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Scottish Highlands 2015

Explore Fort William, an attractive town with mountain views at every turn, and take in the marvellous lochs and glens as we travel by vintage steam train on the superb West Highland Line. Discover the Scottish Highlands by train.


Book before December 12th and pay a reduced deposit of £25 per person. Terms & Conditions

Our holiday prices are now frozen until Christmas!

Tour highlights

  • Glasgow
  • Journey on the West Highland Line
  • Jacobite Steam Train
  • Loch Lomond cruise
  • Tarbet
  • Mallaig
  • Day 1 - Meet in Glasgow


    Your Tour Manager greets you in Glasgow at the Express by Holiday Inn Glasgow Riverside. The rest of the day is free for you to explore, perhaps admire the varied architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Tonight you are free for dinner - with a host of restaurants to choose from.

  • Day 2 - West Highland Line

    West Highland Line

    Take one of the world's most scenic rail journeys travelling to Crianlarich on the West Highland Line. Unwind as you leave the sprawling city behind and journey into the spectacular Scottish Highlands. On arrival, check in to the Best Western Crianlarich Hotel where you enjoy dinner tonight. (Breakfast, Dinner)

  • Day 3 - Loch Lomond cruise

    Loch Lomond

    This morning travel to Tarbet for a cruise on the majestic Loch Lomond - Britain's largest inland body of water. Learn about the history of Scotland's most celebrated outlaw, the notorious Rob Roy MacGregor as you sail past the dramatic Arklet Waterfalls. (Breakfast, Dinner)

  • Day 4 - At leisure

    Ben Nevis

    Today is free for you to explore Crianlarich and the local area. You could travel to Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis to admire the views or visit the pretty seaside town of Oban. (Breakfast, Dinner) 

  • Day 5 - Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig

    Jacobite Steam Train

    Join the Jacobite Steam Train today for a magnificent journey on the final leg of the West Highland Line, travelling in restored carriages on the way to the beautiful west coast. On arrival in Mallaig, why not try the catch of the day in one of this fishing port's delicious restaurants before making the return journey? (Breakfast, Dinner)

  • Day 6 - West Highland Line to Glasgow


    Head back along the magnificent West Highland Line to Glasgow, where you enjoy dinner with the group in a local restaurant. (Breakfast, Dinner)

  • Day 7 - Our tour concludes


    The tour concludes after breakfast, and you are free to depart at your own pace. (Breakfast)

  • Please note

    Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

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Explore Scotland's beautiful lochs and Highlands

Sail across the rippling waters of Loch Ness when you visit the Scottish Highlands by train. Admire the striking scenery that surrounds this notable stretch of water which lays claim to many legends about its elusive monster. Lose yourself in the mystery of the Scottish Highlands by train.


Rail Discoveries has more than three decades’ experience providing outstanding rail holidays.

Our escorted tours benefit from the presence of a professional Tour Manager, who will ensure that your holiday runs smoothly.


Allow Rail Discoveries to take the stress out of organising a holiday; our tours include rail travel, a range of superb accommodation, and a number of meals.

Embark on a wealth of included excursions or enjoy the complete dining experience on one of our all-inclusive tours.


Call us on the dedicated phone number above or speak to one of our award-winning Tour Advisors in person at our offices in York.

We can arrange connecting UK rail from your local station, porterage services or extra nights in a favourite city.

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Opening Hours
Monday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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