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8 Day Best of Scotland & Jacobite Steam Train Tour
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Monument
Inveraray Castle
Isle of Skye
Cuillin mountains
Blair Castle, Atholl
Skye sunset
Edinburgh
Tour route
8 Day Best of Scotland & Jacobite Steam Train Tour | Detail

Day 1 is a fabulous introduction to the Scottish landscape, exploring the mountains, glens and lochs of Scotland’s first National Park and the beautiful lochside village of Inveraray with its famous castle. The journey north takes us through the stunning scenery of Glencoe. Overnight Glencoe2
Day 2 takes us aboard the Jacobite steam train, now famous as the Harry Potter “Hogwarts Express”, which forms part of the West Highland Railway intended to help open up this remote part of the Scottish coast. After a lunch in Mallaig we take the ferry “Over the Sea to Skye”. Overnight nr Skye
Day 3 is a tour of the Isle of Skye, passing through Broadford and on to the main settlement on the Island; Portree. Heading north we take in Uig, the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock Falls with Dunvegan Castle and other options a possibility. Overnight nr Skye
Day 4 begins with a visit to Eilean Donan Castle before travelling through beautiful Glenshiel to the village of Fort Augustus on the shores of Loch Ness. Later, we head north for some much-needed whisky tasting at the distillery. Overnight nr Inverness
Day 5 we visit Culloden Battlefield which will provide a lasting image of heroic Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite Army. Later we explore the Cairngorms National Park with towering mountain ranges and large tracts of Caledonian Pine Forest through Carrbridge and Pitlochry. Overnight Pitlochry
Day 6 explores the highland village of Dunkeld before we head south for Stirling. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Stirling Castle to take in the long and turbulent history, the Royal Apartments have been impressively returned to their 16th century glory. Overnight nr Stirling
Day 7 we travel east to Falkland Palace - once a favourite place of Mary Queen of Scots, before heading to Tayport in the Kingdom of Fife. The afternoon is spent taking in St Andrews with its busy market town, ancient golf course and historic cathedral. Overnight nr St Andrews
Day 8 we view the famous Forth Rail Bridge and then visit 15th century Rosslyn Chapel made famous by Dan Brown's book ‘The Da Vinci Code’. Enjoy an afternoon on the Royal Mile with its charming medieval architecture and the opportunity to do some speciality shopping.

Price: £2330.00 per person
Spaces: 6
Start Date: Mon 21st May 2018
End Date: Mon 28th May 2018
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What's Included
  • Your own tour co-ordinator
  • Quality accommodation whilst touring
  • Full Scottish breakfast each morning
  • All evening meals
  • Entry into all named attractions
  • A luxury touring vehicle
  • Your own driver/tour guide
  • Maximum of 8 people per vehicle