Rail in Scotland

Clans, Castles & Isles aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman

See Scotland by luxury rail

Step aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman, one of the world's most luxurious trains, and embark on a five-night journey exploring the wild and rugged west coast of Scotland - including Oban and the Isles of Mull and Bute.

FROM
$13,195PP
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DURATION
5 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • All inclusive
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected meals
  • Selected entry fees
  • Daily breakfast

About this holiday

Tick one of the world's most luxurious trains off your bucket list

Riding Belmond Royal Scotsman is one of those pinch-me moments. Ranking among the world’s most luxurious trains, the mahogany-clad cars marry Edwardian elegance with the comforts of a country house. Ten intricately designed carriages, including the sublime Bamford Spa, form a palace on wheels.

Inclusions

  • 5 nights accommodation aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman.
  • 24- hour steward service.
  • All meals aboard the train.
  • All beverages aboard the train including alcoholic drinks.
  • Exclusive visit to the historic Oban distellery.
  • A guided tour of Duart Castle.
  • A trip to Drumianrig Castle.
  • Traditional entertainment onboard the train.

Accommodation

24 hour service aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman

Intimate and indulgent, our private cabins are the perfect place to savour Scotland’s glorious scenery.

After a day´s adventures exploring the Highlands, retire into a haven of Edwardian-inspired elegance. Each en-suite cabin features sophisticated mahogany marquetry and an inviting medley of tweed furnishings and soft Highland wool. As the rugged Scottish landscape glides by, let the view—and motion—soothe you into a well-earned rest.

Travel dates

Only on 11 September, 2019. Please contact us for alternative travel dates and pricing.

Itinerary

Day 1
The train departs Edinburgh in the afternoon, heading west past Loch Lomond and the great wilderness of Rannoch Moor.
Take time to settle into your cabin and savour the views as we make our way to Spean Bridge for the night.

As evening sets in, enjoy a splendid informal dinner and entertainment in the Observation Car.

Day 2
This morning the train continues west, sweeping past Britain's highest mountain en-route.  Look out for majestic Ben Nevis from the Observation Car.
Disembark the train at Arisaig for a morning stroll along the silver sands of Morar.  Marvel at soft white beaches and breathtaking views of the Cuillan mountain range.

Lunch is served as the train travel back to Fort William crossing over the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct.

This afternnon presents two choices.  Join our Highlander to explore Glenifinnan and discover the history of Bonnie Prince Charlie's rebellion.  Alternatively accompany our mountain guides  for a hike through stunning Glen Nevis to the Steall Waterfall.

Indulge in an informal dinner followed by an evening of spirited Scottish music in the Observation Car.

Day 3
Today you'll arrive in Oban, the gateway to the Western Isles.
Breakfast will be followed by an exclusive visit to the Oban Distillery, producer of one of the world's finest single malts.
Afterwards, we cross to the Isle of Mull to visit the iconic 13th century Duart Castle, historic seat of the Clan Maclean.
Return to Belmond Royal Scotsman, and prepare for tonight's fabulous formal dinner as the train heads back east towards Kilmarock.

Day 4
Savour a leisurely breakfast this morning as train journeys to Wemyss Bay.
From here you'll venture to the Isle of Bute for a visit to Mount Stuart House.  This imposing gothic mansion is surrounded by expansive landscaped gardens and wild woodlands.
Back on board, indulge in an informal dinner followed by traditional entertainment.

Day 5
This morning we make our way to Drumaingrig Castle, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry.  Discover sweeping views across the Nith Valley and the turreted sandstone of the "Pink Palace".
Here you have a choice of tours.  Explore the imposing architecture, roam the lavish formal gardens, or discover the incredible Buccleuch collection of fine art.
Return to the train for your final dinner aboard, a formal affair and gastronomic treat.  Then make your way to the Observation Car for a musical farewell.
Day 6

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

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Fine print

Travel at 60 and Infinity Holidays booking conditions apply. Please contact us to learn more.

The following product terms and conditions apply in addition to our Booking Terms and Conditions and terms and conditions of the relevant travel service provider.
Prices quoted valid for sale until 27 March 2019 for travel during the period specified (if applicable) unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
All prices are per person (unless otherwise stated), subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice; Accommodation (if included) is based on Twin share unless otherwise stated.
Advertised price includes bonus nights and/or stated saving (if applicable).
Additional supplier conditions and travel restrictions may apply. Please enquire for further details.
Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.
Components of the total price including local payments, "resort  fees", "national park fees", "trip kitties" and food funds (if applicable) may be payable direct to the supplier on arrival or to your travel consultant prior to your departure.  Where applicable, these payments are included in the total price quoted.
Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.
Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes, levies and government charges current at the time of publication.
Additional levies, government charges & other applicable fees, including additional taxes, surcharges and visa fees specific to your departure date or flight routing, may apply and are beyond our control.
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