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Scotland's bold culture, rich heritage and astounding natural beauty make it the perfect backdrop for a truly remarkable holiday.

Rail Tours in Scotland

Scotland's bold culture, rich heritage and astounding natural beauty make it the perfect backdrop for a truly remarkable holiday. Our rail tours of Scotland introduce you to the heart and soul of the enthralling country, from the rural islands that lie just of its coast to its lively capital of Edinburgh which draws visitors throughout the year. Many of our rail holidays give you the opportunity to admire Scotland's dramatically beautiful Highlands and lochs in comfort during journeys on renowned heritage railways. 

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The Outer Hebrides & The HighlandsThe Outer Hebrides & The Highlands

The Outer Hebrides & The Highlands

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the Outer Hebrides on a tour that takes in Stornoway and the Jacobite steam train.

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2019MayJunAugSep

8 days from £1,145 pp

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West Highlands & SkyeWest Highlands & Skye

West Highlands & Skye

From the proud city of Glasgow, make the exciting journey through the mesmerising scenery of the Scottish Highlands on one of the world's great railways, before visiting the beautiful Isle of Skye.

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2019AprMaySepOct

6 days from £545 pp

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Scottish HighlandsScottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

Travel to the heart of the Scottish Highlands and take in the marvellous lochs and glens as you travel by train on the superb West Highland Line and cruise Loch Lomond.

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2019AprMayJunJulSepOct

7 days from £645 pp

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The Highlands by SteamThe Highlands by Steam

The Highlands by Steam

Experience Edinburgh before exploring the lochs, mountains and glens of Perthshire and the Cairngorms on spectacular mainline and steam railways from the pretty Perthshire village of Blair Atholl.

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2019AprMayJunSepOct

6 days from £595 pp

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Edinburgh TattooEdinburgh Tattoo

Edinburgh Tattoo

Marvel at the awesome spectacle of the colourful, musical Edinburgh Military Tattoo during this exciting tour based in Blair Atholl. Enjoy journeys on the Strathspey Steam Railway and the Cairngorm Mountain Railway.

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2019Aug

5 days from £515 pp

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Scottish Islands & Lochs Cruise

This fantastic five-night cruise through the heart of the Highlands begins and ends with a night in Edinburgh before we board our ship for a journey through the rugged coastline of Scotland's west coast to the unspoilt beauty of the Isle of Mull, up Neptune's Staircase, along the Caledonian Canal and across Loch Ness. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.

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Exploring Scotland with Rail Discoveries

There are a wide variety of excursions included in our rail tours of Scotland, which range from scenic tours such as boat trips and city tours to more sociable activities like whisky tasting. Guests also have plenty of free time for exploring independently, meaning that you will have the opportunity to shop, socialise or revisit sights.

There are many jewels amongst Scotland's breath-taking landscape including the vibrant capital of Edinburgh where historic fortresses and a medieval Old Town blend with the city's more modern areas. There are also many idyllic coastal hamlets such as the charming seaport of Oban where you can sample fresh seafood in a local café or explore the local attractions that line its port. During your time in the more rural areas of Scotland you may witness some of the country's phenomenal wildlife which includes a variety of birds and mammals. 

On all of our rail tours of Scotland you can be sure that you will be introduced to the best sights of the places that you visit by your Tour Manager. Local guides may also be used during some of the excursions as they will be able to share their in-depth local knowledge of the region that you are in. Take a look at our wide range of rail tours of Scotland to find out more about the places that they visit.

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