The Royal Scotsman
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The Western Journey
The line for true landscape lovers.
At a Glance
660 miles, including Glasgow, Wemyss Bay, Loch Lomond and Fort William ● Glenfinnan Monument ● Glen Nevis hike (optional) ● Visit to Mount Stuart House, Britain's most spectacular Victorian Gothic house ● Ferry ride to the Isle of Bute ● Picture-perfect glens, majestic mountains, beautiful beaches and seemingly bottomless lochs.
Prices are per person and include all table d'hôte meals, all alcoholic and other beverages, all sightseeing excursions as shown in the itinerary and accommodation on board based on two people sharing a twin compartment or one person in a single.
Single occupancy of a Twin cabin
Single occupancy of a Twin cabin
Aug 2, 9, 30
Sep 6, 27
Jun 20, 27
Aug 1, 8, 29
Sep 5, 26
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The train departs leaves Edinburgh in the early afternoon and heads west through Falkirk, reaching Craigendoran the starting point for the West Highland Line.
Guests enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea and soon you also catch a first glimpse of
After climbing up the waterfall-rich Glen Falloch, the train continues north to the village of Spean Bridge for the night.
Enjoy a splendid formal dinner and entertainment in the Observation Car.
As the train continues west, passing through Fort William, don’t miss the views of Ben Nevis.
Disembark at Arisaig, for a stroll along the gleaming Morar Sands marvelling at the views of the Isle of Skye's majestic Cuillin Mountains. Or choose to stay on board to hear a talk by a local expert who reveals the fascinating history of the West Highland Line.
Lunch is served as the train retraces its route back to Fort William, the largest town in the West Highlands.
After lunch, our Highlander accompanies you to Glenfinnan Monument to explain the area's history before tea at
Energtic guests can choose instead to walk to beautiful Steall Waterfall.
Return to the train in Fort William and relax on board before an informal dinner is served as you travel south towards the tiny Argyll village of Bridge of Orchy.
Afterwards, enjoy a nightcap whilst listening to the evening entertainment in the Observation Car.
Today's destination is the charming
Isle of Bute
. The island is rich in geology, history and wildlife, with a varied landscape.
Guests enjoy a fascinating visit to
, a Victorian Gothic house with arguably the finest privately held collection of family portraits in Scotland.
Return to Wemyss Bay for a formal dinner and overnight on board.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the train makes its way back to Edinburgh.
The Royal Scotsman departs Edinburgh at 1.33pm on day one and arrives back in Edinburgh at 9.49am on day four.
Itineraries are subject to change and all timings shown are for your guidance only. Confirmed itineraries and timings will be supplied with your travel documents.
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