2017 Festive Jacobite More Inclusive

2017 Festive Jacobite More Inclusive

Designed to coincide with the first ever winter season of the Jacobite Steam, this new tour stays at the Alexandra Hotel in Fort William and 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.

5 Days From Only £395.00

 

DEPARTS

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Tuesday 12 December 2017

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

The beautiful West Highland Line from Fort William by Jacobite Steam Train

The Nevis Gondola cable car

Tour of the Ben Nevis Distillery with a wee dram

Trundle across the Glenfinnan Viaduct en route to Mallaig on the West Highland Line

Take an original ‘Great Rail Journey of the World’ on the spectacular Kyle Line

Coach trip along the Great Glen and Loch Ness

Dinner every day, plus 4 lunches

3 Drinks Vouchers each evening in the hotel

Entertainment on 2 evenings

 

Also included in your Tour Fare:

Dinner every evening plus 4 lunches (3 will be picnic lunches)

Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

Hotel Porterage

DAY 1

If travelling by train, our Tour Manager will meet you at Glasgow Central, transferring across the city to Queen Street Station for our evening journey on the West Highland Line to Fort William, where a light meal will be waiting at the hotel for four nights, the Alexandra Hotel.

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DAY 2

After breakfast our local coach takes us the short distance to the Nevis Gondola cable car, which whisks us high up the mountain for incredible views. Back in Fort William, we visit the Ben Nevis Distillery for a tour and a warming 'wee dram' before we take lunch in the hotel. Your afternoon is free to explore Fort William a little, with its dramatic backdrop of Ben Nevis.

B, L, D

DAY 3

A truly stunning coach journey heads into the Great Glen, driving alongside Loch Ness en route to Dingwall. Here we join the original 'Great Railway Journey of the World' made famous from Michael Palin's trailblazing programme - The Kyle Line. Tuck into your picnic lunch as our train climbs past great forests, stopping briefly in small hamlets, before descending through lochs and stunning seascape scenery to Kyle of Lochalsh, overlooking the Isle of Skye. Our circular tour is then completed by coach, heading south through the western Highlands to Fort William for our evening meal.

B, PL, D

DAY 4

Today we pick up our packed lunches from the hotel and rejoin the West Highland Line for the final part of the epic journey to Mallaig on the famous Jacobite Steam Train. Trundling first past the Caledonian Canal's locks, we head through rocky mountain landscapes, crossing Glenfinnan Viaduct, where Bonnie Prince Charlie's monument and Loch Shiel are viewed before bursting out onto the Atlantic coastline of golden white sands with distant views of Rhum and Eigg. Enjoy time in Mallaig with views across the sea to Skye before returning by steam to Fort William.

B, PL, D

DAY 5

The hotel provides one final packed lunch today, as we bid farewell to Fort William. If travelling by train today you will see the section of the West Highland Line in wintry daylight glory, climbing high across the heather of Rannoch Moor, whose splendid isolation can only be experienced by train or on foot (no road leads here), before skirting Lochs Lomond, Long and Gareloch en route to Glasgow, from where we disperse to your home stations.

B, PL

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, PL=Packed Lunch, D=Dinner

HOTEL

Alexandra Hotel, Fort William

Situated close by the railway station this comfortable Victorian villa hotel offers all rooms en suite with TV and radio, telephone and hospitality tray. The dining room is proud of its locally sourced Table d'Hôte menu.

 

FARES

Fare Region

First

Standard

RC (-)

London: Euston

£805

£590

-£25

Greater London

£845

£620

-£25

South of England

£855

£630

-£30

East Anglia

£855

£630

-£30

South West

£895

£690

-£40

Heart of England

£735

£585

-£20

Midlands

£750

£585

-£20

Yorkshire

£685

£560

-£20

North East

£650

£540

-£15

North West

£695

£545

-£15

South Wales

£810

£625

-£25

North Wales

£745

£590

-£20

Scotland

£535

£505

-£10


Join & Leave at Hotel £395

Single Room Supplement £85

 

4 nights’ bed, breakfast & Table d’Hôte evening meal, 4 lunches (including 3 packed lunches)

Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)

Rail & coach travel, with transfers as described

All excursions & admissions as detailed

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

Hotel Porterage

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