Scotlands Cities and the West Highland Railway
Scotland Cities and the West Highland Line
Oban, Edinburgh and Glasgow
Departing 23rd July 2018
Experience the wild and wonderful west coast of Scotland with a visit to Oban and a majestic rail journey on the West Highland Railway. You’ll be amazed by how quickly the urban landscape is replaced by lush glens, soaring hills and peaceful lochs. We visit Edinburgh and Glasgow, two contrasting cities but both packed with a fascinating history, rich heritage and superb shopping.
- Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly Belfast and Belfast Stena Line Port
- Return ferry crossings with Stena Line – Belfast/Cairnryan
- 3 nights’ accommodation in the Riverside Lodge Hotel, Irvine
- Scottish Breakfast and evening meals
- Visit of Edinburgh, Oban and Glasgow
- Train journey on the West Highland Line from Glasgow to Oban
- Ferry trip to the Isle of Arran
- Services of an accompanying experienced Travel Solutions Tour Manager
Single room supplement – £160 per person
Riverside Lodge Hotel
(formerly Hallmark Hotel / Menzies Hotel)
With its miles and miles of sandy, unspoilt, rugged coastline and golden sandy beaches, you’ll be captivated by the scenery when you stay in the west coast of Scotland.
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Meet your coach and travel to Belfast to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan. We stop at Culzean Castle with free time to explore the gardens before continuing our journey to our hotel in Irvine.
This morning we travel to Edinburgh where we have a free day to discover the city at our own pace. Edinburgh seamlessly blends old and new with lots to discover like the iconic Edinburgh Castle with its prominent views over the city, the city’s many museums and galleries, The Palace of Holyrood House and Queen’s Gallery and much much more…
After breakfast, we travel through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park to admire the breath-taking views, arriving in Oban
where you will have free time to explore at leisure. Later in the day you board the West Highland Railway for the scenic trip to Glasgow. On arrival you will return to your hotel.
Today we visit Glasgow where we have some free time to discover the city and its fabulous shopping centre. Then on to Cairnryan for the return ferry to Belfast. On arrival, you return to your original starting point.
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