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                                                                                                                     Jacobite Steam Train



      The Western Isles of Scotland






      Thursday 1 September to Wednesday 14 September 2022

      Travel up through the Outer Hebrides, before heading eastwards to the Isle of Skye. On the mainland, combine iconic rail journeys such as the
      Jacobite steam train with some of Scotland’s cultural jewels. Visits include Eilean Donan Castle and the Rosslyn Chapel.

      Day 1 - Welcome to Glasgow           Day 3 - Jacobite Steam                Day 5 - Isle of Barra
      We meet in Glasgow for a welcome dinner and a  A  return  journey  on  the  famous  Jacobite  Steam   A relaxed day of sightseeing via the Sound of Barra
      1-night  stay.  If  you’ve  never  been  to  this  national  train today. This 84 mile round trip sees us cross the   ferry. Unearth times past at the Dualchas Heritage
      cultural hub, why not arrive a day or two early? We  21-arched Glenfinnan Viaduct which overlooks Loch   Centre and watch planes land at the island’s unique
      would be happy to arrange this for you, along with  Shiel and the Jacobite monument. There is time for   airport - it is the only one in the world which uses a
      rail tickets from your home station.  lunch in the tiny fishing port of Mallaig before we   tidal beach as a runway.
                                           return to Fort William.
      Day 2 - West Highland Line                                                 Day 6 - North to Harris
      Have a leisurely morning or get up early to make the  Day 4 - Mallaig to South Uist  We take a scenic drive across both Uist islands this
      most of your time here, the choice is yours. We take  Take a ride up the UK’s only Mountain Gondola and   morning to Berneray for the Sound of Harris ferry
      a lunchtime train along the shores of Loch Lomond,  enjoy the stunning scenery of the surrounding lochs   over to Leverburgh. En route, we visit the Kildonan
      round the horseshoe curve and over Rannoch Moor.  and glens. Later on, continue by road to Mallaig for   Heritage Centre. Once on Harris, we journey around
      This line has been voted Britain’s most scenic and it  the afternoon ferry to Lochboisdale. Our hotel for   the west coast of the isle - famed for its spectacular
      is easy to see why. Most of the line is a twisty single  the next 2 nights is only steps away and we arrive in   beaches and wildflower ‘machair’ habitats - to Tarbert
      track  through  spectacular  Highland  scenery.  Late  time for our evening meal.  where we have a 1-night stay.
      afternoon arrival into Fort William for a 2-night stay.












     Apprentice Pillar © Rosslyn Chapel Trust/Antonia Reeve  Dunvegan Castle © MacLeod Estate













     5      Over 45 Years of Unforgettable Rail Journeys
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