Grand Tour of Britain Luxury Train Journey

A seven-night luxury journey across Scotland & beyond
Grand Tour of Britain Luxury Train Journey

The greatest luxury train journey in Britain

The grandest of British luxury train journeys awaits you aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman vintage sleeper train. This all-inclusive seven-night luxury train holiday on the Royal Scotsman is our most complete British journey that will send you to some of the most beautiful places in Scotland, England and Wales.

The Grand Tour of Great Britain by luxury train will begin at Waverley railway station in the capital of Scotland. You will take afternoon tea onboard the Royal Scotsman as it journeys from Edinburgh on the Highland Line to Aviemore. Boat of Garten is the destination on day one of this Grand Tour of Great Britain by luxury train, here you will arrive by early evening. A cocktail party, followed by an informal dinner will complete your day.

Day two of this luxury train holiday of Britain will take you clay pigeon shooting and wildlife walking at the estate of Rothiemurchus. The afternoon will be spent in Keith, where a visit to Strathsisla Distillery is on the itinerary.

The third day of the Grand Tour of Great Britain, the Royal Scotsman will head into England, it's a great opportunity to take to the Observation Car and watch the views of the Lake District pass. You will stop in Chester, where you can take the historic Chester walking tour and you'll be met with a welcome drinks reception at Chester Catherdral. Dinner in the evening will be informal, after dinner you will disembark for a visit to the glorious Gwdir Castle.

Snowdonia awaits you on day four of the Grand Tour of Great Britain on the Royal Scotsman. First you will visit Caernarfon, a walled town, before a steam train journey takes you into Snowdonia National Park.

Day five of the Grand Tour of Great Britain heads into Oxfordshire, you will travel first past the historic roman city of Bath, where you will take a guided tour of the Roman baths. You will return to the Royal Scotsman for a light lunch as the afternoon the train will stop off in Oxford, where you will visit Le Manior Aux Quant'Saisons, the two-star Michelin restaurant of Raymond Blanc. Your dinner on this day of the Royal Scotsman tour will be served at Le Manior Aux Quant'Saisons.

The sixth day of the Grand Tour of Great Britain on the Royal Scotsman luxury vintage train will take you to Cambridge, to visit the Corpus Christi College, where you will get to view the Parker Library that holds medieval manuscripts. Take a punt on the River Cam before heading back to the Royal Scotsman for dinner.

The penultimate day of the Grand Tour of Great Britain heads to the gorgeous city of York, you will get to take a guided tour of York Minster. You'll re-join the Royal Scotsman for dinner as the train journeys to Alnmouth for your visit to Alnwick Castle.

The final day of the Grand Tour of Great Britain will take you back to Scotland.

Highlights of the Grand Tour of Great Britain:

  • Seven-night journey aboard the Royal Scotsman luxury train
  • Steward service (24-hours)
  • All meals aboard the train: full Scottish breakfasts, three-course lunchs, four-course dinners, which include cheeseboard and petits fours
  • All beverages including alcoholic drinks
  • Visit to Rothiemurchus Estate with clay pigeon shooting
  • Tour of Culloden Battlefield and the Strathisla Distillery
  • Visit Chester Cathedral and a private evening drinks reception at Gwydir Castle
  • Steam-train journey to Snowdonia National Park onboard the Welsh Highland Railway
  • Private tour of Plas Cadnant Gardens
  • Visit Bath with a guided tour of Roman baths
  • Cambridge tour, includes a private tour of the Parker library
  • Guided tour of York and visit to York Minster
  • Private Gala dinner at Alnwick Castle
  • Traditional entertainment on board

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Friday 17th July 2020
Departing: Edinburgh Waverley

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