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Western Highlands and Jacobite Steam Railway

5 days - from only £519pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Western Highlands and Jacobite Steam Railway

One of the greatest railway journeys of the world, travel in style aboard the famous Jacobite Steam Railway from Fort William to the fishing port of Mallaig. Admire the spectacular mountains, lochs and coastline from this iconic railway which crosses the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct along the way.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel and Scottish breakfast and 4 evening meals (5-day breaks from North)
  • 5 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast and 5 evening meals and 2 overnights stays in northern England with breakfast and evening meal (8-day break from South)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to the Onich Hotel, Loch Linnhe for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Jacobite Steam Railway and Mallaig

    Admire the spectacular scenery of mountains, lochs and coastline on our nostalgic steam train journey along the world-famous West Highland Line. The scenery along this route is second to none, and we'll also cross the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct which provides magnificent views of Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Sheil.

    There will be some free time in pretty Mallaig before we board the train once more for our return journey aboard the Jacobite Steam Railway to Fort William.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Jacobite Steam Railway

    Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Jacobite Steam Railway
    • Mallaig
  • Day 3: Loch Ness Cruise and Glenfinnan

    Our included excursion today takes us firstly to Commando Memorial, a poignant monument that commands spectacular views of the surrounding scenery, dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces.

    We continue to Fort Augustus, at the southern-most tip of mighty Loch Ness. Here we take to the waters for a relaxing and informative cruise.

    Later in the day we travel along part of the 'Road to the Isles', following the route of the West Highland Line to make a stop at the Glenfinnan Visitor Centre. Here you can enjoy the stunning views of the viaduct from below, or perhaps stroll to the magnificent monument on the shores of the loch for some superb photo opportunities.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Ness

    Loch Ness
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Commando Memorial
    • Glenfinnan Visitor Centre
    • Loch Ness
    • Fort Augustus
  • Day 4: Argyll Coastal Route and Oban

    Today we travel along the beautiful Argyll Coastal Route to reach Oban. Here we will have free time to explore this bustling harbour town which is affectionately known as the 'Gateway to the Isles'.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Oban

    Oban

    Included Highlights

    • Oban
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £109.00 (5 days).

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then our comfortable hotel in the north of England for a one night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: North England to Fort William Area

    We continue our journey north, crossing into Scotland and to the Onich Hotel, on the shores of Loch Linnhe for a five-night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Argyll Coastal Route and Oban

    Today we travel along the beautiful Argyll Coastal Route to reach Oban. Here we will have free time to explore this bustling harbour town which is affectionately known as the 'Gateway to the Isles'.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Oban

    Oban

    Included Highlights

    • Oban
  • Day 4: Jacobite Steam Railway and Mallaig

    Admire the spectacular scenery of mountains, lochs and coastline on our nostalgic steam train journey along the world-famous West Highland Line. The scenery along this route is second to none, and we'll also cross the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct which provides magnificent views of Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Sheil.

    There will be some free time in pretty Mallaig before we board the train once more for our return journey aboard the Jacobite Steam Railway to Fort William.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Jacobite Steam Railway

    Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Jacobite Steam Railway Railway Viaduct
    • Mallaig
  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    Enjoy a day to relax today with a free day to do as you please - admire the views of Loch Linnhe from one of the hotel's lounges or gardens, take a walk to nearby Inchree Falls, or perhaps catch the local bus service to Fort William - the 'outdoor capital' of the UK.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6: Loch Ness Cruise and Glenfinnan

    Our included excursion today takes us firstly to Commando Memorial, a poignant monument that commands spectacular views of the surrounding scenery, dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces.

    We continue to Fort Augustus, at the southern-most tip of mighty Loch Ness. Here we take to the waters for a relaxing and informative cruise.

    Later in the day we travel along part of the 'Road to the Isles', following the route of the West Highland Line to make a stop at the Glenfinnan Visitor Centre. Here you can enjoy the stunning views of the viaduct from below, or perhaps stroll to the magnificent monument on the shores of the loch for some superb photo opportunities.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Loch Ness

    Loch Ness
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • Commando Memorial
    • Glenfinnan Visitor Centre
    • Loch Ness
    • Fort Augustus
  • Day 7: Fort William to North England

    We leave Scotland behind and cross back into England for an overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £109.00 (5 days).

Hotels

If travelling from the North of England, you will stay for four nights at the 3-star Onich Hotel on the shores of Loch Linnhe. 

If travelling from the South of England, you will stay for five nights at the 3-star Onich Hotel, and will have comfortable overnight stays in Northern England on the outbound and return journeys. 

  • Onich Hotel & Lochside Gardens

    Located on the shores of Loch Linnhe, between Glencoe and Fort William. This hotel boasts stunning loch and mountain views and is the ideal base for exploring the Highlands.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • 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.

See our full list of our joining points.

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