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The Jacobite express, McKinlay Kidd train tours

West Highland Line to Skye - McKinlay Kidd

From £695 per adult

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April — October

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Travel on the "Greatest Railway in the World" and stay in an atmospheric lochside hotel on Skye on this train tour holiday. Any element of this trip can be tailor-made to suit your individual requirements - just give us a call on 0141 260 9260.

Readers of Wanderlust travel magazine regularly vote for the West Highland Line as the best railway journey in the world. We created this unique holiday so that you can relax and take in the glorious scenery from Glasgow to Fort William, before enjoying the final section in first class style as the steam train meanders its way from Fort William to Mallaig. But that’s not your final destination: from here you take the ferry ‘over the sea to Skye’ to a beautiful, cosy hotel in a tiny village with stunning coastal views and excellent local walks.

Pricing

£695 per person for April & October, £755 per person for May through September. 

Prices based on two people sharing a room for three nights, one with dinner, bed & breakfast and two on a bed & breakfast basis. This holiday also includes:

  • Train travel from Glasgow to Fort William on the regular Scotrail service,
  • First-class ticket on the Jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig first class. The return from Mallaig to Glasgow will be on the regular Scotrail service.
  • Return ferry to Skye as foot passenger
  • Return taxi transfers to the hotel on Skye. 

The supplement for a single traveller is £395 per holiday, based on single occupancy of double/twin rooms.

To hire a car instead of taking the tour during your stay on Skye costs an additional £50. The car would be collected from and returned to the ferry port on Skye.

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.

Contact details

McKinlay Kidd
6/1,
The Hatrack
144 St. Vincent Street
Glasgow
Scotland
G2 5LQ
Starting
Glasgow
Length
4
Days
Transport
Boat Train
Languages
English
Themes
Landscapes Photography

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Tour company information

McKinlay Kidd

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.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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