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Royal Deeside Explorer 2024

Our new tour celebrates the diversity of the east coast of Scotland from royal life at stunning castle retreats to iconic waterfronts, from wildlife cruises to heritage transport!

DEPARTS - Tuesday 23 April & Tuesday 2 July 2024


  • Visit Balmoral, the Scottish home of the Royal family
  • Sample a wee dram at the Royal Lochnagar Distillery
  • Discover the ‘Granite City’ of Aberdeen on a guided tour
  • Enjoy dolphin spotting on a harbour cruise
  • Meet Highland Cattle on a working farm visit
  • Visit Crathes Castle, a classic Scottish tower house with glorious gardens
  • Enjoy railway nostalgia at the Royal Deeside Railway
  • Admire wonderful coastal scenery on the rail journey from Aberdeen to Dundee
  • Visit Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Britain’s first military airfield
  • Take a trip on the Caledonian Railway
  • Stroll around Dundee’s redeveloped waterfront including the V&A Museum of Design
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Glamis Castle, the childhood home of The Queen Mother
  • Experience gin tasting in the picturesque village of Glamis

Also included in your Tour Fare:

  • Dinner every evening
  • Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)
  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager
  • Hotel Porterage

From £1269 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

April — July

Contact details

Railtrail Tours

21 The Smithfield Centre
ST13 5JW

Tour information


8 Days


  • Boat
  • Coach
  • Train


  • Medium Group (17-30)

Tour prices

From £1269 Per Adult

Book now

Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

Railtrail Tours

Tour company information

Railtrail Tours

Welcome to Railtrail Tours An independent, family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 42 years. Big on Quality, Small Enough to Care!

Opening times

Office Hours - 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday

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