaming can watch now, while those without will need to subscribe to a 30-day free trial on the streaming platform, with membership costing £7.99 per month after.

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