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If you have a bucket list of British trips, this luxurious rail journey has to be right at the top

Operated by Belmond, the purveyors of sumptuous train experiences, the Royal Scotsman will transport you, in style, into the Scottish wilderness. You'll see Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis, the Isle of Bute and Mount Stuart on what will be an unforgettable journey.

The Royal Scotsman marries Edwardian elegance with country-house comforts. Ten carriages, including the Bamford spa, a dining room, observation car and en suite double cabins, form this palace on wheels.

Dining on board the Royal Scotsman is a unique culinary experience. With fine wines, malt whiskies, entertainment and a first-class menu celebrating Scottish produce, you can dine, drink, discover and dream to your heart's content as you snake through sky-high peaks and dramatic valleys. There will also be a complimentary bottle of Champagne in your cabin, which is exclusive to GH readers.

The Royal Scotsman

Each cabin features plush beds and picture windows. Under head chef Mark Tamburrini, the dining carriage focuses on Scottish produce.

Highlands and islands

From exploring the Isle of Bute and taking the West Highland Line to Fort William to visiting Mount Stuart, you'll experience Scotland at its best.

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  • Spend three nights aboard the Royal Scotsman in luxury accommodation.
  • Enjoy all meals aboard the train, including full Scottish breakfasts, three-course lunches and four-course dinners, with cheeseboards, petit fours and beverages, including coffees, teas and alcoholic drinks.
  • Walk along the stunning Morar Sands.
  • Choose between a visit to Glenfinnan Monument or a walk to Steall Waterfall.
  • Take a guided tour of Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute.
  • Enjoy traditional entertainment on board.
  • Crack open your complimentary bottle of Champagne.
  • 24-hour steward service.

Choose your holiday!

We also offer wonderful two- and four-night itineraries. Please call for more details.


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  1. Day
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    The train departs in the early afternoon and heads through Falkirk, reaching Craigendoran, the starting point for the West Highland Line.

    Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea and look out for a first glimpse of Loch Lomond. After climbing up the waterfall-rich Glen Falloch, the train continues north to the village of Spean Bridge for the night.

    Enjoy a splendid informal dinner and entertainment in the Observation Car.

    Accommodation - Royal Scotsman
    Meals - Lunch, Dinner
  2. Day
    Glenfinnan, United Kingdom

    As the train continues west, passing through Fort William, don't miss the views of Ben Nevis. Disembark at Arisaig, for a stroll along the gleaming Morar Sands marvelling at the views of the Isle of Skye's majestic Cuillin Mountains.

    Lunch is served as the train retraces its route back to Fort William, the largest town in the west Highlands. After lunch, our local guide accompanies you to Glenfinnan Monument to explain the areas history before tea at Inverlochy Castle. Energetic guests can choose instead to walk to beautiful Steall Waterfall in Glen Nevis.

    Return to the train in Fort William and relax on board before an informal dinner is served as you travel towards the tiny Argyll village of Bridge of Orchy. Afterwards, enjoy a nightcap whilst listening to the evening entertainment in the Observation Car.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day
    Isle of Bute
    Isle of Bute, United Kingdom

    Today's destination is the charming Isle of Bute. The island is rich in geology, history and wildlife, with a varied landscape.

    Guests enjoy a fascinating visit to Mount Stuart, a Victorian Gothic house with arguably the finest privately held collection of family portraits in Scotland.

    Return to Wemyss Bay where a formal dinner is served while on the move to Kilmarnock, our stabling location this evening.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the train makes its way back to Edinburgh.

    Meals - Breakfast

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