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Picturesque Pitlochry & The Enchanted Forest

Based in the picture-postcard town of Pitlochry, this magical tour combines outstanding Scottish scenery with wonderful attractions. Experience the spectacular Enchanted Forest, steam nostalgia on the Strathspey Railway, and indulge in a wee dram at one of Scotland's oldest distilleries. Visit a famous royal retreat, an iconic expedition ship, and Britain's first military airfield plus enjoy free time to explore the city of Dundee.

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5 days from £1059

 

DEPARTS

Monday 20 October 2025

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience an unforgettable sound and light show at the spectacular Enchanted Forest

  • Discover the story of RRS Discovery and Captain Scott’s amazing Antarctic expedition

  • Stroll around Dundee’s redeveloped waterfront including the V&A Museum of Design

  • Enjoy wonderful coastal scenery on the rail journey from Dundee to Montrose

  • Visit Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Britain’s first military airfield

  • Admire stunning scenery from Perthshire’s iconic Queen’s View

  • Explore Glamis Castle, the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother

  • Sample a wee dram at Blair Athol Distillery

  • Enjoy free time to wander around the picture-postcard town of Pitlochry

  • Steam on the nostalgic Strathspey Steam Railway

 

Also included in your Tour Fare:

  • 4 nights’ bed, breakfast & evening meal

  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

DAY 1

Journey from your home station to Pitlochry and, on arrival, we will make our way to the Fishers Hotel, our base for the next four nights. We enjoy free time to explore our new surroundings before meeting for our first evening meal together.

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DAY 2

This morning, we travel to Dundee by rail where we visit Discovery Point, an award-winning attraction which tells the story of RRS Discovery and Captain Scott's remarkable Antarctic expedition. Afterwards, we can stroll next door and explore the impressive V&A museum or enjoy some free time to walk around Dundee taking our lunch at leisure before travelling by rail to Montrose enjoying magnificent views of the coast on our scenic journey. On arrival, we transfer the short distance by coach to the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, the first operational military airfield in Great Britain, and dedicated to aviation history dating back over 100 years. After our fascinating visit, we transfer back to Pitlochry by coach in time for our evening meal.

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DAY 3

After breakfast, we begin our day by travelling the short distance to the Queen's View, Highland Perthshire's most iconic viewpoint offering spectacular views across Loch Tummel. We continue our scenic journey by road to Glamis Castle where we enjoy a guided tour to learn the rich history of the castle, the legendary setting of Shakespeare's Macbeth, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, and the birthplace of Princess Margaret. This afternoon, we visit Blair Athol Distillery, one of the oldest operating distilleries in Scotland, for a tour and a wee dram before returning to the hotel for an early evening meal. Afterwards, we transfer to the magnificent Faskally Wood and experience the spectacular Enchanted Forest, Scotland's premiere light and sound experience set amidst a stunning woodland wonderland.

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DAY 4

After breakfast this morning, we can enjoy exploring the picture-postcard town of Pitlochry which boasts Queen Victoria as one of its original visitors. Enjoy a stroll along Main Street in this charming resort with many attractive shops, bars, and tearooms before we begin one of Scotland's great rail journeys as we head north into the Cairngorms, passing dense forests and wild moors, flanked by the Grampians, on our way to the mountain resort of Aviemore. Here we enjoy a return steam* excursion from Aviemore to Broomhill on the preserved section of the Highland Line known as the Strathspey Steam Railway passing through woods and alongside the meandering River Spey on a nostalgic journey. We return to Pitlochry by rail and enjoy our final evening meal together.

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DAY 5

After breakfast, we bid farewell to Pitlochry and make our way to the station for our homeward journeys.

*We reserve the right to travel by heritage diesel train should the steam locomotive not be available / timetabled at the time of our visit.

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HOTEL

Fishers Hotel, Pitlochry

Situated in the heart of picturesque Pitlochry with the railway station conveniently accessible through the hotel gardens, the Fishers Hotel offers a bright, spacious restaurant, relaxing bars, elegant lounge areas, and an outside seating area in the lovely gardens. The comfortable bedrooms provide an en-suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

FARES

Fare Region

First*

Standard

London: Euston

£1,485

£1,305

Greater London

£1,515

£1,319

South of England

£1,559

£1,345

East Anglia

£1,565

£1,349

South West

£1,709

£1,435

Heart of England

£1,529

£1,295

Midlands

£1,509

£1,309

Yorkshire

£1,425

£1,269

North East

£1,319

£1,215

North West

£1,379

£1,235

South Wales

£1,649

£1,389

North Wales

£1,495

£1,295

Scotland

£1,199

£1,129


*Please Note: Some local and regional train services are Standard Class seating only and First Class ticket holders will travel in standard class accommodation for these sections of their journey.

 

£20 tour discount for holders of National Railcards

Join & Leave at Hotel £1,079

Single Room Supplement £220

 

4 nights’ bed, breakfast & 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 & admissions as detailed

Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

 

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