Scotland’s Scenic Rail Routes

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    Scotland’s Scenic Rail Routes

    Experience some of the world’s most spectacular scenery as you enjoy journeys on three of Scotland’s most celebrated railways as part of this wider tour of the Scottish Highlands.

    Sit back in wonder as you enjoy the breathtaking train journey from Inverness – one of Michael Palin’s “Great Railway Journeys” – to Kyle of Lochalsh. The dramatic 42 miles of the famous West Highland line from Fort William to Mallaig, and a nostalgic trip on the steam-hauled Strathspey Railway complete an unforgettably scenic few days exploring one of Scotland’s most beautiful regions.

    Tour Highlights:

    • Rail travel from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh – a truly spectacular ride through the remote northern Highlands and alongside Loch Carron
    • Journey on the steam-hauled Strathspey Railway through unspoilt Highland scenery and alongside the River Spey
    • Cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct, as seen in the Harry Potter films, on a train ride from Fort William to Mallaig
    • Visit the famous Highland resort of Aviemore
    • Travel past island-studded Loch Eilt
    • Explore Mallaig, a charming fishing village at the very end of the West Highland Line
    • View the magnificent Eilean Donan Castle
    • Enjoy a photo stop at the legendary Loch Ness
    • Visit to Isle of Skye town of Kyleakin
    • Marvel at the views from the Cairngorm Mountain
    • Learn about the lives of reindeers

    What’s included?:

    • Four nights’ dinner, bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation at the Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge
    • Rail trip from Inverness to Kyle
    • Strathspey steam rail journey to Aviemore
    • West Highland Line rail journey
    • Return flights to Edinburgh from Belfast Int’l with coach travel and transfers throughout
    • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

    Dates & Prices:

    • 8th Aug 2024 – £909pp
    • 26th Sep 2024 – £872pp
    • 1st Oct 2024 – £795pp
    • 20th Oct 2024 – £787pp


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    Prices subject to live availability. Tour operator booking t’s & c’s apply. Based on 2 sharing.

    Nights 4
    Adults 2
    Children 0
    Hotel Name Carrbridge Hotel
    Leaving Date 20th October 2024
    From £787pp