Scotland‘s Romantic Highland Railways

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Scotlands Romantic Highland Railways

Unforgettable experiences through the Highlands

4 Days

Departing Mondays, 11th June & 13th August 2018

£379 per person sharing (June)

£389 per person sharing (August)

If you love romantic rail journeys then this is the perfect trip for you. Travel through the most spectacular Scottish landscapes. The Kyle Line is one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys and The Jacobite Steam Train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The views from the top of CairnGorm, accessed by funicular rail, are breath taking.

 

Price includes: 

  • 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 3* The Garve Hotel
  • Scottish breakfast and evening meals
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Rail journey on the Jacobite Steam Train
  • Rail journey on the Strathspey Steam Train
  • Journey on the Cairngorm Funicular Mountain Railway
  • Visit and entry to the Highland Folk Museum
  • Visit to Pitlochry
  • Services of an experienced Travel Solutions Tour Manager

 

Optional extras:

Single Supplement – £60 per person  

Accommodation

The Garve Hotel

http://www.garvehotel.com/

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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Itinerary

Day 1
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.

Day 2
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.

Day 3
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.

Day 4
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.

Day 5
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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Departures between 11 Jun 2018 and 13 Aug 2018

Adult prices from £379

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