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(Tour code: 19FWS)

A true discovery of the Scottish Highlands by train

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.

  • Glasgow
  • Journey on the West Highland Line
  • Jacobite Steam Train
  • Loch Lomond cruise
  • Scenic ferry journey to the Isle of Mull
  • Mallaig
  • Craignure
  • Oban
  • Best Western Crianlarich Hotel
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Scottish Highlands 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Glasgow


Your Tour Manager greets you in Glasgow, then the rest of the day is free for you to explore. Perhaps admire the varied architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, or make a visit to one of the city's fascinating museums or galleries.

Day 2 West Highland Line
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
Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond

This morning travel to Tarbet for a cruise on majestic Loch Lomond - Britain's largest inland body of water. Following this you will stop off at Inveraray on the western shore of Loch Fyne where you can explore the magnificent castle or visit Inveraray Jail.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Oban

Oban & Duart Castle

Today transfer to Oban for the ferry to Craignure on the Isle of Mull for a visit to Duart's Castle, the ancestral home of the Maclean Clan.


Please note: For Departure 19FWS05 day 4 & 5 are swapped. For Departures 19FWS02, 03 & 04 you will enjoy the Jacobite train in the afternoon.

For Departure 19FWS09 you will alternatively visit Tobermory Distillary which includes a tour and whisky tasting.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Jacobite Steam Train
Jacobite Steam Train

Jacobite Steam Train

Join the Jacobite Steam Train* today for a magnificent journey on the final leg of the West Highland Line. On arrival in Mallaig, why not try the catch of the day?

* Please note some early departures may be Scotrail Scheduled service.

Please note: For Departure 19FWS05 day 4 & 5 are swapped with lunch at the hotel before the Jacobite journey in the afternoon on Day 5. For Departures 19FWS02, 03 & 04 you will enjoy the Jacobite train on Day 4 in the afternoon.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 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 Glasgow


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 features the same excursions, they may not necessarily be in the order listed above.

Departure Times

On many of our UK & Ireland tours, you may check in at the first hotel on your itinerary anytime after 14:00; your Tour Manager will be available between 16:00 and 18:00. However, if you are arriving later, you can meet your Tour Manager before dinner from 19:00.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and 5 dinners
  • Time to explore Glasgow, Mallaig, Oban and Inveraray
  • West Highland Line
  • Scenic ferry journey to the Isle of Mull and a visit to Duart's Castle
  • Loch Lomond cruise
  • The Jacobite Steam Train

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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