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Topic Holidays To Scotland By Rail 
Read Time 5 Minutes
Author Laura Radford, Travel Writer 

Scotland is the perfect destination for a rail holiday with its outstanding natural beauty, unspoilt landscapes, history, and some truly unforgettable experiences. Explore the magical Isle of Skye and visit Neist Point Lighthouse, the picturesque surroundings of Fort William in the Highlands, go in search of the pre-historic monster in Loch Ness, and learn about Scotland’s interesting history with its many magnificent castles. Here are our top holdiays to Scotland by rail which you can take…


This train journey is the ultimate luxury experience when thinking about holidays to Scotland by rail. Journey into the heart of the Highlands onboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman, enjoy a private cabin with 24-hour steward, and all meals included to contribute to a truly memorable journey on this legendary train.

You’ll embark on exciting excursions each day including Scottish Whiskey experiences, private tour of Culloden Battlefield, guided walking tour of Edinburgh Castle, a visit to the Rothiemurchus Estate to name but a few. This is a train journey for those who wish to get right into the beating heart of Scotland whilst travelling in refined luxury.


For an iconic experience exploring Scotland, the Jacobite Steam train is it. Wind through the breathtaking Scottish countryside passing lochs and mountains and the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous from the Harry Potter films. Admire the picturesque Glen Urquhart castle and visit Fort William the largest town in the Highlands situated in the shadow of Ben Nevis. End your journey in Mallaig, a busy fishing port and gateway to the Isle of Skye and other Hebridean islands. This is the perfect destination to include on your holidays to Scotland by rail.


Our wide range of Scotland rail holidays also include travel from your local station to Scotland, either during the day or overnight, such as can be experienced from London Euston on the overnight Caledonian Sleeper. Embark on a 6-day journey that will see you discover Inverness and enjoy tours of Loch Ness as well as Glen Urquhart and Eilean Donan Castle, which is located on a small tidal island at the confluence of three lochs in the western highlands and makes for a fantastic photo opportunity. All cabins include handcrafted Glencraft mattresses for a cosy nights sleep en route to exciting exploration.

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