Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Highland Spectacular West Highland Railway & Skye

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TDAV1712

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Join us on this spectacular Scottish Extravaganza as we visit the Western Highlands. This twin-centred holiday will include many highlights, which will be yours? A journey on board the Great Western Railway from Loch Lomond through amazing scenery, most of which cannot be seen by road, to Fort William. This highland town is the largest of the Western Highlands and stands at the foot of the mighty Ben Nevis on the shores of Loch Linnhe. Or will it be our excursion to one of Scotland's largest and best known islands, the Isle of Skye. Enjoy a boat trip to the Isle and return by the impressive road bridge. Spectacular mountain scenery along with loch and glens and a rich clan heritage all await you on this excellent holiday.

What's Included

2 Nights DBB Arrochar Hotel

3 Nights DBB Imperial Hotel

Journey on Great Western Railway from Tarbet to Fort William

Journey on Jacobite Steam Railway from Fort William to Mallaig

Ferry and visit to Isle of Skye

Free time in Fort William

Visit Inverary

Day One
We enjoy our lunch stop in historic Gretna Green before continuing, to Loch Lomond, and take an afternoon break in the pretty town of Luss before making the short journey to our hotel at Loch Long

Day Two
A lovely excursion travelling through the Argyll Forest Park to Loch Fyne where we enjoy a stop at Inveraray, home to magnificent Inveraray Castle and Inveraray Jail. We enjoy a stunning drive through beautiful glens back to our hotel.

Day Three
To Tarbet this to join the morning train to Fort William. This stunning journey takes us firstly along the north westerly shores of Loch Lomond through the Trossachs National Park to Crianlarich, an important Highland junction of both road and rail, and Tyndrum, the smallest place in Scotland to boast two railway stations. The line climbs onto Rannoch Moor. The station at Corrour, on the moor, is one of the most remote stations in Britain. Carrying on northwards, the final stop before Fort William is Spean Bridge. Throughout the journey the line is single track and trains must wait at stations with crossing loops for opposite direction trains to pass. Once we arrive in Fort William the afternoon is free to explore this delightful town.

Day Four
A free day in Fort William why not join our optional boat trip on the Loch

Day Five
Our Western Railway experience continues today as we board the morning Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig. The journey takes us along the northern shores of Loch Eil via Glen Finnan, Loch Elit, Arisag and Morar to Mallaig. Our coach meets us in Mallaig, to join the ferry across to Skye and we spend the afternoon on beautiful Island. Early afternoon we head back to our hotel with even more stunning scenery. A late evening meal will be arranged this evening

Day Six
We head home enjoying our lunch stop in Callendar and arriving back into the North West approx. 7pm

Other Information

Arrochar Hotel O O O

Originally designed and built in the 19th century, the Arrochar Hotel has an enviable position at the foot of the 'Arrochar Alps' on the shores of Loch Long. The comfortable bedrooms offer stunning views, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift

Imperial Hotel * * *

Situated in the heart of Fort William, nestled between the Main Street and Loch Linnhe with some fine views over the Loch and surrounding hills. Bedrooms each have their own individual character and charm and offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and Iron. No lift.

PRICE FROM ? £429 per person
Plan My Trip

Day One
We enjoy our lunch stop in historic Gretna Green before continuing, to Loch Lomond, and take an afternoon break in the pretty town of Luss before making the short journey to our hotel at Loch Long

Day Two
A lovely excursion travelling through the Argyll Forest Park to Loch Fyne where we enjoy a stop at Inveraray, home to magnificent Inveraray Castle and Inveraray Jail. We enjoy a stunning drive through beautiful glens back to our hotel.

Day Three
To Tarbet this to join the morning train to Fort William. This stunning journey takes us firstly along the north westerly shores of Loch Lomond through the Trossachs National Park to Crianlarich, an important Highland junction of both road and rail, and Tyndrum, the smallest place in Scotland to boast two railway stations. The line climbs onto Rannoch Moor. The station at Corrour, on the moor, is one of the most remote stations in Britain. Carrying on northwards, the final stop before Fort William is Spean Bridge. Throughout the journey the line is single track and trains must wait at stations with crossing loops for opposite direction trains to pass. Once we arrive in Fort William the afternoon is free to explore this delightful town.

Day Four
A free day in Fort William why not join our optional boat trip on the Loch

Day Five
Our Western Railway experience continues today as we board the morning Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig. The journey takes us along the northern shores of Loch Eil via Glen Finnan, Loch Elit, Arisag and Morar to Mallaig. Our coach meets us in Mallaig, to join the ferry across to Skye and we spend the afternoon on beautiful Island. Early afternoon we head back to our hotel with even more stunning scenery. A late evening meal will be arranged this evening

Day Six
We head home enjoying our lunch stop in Callendar and arriving back into the North West approx. 7pm

Other Information

Arrochar Hotel O O O

Originally designed and built in the 19th century, the Arrochar Hotel has an enviable position at the foot of the 'Arrochar Alps' on the shores of Loch Long. The comfortable bedrooms offer stunning views, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift

Imperial Hotel * * *

Situated in the heart of Fort William, nestled between the Main Street and Loch Linnhe with some fine views over the Loch and surrounding hills. Bedrooms each have their own individual character and charm and offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and Iron. No lift.

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