The Highlands of Scotland are a joy to behold as we combine the glorious West Highland rail route with the fabulous ‘Harry Potter’ Jacobite steam train, steaming over Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig.
Saturday 08 September 2018
A magical Scottish adventure
Travel the glorious West Highland Line – “Railroad to the Isles”
Cruise Loch Linnhe, relaxing in search of seals and porpoise
Take the famous ‘Harry Potter’ steam train journey aboard the “Jacobite”
Soar to the heavens – experience stunning views on the Ben Nevis range by cable car
Enjoy a ‘wee dram’ at Ben Nevis Distillery: ‘Sl£inte Mhath’ – good health!
Day 1: Monday
Travelling by train to Glasgow, where we take an early evening meal before boarding our train for the glorious journey past lochs, through forests and over mountains and moors that is the spectacularly scenic West Highland Line to Fort William.
Dinner is included
Day 2: Tuesday
We cruise Loch Linnhe – a lovely sea loch – looking out for seals and porpoises, diving birds and perhaps a golden eagle;. Upon our return to Fort William we have time for lunch and to wander the shops, before we take our tour of the fascinating Ben Nevis whisky distillery, concluding with a wee dram. We then soar skyward in a Nevis Range gondola on our adventure to experience stunning panoramic views of the Highlands and Ben Nevis itself.
Breakfast and Dinner is included
Day 3: Wednesday
Today our adventure continues aboard the Jacobite steam train* to Mallaig, journeying over the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct, capturing the views of Prince Charlie’s monument, Loch Shiel and Loch Eilt, before the line turns north with astonishing vistas to the Atlantic coastline of golden white sands. There is time to explore the harbour town of Mallaig, with its majestic views across to the Isle of Skye, before we return to Fort William on our great railway journey of dramatic and captivating scenes.
Breakfast and Dinner is included
Day 4: Thursday
The beautiful rail journey from Fort William back to Glasgow concludes our holiday, passing across remote moors and through the glens to Loch Lomond and finally along the shores of the Clyde as we approach Glasgow for homeward trains.
*In the unlikely event of the steam train being unavailable we reserve the right to substitute a diesel train or undertake the journey by road coach.
Breakfast is included
Alexandra Hotel, Fort William
Situated close by the railway station this comfortable Victorian villa hotel offers all rooms en suite with TV and radio, telephone and hospitality tray. The dining room is proud of its locally sourced Table d’Hôte menu.
Prices start from just £399 per person to join and leave at the Hotel, please contact us today for a quotation from your local railway station.
We offer some excellent rates
3 night’s bed, breakfast & Table d’Hôte evening meal
Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)
Rail & coach travel, with transfers as described
All excursions and admissions as detailed
Services of experienced Rail Tour Manager
Fare Region First Class Standard Class Railcard Discount
London: Euston £775 £595 -£25
Greater London £820 £620 -£25
South of England £825 £640 -£30
East Anglia £830 £640 -£30
South West £810 £640 -£30
Heart of England £715 £560 -£20
Midlands £680 £555 -£20
Yorkshire £615 £525 -£20
North East £590 £510 -£15
North West £630 £520 -£15
South Wales £735 £585 -£25
North Wales £675 £550 -£20
Scotland £530 £505 -£10
To Join and Leave at the Hotel £399
SEPTEMBER Departure Supplement £70
Single Room Supplement £85
This great tour can be book now for a deposit of just £99 per person – however please remember deposits are Non Refundable
To enquire about this tour please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0191 246 0708