For those seeking unforgettable train holidays, Scotland is sure to ignite your imagination. Take a ride on the country’s wild side on this inspiring three-night journey, visiting iconic sites: Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis, the Isle of Bute and Mount Stuart, a stunning Gothic Revival country house.


Three nights aboard the Royal Scotsman luxury train
24 hours steward service
All means aboard the train: full Scottish breakfast, three-course lunch, and four-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea, petits fours
All beverages including alcoholic drinks
An excursion to Morar Sands
Choice between a visit to Glenfinnan Monument or a walk to Steall Waterfall
Guided tour of Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute
Traditional entertainment onboard

2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
Guided walking tour of Edinburgh and Skip the line entrance to Edinburgh Castle

2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Inverness
Day tour including Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle & Isle of Skye

Rail travel as detailed in your itinerary


Day 1 – Edinburgh


Welcome to Edinburgh!  Once checked in at your hotel for a 2-night stay head out to enjoy this great city.  (Overnight Edinburgh)

Day 2 – Edinburgh

Enjoy exploring this beautiful city today.  Perhaps a morning stroll to Arthurs Seat for an amazing view across the city, but in the afternoon learn the secrets of the city’s ancient centre with a guided walk, then make your way to Edinburgh Castle for a journey through Edinburgh’s vast history.  (Overnight Edinburgh) B


Following breakfast at your hotel 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 will 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


Your incredible journey continues west through Fort William. Keep an eye out for views of Ben Nevis. You will 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


Today’s highlight and destination are the Isle of Bute, where you will 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 6 – Inverness


Bid farewell to your fellow Royal Scotsman passengers as the train pulls into Edinburgh, and from here take the Scotrail train north to Inverness.  On arrival into the historic capital of the Scottish Highlands check-in to your hotel for a 2-night stay, then take a stroll along the River Ness perhaps and enjoy exploring the town centre.  (Overnight Inverness) B


After an early start, travel along the Great Glen Fault Line towards Loch Ness. Here, you have a chance to spot the monster and admire lovely Castle Urquhart from afar. Next, continue through dramatic Highland scenery to the west coast and Eilean Donan Castle ‘the most photographed castle in Scotland’. Cross over to the breath-taking Isle of Skye and travel along the island’s east coast past the stunning Red Cuillin Mountains to Sligachan, where you stop for a photo of the clear mountain waters. Following s stop in Portree for lunch your tour continues to the most famous scenery of the island at the Trotternish Peninsula. The Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock, and the Quiraing are all unforgettably beautiful. You venture to Kyleakin for refreshments and a chance to view the dramatic ruin of Castle Moil or the Skye Bridge and Eilean Ban. Traveling over the bridge, you journey back to Inverness. The route you take back is different from the morning, so you get even more opportunities to enjoy the Highland scenery.  (Overnight in Inverness) B


After breakfast, board the train to Edinburgh where your tour ends.  If you would like us to arrange your onward journey to London or another destination, please enquire and we would be happy to assist.

Disclaimer: Fares quoted are subject to availability at time of booking.
Price based on selected 27 September 2023 departures.
Please note that Belmond is currently offering a Flexible Booking Policy in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) which allows you to make certain changes and cancellations to your booking without charge.
Belmond Flexible Booking Policy: If, prior to the scheduled departure date, any new government travel restrictions or quarantine measures come into force that affect Belmond’s ability to operate, or our guests’ ability to travel (either in the guest’s country of departure or destination), guests will be able to either change their booking without charge, or cancel without charge and receive a full refund of any amounts paid to Belmond.
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Guests who choose to change a booking will be able to select a new departure date from the current published schedules for 2021 and 2022, and any initial deposit already paid will be valid for use against the revised booking. Please note that all bookings will be subject to availability and a price difference may apply.
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