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8 days - from only £649pp


Strathspey Railway and Cairngorms

Admire the spectacular scenery of the Highlands from the tracks of the Strathspey Steam Railway and call at the Highland Wildlife Park. You won’t find the Loch Ness Monster in the wildlife park, but you might catch a glimpse of her as we pass the loch on our way to Inverness!


  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast in Strathpeffer
  • 5 evening meals in Strathpeffer
  • Overnight stays on the outbound and return journeys, with breakfast and evening meal included
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to our comfortable overnight hotel.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2:

    This morning we will continue our journey to Scotland, arriving at the Highland Hotel, Strathpeffer for five nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Strathspey Railway and Highland Wildlife Park

    We call at the Highland Wildlife Park, a 105 hectare safari park nestled in the Cairngorm National Park, home to snow leopards, tigers and Scottish wildcats. We then continue to Aviemore and take a trip back in time on the Strathspey Steam Railway, admiring the scenery as it rolls on by.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Highland Wildlife Park

    Highland Wildlife Park
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    Included Highlights

    • Highland Wildlife Park
    • Strathspey Steam Railway
  • Day 4: Day at leisure or Ullapool

    Relax in Strathpeffer, or join our optional excursion to Ullapool, a quaint port on the shores of Loch Broom with white-washed cottages and a pretty harbour.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ullapool Harbour

    Ullapool Harbour

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Ullapool

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    Enjoy a day at your own pace in Strathpeffer.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Strathpeffer
  • Day 6: Inverness and Loch Ness

    Enjoy a delightful tour of legendary Loch Ness, travelling to Fort Augustus at the southern tip of the loch and continuing on past the dramatic ruins of Urquhart Castle to visit Inverness.

    Be sure to have your camera ready as we pass the loch in case you spot the infamous Nessie!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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    Included Highlights

    • Inverness
    • Loch Ness
  • Day 7:

    Today we will say farewell to Strathpeffer and begin our journey home, staying at a comfortable overnight hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for five nights at the Highland Hotel, located in Strathpeffer.

Overnight stays will be in northern England in comfortable hotels.

  • Highland Hotel

    Stay in the magnificent Highlands of Scotland in our former Bay Hotel, nestled in a beautiful green glen in the spa town of Strathpeffer. In the hotel, there is a traditional feel of a Scottish hunting lodge with wood paneling in the bar and oak beams in the restaurant. Enjoy a relaxing drink and a tasty meal in cosy settings while enjoying fantastic Highland hospitality. There are a number of great walking trails starting in the area

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.