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Royals & Rails in Scotland

Royals & Rails in Scotland

From majestic railway journeys to spectacular mountains and sparkling lochs, fall in love with Scotland as we journey on the Jacobite Steam Railway the ’Greatest Railway Journey in the World.'

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‘All Aboard’ - from majestic railways to spectacular mountains and sparkling lochs, Scotland has always been treasured by the Royal Family, ever since Queen Victoria and Prince Albert fell in love with the Highlands in 1842. On this break, you can fall in love with Scotland for yourself as we include a journey on the Jacobite Steam Railway the ’Greatest Railway Journey in the World’ and visits to Balmoral Castle and Cairngorms National Park.



Return coach travel

4 nights half board

Porterage at the hotel

Return journey on the Jacobite Steam Railway (From Fort William to Mallaig)

Admission into Balmoral Castle (entry into the grounds, gardens and exhibitions) APRIL DEPARTURE ONLY

Admission to Scone Palace (entry to gardens and palace) AUGUST + SEPTEMBER DEPARTURES ONLY

Scenic drive through Cairngorms National Park

Visit to Braemar (April departure only) and Aviemore

Free time in Pitlochry


Please note this price includes our door-to-door, if you do not require this service please call 08456 66 55 44* to place your booking.


(FULL DAY): We travel to Fort William, where we will join the Jacobite Steam Railway to Mallaig - described as the 'Greatest Railway Journey in the World!' This section of the West Highland Line crosses the mighty Glenfinnan Viaduct, which was used in the Harry Potter films. At the end of the line, we will arrive in Mallaig with some free time to explore before the return train journey. The busy fishing port of Mallaig is home to many shops, bars, restaurants and plenty of fish and chips shops!


(HALF DAY): Do not forget your camera today as our experienced driver takes us on a scenic drive around Cairngorms National Park. The UK's largest National Park is situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and offers spectacular scenery with towering mountains, sparkling lochs and rivers and plenty of wildlife! We visit Aviemore, located in the north west corner of the Cairngorms National Park this town is surrounded by lush Highland scenery making it the perfect destination to watch the world pass you by.


(HALF DAY): APRIL DEPARTURE ONLY Located in Royal Deeside, Balmoral Castle is one of two personal and private residences owned by The Royal Family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852. Admission includes access to the grounds, formal and vegetable gardens, exhibitions as well as the largest room in the Castle, the Ballroom. We also stop briefly in the picturesque village of Braemar, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery.
AUGUST + SEPTEMBER DEPARTURES Scone Palace has many Royal connections and was the crowning place of several Scottish kings including Mabbeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles II. With admission included to the beautiful gardens and the palace itself including the State Rooms where Queen Victoria was entertained on her way to the Highlands in 1842.

Fishers Hotel ***, Pitlochry



Centrally located in the beautiful Victorian Town of Pitlochry in the Perthshire Highlands. The spacious bedrooms each feature a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.


Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift


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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Leicester, St Margarets St Margarets Bus Station, Bus Bay SV, Leicester
Gravel Street, Leicester LE1 3AG
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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