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Scottish Rail Experience & Inverlochy

7 nights

Explore Edinburgh’s awe-inspiring castle and quaint cobbled streets before embarking on a memorable adventure on the Belmond Royal Scotsman. Delve into a land of deep valleys and looming castles. Discover iconic sites including Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis, the Isle of Bute, and the stunning Gothic-Revival Mount Stuart House. Conclude your Scottish experience with a stay at the scenic Inverlochy Castle. From the moment you step onto the Royal Scotsman train, you are swept up in a world of myth, legend and luxury. Book the itinerary below, or contact us to help arrange the adventure of your dreams.

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Day 1


Begin with a one-night stay at the Balmoral Hotel. Enjoy a half-day walking tour around the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which includes the Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Explore the city's cobbled streets, Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle.

Day 2


Board the Royal Scotsman train, heading west through Falkirk and Craigendoran. Enjoy afternoon tea and catch a glimpse of Loch Lomond. Climbing up Glen Falloch, we continue north to Spean Bridge. Enjoy an informal dinner with entertainment.

Day 3


Continuing west, disembark at Arisaig for a stroll along Morar Sands. After lunch, a local highlander joins us at Glenfinnan Monument before tea at Inverlochy castle. After a stroll to Steall Waterfall, enjoy an informal dinner and nightcap.

Day 4

Isle of Bute

Today we visit the stunning Isle of Bute, an island rich in geology, history and wildlife. Enjoy a visit to Mont Stuart, a Victorian Gothic house with a beautiful collection of family portraits. Return to Wemyss Bay for a formal dinner on board.

Day 5

Inverlochy Castle Hotel

Enjoy breakfast as we start our journey back to Edinburgh. Disembark for a two-night stay at Scotland's finest luxury hotel, the Inverlochy Castle Hotel. Choose from a variety of activities within the 75,000 acres of grounds, from photography to fishing.

Day 6


Rejoin the train for breakfast and travel back in Edinburgh. Disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

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Belmond Royal Scotsman

Embark on a grand highland fling

At once leisurely and luxurious, intimate and eye-opening, step aboard and rekindle the romance of travel

Riding Belmond Royal Scotsman is one of those pinch-me moments. Ranking among the world’s most luxurious trains, our mahogany-clad cars marry Edwardian elegance with the comforts of a country house. Ten intricately designed carriages, including the sublime Bamford Spa, form a palace on wheels.

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