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The Caledonian -Great Railway Journeys of Scotland

The Caledonian -Great Railway Journeys of Scotland

Mon 5 June & Mon 4 Sept 2017: Discover the Great Railways of Scotland on this nostalgic trip whilst relaxing at the West End Hotel

A novel way of touring the glorious Scottish Highlands is offered on this holiday, which incorporates coach and train travel. We include TWO spectacular railway journeys introducing some of Scotland’s most beautiful, remote and unspoilt scenery that is not accessible by road.

 

Your Holiday Includes

 

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 5 nights half board

  • Outlined Excursions

  • Seal Island Boat Cruise

  • Corran Ferry & First Class steam hauled train ride aboard the Jacobite Express

  • Crianlarich – Oban Train ride (Please note that the Train rides on Friday is a normal service trains & hence will be diesel hauled).

     

Not included: All lunches

 

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Monday

Enjoy the ever changing scenery as we journey north to Fort William.

Tuesday

A leisurely morning cruise from Fort William out to Seal Island where we can enjoy some of the world's finest wildlife. Otters, porpoises and the 'Lords of the Isles', the amusing seals, are all often found on these shores. Our cruise lasts approximately 90 minutes, after which we enjoy a scenic drive through Glen Nevis.

Wednesday

We take the Corran ferry across the narrow straits of Loch Linnhe to the remote Morvan and Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Travelling along the shoreline of Loch Sunart we then follow the 'Road to the Isles' along the Arisaig Peninsula through to Mallaig. Free time to explore this busy fishing port before enjoying our FIRST CLASS STEAM HAULED train journey on the West Highland railway line aboard the JACOBITE EXPRESS back to Fort William crossing the marvellous Glenfinnan viaduct.

Thursday

A day at leisure to explore the charms of Fort William.

Friday

A morning excursion to Oban takes us along the shores of Loch Linnhe and the Firth of Lorne. We depart Oban at 12.45 hrs for Crianlarich where we catch the 14.21 hrs train to Fort William. Our journey takes us through the isolation of Rannoch Moor, where the scenery is as fine as any in the Central Highlands

Saturday

After breakfast we head through The Borders, arriving home during the evening.

Your Hotel

 

The West End Hotel, Fort William

The family-run 3-star West End Hotel in Fort William enjoys a location in the very centre of the town, surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery and just steps away from the tranquil Loch Linnhe. Restaurant, Bar/Lounge.

 

Mobility Grade: 3 – The location & hotel are relatively flat. Steps into main building with isolated steps throughout. Lift to all floors.

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

6 Day Tours

Monday 5 – Saturday 10 June 2017 – £694

Monday 4 – Saturday 9 September 2017 – £719

 

Tour Departs By: 6.00am (Jun) 7.00am (Sep)

Returns By: 8.00pm

Times are approximate

 

Supplements

 

Single Room: £50

Holiday Insurance: £26

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe.

 

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Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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