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From the Highlands to the City: A Great Scottish Rail Journey

From £6,030
for 2 adults

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Scotland is a land of rolling green and cobbled streets and perfect for this self-drive adventure by rail and foot. Starting in Glasgow, venture down the iconic West Highland Line, with the shores of Loch Lomond and Kitchum Castle lining your way to the quaint town of Oban. Leaving Oban behind, it’s on to Fort William and one of the greatest railway journeys awaits. The ever popular, Jacobite Steam Train takes you through the highest peaks, deepest lochs and the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct out of the wizarding world of Harry Potter. After a seafood lunch at Mallaig harbour, embark the train back to Fort William. Next stop, Inverness known as the capital of the highlands and the gateway to The Cairngorms National Park. From the mountains your journey ends in the lowlands and the Edinburgh streets. Meander through narrow alleyways and hidden courtyards before soaking in the panoramic city views from the surrounding heights.

  • Get Camera Ready: Stop on the shores of Loch Lomond before explore Kilchurn Castle on the shores of Loch Awe
  • Whilst in Oban ‘The gateway to the isles’, take the ferry of the Isle of Mull and the historic Iona St Columba
  • Sample some of the finest whiskeys at Oban Distillery
  • Feed your inner wizard – crossing the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct of the Jacobite Stream Train
  • Watch out for Nessie at Loch Ness as you journey from Fort William to Inverness
  • Journey the Kyle Line and admire the three elements: pastoral. mountain and marine
  • Explore the underwater world at Kyle of Lochalsh in a glass bottomed boat
  • Spot the engendered wildlife in The Cairngorms National Park: golden eagles and Scottish wildcats are a must
  • Climb up Arthur’s Seat for iconic views over the Edinburgh city scape
  • Finish with a Scotch Whisky Experience with of the nation’s finest dram
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Airds Hotel

Classic Double | Including Breakfast | 2 Nights

This small, boutique country hotel has a cosy and homely feel. With clean, bright and warming rooms and comfy quilted beds Airds is an ideal place to rest between days of exploration. Each room is individually designed with a unique style, homage to the traditional wallpaper echoing Jane Churchill whilst you overlook the panoramic Loch Linnhe and Morvern Mountains.  

Inverlochy Castle

Standard Room | Including Breakfast | 2 Nights

Take a step back to the 19th century at Inverlochy Castle, this lovingly restored historical landmark is one of Scotland’s finest luxury hotels. With sumptuous and elegant design, warm and welcoming service the castle feels like a home away from home fit for royalty. Nestled in the foothills of Ben Nevis, walk in the footsteps of Queen Victoria as you explore the sprawling grounds.  

Culloden House Hotel

Superior Room | Including Breakfast | 2 Nights

With a long line of prominent owners, Culloden House is a private bolthole turned gorgeous countryside hotel. Over 200 years old, this unique Jacobean castle has seen many Lords and Ladies in its time. With traditional but airy rooms, each with a unique style and flair – you will feel transported back to the olden days with a warm and welcoming twist.  

Fife Arms

Nature Room | Including Breakfast | 2 Nights

The Fife Arms brings a chic and sumptuous spin on the traditional Scottish style. The property exudes luxury with an outstanding contemporary art collection alongside the traditional wood panels that adorn the walls. With an eclectic mix, the owners have bought forward traditional into the modern era and with a luxury spa you can put your feet up after a day out on the moors.  

Balmoral Hotel

Classic Room | Including Breakfast | 2 Nights

A key part of the city’s history, Balmoral holds one of the best positions with iconic views over Edinburgh Castle. With sumptuous, luxurious but modern and comfortable design, the hotel holds a strong root in the landscapes culture. From the award-winning Afternoon Tea in Palm Court to sampling over 500 whiskies at Scotch – there is something for everyone.  

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