Grand Tour of Scotland by Train - McKinlay Kidd
A leisurely fortnight long train tour of the Highlands and some islands. We can tailor-make any element of this trip to suit your individual requirements - just give us a call on 0141 260 9260.
This comprehensive 14-night holiday is carefully designed to allow plenty of two night stopovers to provide the ultimate leisurely and stress-free way to experience the Highlands and islands of Scotland. You will have the opportunity to take in the dramatic beauty of the West Highlands, the rugged charm of Skye, the delights of Inverness, the prehistory of Orkney and the magnificent scenery of the Cairngorm mountains.
£2895 per person for April & October and £2995 per person from May to September.
Prices are based on two adults sharing a double or twin room for 14 nights, including 11 nights bed & breakfast, and 3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast in our hand-picked selection of 3 and 4 star small hotels and guesthouses. The holiday also includes:
- Train travel in standard class on the West Highland Line between Glasgow and Fort William, the North Highland Line between Kyle of Lochalsh and Inverness, return travel on the Far North Line between Inverness and Thurso, and between Inverness, Pitlochry and Edinburgh.
- First class single journey on the Jacobite Express steam train, from Fort William to Mallaig (out of season, this trip will be onboard Scotrail’s service)
- Transfers to and from the train at all locations, except for Glasgow, Edinburgh & Inverness.
- Ferry travel to Skye and Orkney.
- A day trip by boat to the Knoydart peninsula.
- A day tour of the Isle of Skyein a smalll group
- A day tour in a small group to Orkney from Thurso.
The supplement for a single traveller is £945, based on single occupancy of double/twin rooms.
Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.
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Tour company information
Awarded AITO's Tour Operator of the Year in 2019 (Bronze), 2018 (Bronze) and 2016 (Gold), as well as Telegraph Travel's 'Best Specialist Tour Operator 2017' based on customer reviews, McKinlay Kidd has spent years exploring the country. They have stayed in, eaten at, driven through, sailed across, and visited everything they recommend so that your experience of Scotland is as good as it gets. McKinlay Kidd designs tailor-made short breaks, celebratory trips, long excursions, self-drive holidays and small group guided rail tours.
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