Trip Overview…

Journey around Britain on some of the most scenic routes the country has to offer. Travel to Bristol via the Devon Coast and South Devon Hills before heading north to Leeds along the ‘Heart of Wales’ line. Continue on to Glasgow via the Settle and Carlisle Line, traversing the famous Ribblehead viaduct before ending your holiday in the gorgeous surroundings of Fort William, with a day trip on the world famous Jacobite Steam Train.

Package Includes


  • Travel alongside the Devon Coast between Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth
  • Traverse some of the countries finest landscapes on the ‘Heart of Wales’ Line
  • Journey along Britain’s best-known railway – The Settle and Carlisle Line
  • Take one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys, through the West Highlands on the Jacobite Steam Train
  • Spend 1 night on board the Caledonian sleeper train between Fort William and London

Rail & Hotel Included:

  • 2- nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in Bristol
  • 2-nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in Leeds
  • 2-nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in Glasgow
  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast in Fort William / Glencoe
  • Rail travel in standard class throughout (please enquire for First Class Fares)
  • Roundtrip journey on the Jacobite Steam Train (Apr-Oct only)

At a glance

9 days
Departing Jan 22 – Sep 23
From AUD$
Code RB

Your Itinerary

Day 1 – London to Bristol via Totnes

Your holiday begins with a scenic journey from London to Bristol via Totnes. Highlights of the journey include traveling alongside the Kennet and Avon canal before heading through the Wiltshire countryside to give glimpses of the famous Wiltshire white horses. As the train heads into Devon, it hugs the coast giving gorgeous views of the sea before climbing through the South Devon Hills. After a quick change in Totnes, it’s off to Bristol in time for dinner. (Overnight Bristol) B

Day 2 – Bristol

Enjoy a full day in Bristol at your leisure. Why not spend the morning sampling the culture by visiting the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery or climb to the top of Cabot Tower for some great views of the city and surrounding area. Spend the afternoon in Bristol’s old city and have some lunch at St Nicholas’ market before ending the day by watching the sunset from the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the symbol of Bristol. (Overnight in Bristol) B

Day 3 – Bristol to Leeds via the Heart of Wales Line

Leeds United Kingdom

Today you will travel from Bristol to Leeds along the beautiful ‘Heart of Wales’ line. This spectacular rural railway line will traverse some of the country’s finest landscapes including Gwent Levels, as well as pass-through numerous spa towns and past historic castles. The Shropshire Hills can also be seen in all their glory, one of the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. (Overnight in Leeds) B

Day 4 – Leeds

Enjoy a full day in the UK’s third-largest city. Some of the city’s main attractions include Kirkstall Abbey, where you’ll find the impressive ruins of an 800-year-old monastery, Leeds Cathedral, and Leeds Art Gallery and City Museum. There is also the wonderful Roundhay Park to enjoy, described as one of the most charming city parks in Europe. (Overnight in Leeds) B

Day 5 – Leeds to Glasgow via the Carlisle and Settle Line

Your journey today takes you from Leeds to the city of Glasgow. On this journey, your train will pass through the Yorkshire Dales National Park as well as over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct and through the Eden Valley. Arrive into Glasgow for the afternoon in time to visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery for amazing masterpieces, wander Glasgow’s magnificent botanical gardens, or stop by the Riverside Museum and learn about Glasgow’s history as a great port city. (Overnight in Glasgow) B

Day 6 – Glasgow to Fort William

Fort William Scotland

Today, you board the train and travel across the heart of Scotland to its picturesque West. The Highlands and Scottish countryside are 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) B

Day 7 – Jacobite Steam Train/West Highland Line to Mallaig

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 Jacobite is not running enjoy this beautiful journey on the local Scot Rail service. (Overnight in Glencoe) B

Day 8 – Fort William to London on the Caledonian Sleeper

Travel overnight in comfort from Fort William to London onboard the Caledonian Sleeper, where your scenic train journey ends. B


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.
Price based on departure 17 September 2022
Maximum Flexibility
With Maximum Flexibility, we give travellers the option to change their travel dates or cancel their rail holiday up to 60 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees. Any existing reservations can be rescheduled up to 60 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees.
Customers will be issued a future travel credit, which is valid for 24 months and can be used toward a new reservation with any of our brands, destinations, and itineraries for any travel date and length of trip without penalty*.
*Maximum Flexibility valid for one change only. Additional restrictions may apply for any rail holidays that include Cruises, Belmond, Alaska Railroad, Glacier Express Excellence Class, Rocky Mountaineer, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, The Blue Train, El Transcantábrico, Tsars Gold, or other luxury trains. Please be aware that certain arrangements, may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration could incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% of that portion of the travel arrangements.
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