The second series of BBC's The Traitors has got much of the nation gripped. 

The game stroke reality TV show sees 22 strangers move to a castle in the Scottish Highlands as they work together to build a prize fund of £120,000.

But amongst the strangers are traitors hoping to steal the money for themselves and 'murder' the faithful. 

The only way for the faithful to take home the cash prize is to catch all of the traitors before time runs out.

Inspired by the Dutch series, the BBC's Traitors hosted by Claudia Winkleman is never short of drama and tense scenes.

Its first series in 2022 gained just over 3,000 applicants while the second had over 100,000 applicants hoping to get a spot in the castle.

Although it seems like The Traitors has only just started, the BBC has already confirmed the date of the final and it's not long away.

When does The Traitors end? Date of final

The Traitors will end on Friday, January 26 at 9pm and with air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

In the final, the remaining contestants will discover if they have banished all the faithful or if The Traitors got away with it and will steal all the entire prize fund.

Where is the castle from The Traitors located?

If you have watched the cast of The Traitors arrive at the historic grand building in the first episode of both seasons, you might be wondering where it is.

The BBC programme is filmed at Ardross Castle in Scotland and is located just north of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, reports The Mirror.

The 19th-century castle is surrounded by more than 100 acres of land which was often seen during the challenges from the 2022 series.


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Fans may have noticed it is also the home for the US version of The Traitors.

The American edition which is hosted by actor Alan Cumming launched last year on the streaming platform Peacock.

The second series of The Traitors US will air on January 12 and features celebrity contestants such as politician John Bercow and Love Island star Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu.

The Traitors airs on BBC One from Wednesday to Friday at 9pm.