Royal Scotsman: Highland Train Journey
- 3 Days
- 3 Days
- On request
Enjoy a journey through the extraordinarily beautiful Highlands of Scotland on a train which offers an observation car and fine dining on board. Visit a Whisky Distillery and the historic Culloden Battlefields.
This 3-day round trip aboard the Royal Scotsman takes you into the Scottish Highlands for a taste of the finer things this proud country has to offer.
Overnight from Edinburgh, to awake near Cairngorms National Park, where you can try your hand at clay-pigeon shooting or fishing, or enjoy a tour of Rothiemurchus Estate. Travel on to the Culloden Battlefield, where a private tour with first-hand accounts brings this legendary battle to life. Finally, pop into the Strathisla Distillery for a wee drop of one of Scotland’s finest whiskies. A formal dinner en route to Dundee completes your day. Overnight again for your return to Edinburgh.
- 3 Days
- 3 Days
- On request
Itinerary View Trip Map
Edinburgh to Boat of Garten
Today you will depart Edinburgh Waverly station in the early afternoon (around 1:30pm), journey north through the former Kingdom of Fife, then up into the dramatic scenery of the Highlands. In the evening a sumptuous dinner is served, followed by entertainment in the Observation Car, overnight in Boat of Garten.
Belmond Royal Scotsman takes you to the heart of the Highlands, where you travel through landscapes of pine-clad mountains, reflected in mirror-still lochs. With your own private cabin and an open-deck observation carriage from which to marvel at Scotland's finest countryside, life on board is ...
Belmond Royal Scotsman takes you to the heart of the Highlands, where you travel through landscapes of pine-clad mountains, reflected in mirror-still lochs. With your own private cabin and an open-deck observation carriage from which to marvel at Scotland's finest countryside, life on board is relaxed yet indulgent.
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Boat of Garten to Dundee
After breakfast, you travel by coach to Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Rothiemurchus offers a magical setting in which to try a spot of clay-pigeon shooting or fishing or a tour of the estate.
Rejoin the train for lunch and travel to Culloden Battlefield for a private tour. Listen to accounts from genuine characters who were involved in the Battle of Culloden. Their accounts bring the events leading up to and beyond the battle alive.
Enjoy an evening visit to Strathisla Distillery, one of the oldest working distilleries and home to one of Scotland's most famous whiskies.
Back on board enjoy some spectacular panoramas on the way south through Aberdeenshire and Angus. A formal dinner is served on the way to Dundee.
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Dundee to Edinburgh
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as you leave Dundee behind and return to Edinburgh Waverley station (arrive around 9:45am).
2018: Departure dates on request
- 2 nights State Cabin accommodation with private shower and toilet
- Table d'hote meals daily
- All alcoholic and other beverages
- All sightseeing excursions as shown in the itineraries
- All applicable taxes.
- Travel insurance
- International and doemstic airfares & airfare taxes
- Meals & beverages not specifically indicated in the itinerary
- Visa Fees (if required)
- Gratuities for Crewmembers
Special Diets and Allergies
Special diets can be accommodated with our Chef. Please be sure to tell us in advance of any allergies, food related or not.
Please advise The Royal Scotsman office or your travel agent of any health restrictions before travelling with us. No specific vaccinations are required for entry into the UK. It is advised, however, that you consult your doctor or physician for requirements based on your travel itinerary, or for any personal health recommendations relating to your journey. Please note that there are no professional medical facilities on The Royal Scotsman.
In accordance with Scottish Law, smoking is not permitted on board.
Luggage and Storage On Board
Cabins have limited space, therefore we recommend each guest travels with one suitcase and one carry-on bag. Twin State Cabins have storage space under each bed measuring 71cm x 23cm. If necessary, facilities are available at The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh for luggage storage during your journey. If you are staying at another hotel, please ask the Hotel Manager. Prior to boarding, please attach a Royal Scotsman luggage label/tag to each piece of your luggage.
What to Wear
For daytime excursions and relaxing on board, we recommend casual, comfortable clothing. In the evening we recommend a jacket and tie for informal dinners and black tie/tuxedo or kilt for formal dinners.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.
It is the passenger’s own responsibility to ensure that they comply with visa or vaccination requirements. All passengers must be in possession of a full passport with minimum of 6 months validity.
11 Oct 2017