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5 Days, Monday - 17/05/2021
Balavil Hotel - Newtonmore Enjoy a true Highland experience in this family run hotel with emphasis on good food and friendly service. Sit back and relax as we take you on 3 railway journeys on some of the most famous railway lines in Europe, 2 are steam hauled. Each day we visit a different area so that you can immerse yourself in dramatic Highland and Island landscapes. From the Isle of Skye to Inverness and Fort William.
ROMANTIC HIGHLAND RAILWAYS
ROMA 21 1
DAY 1: After pick ups we travel to Scotland, there will be comfort stops on the way.
DAY 2: After breakfast we leave the hotel and travel to Aviemore for some free time before boarding the steam train for the 45 minute journey through spectacular Speyside scenery. Afterwards there will be free time in Grantown on Spey and a visit to the Highland Heather centre at Dulnain Bridge.
DAY 3: We leave after breakfast to Inverness to board the train for one of the most beautiful rail journeys in Europe. The coach will collect you in Kyle and take you the short journey to the Isle of Skye for free time sightseeing.
DAY 4: We leave after breakfast to journey to Fort William where we will join the Jacobite Steam Train for the 2 hour journey to Mallaig - made famous in the Harry Potter movies. Absorb the beautiful views of lochs, mountains and the small Isles of Eigg, Muck and Rum. On arrival in Mallaig there will be free time in this Highland fishing town. Afterwards we take the journey back by coach with a stop a Glenfinnan to see Bonnie Prince Charlie's monument, the massive Viaduct and Loch Shiel. Finally we visit Banavies Neptunes Staircase a series of 8 lock gates on the Caledonian canal.
DAY 5: After breakfast we leave the hotel to travel home.
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