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Strathspey Steam Railway

We enjoy an impressive journey on the Strathspey Steam Railway, taking a 20-mile round trip through Scotland's magnificent Highland scenery. The former mainline route begins at Aviemore railway station, which also hosts modern trains on the National Rail network.

Leaving the station yard, the train navigates a level crossing and continues against the breathtaking backdrop of the Cairngorms National Park. With the gushing River Spey running alongside the line, the heritage locomotive continues under the shadow of high mountains and dense sloping woodland to the station at Boat of Garten.

This immaculately preserved station features its full range of original buildings dating back to 1904, making it popular with rail enthusiasts. On leaving the station, the next leg of our journey takes us through some beautiful landscapes, including the charming rural farmland scenery straddling the meandering River Spey. In summer, there are many vivid colours in the fields; a multitude of greens and even the purples of heather and gorse lining the trackside. After climbing through the valley, we arrive at Broomhill station - the line's current terminus and a double for 'Glenbogle' station in the TV series 'Monarch of the Glen'.

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Highland Adventure

Breathtaking scenery and fantastic journeys by mainline and steam railways; this tour takes in the very best of northern Scotland from our base in Inverness - the gateway to your Highland adventure.

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Edinburgh Tattoo & Scottish Highlands

Experience everything Edinburgh has to offer with a fantastic evening's entertainment at the Edinburgh Tattoo, free time to explore the Scottish capital, a ride on the Strathspey heritage railway and a stay in a luxury hotel in Perthshire.

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