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SCOTTISH CITIES BY RAIL

Travelling by train explore central Scotland and three of her iconic cities; uncover stark contrasts as you uncover the dynamic urban centre of Glasgow and the historic charm of Stirling not to mention the nation’s famous capital in Edinburgh.

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KEY FEATURES

Duration:
5 days / 4 nights

Regions visited:
Central Scotland

Start point:
Glasgow or Edinburgh

End point:
Glasgow or Edinburgh

Customizable:
Yes (subject to rail timetables)

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CONTACT US

UK international:
+44 (0)2921 660 747

US toll-free:
1-866-209-4554

Email:
[email protected]

 

ITINERARY

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DAY ONE

Glasgow City, Glasgow Cathedral and Kelvingrove Musuem

Scottish Cities by Rail Tour - Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow, Scotland

Begin your tour in Scotland's largest city, the thriving centre of Glasgow home to modern Scottish culture. Explore the Victorian monuments of George Square, the bustling Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow Cathedral and necropolis, Kelvingrove Park and Museum to the new Riverside Museum. By night enjoy a vibrant nightlife around the fashionable bars of the Merchant City or the West End.

accommodationOvernight: Glasgow.

attractionsHighlights: Glasgow City, Kelvingrove Museum and George Square.

DAY TWO

Stirling Town, Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument

Scottish Cities by Rail Tour - Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland

From Glasgow a short rail journey sees you arrive in Stirling which has played a key role in Scottish history throughout the ages. Explore the spectacular Stirling Castle before taking a wander through the cobbled streets of the old town to visit the old town jail or make a short journey to the towering National Wallace Monument offerin spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

accommodationOvernight: Stirling.

distanceJourney time: 45 minutes (approx.)*.

attractionsHighlights: Stirling Town, Stirling Castle and National Wallace Monument.

DAYS THREE AND FOUR

Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Yacht Britannia

Scottish Cities by Rail Tour - Edinburgh

Edinburgh at dusk, Scotland

Another quick train ride will take you to the Scottish capital at Edinburgh. Explore the twisting alleys of the cobbled old town to the sweeping avenues of the opulent Georgian new town. Possible visits include the Queen's residence at the Palace of Holyrood House, the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Scottish Parliament building, a host of museums and the crowning glory at Edinburgh Castle.

accommodationOvernight: Edinburgh x 2 nights.

distanceJourney time: 1 hour (approx.)*.

attractionsHighlights: Edinburgh City, Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and Palace of Holyrood House.

DAY FIVE

Return home

Your tour ends. Make your way to the aiport for your return flight home or onward travel.

MAP

Scottish Cities by Rail Map - rail tour of Scotland

INCLUSIONS

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arrowWHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 4 nights accommodation (suggested accommodations listed below).
  • Full cooked Scottish breakfast each morning.
  • Britrail Central Scotland Pass (3 days within 7).
  • Adeo travel rail information including station details, journey durations and departure times.
  • Toll-free calls to your Britain vacation specialist whilst planning your trip.
  • Expert assistance during the planning of your trip and local number for advice during travel.

arrowSUGGESTED ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Hallmark Hotel, Glasgow x 1 night
  • Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling x 1 night
  • Edinburgh City Hotel, Edinburgh x 2 nights

As our rail tours are fully customizable we can tailor the suggested accommodations for your particular quotation based on your preferences, budget etc.

Unless otherwise requested all suggested accommodations for our rail tours will be within walking distance or a short taxi journey from the local railway station.

arrowOPTIONAL EXTRAS

  • Enjoy City Sightseeing Open Top Bus Tours in any of your three destinations.
  • Enjoy a Scottish themed dinner and entertainment including piping of the haggis in Edinburgh.
  • Purchase pre-paid tickets for the Royal Yacht Britannia.
  • Pre-book private airport transfers from your Edinburgh hotel.

arrowCUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR!

  • Add extra nights in any of your destinations to explore further.
  • Enjoy a day tour from Edinburgh to explore some of the outlying countryside and more remote sites.
  • Combine this tour with one of our other Britain rail tours.
  • Have your own rail travel expert accompany you on your tour.

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PRICING

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arrowDEPARTURE DATES 2017/18

This self-guided tour is customizable and can be taken at any time throughout the year and starting and ending on any day of the week - simply let us know your preferred dates of travel!

arrowPRICING 2017/18

Twin/Double - from GBP £349 per person.

Single supplements apply for solo travellers – please contact us for details

arrowPRICING NOTES

  • Above pricing is an estimated "from" price based on mid-season travel (March/April).
  • As this tour can be taken at any time pricing will vary dependent on departure day, date of travel, selected accommodations etc.
  • Above pricing is based on suggested accommodations listed however please note that we can tailor your specific quote to accommodate your budget and preferences.
  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room with one adult Britrail pass per person as specified.
  • Prices are for land only travel and do not include flights.
  • Prices are in GBP£ currency, for approximate amounts in other currencies please contact us.

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