The Classic Journey

5 Days / 4 Nights, from US$6,800 per person

Enjoy the ultimate Belmond Royal Scotsman experience, travelling through some of the UK's finest scenery.

Itinerary & Timetable

Browse your itinerary day by day:

Day 1

1

Day 2

2

Day 3

3

Day 4

4

Day 5

5

  • Travel north, crossing the Firth of Forth via the magnificent Forth Railway Bridge.
  • Enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea as you pass Arboath, Montrose and Aberdeen before arriving in Keith.
  • In the evening enjoy an informal dinner and perhaps a nightcap with your fellow guests in the Observation Car.

Departure

Arrival

Edinburgh

13:42

  • Breakfast is served as the train leaves Keith and travels through Inverness, on its way to Glen Ord Distillery.
  • Later enjoy a delicious lunch as the train heads towards Kyle of Lochalsh. Here you can explore Plockton - perhaps take a boat trip to see wild seals or enjoy a dram in the Plockton Hotel.
  • Spend the night on board in Kyle of Lochalsh. Dinner is formal, followed by entertainment in the Observation Car, which offers mesmerising views over Loch Alsh to the Isle of Skye.

Departure

Arrival

Keith

Morning

  • After breakfast you can choose to visit Eilean Donan castle before the train heads north to Inverness, then south to Carrbridge where guests disembark and explore the romantic Ballindalloch Castle.
  • The night is spent on board at Boat of Garten on the private Strathspey Railway.
  • After a formal dinner, our highlander regales guests with tales and weaponry displays.

Departure

Arrival

Kyle of Lochalsh

Morning

  • The day begins with a visit to the stunning Rothiemurchus Estate, where fishing, clay pigeon shooting, or a tour of the estate can be enjoyed.
  • Rejoining the train at Kingussie, lunch is served during the journey south to Dunkeld, you disembark for a visit to Glamis Castle.
  • After rejoining the train in Perth, relax and enjoy an informal dinner. Overnight stay on board in Dundee.

Departure

Arrival

Perth

Evening

  • After breakfast the train heads back to Edinburgh and the end of the adventure.

Departure

Arrival

Edinburgh

09:46

Your Route

Please Note: All timings shown on this website are for your guidance only. Confirmed timings will be supplied with your travel documents. Please ensure you bring your travel documents on the day of your journey.

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Your Journey

Your Journey

THE CLASSIC JOURNEY

Aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman

Departure date:

Arrival date:

2 May 2014

Number of adults:

For further information or assistance in choosing your journey, please call us on

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