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Edinburgh and the Jacobite

LONDON - EDINBURGH - FORT WILLIAM
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    Trip length

    5 Nights

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    Trip type

    Domestic

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    Travel by

    Train

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    Best time to go

    Year round

What's on the horizon

From the historic capital city to the rugged and dramatic coastline of the Highlands, Scotland’s fresh air, ancient castles and rugged landscapes are best discovered by rail! Explore ‘Complete Scotland’ on your next vacation and take to the tracks around some of the most beautiful corners in the world – including a trip on the iconic Jacobite Steam Train, famously known as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter series!

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This holiday includes...

This trip is fully tailored to you, so let us know what you would like to take out or add in. We’ll ensure it’s perfect.

  • Rail travel as per itinerary  
  • 1 night accommodation onboard Caledonian Sleeper 
  • 2 nights accommodation in Edinburgh, with breakfast included
  • 2 nights accommodation in Fort William, with breakfast included
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
  • Roundtrip journey on the Jacobite Steam Train
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Itinerary

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Day 1

Today you arrive in Edinburgh to begin exploring Scotland's first city.  Edinburgh is steeped in history and has many fascinating spots to discover.   

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Day 2 - Edinburgh

No visit to Edinburgh would be complete without ascending to Edinburgh Castle. With its magnificent views over the city and a rich collection of Scottish treasures including the “Honours of Scotland” once used by Scottish monarchs.  Be sure to stop by St. Margaret's chapel, the oldest structure in the castle and all of Edinburgh. 

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Day 3 - Edinburgh

Today, you board the train and travel across the heart of Scotland to its picturesque West.  The Highlands and Scottish countryside are a magnificent array of shady glens, rugged mountain peaks and a coastline strewn with quaint fishing villages.  Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in romantic Glencoe. 

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Day 4 - Fort William

Embark on a scenic train journey described by some as the world's most beautiful.  The Jacobite winds its way through breath-taking Scottish scenery.  You'll pass lochs and mountains, across the impressive Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous by the Harry Potter films, and on until reaching Mallaig. Explore this charming coastal community before returning to Fort William. 

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Day 5

Transfer from your hotel to the train station this morning to meet the Caledonian Sleeper.  You will rest in comfort onboard this overnight train service as you travel across Scotland and overnight towards London. 

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Day 6

Arrive this morning by train to London where your scenic train journey ends.

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Rest assured

There are a number of hotel options for your stay in Edinburgh. We’ve chosen rooms for this package but let us know if you’d like to add a cheeky room upgrade.

Best Western Braid Hills Hotel

This traditional Edinburgh hotel also has ample free parking and sits on a main bus route to the city center. In addition to the breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat and the Firth of Forth, you’ll be within easy reach of the city’s other beauty spots. Just a short trip away, you can find iconic attractions like Holyrood Palace and the Royal Yacht Britannia. You’ll also be able to take in Princes Street Gardens, top class museums and plenty of shops at the heart of Edinburgh. It’s also a city where there is always a festival happening – and not just the world-renowned comedy festival in late summer.

Please note: Hotel ground floor rooms are only accessible by stairs.

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Double Room

This room comes equipped with a TV, tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom.

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Superior Double Room

Spacious room with superb views and a seating area. Some rooms feature a four-poster bed.

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Deluxe Double Room

This room features a TV, tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom.

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Dating back to the 1900s, our building forms part of Edinburgh's North Bridge, linking the Old Town to the city center. On the corner of the famous Royal Mile, we're a two-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley railway station and half a mile from Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street shopping. Enjoy our fitness center and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill.

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Guest King Room

This room has a king-size bed, a desk, free WiFi and a 40-inch flat-screen HDTV. Other amenities include air conditioning and a laptop safe.

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Deluxe King Guest Room

This larger room has a king-size bed, a desk, free WiFi and a 40-inch flat-screen HDTV. Other amenities include air conditioning and a laptop safe.

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Executive King Room

This larger room offers exclusive access to the Executive Lounge with a range of benefits, including complimentary Continental breakfast, drinks and snacks. The room also has a desk, free WiFi and a 40-inch flat-screen HDTV. Other amenities include air conditioning, a laptop safe, upgraded bath products, bathrobes and slippers, fridge, coffee machine and complimentary mineral water.

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Executive Queen Room

This larger room offers exclusive access to the Executive Lounge with a range of benefits, including complimentary Continental breakfast, drinks and snacks. The room also has a desk, free WiFi and a 40-inch flat-screen HDTV. Other amenities include air conditioning, a laptop safe, upgraded bath products, bathrobes and slippers, fridge, coffee machine and complimentary mineral water.

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Junior King Suite

This larger room offers exclusive access to the Executive Lounge with a range of benefits, including complimentary Continental breakfast, drinks and snacks. The room also has a king-size bed, a sofa bed, a desk, free WiFi and a 40-inch flat-screen HDTV. Other amenities include air conditioning, a laptop safe, upgraded bath products, bathrobes and slippers, fridge, coffee machine, complimentary mineral water and a separate seating area

Caledonian Sleeper

Every room on board the new trains captures the spirit of Caledonian Sleeper, with handcrafted Glencraft mattresses for the ultimate sleep and – for the first time – en-suite facilities in select accommodation options.

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Extra special

Adding a special surprise to your holiday is just the sort of thing we’re here for. And we’re excellent at keeping secrets, promise. From surprise parties to secret engagement plans, our concierge service will sort the To Do list, so you can enjoy the “ta-da!”.

 

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