Great Rail Journeys Through The Heart Of ‘Bonnie’ Scotland 2021
7 Days | Half Board | by Coach & Rail
Highlights:The Kyle Line, Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Jacobite Steam Train, Strathspey Railway, Glen Grant Distillery, Nevis Mountain Gondola
Through the glens and passes, by the shimmering lochs and amongst the foothills of soaring peaks, every journey through the Scottish Highlands brings memories to last a lifetime.
Our holiday, based in Newtonmore, on the edge of the Grampian Mountains, features the very best rail journeys through these vast and wondrous landscapes.
From the spectacular Kyle Line to the famous West Highland Railway and the amazing Jacobite Steam Train, simply sit back, relax and enjoy the magical scenery as it passes you by.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
SUNDAY: From local joining points we head north to our overnight hotel.
MONDAY: Today we drive further north through border country and deep into the heart of the Scottish Highlands to reach our hotel, nestled in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains.
TUESDAY: A great start to our Scottish rail journeys today as we drive to Inverness and join the scheduled service along the spectacular Kyle Line – with cameras at the
ready, sit back and enjoy an enchanting two and a half hour journey as we wind our way across the North West Highlands. Re-joining our coach at the Kyle of Lochalsh, we return through scenic Glen Shiel and via the tranquil shores of Loch Lochy and Loch Laggan.
WEDNESDAY: One of the many highlights of our holiday today as we head west to enjoy a ride on the Jacobite Steam Train. This service is regarded as one of the great rail
journeys of the world and an unforgettable experience. You can look forward to ‘steaming’ past the much photographed viaduct at Glenfinnan, the beautiful scenery
that surrounds Loch Shiel and Loch Morar as well as enjoying visits to Fort William and Mallaig - the ‘Gateway to Skye’.
THURSDAY: Enjoy the last, but certainly not the least, of our Scottish rail journeys. We drive to Aviemore and join the Victorian Strathspey Steam Railway for a truly memorable trip through the heart of the Highlands, stopping at Boat of Garten and alighting at Broomhill, where the views are said to be amazing. Our coach will meet us here and take us to Grantown-on-Spey, in the heart of ‘Whisky Country’, and a visit to the Glen Grant Distillery for a tour and, of course, a wee dram!
FRIDAY: Leaving the Highlands behind we head towards border country and onwards to our overnight stop.
SATURDAY: Today we journey south at the end of a truly great journey through Scotland.
For details on your pick up arrangements please click here.
- Free local joining points
- Collect Coach Miles™
- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Hotel accomodation and board as stated
- No single room supplement
- Excursions/itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling
- Price-Back Insurance Offer
Set in 65 acres of woodland estate, this hotel is just a few minutes drive from the centre of Aviemore and offers a host of amenities.
> Lounge, bar, restaurant, American diner, gardens, terrace
> En-suite bedrooms
> Free Wi-Fi available
> Indoor swimming pool, gym & spa (local charges apply)
> Outdoor discovery centre, mini-golf, tennis court
> Buffet breakfast and evening dinner plus tea or coffee
> No lift but ground and first floor rooms available