Departing From

  • Paignton,
  • Torquay,
  • Newton Abbot,
  • Exeter St David's,
  • Tiverton Parkway,
  • Taunton,
  • Bristol Temple Meads,
  • Bristol Parkway,
  • Cheltenham Spa,
  • Worcestershire Parkway

We are delighted to present a three-day weekend break to the Highlands of Scotland with travel over the scenic Highland line to Inverness as we cross impressive bridges with views of cascading waterfalls and tranquil lochs on this memorable tour, plus a return journey over the spectacular and remote route to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Hotels: No overnight accommodation is included allowing you the freedom and flexibility to arrange your own hotels in Inverness. For further advise and a list of recommended hotels please contact our office.

Mobility: This tour is not suitable for guests requiring the use of a wheelchair or with severe mobility issues as the platforms at some remote stations in the highlands are much shorter than our train, low, or accessible only by a footbridge or steps.

TRAVEL TIMINGS*

STATION DEPARTS RETURNS
Paignton 06.20 23.10
Torquay 06.30 23.00
Newton Abbot 06.40 22.50
Exeter St David's 07.00 22.30
Tiverton Parkway 07.15 22.15
Taunton 07.30 22.00
Bristol Temple Meads 08.00 21.30
Bristol Parkway 08.10 21.20
Cheltenham Spa 08.40 20.50
Worcestershire Parkway 09.00 20.30

PLEASE NOTE *
All timings shown above are approximate and may be subject to change.

Journey Itinerary

Saturday - 01/04/2023

Following departure from your local station our train travels north through the Scottish Lowlands before crossing the legendary Forth Bridge and joining the Highland line which takes us toward Perth and Pitlochry – climbing over magnificent mountain scenery and the highest railway summit in Britain at Druimuachdar and passing through the Cairngorm National Park to Inverness with an arrival at approximately 20.00.

Sunday - 02/04/2023

Our train departs Inverness around 09.00 for one of the ‘Great Railway Journeys of the World’ – the spectacular and scenic coast to coast highland route and after travelling over the high plateau at Achnasheen, where great herds of wild deer roam, we descend to sea level and around the shore of beautiful Loch Carron to Kyle of Lochalsh, with views across to the Isle of Skye and the opportunity of a stroll over the Skye Bridge. Our train returns in the late afternoon retracing the scenic outward journey to Inverness.

Monday - 03/04/2023

Departing Inverness around 09.00 we return over the Highland line and Slochd Summit with magnificent views of the Cairngorm Mountains passing through the ski centre of Aviemore and onward to the impressive Pass of Killiecrankie, Perth, and Stirling.

Classes of Travel

Pullman Dining - £800

Seating at a guaranteed window table for two available at a supplement of £80 per person.

This is the ultimate travel experience – seating is in our refurbished Pullman style carriages offering additional legroom, wide seats, and panoramic windows with seating at tables of 4 or 2 laid with crisp linen and fully dressed in fine crockery, fresh flowers, and glassware. The meal service is detailed below and includes Bucks Fizz with breakfast and a glass of chilled champagne, and half bottle of house wine served with dinner and seven course luncheon.

On Train Meals:         (Pullman only)

  • Saturday: Full English breakfast, light Luncheon and four course Dinner
  • Sunday: Light Luncheon and Afternoon Tea
  • Monday: Seven course ‘Taste of Scotland’ Luncheon

 

First Class (non-dining) - £470

Seating at a guaranteed window table for two available at a supplement of £80 per person.

Seating is at tables of 4 or 2 with additional legroom, wide seats, and panoramic windows. Includes complimentary tea/coffee and light snacks, accompanied with a morning glass of Bucks Fizz and afternoon glass of sparkling wine. There is a buffet bar available for the purchase of light refreshments and you may bring on board your own picnic hamper for consumption during the journey.