Strikingly handsome cities, breathtakingly beautiful lochs and glens, noble malts, tranquil romantic isles, white sandy beaches and some of the world's best railway journeys - Scotland has it all!
A great value winter or spring break to an old favourite, the Alexandra Hotel in Fort William, this tour packs in lots of content, with three included excursions, all meals included during your stay at the hotel and some drinks each evening, along with entertainment on two nights on our welcoming winter warmer in the western Highlands.
Build up a head of steam, uncovering Scotland's heritage from a different angle. Enjoy the Bo'ness & Kinneil Steam Railway, soar above the canals by boat on the remarkable Falkirk Wheel, cruise Loch Katrine by steamship and steam through the Highlands on the Strathspey Railway on a tour that also features a distillery and a brewery tour.
Island hop from Skye to Uist and from Harris to Lewis on this magical tour of the Hebridean islands. Every day is different as each sublime, rugged and breathtaking landscape unfolds before you. Arrive in style on the stunning West Highland line and pause on your journey home in beautiful Speyside on a grand tour of the Highlands and Hebrides.
A great wee break exploring the enchanting southern isles lying tantalisingly off Scotland's shores. From our base in Irvine on the Ayrshire coast, we explore the Isle of Bute, before spending a couple of days touring the magical isle of Arran, described as "Scotland in Miniature", from our base at the lovely Auchrannie Resort.
We have rejigged our Northern Isles tour for 2019 to spend two nights on the Orkneys. Discover the peace, tranquility and rich heritage of the beautiful islands of Orkney & Shetland on our mini-cruise to the northernmost reaches of the UK, part of a wider grand tour visiting John O'Groats, historic Stirling and Edinburgh, Scotland's proud capital.
Travel coast to coast from Land's End to John O'Groats. Explore England, Scotland & Wales on one tour. Stay in two castle hotels, the original Railtrail hotel and a hideaway in the western Highlands. All on a one-off, once in a lifetime grand tour of mainland Britain!
We have resurrected one of Dave's original tours, giving it a few tweaks here and there, to create a grand tour of Scotland. Combine the great railway journeys of the West Highland Line and the Kyle Line through the majestic Highlands with a hop across its islands. Eight days of memorable Caledonian contrasts.
39 years ago Michael Palin's first 'Great Railway Journey' to Kyle of Lochalsh prompted Dave to organize his first tour. We thought now would be a great time to recreate Palin's second 'Great Railway Journey' from 'Derry to Kerry'! Experience the fabulous line from Coleraine to Londonderry and the scenic East Coast Line from Dublin to Wexford, enjoy the contrasts of Belfast, Dublin, Waterford and Tralee, and wonder at the natural beauty of the Causeway Coast and the Ring of Kerry!
Award winning rail holidays in the UK and Europe. All departing in 2019
Steam Tours 2019 - More to be added weekly