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The Royal Scotsman


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The Grand Tour of Great Britain
8 days / 7 nights

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2014

Overview

Highlights include:

 

Scotland - Edinburgh, the Highland Line to Aviemore, visit the estate of Rothiemurchus. Visit Culloden battle field and a whisky distillery.

 

England - Chester, visit the city and the cathedral

 

Wales - visit Gwydir Castle and ride onboard a heritage railway

 

England - Bath, visit to the Roman Baths. Oxford, dinner at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Cambridge, a tour of the city. York, visit York Minster and the National Railway Museum. Visit Alnwick Castle.

Itinerary
Day One
  • Depart from Edinburgh and travel through Perth, enjoy afternoon tea on the Highland Line to Aviemore.
  • Arrive early evening in the peaceful Highland village of Boat of Garten.
  • Cocktails are served followed by an informal dinner.
Day Two
  • Visit estate of Rothiemurchus for clay pigeon shooting and wildlife walks.
  • Return to the train for lunch before visiting Culloden.
  • Continue east to Keith where you will have an opportunity to visit Strathisla Distillery.
  • Rejoin the train in Keith and continue through Speyside towards Dundee on the banks of the Firth of Tay.
Day Three
  • Head south into England, passing the Lake District National Park.
  • Historical walking tour of Chester, including a drinks reception in the cathedral.
  • Prepare for an informal dinner as the train crosses into Wales.
  • After dinner disembark for a visit to Gwydir Castle.
Day Four
  • Visit the walled town of Caernarfon with its picturesque castle and enjoy a ride on a narrowgauge railway.
  • Arrive back in England.
Day Five
  • Breakfast is served on the move as the train travels south to the spa city of Bath.
  • On arrival in Bath enjoy guided tour of Roman baths and time to explore the World Heritage-listed city.
  • Travel to Oxford and transfer to Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons for dinner.
  • Rejoin the train and enjoy an after-dinner drink as the train travels to the Nene Valley Railway.
Day Six
  • Visit Cambridge and historic Corpus Christi college, including the Parker library with its medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.
  • Guests can also enjoy a leisurely punt on the River Cam.
  • Overnight stabling in Scarborough.
Day Seven
  • Breakfast is served as the train travels from Scarborough to York.
  • Enjoy a guided tour or free time in the city before morning coffee at Fairfax House.
  • Rejoining the train, you travel up through Northumberland into Alnmouth by early evening, here you disembark for a celebratory private viewing of Alnwick Castle followed by an exclusive farewell dinner.
  • Return to the train for your last night on board.
Day Eight
  • Depart Northumberland early in the morning, cross the border back into Scotland and arrive back at Edinburgh Waverley after breakfast.

Departure Date & Tariff

2014

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Occupancy
Price
1 Adult per compartment
$21,540 per person
2 Adutls per compartment
$13,460 per person

Rates are fully inclusive of accommodation, meals, wine, alcoholic and other beverages, day tours and entertainment. Priced in US currency. Taxes & Fees are extra.

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