What will I experience on this Freestyle
This carefully planned semi-independent tour will
stretch your holiday time to the max, without making you feeling rushed. A
unique combination of travel by train, comfortable accommodation and quality
sightseeing will give you extra time to explore Scotland in greater detail.
All the documentation you need,
including your rail tickets, will be emailed to you around 7 days prior to your
trip. Just print these out and you are good to go. Any questions or if you need
your documents earlier - just email or call us, we’re here to help.
On the tour you’ll travel independently by train to and from London. We’ll make
sure you have a reserved seat and we’ll send you a comprehensive itinerary so
you know what’s happening at any time during your tour. This personalised
document contains step-by-step directions to your hotel in Edinburgh as well as
the sightseeing tour departure points, which are all close by.
Your tour to Loch Ness and the Highlands
will be fully guided by an experienced driver/guide. The city tour of Edinburgh
is by open-top double deck bus and is hop-on, hop-off with 14 conveniently
What are the train times?
Subject to availability we will make a
reservation for you on a train departing London (Kings Cross) Station between
07:00 hrs and 08:00 hrs (arrival time in Edinburgh between 11:22 hrs and 12:20
hrs). The return journey will depart Edinburgh at 16:30 hrs (arrival time in
London (Kings Cross): 20:53 hrs).
Will someone meet me in Edinburgh?
This is a semi-independent tour so you will not be
met on arrival in Edinburgh. A comprehensive and customised itinerary is
included as part of your documentation together with an Official Guide to
Edinburgh. Assistance is also available by telephone 7-days a week.
How will I find my hotel?
This Freestyle Train Tour has been very carefully
planned. Your hotel has been selected not just for its comfort but also for its
location close to the railway station as well as your sightseeing requirements.
Concise directions on how to reach your hotel will be given in your customised
What type of room should I choose?
Selecting the right sleeping
arrangements can be a little bit confusing so here is a description of what you
can expect from your hotel accommodation:
Single room - this is a room for one person sleeping in a single bed. Twin room - this is a room for two
people sleeping in two separate bedsDouble room - this is a room for two
people sharing one large bed Family room - this is a room for three people
sleeping in one large bed (2 people) and one single bed (1 person).
Please note that a family room can be a
standard double room with either a sofa bed or a rollaway bed.All our accommodation features en-suite facilities (the toilet and shower are
located in your bedroom for your exclusive use.
How and when will I get my train
All your documentation will be emailed
to you approximately 7 days prior to your tour commencing. It is important that
you print these documents and bring them with you on the tour as you will need
to exchange the vouchers to access the various services that make up this
Can I cancel or alter this tour?
We are sorry but once booked it is not
possible to cancel or change this tour without incurring 100% cancellation
charges. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance coverage in
What happens if I miss my train?
The tickets that are issued as part of
this package are only valid on the train service shown on the ticket and in
your itinerary. If you miss the train you will need to purchase new tickets at
your own expense. We recommend arriving at London and Edinburgh Stations at
least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of your train so that
you have time to locate the departure platform.