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Trip Overview

Travel north aboard the Caledonian Sleeper as it makes its way to Fort William. Journey past Scottish mountains and Glens on the scenic Jacobite steam train. Explore two great destinations brimming with Scotland’s history and heritage in Oban and Edinburgh. Scotland both ancient and modern comes to life on this magnificent train journey!

Highlights

  • Explore Edinburgh's history with skip-the-line entrance to the Castle
  • Spend 2 nights in the beautiful seaside town of Oban
  • Take one of the world's most beautiful train journeys through the West Highlands on the Jacobite Steam Train (April to October only)
  • Enjoy an overnight train journey on the Caledonian Sleeper

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 1 nights onboard the Caledonian Sleeper
  • 2-nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast in Fort William / Glencoe
  • 2-nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast in Oban
  • 2 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
  • Rail travel in standard class throughout
  • Skip the Line: Edinburgh Castle Admission
  • Roundtrip journey on the Jacobite Steam Train(April to October only)
Trip Map

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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.

DAY 1 -Caledonian Sleeper

Travel in comfort on your first day with a night on board the famous Caledonian Sleeper and arrive in the Scottish Highlands after a sound nights sleep. You'll awake to views from your cabin of the Scottish countryside, a magnificent array of shady glens, rugged mountain peaks and a coastline strewn with quaint fishing villages. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in romantic Glencoe. (Overnight in Glencoe) 

DAY 2 -Fort William

Today you are free to explore Fort William and Glencoe at your leisure, which sit among some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Take a stroll through the Glen or wander one of the many short highland walks for some truly glorious views. Be sure to keep your eye out for deer and other local wildlife along the way. If there is time you can head off to Old Inverlochy Castle for a taste of history, it's a lovely walk along the banks of the river on the Old Glen Way. After your day of sightseeing be sure to cosy up in one of the traditional pubs, grab a seat by a roaring fire and have a wee glass of whisky for the true Highland experience. (Overnight in Glencoe) B

DAY 3 - JACOBITE STEAM TRAIN / WEST HIGHLAND LINE

Embark on a scenic train journey described by some as the world's most beautiful. The Jacobite winds its way through breath-taking Scottish scenery. You'll pass lochs and mountains, across the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct and on until reaching Mallaig. Explore this charming coastal community before returning to Fort William. When the Jacobiteis not running enjoy this beautiful journeyon the local Scot Rail service. (Overnight in Glencoe) B

DAY 4 - Fort William toOban

Your journey today takes you from Fort William to pretty seaside town of Oban. After checking into your hotel why nottake a walk to McCaig's Tower, Oban's take on the Roman Colosseum, a perfect vantage point for viewing Oban and the surrounding area. (Overnight in Oban) B

DAY 5 - Oban

Begin your final day in Oban by exploring the ruins of Dunollie Castle and take in the dramatic views of the island of Kerrara. Acquaint yourslf with the history of the Scottish clans than occupied the area and enjoy lunch in the castle's pleasant garden café. Alternatively take a walk to Gallanach and catch a ferry across to the island of Kerrera, explore Gylen castle and relax for lunch in it's exquisite tea garden. That evening be sure to eat out in one of the towns famous seafood restaurants. (Overnight in Oban) B

DAY 6 -Oban to Edinburgh

Today you'll board the train and head off to Edinburgh, Scotland's historic capital. Along the way, relax onboard and enjoy the romantic Scottish landscape as it rolls by. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 7 - Edinburgh

Take time today to stroll Edinburgh's historic streets. Visit historic spots like Holyrood Palace on your included tour. Make your way to Edinburgh Castle perched on its rock overlooking the city and surrounding area. History lovers will relish the chance to see and learn about the castle and its place in Scottish lore. View the “Honours of Scotland” once the regalia of Scottish monarchs. To catch a glimpse of Edinburgh's medieval era, visit the city's oldest standing structure, St. Margaret's located inside the castle complex. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

Day 8 -YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN LONDON

Take the train to London where your scenic train journey ends.B

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

DISCLAIMER:

Prices are 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.

BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel

BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel

This traditional Edinburgh hotel also has ample free parking and sits on a main bus route to the city center. In addition to the breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat and the Firth of Forth, you’ll be within easy reach of the city’s other beauty spots. Just a short trip away, you can find iconic attractions like Holyrood Palace and the Royal Yacht Britannia. You’ll also be able to take in Princes Street Gardens, top class museums and plenty of shops at the heart of Edinburgh. It’s also a city where there is always a festival happening – and not just the world-renowned comedy festival in late summer. Please note: Hotel ground floor rooms are only accessible by stairs.

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

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.

A perfect base to explore Scotland's capital, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Edinburgh International Conference Centre and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our hotel also offers convenient access to Edinburgh's world-famous events, including the Edinburgh International Festival, Fringe and Military Tattoo.

Our hotel also offers:

• A casual and welcoming restaurant, Grazing by Mark Greenaway
• 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

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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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