Scotland‘s Romantic Highland Railways
If you love romantic rail journeys then this is the trip for you, travelling through Scotland’s most spectacular landscapes. The Kyle Line is one of the world’s most scenic railway journeys and The Jacobite Steam Train, starting near Ben Nevis crosses the iconic 21 arches of the Glenfinnan Viaduct
Departing 13th August 2018
From £389 per person sharing
- Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly, Belfast and Belfast Stena Line Port
- Return ferry crossings with Stena Line Belfast/Cairnryan
- 4 nights’ accommodation at the 2* The Garve Hotel
- Scottish breakfast and evening meals
- Nightly entertainment
- Train journey on the Jacobite Steam Train
- Train journey on the Strathspey Steam Train
- Journey on the Cairngorm Funicular Mountain Railway
- Entrance to the Highland Folk Museum
- Visit to Pitlochry
- Services of an experienced Travel Solutions Tour Manager
- Single Supplement – £60 per person
The Garve Hotel
Garve is a picturesque village, situated along the Black Water River and lies five miles northwest of Contin and one mile south of Gorstan. Garve is an excellent base for exploring the Highlands and has some of the most rustic and natural landscapes Scotland has to offer. Visitors can experience the spectacular views from the famous West Highland Railway. If you prefer to experience the elements on foot then Garve and the surrounding area is known for some of the finest summits in the North Western Highlands.
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Meet your coach and travel to Belfast to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan. We then travel through Stirling, Perthshire and the spectacular Cairngorms National Park.
After breakfast we travel to the fishing port of Mallaig and board ‘The Jacobite’ Steam Train for a 32 mile journey to Fort William described as the most marvellous train journeys in the world.
This morning we travel to Aviemore to board The Strathspey Steam Train to Broomhill, known as Glenbogle in TV s ‘Monarch of the Glens through the spectacular Speyside scenery. We then visit The Highland Folk Museum to experience how the Highlanders lived through the centuries.
Today we travel to Cairngorm Mountain for a journey on Scotland’s only funicular and the UK s highest railway. We reach the Top Station and enjoy the amazing panoramic views from 3,500ft.
After breakfast we make our way to Pitlochry, one of Scotland s most beautiful and vibrant places, to visit the centre at our own pace. Then on to Cairnryan for the return ferry to Belfast. On arrival, you return to your original starting point.
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