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Discover the dramatic Highlands of Scotland

Discover the dramatic Highlands of Scotland on board the superb Belmond Royal Scotsman. Boasting private en suite cabins and its very own on-board spa and a glorious Observation Car, this epitome of luxurious travel is the ideal way to view the imposing scenery through which you venture.

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  • Belmond Royal Scotsman
  • Edinburgh
  • Rothiemurchus and Strathisla distillery

Belmond Royal Scotsman Sample itinerary

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Day 1 Edinburgh


Today, you arrive in the stunning city of Edinburgh and check in to your hotel, the 5-Star Balmoral Hotel.

Day 2 Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle

Exploring Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh on a guided tour today. This hub of culture and architecture is famous for it's Castle, that stands imperiously over the city from its perch atop an extinct volcano, as well as it's stately 'Royal Mile'.

Day 3 Belmond Royal Scotsman
Belmond Royal Scotsman

To The Highlands

Board the luxury train, the Belmond Royal Scotsman. This train is an incredible mix of elegance and comfort, taking you to the most beautiful areas of Scotland, its Highlands. Settle in to your private en suite cabin and enjoy the breathtaking scenery that passes by your window, as you journey North through the former Kingdom of Fife. In the observation car this evening, an informal dinner is served, allowing you time to get to know your fellow travellers, and sample the exquisite cuisine on offer to you on this trip. The train stations in Boat of Garten, an enchanting Highland town right in the heart of the spectacular Cairngorms National Park.

Day 4 Rothiemurchus

Rothiemurchus and Strathisla distillery

After a sumptuous breakfast this morning, travel by coach to the Rothiemurchus Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, where you may like to partake in clay pigeon shooting, or a spot of fishing at the nearby Loch, which offers a serene atmosphere and spectacular views of Cairngorm Mountain. Alternatively, embark on a tour of the estate. This afternoon, enjoy a private tour of Culloden Battlefield, before transferring to Strathisla Distillery this evening - home to one of Scotland's most famous whiskies. Travel through Aberdeenshire and Angus to Dundee tonight, enjoying a formal dinner on board.

Day 5 Belmond Royal Scotsman
Belmond Royal Scotsman

Return to Edinburgh

After a leisurely breakfast in Dundee, return to Edinburgh and disembark the Belmond Royal Scotsman.

Laura Strawinski
Mark Brennan
Sally Hauser
Belmond Royal Scotsman

Discover the dramatic Highlands of Scotland


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