Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Highland Lines & Northern Landscapes

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK10231

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Holiday Highlights

7 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

Home Link included

The Kyle Line - Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

The Highland Line - Scotrail-Kingussie to Inverness

Scotrail - Fort Williams to Mallaig

Strathspey Railway, Aviemore

Cairngorm Mountains

Saturday
We depart and make our way toCarlisle, arriving late afternoon at our overnighthotel with dinner, bed and breakfast

Sunday
We continue north through the LowlandHills past Glasgow to Stirling, Perth and Pitlochry,arriving late afternoon at Duke of Gordon Hotel,Kingussie for the next 5 nights with dinner, bedand breakfast.

Monday-Thursday
During your stay thefollowing excursions are included:Aviemore, Cairngorms & Strathspey RailwayWe make our way to Aviemore where we take abreak before heading into the beautiful GlenmoreForest Park on our way to Cairngorm. Here wehave the opportunity, weather permitting, to takea ride on the fantastic Cairngorm MountainRailway, taking us to the top in just 8 minutes. Wecan have lunch in the Panoramic Restaurant andadmire the superb views. Alternatively, lunchbreak would be in Aviemore. This afternoon weride on the Strathspey Railway from Aviemore toBoat of Garten and Broomhill. Kyle of LochalshWe head to Kyle of Lochalsh for a morning breakbefore joining the Scotrail train for one of theGreat Railway Journeys of the World - the Kyleline. The route takes us through some of the bestscenery in the country, skirting lochs and passingremote villages on the way back to Inverness.Here we rejoin the coach for the ride back toKingussieFort William and MallaigThis excurstion takes us south west along the shore of Loch Laggan and through Glen Spean to Fort William. Here we have another train journey, along the celecbrated West Highland Line to Mallaig. This spectacular line passes hidden lochs and inlets, silver sands, and crosses the magnificent Glenfinnan viaduct on its way west. Mallaig is a major fishing portand we have time to wander around the harbour and explore before we catch the train for the return journeyto Fort William, where we rejoin the coach for the ride back to Kingussie.Inverness By TrainA short stroll brings us to Kingussie station where we catch the train to Inverness. The line takes us through spectacular scenery over the line's summit at Slochd before descending into the Highland Capital, Inverness. You will have around threehours to explore the city and obtain lunch beforecatching the return train to Kingussie.

Friday
We leave the Highlands and retrace oursteps south towards Perth, before heading acrossthe Forth Bridge, with superb views of the iconicForth Rail Bridge, and skirting Edinburgh on ourway towards Northern England for our overnightstop with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Satuday.
After breakfast we leave and head forhome.

Other Information

Your Hotels

Overnight accommodation on the tour both outward and return

journeys will be in Northern England. Your bedroom will be en suite

with TV and hospitality tray and your stay will include dinner,

bed and breakfast.

Our main tour hotel is the Scottish Tourist Board rated Duke

of Gordon, situated in the Highland village of Kingussie, with

views across the picturesque Spey Valley. The hotel offers all

modern-day facilities and home comforts, yet retains the character

and heritage of an old Scottish coaching inn. Hotel facilities include

bar, pleasant lounge and elegant restaurant. All bedrooms are en

suite and have TV, telephone and tea/coffee facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

PRICE FROM ? £949 per person
Plan My Trip

Saturday
We depart and make our way toCarlisle, arriving late afternoon at our overnighthotel with dinner, bed and breakfast

Sunday
We continue north through the LowlandHills past Glasgow to Stirling, Perth and Pitlochry,arriving late afternoon at Duke of Gordon Hotel,Kingussie for the next 5 nights with dinner, bedand breakfast.

Monday-Thursday
During your stay thefollowing excursions are included:Aviemore, Cairngorms & Strathspey RailwayWe make our way to Aviemore where we take abreak before heading into the beautiful GlenmoreForest Park on our way to Cairngorm. Here wehave the opportunity, weather permitting, to takea ride on the fantastic Cairngorm MountainRailway, taking us to the top in just 8 minutes. Wecan have lunch in the Panoramic Restaurant andadmire the superb views. Alternatively, lunchbreak would be in Aviemore. This afternoon weride on the Strathspey Railway from Aviemore toBoat of Garten and Broomhill. Kyle of LochalshWe head to Kyle of Lochalsh for a morning breakbefore joining the Scotrail train for one of theGreat Railway Journeys of the World - the Kyleline. The route takes us through some of the bestscenery in the country, skirting lochs and passingremote villages on the way back to Inverness.Here we rejoin the coach for the ride back toKingussieFort William and MallaigThis excurstion takes us south west along the shore of Loch Laggan and through Glen Spean to Fort William. Here we have another train journey, along the celecbrated West Highland Line to Mallaig. This spectacular line passes hidden lochs and inlets, silver sands, and crosses the magnificent Glenfinnan viaduct on its way west. Mallaig is a major fishing portand we have time to wander around the harbour and explore before we catch the train for the return journeyto Fort William, where we rejoin the coach for the ride back to Kingussie.Inverness By TrainA short stroll brings us to Kingussie station where we catch the train to Inverness. The line takes us through spectacular scenery over the line's summit at Slochd before descending into the Highland Capital, Inverness. You will have around threehours to explore the city and obtain lunch beforecatching the return train to Kingussie.

Friday
We leave the Highlands and retrace oursteps south towards Perth, before heading acrossthe Forth Bridge, with superb views of the iconicForth Rail Bridge, and skirting Edinburgh on ourway towards Northern England for our overnightstop with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Satuday.
After breakfast we leave and head forhome.

Other Information

Your Hotels

Overnight accommodation on the tour both outward and return

journeys will be in Northern England. Your bedroom will be en suite

with TV and hospitality tray and your stay will include dinner,

bed and breakfast.

Our main tour hotel is the Scottish Tourist Board rated Duke

of Gordon, situated in the Highland village of Kingussie, with

views across the picturesque Spey Valley. The hotel offers all

modern-day facilities and home comforts, yet retains the character

and heritage of an old Scottish coaching inn. Hotel facilities include

bar, pleasant lounge and elegant restaurant. All bedrooms are en

suite and have TV, telephone and tea/coffee facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

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