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Departs at 13:35

Fri, 18 May 2018 from Edinburgh Waverley

Arrives at 09:48

Wed, 23 May 2018 to Edinburgh Waverley

Price from $

£6,206 per passenger

Your Journey

Embark on a five-night journey exploring the wild and rugged west coast of Scotland, including Oban and the Isles of Mull and Bute.

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Includes

Five nights aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman luxury train

24-hour steward service

All meals aboard the train: full Scottish breakfast, three-course lunch, and four-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petits fours

All beverages including alcoholic drinks

An exclusive visit to the historic Oban distillery

A guided tour of Duart Castle

A trip to Drumlanrig Castle

Traditional entertainment on board

Itinerary

01

Edinburgh

The train departs Edinburgh in the afternoon, heading west past Loch Lomond and the great wilderness of Rannoch Moor.

Take time to settle into your cabin and savour the views as we make our way to Spean Bridge for the night.

As evening sets in, enjoy a splendid informal dinner and entertainment in the Observation Car.

02

Glenfinnan

This morning the train continues west, sweeping past Britain’s highest mountain en-route. Look out for majestic Ben Nevis from the Observation Car.

Disembark the train at Arisaig for a morning stroll along the silver sands of Morar. Marvel at soft white beaches and breathtaking views of the Cuillin mountain range.

Lunch is served as the train travels back to Fort William crossing over the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct.

This afternoon presents two choices. Join our Highlander to explore Glenfinnan and discover the history of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s rebellion. Alternatively accompany our mountain guides for a hike through stunning Glen Nevis to the Steall Waterfall.

Indulge in an informal dinner followed by an evening of spirited Scottish music in the Observation Car.

03

Oban

Today you’ll arrive in Oban, the gateway to the Western Isles.

Breakfast will be followed by an exclusive visit to the Oban Distillery, producer of one of the world’s finest single malts.

Afterwards, we cross to the Isle of Mull to visit the iconic 13th century Duart Castle, historic seat of the Clan Maclean.

Return to Belmond Royal Scotsman, and prepare for tonight’s fabulous formal dinner as the train heads back east towards Kilmarnock.

04

Wemyss Bay

Savour a leisurely breakfast this morning as the train journeys to Wemyss Bay.

From here you’ll venture to the Isle of Bute for a visit to Mount Stuart House. This imposing gothic mansion is surrounded by expansive landscaped gardens and wild woodlands.

Back on board, indulge in an informal dinner followed by traditional entertainment.

05

Nith Valley

This morning we make our way to Drumlanrig Castle, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. Discover sweeping views across the Nith Valley and the turreted sandstone of the ‘Pink Palace’.

Here you have a choice of tours. Explore the imposing architecture, roam the lavish formal gardens, or discover the incredible Buccleuch collection of fine art.

Return to the train for your final dinner aboard, a formal affair and gastronomic treat. Then make your way to the Observation Car for a musical farewell.

06

Edinburgh

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the train makes its way back to Edinburgh.

Our Best Available rate is subject to availability at time of booking, it is not applicable for parties of 12 or more. Please contact tcgroupsuk@belmond.com for group pricing.