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Grand Tour of Great Britain
A round-Britain itinerary.
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Scotland - Edinburgh, the Highland Line to Aviemore, visit the estate of Rothiemurchus. Visit Culloden battle field and a whisky distillery ● England - Chester, visit the city and the cathedral ● Wales - visit Gwydir Castle and ride on board a heritage railway ● England - Bath, visit to the Roman Baths. Oxford, dinner at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Cambridge, a tour of the city. York, visit York Minster and the National Railway Museum. Visit Alnwick Castle.
Prices are per person and include all table d'hôte meals, all alcoholic and other beverages, all sightseeing excursions as shown in the itinerary and accommodation on board based on two people sharing a twin compartment or one person in a single.
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Depart from Edinburgh and travel through Perth, enjoy afternoon tea on the Highland Line to Aviemore.
Arrive early evening in the peaceful Highland village of Boat of Garten.
Cocktails are served followed by an informal dinner.
Visit estate of Rothiemurchus for clay pigeon shooting and wildlife walks.
Return to the train for lunch before visiting Culloden.
Continue east to Keith where you will have an opportunity to visit Strathisla Distillery.
Rejoin the train in Keith and continue through Speyside towards Dundee on the banks of the Firth of Tay.
Head south into England, passing the Lake District National Park.
Historical walking tour of Chester, including a drinks reception in the cathedral.
Prepare for an informal dinner as the train crosses into Wales.
After dinner disembark for a visit to Gwydir Castle.
Visit the walled town of Caernarfon with its picturesque castle and enjoy a ride on a narrow gauge railway.
Arrive back in England.
Breakfast is served on the move as the train travels south to the spa city of Bath.
On arrival in Bath enjoy guided tour of Roman baths and time to explore the World Heritage-listed city.
Travel to Oxford and transfer to Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons for dinner.
Rejoin the train and enjoy an after-dinner drink as the train travels to the Nene Valley Railway.
Visit Cambridge and historic Corpus Christi college, including the Parker library with its medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.
Guests can also enjoy a leisurely punt on the River Cam.
Overnight stabling in Scarborough.
Breakfast is served as the train travels from Scarborough to York.
Enjoy a guided tour or free time in the city before morning coffee at Fairfax House.
Rejoining the train, you travel up through Northumberland into Alnmouth by early evening, here you disembark for a celebratory private viewing of Alnwick Castle followed by an exclusive farewell dinner.
Return to the train for your last night on board.
Depart Northumberland early in the morning, cross the border back into Scotland and arrive back at Edinburgh Waverley after breakfast.
The Royal Scotsman departs Edinburgh at 1.42pm on day one and arrives back in Edinburgh at 9.46am on day eight (provisional timings).
Itineraries are subject to change and all timings shown are for your guidance only. Confirmed itineraries and timings will be supplied with your travel documents.
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