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Grand Tour of Great Britain

Your Journey

Journey through ever-changing landscapes of sweeping glens, towering peaks and mirror-calm lochs on this round-Britain itinerary.



  • Seven nights aboard the 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
  • A visit to Rothiemurchus Estate with a choice of country pursuits
  • A tour of Culloden Battlefield and the Strathisla Distillery
  • A visit to Chester Cathedral and a private evening drinks reception at Gwydir Castle
  • A steam-train journey to Snowdonia National Park onboard the Welsh Highland Railway
  • A private tour of Plas Cadnant Gardens
  • A visit to Bath and a guided tour of Roman baths
  • A tour of Cambridge including a private tour of the Parker library
  • Guided walking tour of York including the York Minster
  • A private Gala dinner at Alnwick Castle
  • Traditional entertainment on board




Depart from Edinburgh and travel through Perth, enjoy afternoon tea on the Highland Line to Aviemore.

Arrive early evening in the peaceful Highland village of Boat of Garten. Cocktails are served followed by an informal dinner.



Visit estate of Rothiemurchus for clay pigeon shooting and wildlife walks.

Return to the train for lunch before visiting Culloden.

Continue east to Keith where you will have an opportunity to visit Strathisla Distillery.

Rejoin the train in Keith and continue through Speyside towards Dundee on the banks of the Firth of Tay.



Head south into England, passing the Lake District National Park.

Historical walking tour of Chester, including a drinks reception in the cathedral.

Prepare for an informal dinner as the train crosses into Wales.

After dinner disembark for a visit to Gwydir Castle.



Visit the walled town of Caernarfon with its picturesque castle.

Here your steam train awaits to transport you up into Snowdonia National Park.

Travel to the Isle of Anglesey for a private tour of Plas Cadnant Estate, one of North Wales' best kept secrets

Return to mainland and re-join Royal Scotsman in time for dinner


Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons

Breakfast is served on the move as the train travels south to the spa city of Bath.

On arrival in Bath enjoy guided tour of Roman baths and time to explore the World Heritage-listed city.

Return to the train in time for a light lunch, with time to relax before disembarking in Oxford for dinner at one of the UK's finest country house hotels, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons.

Re-join the train in Oxford and relax with an after-dinner drink as you travel south through Berkshire and then through the outskirts of London before heading north to the private Nene Valley Railway near Peterborough where the train stables overnight. 



Visit Cambridge and historic Corpus Christi college, including the Parker library with its medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.

Guests can also enjoy a leisurely punt on the River Cam.

Overnight stabling in Scarborough.



Breakfast is served as the train travels from Scarborough to York.

Guided walking tour of the city including York Minster.

Rejoining the train, you travel up through Northumberland into Alnmouth by early evening, here you disembark for a celebratory private viewing of Alnwick Castle followed by an exclusive farewell dinner.



Depart Northumberland early in the morning, cross the border back into Scotland and arrive back at Edinburgh Waverley after breakfast.

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

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