A Classic Steam Break - 4 day tour

Tour Summary

A Classic Steam Break
4 day/3 night

Our nostalgic journey starts with a visit to the unique Falkirk Wheel, where we board a canal boat and ascend through 35m to join the Union Canal for a cruise along this historic waterway. Next day tour through the Highlands to reach Fort William, where the Jacobite Steam Train will take us on a return journey along the super-scenic West Highland Line to Mallaig. The following day embark the PS Waverley, the last sea-going paddle steamer, for a cruise through the Clyde Estuary. The holiday concludes with a tour through the picturesque Trossachs region and a cruise on beautiful Loch Katrine.

The Falkirk Wheel - take in the views over Central Scotland when you take a ride on the World’s only rotating boat lift

Jacobite Steam Train - experience one of the most incredible railway journeys in the World 

Mallaig - enjoy time in this historic fishing port to enjoy the views of Skye and the Small Isles

PS Waverley - cruise “Doon the Watter” to see the magnificent scenery of the Kyles of Bute  

The Trossachs - discover the picturesque region of lochs and mountains known as “Scotland in Miniature.”

Loch Katrine - sail the tranquil waters and admire the scenery that inspired Sir Walter Scott

Movie locations - Harry Potter, Outlander and Jeopardy

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Arrochar or Stirling (3)


  • Cooked/Continental breakfast (3)
  • Table d’ hote dinners (3)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Falkirk Wheel and Union Canal cruise
  • Return journey on the Jacobite Steam Train from Fort William to Mallaig
  • Cruise on the PS Waverley (if not available, a cruise on Loch Lomond and a visit to Inveraray Castle will be offered instead)
  • Cruise on Loch Katrine

Tour Essentials

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats 
  • All baggage handling and hotel tips are included
  • Services throughout the tour of a professional Tour Director
  • Service charges and taxes 


Departure information

Outside Reception at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Edinburgh
111 Glasgow Road
Edinburgh EH12 8NF

Check-in: 11:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 11:45 hrs
Tour Returns: 17:00 hrs

Child details

Please contact us for information on child prices. 

Price Notes

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom.
Tour departures on 17 May and 12 July will stay at the Stirling Highland Hotel.

All other departures will be accommodated at the Arrochar Hotel.

Departure and Return Times
The departure and return times are given for guidance only and are subject to change.

Final timings and pick-up points will be confirmed with your joining instructions approximately 10 days before departure.

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code
BW 02987

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