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This unforgettable train journey will be one that you’ll remember for years to come. Take a three-night ride onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman and visit some of the most iconic sights, such as Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis, the Isle of Bute, and Mount Stuart. With 24-hour steward service and entertainment onboard, all meals, appetizers, and drinks included, and plenty of amazing excursions to enjoy off the train, there’s no telling what kind of memories you’ll make. Spend some time discovering Inverness and Edinburgh before and after your Belmond Royal Scotsman train journey for the perfect combination of travel experiences.

Highlights

  • Experience Inverness, the gateway to the mesmerizing Scottish Highlands
  • Visit Glen Affric (Scotland’s most gorgeous glen) and Loch Ness
  • Discover Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town
  • Travel onboard the iconic and luxurious Belmond Royal Scotsman
  • Stroll along Morar Sands in Arisaig for views of the majestic Cuillin Mountains
  • Check out the Glenfinnan Monument with a Highlander
  • Enjoy tea at Inverlochy Castle
  • Marvel at Mount Stuart at Isle of Bute

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as specified in itinerary
  • 1 night accommodation onboard the Caledonian Sleeper
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast in Inverness
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
  • 3 nights accommodation onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman
  • All excursions as specified in itinerary
  • Meals on and off the train as specified in itinerary
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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1 - LONDON TO INVERNESS
Board the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight journey to Inverness, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. Your Classic room features a single or twin berth and wash basin. Speak to one of our Rail Experts about upgrading your accommodations to a Double room or Club room, which include priority access to the Club Car for meals and drinks and access to the lounge area to enjoy beautiful scenery in the morning. (Overnight onboard Caledonian Sleeper) B

DAY 2 – INVERNESS
Boasting an abundance of culture, history, a beautiful Old Town, and the 19th-century Inverness Cathedral, this city and the surrounding region was made for exploring. (Overnight in Inverness) B

DAY 3 – LOCH NESS AND GLEN AFFRIC DAY TOUR
Travel by air-conditioned coach across the Caledonian Canal to Loch Ness, where you’ll choose from a one-hour boat cruise or 30-minute boat ride to Urquhart Castle. Following lunch at Drumnadrochit, visit Glen Affric, known as Scotland’s most gorgeous glen. Then, take a stroll amongst Caledonian pine trees before traveling to the town of Beauly. Stretch your legs while exploring the 13th-century town’s historic ruins. Finally, take in the views of Beauly Firth and arrive back in the city centre of Inverness. (Overnight in Inverness) B, L

DAY 4 – INVERNESS TO EDINBURGH
Travel by direct train to Edinburgh. Settle in before setting out to explore the capital of Scotland! From the cobbled streets of the medieval Old Town to the sweeping views from the top of the many hills, there is so much beauty to explore here. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 5 – EDINBURGH
During your included city tour, you’ll get to see the best attractions and learn all about local traditions and stories. Visit Princes Street, Grassmarket, Dean Village, and Holyrood Palace. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 6 – OVERNIGHT ONBOARD BELMOND ROYAL SCOTSMAN

This afternoon, you’ll board the luxurious and iconic Belmond Royal Scotsman for a three-night journey! Traveling west, the train heads through Falkirk to Craigendoran, which is the starting point for the West Highland Line. Enjoy afternoon tea while gazing out of your window as the train approaches Loch Lomond. After climbing Glen Falloch, you’ll arrive in Spean Bridge for the night for an informal dinner onboard the train and entertainment in the Observation Car. (Overnight onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman) L, AT, D

DAY 7 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD BELMOND ROYAL SCOTSMAN  
Your incredible journey continues west through Fort William. Keep an eye out for views of Ben Nevis. You’ll disembark at Arisaig and stroll along Morar Sands to take in views of the majestic Cuillin Mountains. Back on the train, enjoy lunch as you travel back toward Fort William. Then, visit Glenfinnan Monument with a Highlander and enjoy tea at Inverlochy Castle. You have the option of walking to Steall Waterfall in Glen Nevis. Back on the train, enjoy an informal dinner as you travel south to the village of Bridge of Orchy. (Overnight onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman) B, L, AT, D

DAY 8 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD BELMOND ROYAL SCOTSMAN
Today’s highlight and destination is the Isle of Bute, where you’ll visit Mount Stuart. Back on the train, return to Wemyss Bay for a formal dinner en route to Kilmarnock for the evening. (Overnight onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman) B, L, AT, D

DAY 9 – EDINBURGH
Have a leisurely breakfast onboard the train before arriving back in Edinburgh. Upon arrival, travel to your hotel and relax. If you’re feeling adventurous, step out on the town to see any sights you didn’t get a chance to in the beginning or your trip. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 10 – EDINBURGH TO LONDON
Check out of your hotel and continue with your onward travels. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Jurys Inn Inverness

Jurys Inn Inverness

The hotel has links to the public transport network that can be found found some 1.6 kilometres away. This hotel comprises a total of 108 rooms spread over 5 floors. Some of the rooms have been recently refurbished to give them a more informal, spacious and welcoming feel. Wireless broadband Internet access is now available throughout the hotel, in addition to plenty of free on-site parking. Guests may make use of the lobby with 24-hour reception desk, as well as the relaxed and welcoming restaurant with lots of tasty food and a bar.The welcoming and cosy rooms come with a bathroom with hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a fridge/minibar and a hire safe.Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a sauna and a gym.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Built in 1903, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - the Caledonian is a historic icon in the heart of Edinburgh's Princes Street and offers the largest number of rooms with views of Edinburgh Castle in the city. Our hotel also offers: • Two French restaurants designed by the Michelin-starred Galvin brothers • Peacock Alley and the Caley Bar • The only Guerlain Spa in the UK, with relaxing French-style beauty treatments • 12 meter pool, sauna, steam room and fitness center • On-site car park • Elegant ballroom, eight meeting and banquet spaces with natural daylight and air-conditioning

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Built in 1903, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - the Caledonian is a historic icon in the heart of Edinburgh's Princes Street and offers the largest number of rooms with views of Edinburgh Castle in the city. Our hotel also offers: • Two French restaurants designed by the Michelin-starred Galvin brothers • Peacock Alley and the Caley Bar • The only Guerlain Spa in the UK, with relaxing French-style beauty treatments • 12 meter pool, sauna, steam room and fitness center • On-site car park • Elegant ballroom, eight meeting and banquet spaces with natural daylight and air-conditioning

Mercure Inverness Hotel

Mercure Inverness Hotel

Situated in the heart of Inverness' vibrant City Centre, Mercure Inverness Hotel boasts a dramatic Highlands backdrop overlooking the peaceful River Ness. This modern 4-star hotel is just six miles from Loch Ness and 200 metres from Inverness railway station, making it the perfect base-camp for guests looking to immerse themselves in Scottish culture. The newly refurbished rooms, restaurant and public areas have transformed the hotel into one of the most desirable stays in the city.

Kingsmills

Kingsmills

This hotel is beautifully set amidst 4 acres of beautifully-kept gardens and lawns in Inverness. The hotel is located just a 10 minutes' walking distance from the city centre, where guests can explore the wealth of restaurants, shopping opportunities and entertainment venues that it has to offer. Links to the public transport network are available nearby.

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

•City centre location, close to main shopping streets and attractions
•211 rooms and suites, all with complimentary WiFi access
•7 event rooms including a ballroom with city views for 300 guests
•Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Restaurant and a lounge area
•Executive Lounge with complimentary breakfast and refreshments
•Modern fitness room

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

•City centre location, close to main shopping streets and attractions
•211 rooms and suites, all with complimentary WiFi access
•7 event rooms including a ballroom with city views for 300 guests
•Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Restaurant and a lounge area
•Executive Lounge with complimentary breakfast and refreshments
•Modern fitness room

The California Hotel London

The perfect hotel for any rail holiday starting from St Pancras International, the California hotel is a charming property less than a minute from the railway station. The hotel is home to 60 rooms within Georgian townhouses, each of which boasts a private bathroom, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can relax in the lounge, enjoy a drink on the private terrace and make use of the hotel’s incredible central location and unbeatable transport links. Both the bustling Camden Market and the wonders of the British Museum are within one mile of the hotel.

Hilton London Euston

Located in a wonderful Victorian building just a stone’s throw from Euston station, the Hilton Euston is in an ideal central London location, and just a 10 minute walk from St Pancras Railway station. Guests can dine in a choice of two restaurants, or make use of the stylish lounge bar or sun terrace. The hotel’s 150 rooms all feature marble bathrooms, air conditioning and Wi-Fi internet access.

The Gyle

The interior design reflects a private residence that has stood here for over 170 years, evolving with each new generation. So in every room, you will find solid oak flooring, vintage mirrors, fluted glass, bespoke English joinery, tactile Scottish textiles, metal industrial lamps, crisp comfy bedding, upholstered headboard with Argyle pattern stitching… all brought together in an elegant palette of greys, charcoal, black and pewter with the occasional moss green accent.

Megaro London

The Megaro London is a unique hotel located in the heart of London's Kings Cross area. The hotel features 49 comfortable bedrooms and an on-site restaurant offering a menu of English and Italian cuisine. The sophisticated Megaro Bar is perfect for relaxing with a drink after a day's sightseeing. The Megaro is located opposite St Pancras station and just minutes from bus, tube and Eurostar.

Doubletree By Hilton London Victoria

Situated just a stone’s throw from Victoria Train Station, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria is the perfect base for exploring the English capital. Just five minutes’ from Westminster Cathedral, or a 15-minute stroll down to St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace, the property combines an enviable location with warmly furnished rooms and wonderful amenities. Guests enjoy private bathrooms, satellite TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel boasts a stylish restaurant serving seasonal European dishes.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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