Scenic Scottish Railways - 4 day tour

Tour Summary

Scenic Scottish Railways
4 day/3 night

Scotland has some of the most picturesque railway journeys in Europe. Start the tour with a relaxing trip on the preserved Speyside Railway from Aviemore to Broomhill. Later make for your base in delightful Grantown-on-Spey, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The next day head to Inverness to take the Far North Line to Wick, enjoying spectacular coastal views along the way.  Another scenic excursion is on the Kyle Line through Strath Carron to visit romantic Eilean Donan Castle. The highlight of the tour is left until the last day. Travel to Fort William to board the famous Jacobite Steam Train to ride on the scenic West Highland Line to Mallaig.

Strathspey Railway - steam through the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park aboard a vintage train 

Grantown-on-Spey - relax with a stay in this historic town situated on the famous River Spey    

Eilean Donan Castle - visit this picturesque castle stunningly situated on a tiny island in the shadow of the Kintail mountains   

Wick - explore this traditional fishing port and discover its Viking history

Jacobite Steam Train - hop aboard the famous train that starred as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter movies  

Movie locations – Harry Potter, Monarch of the Glen and Highlander

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Granton-on-Spey (3)


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

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Return journey on the Strathspey Railway from Aviemore to Broomhill
  • Single journey by scheduled Scotrail train in standard class from Inverness to Wick and Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Admission to Eilean Donan Castle
  • Return journey on the Jacobite Steam Train from Fort William to Mallaig

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

From Glasgow

North Hanover Street Bus Stance, Glasgow, G1 2BP

Check-in: 08:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 08:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 21:30 hrs

From Edinburgh

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

Check-in: 09:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 09:45 hrs
Tour Returns: 20:15 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. 

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 02986

Tour route map

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