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Slowly Through the North Highlands by Train

Begin your leisurely journey in the Highland capital of Inverness

Best Time To Go

April - October

Why not...

add a day trip to the fascinating Orkney Islands?

Prices From

£1195

No of Nights

8
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Begin your leisurely journey in the Highland capital of Inverness

Slowly Through the North Highlands by Train

Best Time To Go

April - October

Why not...

add a day trip to the fascinating Orkney Islands?

Prices From

£1195

No of Nights

8

Explore the coast and wilderness around Scotland’s spectacular Far North Rail Line, enjoyed at an unhurried pace.

Very few places, in our opinion, come close to matching the Scotland’s North Highlands’ blend of tranquillity, majesty and unforgettable scenery. One of our favourite ways to experience all this is via some of the world’s most scenic railway journeys along the fabled and meandering Far North Line. As ever, we’ve chosen appealing accommodation, fascinating things to do, a full day with an expert local guide plus bags of leisure time. Leave your car behind and choose a most relaxing way to see this exquisite part of the country.

Holiday Details

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Day One – Inverness

Day Two – Cruise on Haunting Loch Ness

Day Three – North-East to Royal Dornoch

Day Four – Make the Most of Dornoch

Day Five – Head North and Visit Wonderful Dunrobin Castle

Day Six – At Leisure on the North Coast

Day Seven – A Private Guided Tour of the North Coast & Flow Country

Day Eight – At Leisure in the Flow Country

Day Nine – Return by Rail to Inverness

Sustainable Travel

Slowly Around the North Highlands by Train is part of our ever-growing collection of public transport holidays, enabling you to reach fascinating destinations without the need to drive. We feel strongly that true sustainability also means promoting and helping to maintain a way of life in areas where the economic benefit of tourism can make a genuine difference to the local community. That’s why we feature locally owned small accommodation and local guides on this holiday. We also include days fully at leisure when you can do as little or as much as you please.

Location

This holiday includes time in Inverness, Dornoch, Thurso and the Flow Country.


Pricing

£1195 per person in April & October, £1295 per person from May to September.

Prices based on two people sharing a double / twin room ensuite for eight nights bed and breakfast plus dinner included on two nights. The holiday includes a full day’s private guided tour/transfer from Thurso to the Flow Country, as well as a cruise on Loch Ness. All train travel as detailed is included.

Not included: Taxis in Inverness and entrance fee at Dunrobin Castle.

The single supplement for this holiday is £500, based on sole occupancy of double rooms and solo private tour/transfer.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended places to eat, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

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