Departing From

  • Watford Junction,
  • Hemel Hempstead,
  • Leighton Buzzard,
  • Milton Keynes Central,
  • Northampton,
  • Long Buckby,
  • Rugby,
  • Nuneaton,
  • Tamworth,
  • Lichfield Trent Valley

We are delighted to present a three-day weekend break to the Highlands of Scotland at this most dramatic and beautiful time of year – The journey will be over the entire length of the world-famous West Highland Jacobite line, featuring some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland as we cross magnificent bridges and viaducts high into the mountains offering views of tumbling waterfalls and peaceful lochs.

Hotels: No overnight accommodation is included allowing you the freedom and flexibility to arrange your own hotels in Fort William. For further advise and a list of recommended hotels please email 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
Watford Junction 08.00 21.30
Hemel Hempstead 08.10 21.20
Leighton Buzzard 08.30 21.00
Milton Keynes Central 08.40 20.50
Northampton 09.00 20.30
Long Buckby 09.10 20.20
Rugby 09.20 20.10
Nuneaton 09.35 19.55
Tamworth 09.50 19.40
Lichfield Trent Valley 10.00 19.30

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

Journey Itinerary

Friday - 20/09/2024

Our train travels north through the Scottish Lowlands, thence to Glasgow and along the banks of the river Clyde, where we join the scenic and spectacular West Highland line. Passing Loch Long and Loch Lomond we climb high into the mountains for a memorable journey over the wild expanse of Rannoch Moor with an arrival into Fort William around 20.30.

Saturday - 21/09/2024

We depart Fort William at 09.00 for the magnificent 84-mile round trip on the ‘Jacobite’ line to Mallaig – Passing Ben Nevis we travel along the shoreline of Loch Eil and at Glenfinnan cross the viaduct featured in the ‘Harry Potter’ movies offering stunning vistas down Loch Shiel and regarded as the most spectacular view in Britain. There will be a short break in the pretty fishing port of Mallaig before retracing our outward route past the white sands of Morar with an arrival back in Fort William about 14.00 with the remainder of the afternoon at leisure for sightseeing.

Sunday - 22/09/2024

Departing Fort William around 09.00 we travel up the Great Glen, passing the falls of Orchy and through Monessie Gorge, then alongside Loch Treig with stunning views of the Nevis Range. Continuing homeward around the Horseshoe Curve and County March summit.

Classes of Travel

Pullman Dining
£700

Seating at a guaranteed window table for two is available at a supplement of £100 per person.

Bookings for parties of three passengers are accommodated at an ‘exclusive table for three’ with the fourth seat being unoccupied for your added privacy. A total supplement of £195 is applicable for this seating type.

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)

Friday: Full English breakfast and four course Dinner

Saturday: Morning Tea/Coffee & shortbread and light Luncheon

Sunday: Seven course ‘Taste of Scotland’ Luncheon

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

First Class (non-dining)
£350

Seating at a guaranteed window table for two is available at a supplement of £100 per person.

Bookings for parties of three passengers are accommodated at an ‘exclusive table for three’ with the fourth seat being unoccupied for your added privacy. A total supplement of £100 is applicable for this seating type.

Seating is at tables of 4 or 2 with additional legroom, wide seats, and panoramic windows. Complimentary tea/coffee and light snacks are included, and a buffet bar is available for the purchase of light refreshments, but customers may bring on board their own picnic hamper and drinks for consumption during the journey.