2018 Inner Hebridean Island Hopper

2018 Inner Hebridean Island Hopper

A seven day hop around the Highlands and Inner Hebrides, see Arran or 'Scotland in Miniature', the Mull of Kintyre, Islay, Mull, Iona and Skye on this tour to the unspoilt isles off the Scottish coast. That's not all though, as we also feature the West Highland Railway.

7 Days From Only £899

 

DEPARTS

Tuesday 15 May 2018*

Thursday 4 October 2018

 

*Please note that we published an image of the Jacobite Steam Train in error in our brochure. The OCTOBER date will festure the Jacobite, however, the MAY departure has the same journey using the ScotRail service.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sail to Arran, known as ‘Scotland in Miniature’

  • Take the ‘wee boat’ to the Mull of Kintyre

  • Stay on Loch Fyne at Inveraray

  • Tour the beautiful island of Islay

  • Hop across to the Isle of Mull

  • Visit the sacred Isle of Iona

  • Take the West Highland Line Fort William branch across Rannoch Moor

  • Continue through great scenery to Mallaig

  • Tour the mystical Isle of Skye

Also included in your Tour Fare:

  • Dinner every evening

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

  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

DAY 1

Arriving in Glasgow, we spend our first night at the Jury's Inn.

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DAY 2

We sail to Arran, affectionately known as 'Scotland in Miniature', touring the island before catching the 'wee boat' at Lochranza onto the Mull of Kintyre. Driving along the shores of Loch Fyne, we arrive at the Inveraray Inn for three nights.

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DAY 3

We board an early morning sailing bound for Islay, with breakfast on board. Considered one of the most beautiful islands, we view some of its lovely 130 miles of coastline, with a tour and tasting at one of the distilleries for which the island is equally famous.

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DAY 4

We begin by coach to Oban to catch the ferry to Mull. Crossing this beautiful island, we take the short ferry as foot passengers to the sacred Isle of Iona, the burial place of over 100 Scottish kings.

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DAY 5

Leaving Inveraray, we transfer to Crianlarich to board our train on the northern branch of the West Highland Line over remote and breathtaking Rannoch Moor, descending into Fort William under the gaze on Ben Nevis. Here we spend two nights at the Imperial Hotel.

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DAY 6

We travel by coach to through breathtaking scenery to Kyle of Lochalsh, crossing the Skye Bridge onto the island itself. After spending a little time in the island's capital, Portree, we continue southwards to Armadale to catch the ferry back to the mainland at Mallaig. Here we join the West Highland Line again, experiencing the stunning final leg of the railway, crossing the Glenfinnan Viaduct, back to Fort William.

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DAY 7

If travelling by train enjoy the scenery of the West Highland Line again en route to Glasgow and homeward stations.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

HOTELS

Jury’s Inn, Glasgow

A modern hotel situated close to the Clyde, Glasgow’s stations and other attractions.

 

Inveraray Inn, Inveraray

A lochside location close to the centre of Inveraray, the hotel dates back to the 1760s.

 

Imperial Hotel, Fort William

A traditional 3 star hotel close to Loch Linnhe in the centre of Fort William.

 

FARES

Fare Region

First

Standard

RC (-)

London: Euston

£1,260

£1,085

-£25

Greater London

£1,300

£1,110

-£30

South of England

£1,300

£1,125

-£30

East Anglia

£1,300

£1,125

-£30

South West

£1,290

£1,125

-£30

Heart of England

£1,205

£1,055

-£20

Midlands

£1,170

£1,045

-£20

Yorkshire

£1,105

£1,015

-£20

North East

£1,085

£1,000

-£15

North West

£1,125

£1,010

-£15

South Wales

£1,225

£1,075

-£30

North Wales

£1,165

£1,045

-£25

Scotland

£1,025

£999

-£10



 

Join & Leave at Hotels £899

 

MAY Departure Supplement £50

 

Single Room Supplement £190

 

6 nights’ bed, breakfast & Table d’Hôte evening meal

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

Rail & coach travel, with transfers as described

All excursions and admissions as detailed

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

Important – Please select the number of passengers before proceeding to ‘Book Now’

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Festive & Winter Tours

Festive & Winter Tours 2017 - 2018

 

Yorkshire Christmas Markets & Steam

From Price: £335.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 16/11/2017
 

Winchester, Salisbury & Bournemouth Markets

From Price: £399.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/11/2017
 

Dresden Festive Steam

From Price: £1,199.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 29/11/2017
 

Swiss St Nicholas Snow Train Adventure

From Price: £1,375.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 01/12/2017
 

Festive Harz Steam & the Kaiser's Carriage

From Price: £775.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/12/2017
 

2017 Festive Jacobite More Inclusive

From Price: £395.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 departure(s) between 05/12/2017 and 12/12/2017
 

2017 Rhine Valley Christmas Markets & Steam

From Price: £499.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 07/12/2017
 

Bavarian & Harz Mountains Festive Steam

From Price: £1,195.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 08/12/2017
 

2017 Festive Chester Merseybeat & Steam

From Price: £375.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 11/12/2017
 

A Grand Tour of Scotland at Christmas

From Price: £975.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2017
 

Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure

From Price: £1,445.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2017
 

Christmas Time by the Romantic Rhine

From Price: £799.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2017
 

Black Forest New Year Steam & More

From Price: £1,189.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 28/12/2017
 

New Year Celebrations by the Romantic Rhine

From Price: £799.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 29/12/2017

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