Royal Scotsman

A leisurely & luxurious highland fling
Belmond Royal Scotsman

The Royal Scotsman offers elegant luxury train travel across Scotland

Ranking as one of the most luxurious trains in the world, the Belmond Royal Scotsman is up there with the very finest. Both leisurely and luxurious, riding the Royal Scotsman is one of those ‘pinch-me’ moments with ten incredibly detailed mahogany-clad carriages filled with Edwardian elegance inside and the breath-taking Scottish highlands outside. To round-off this palace on wheels, the Bamford spa car offers passengers massages and treatments on the move. A journey aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman is memorable enough, however with exclusive access to traditional distilleries and private tours of country houses & gardens, trips like these are guaranteed to create lasting moments you will cherish forever. Journeys aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman depart and return to Edinburgh and range between three to seven nights, in which time you will be sure to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure as you explore the Scottish Highlands in the perfect form of transport.

The Belmond Royal Scotsman at a glance

Journeys through the UK
Journeys through Scotland
Bamford Spa car
10 authentic carriages
Dining & Bar Car
Dining & bar cars
Sleeper Train
Sleeper train
Groups & Charters
Groups & charters available

The Belmond Royal Scotsman discount codes

Save 5% on any Royal Scotsman journey when you use discount code ‘Orient5’ at the checkout.

Accommodation aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman

Retreat to your own Scottish sanctuary
Belmond British Pullman Carriages
Your very own private accommodation is the perfect place to unwind after your highland adventures. A welcome sanctuary after an exclusive tour of one of Scotland’s legendary distilleries or grand country homes, your cabin is likeable to a five-star hotel on wheels. Finished with rich marquetry and featuring plush beds with soft Scottish wools and tartan décor, cabins aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman are the perfect place to watch the glorious highlands glide by. Equipped with your very own en suite featuring a shower, washbasin and private WC, a full-length wardrobe and high-quality toiletries, your cabin is your very own home-from-home while on your highland jaunt. For added comfort, a service call button summons the stewards who are on hand 24 hours a day for your every need.

Included as standard during your journey

En suite shower
Private WC
Cabin service call
Fresh white towels
High-quality toiletries
Dual voltage plugs
Belmond Royal Scotsman Twin Cabin

Twin Cabin

Designed for your own private comfort with lower beds, a long full-length wardrobe, ceiling fans and your own controlled heating. Each twin cabin is generously spacious and finished to the highest standard.
Belmond Royal Scotsman Double Cabin

Double Cabin

Beckoning you with plush Scottish fabrics and comfortable beds, a double cabin is the ideal place to escape to after a truly memorable day. Filled with Scottish charm, your double cabin welcomes you with luxury.
Belmond Royal Scotsman Single Cabin

Single Cabin

Your very own private retreat finished with plush tartan furnishings, a lower bed, wardrobe, writing table and en suite. The perfect place to unwind and enjoy the exceptional Highland views from your window.
Belmond Royal Scotsman Interconnecting Cabin

Interconnecting Cabin

Ideal for families travelling together, interconnecting cabins share the same lavish luxuries as all other accommodation with one twin and one double bed and a fully equipped en suite for perfect private living.

Dining Aboard The Royal Scotsman

Experience fine dining like never before
Dining aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman
As you glide through the heart of the highlands, dining aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman is a truly unique experience. Feast on the best Scottish produce from both land and sea as you dine in a truly exquisite mahogany-panelled dining car, each meal celebrating the best Scotland has to offer. With a wide range of fine wines, liqueurs and authentic Scottish malt whisky available to enjoy at any time, your favourite beverage is the ideal accompaniment for a culinary adventure.
Belmond Royal Scotsman Whisky

Authentic Scotch Malt Whisky

A taste of Scotland with every sip, the Royal Scotsman is well-equipped with some of the best single cask, single malt whiskies. The perfect partner for a Highland adventure, relax and unwind in unrivalled levels of comfort as you savour the best Scotland has to offer. Our bar staff are exceptionally knowledgeable in all alcoholic beverages, but a Scottish journey must have a special place for whisky, so should you wish to explore a certain taste or have a favourite in mind, our experts are on hand to ensure you sample the very best Scotland has to offer.

On-board Spa

Revitalise on the rails
Dining aboard the Belmond British Pullman
Another additional to the Belmond Royal Scotsman that makes it one of the most luxurious and unique in the world is the inclusion of the on-board spa. Unwind as you wind through the Highlands in one of two serene treatment rooms, both offering a true haven of peace with an incredible menu of all-natural therapies. A place to sit back, relax and let our therapists rejuvenate your mind and body as the breath-taking scenery glides by. Indulge in a signature ritual that involves a facial therapy as well as a fully immersive body experience. Targeting areas of specific concern, our therapists will perform a full Swedish back and leg massage with reflexology, followed by a soothing abdominal massage. Finally, enjoy a facial of your choice and a stimulating Indian head massage to finish. Emerge from the spa feeling incredibly relaxed and totally revitalised.
Royal Scotsman Spa

Belmond Royal Scotsman Destinations

Explore Great Britain like never before
Belmond Royal Scotsman Destinations
The Royal Scotsman is a sleeper train that travels across Scotland, occasionally dropping further south into England. All journeys are round-trips departing and returning to Edinburgh Waverley station. Trips aboard the Royal Scotsman range from three to seven nights depending on the journey and all include your own private accommodation and en suite.

Every journey aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman will make several stops to areas of beauty, legendary distilleries for exclusive private tours or to famous country homes and gardens. Each journey offers a unique itinerary and allows for passengers to disembark the train for time to explore selected locations. All transfers and entry fees are included in the price of your journey.

Please note: The Royal Scotsman does not embark on any journeys during January where it is maintained and cleaned ready for the year ahead.

Just some destinations the Belmond Royal Scotsman visits include:

Isle of Bute
Belmond Royal Scotsman Isle of Bute
Spean Bridge
Belmond Royal Scotsman Spean Bridge
Fort William
Belmond Royal Scotsman Fort William
Belmond Royal Scotsman Keith
Belmond Royal Scotsman Glenfinnah
Belmond Royal Scotsman Rothiemurchus

Groups & Charters aboard the Royal Scotsman

Create your very own story to remember
Belmond British Pullman Offers
Treat friends, family or colleagues to an exclusive journey tailored just for you. Arrange a journey for a group or charter the Belmond Royal Scotsman for exclusive use for your party, anything is possible and there is no venue quite like a luxury train that moves through some of the most glorious scenery anywhere in the world. Available for up to 40 guests each with an en-suite cabin and exclusive access to our two dining cars, bar car, onboard spa and outdoor viewing veranda, the Belmond Royal Scotsman is the ideal venue for a special occasion, a corporate event or your very own chartered tour. Our complimentary concierge service at are on-hand to assist in booking your group or chartered journey and will introduce you to your dedicated booking executive who will arrange everything for you from start to finish. As your single point of contact, they are available whenever you need them to ensure your journey is everything you want it to be.

Corporate Events

Leave the office behind and share an adventure together. There is nothing quite like sharing an experience like that aboard the Royal Scotsman to bring people together, whether it be an internal event or one for potential or existing customers. Enjoy a team challenge with off-board activities or hold a meeting in one of the two dining cars. After business is complete reward your employees or impress your customers with a visit to an inspiring location.


The perfect place to celebrate a truly special event, the Royal Scotsman is the ideal place to host a celebration like no other. Be surrounding by friends and family for a milestone birthday, take your vows while the glorious Scottish countryside glides by or start the next chapter of your life with a retirement party aboard one of the most luxurious trains in the world. There’s no better way to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Leisure Groups

Scotland lends its self as one of the world’s top locations for country pursuits and of course authentic malt whisky. Bring friends along for a memorable trip of a lifetime fishing, clay pigeon shooting or a round of golf, followed by a tasting tour of a famous Scottish distillery. Simply tell us what your party enjoys doing and we will pack your itinerary with thrilling activities.

Royal Scotsman Prices

Special offers exclusive to
Belmond Royal Scotsman Offers
A journey aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman is truly unique. As one of the world’s most luxurious trains visiting some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, every journey is enchanting and will create memories that last a lifetime. Journeys are sought after by those who want to live life to the fullest and experience the very best the world has to offer, from every meal enjoyed aboard to the incredible destinations visited during your trip.

With many journeys throughout the year visiting different destinations and each offering something unique, prices do vary. The length of the journey can largely influence the prices paid, which is why a choice of journeys ranging from three to seven nights are available. Destinations also play a large part on the price of a ticket, with entry to each location being included in the price as well as meals on board.

As a guide, journeys begin at around £2,300 per ticket and rise depending on the journey length, the destinations you visit and the exclusivity. One thing you can be sure of is, no matter which journey you choose, the memories will be priceless.
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