Strikingly handsome cities, breathtakingly beautiful lochs and glens, noble malts, tranquil romantic isles, white sandy beaches and some of the world's best railway journeys - Scotland has it all!
The West Highland Line, the Kyle Line & the Cairngorms Line - experience a truly magical pre-Christmas rail tour of the Scottish Highlands in all their wintry glory, followed by a relaxing and homely Christmas in Stirling with all the trimmings and an excursion to Edinburgh.
Our great value winter and spring breaks based at the Alexandra Hotel in Fort William are packed with fantastic inclusions and stunning scenery! The popular tours explore the beautiful western Highlands and offer excellent excursions, great rail journeys on the West Highland Line and Kyle Line, full board at the hotel and three drinks vouchers each evening, along with entertainment on one night.
A circular tour of the spectacular ‘Great Railway Journeys of the Scottish Highlands’. You may have seen them on TV and now you too can experience some of the most stunningly beautiful scenery in Europe. A superb value rail holiday.
Build up a head of steam, uncovering Scotland's heritage from a different angle. Enjoy the Bo'ness & Kinneil Steam Railway, soar above the canals by boat on the remarkable Falkirk Wheel, cruise Loch Katrine by steamship and steam through the Highlands on the Strathspey Railway, this great Railtrail holiday that also features a distillery and a brewery tour.
We roam the glorious Highlands and take two “Great Railway Journeys of the World”. Relax as magnificent vistas glide past your window and the sensational views unfold. With a ‘wee dram’ to quench your thirst and a trip back in time with a visit to one of the Highlands best loved museums, this tour is a great introduction to ‘Bonnie Scotland’.
The Highlands of Scotland are a joy to behold and in this great railway journey we combine the glorious West Highland rail route with the fabulous ‘Harry Potter’ Jacobite steam train, steaming over Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig.
Island hop from Skye to Uist and from Harris to Lewis on this magical tour of the Hebridean islands. Every day is different as each sublime, rugged and breathtaking landscape unfolds before you. Arrive in style on the stunning West Highland line and pause on your journey home in beautiful Speyside on a unique tour of the Highlands and Hebrides.
Discover the peace, tranquillity and rich heritage of the beautiful islands of Orkney & Shetland on our mini-cruise to the northernmost reaches of the UK, part of a wider tour visiting John O’Groats, historic Stirling and Edinburgh, Scotland’s proud capital.
Railtrail founder, Dave Felstead’s, very first railtour is revisited four decades on! A delightful tour inspired by the original 1979 BBC “Great Railway Journeys of the World” TV series which saw Sir Michael Palin travelling through the spectacular Scottish Highlands to the Kyle of Lochalsh. Whilst returning to that original journey to Kyle of Lochalsh we have also added a whiff of steam nostalgia that wasn’t possible 40 years ago at the Strathspey Steam Railway.
Steam Tours 2019 - More to be added weekly