Riding Royal Scotsman, a Belmond Train is one of those pinch-me moments. Ranking among the world’s most luxurious trains, the mahogany-clad cars marry Edwardian elegance with the comforts of a country house. Ten intricately designed carriages, including the sublime Bamford Spa, form a palace on wheels.
AT A GLANCE
THE TRAIN - An exclusive gathering of just 40 guests travel in unrivalled luxury
CABINS - Twin, double and single en-suite cabins available, as well as the interconnecting cabin suite with one car adapted for guests with limited mobility
FEATURES - Two exquisite dining Cars, an Observation Car with an open-air veranda, and an onboard spa offering a range of Bamford Haybarn Spa treatments
DINING - All meals and beverages included, with dishes freshly prepared onboard by expert chefs using quality local ingredients
ACTIVITIES - Distillery tours, country pursuits including fishing and shooting, stargazing, scenic guided walks, and exclusive tours to castles and country estates
JOURNEYS - A variety of itineraries capturing the heart of Scottish culture, themed journeys include whisky tasting with the Scottish Malt Whisky Society, the Scottish Golf Tour, and the best of Scotland’s country homes and gardens
- Journeys include: accommodation onboard, daily table d’hôte meals, all beverages, applicable taxes, all offboard excursions and onboard entertainment
- A 24-hour dedicated cabin steward assists passengers with their every need
- Teas and coffees are served any time in the Observation Car
- Carriage interiors are lined with rich mahogany panels, and adorned with plush fabrics and furnishings in an opulent Edwardian style
- The onboard Bamford Haybarn Spa offers a range of indulgent treatments for guests throughout their journeys
- A continental breakfast can be brought to guest’s cabins, along with tea or coffee
- Smart casual clothing is the norm for day wear, including comfortable clothes and shoes for outdoor activities.
- On alternate nights, there are formal dinners and black-tie is recommended. Gentleman may choose to wear a tuxedo or kilt, while ladies may opt for cocktail dresses or evening gowns. For informal dinners, a jacket and tie is the norm for gentlemen
- The train stables every evening in a quiet siding or station to assure guests enjoy a good night's rest
When the claret carriages of Royal Scotsman roll into Edinburgh Waverley station, an enchanting rail adventure is about to begin. Escorting an exclusive gathering of just 40 guests, a journey aboard is an intimate and immersive way to discover Scotland’s magic.
There are 15 twin, three double and four single State and interconnecting Cabins in the sleeping cars, all with en-suite showers, writing desks, wardrobes and service buttons. Fresh towels and amenities are provided daily, and hot-water bottles can be requested at turn down for guests in need of a cosy treat.
The Bamford Haybarn Spa offers guests the most unique relaxation space in Scotland. Bamford’s bespoke treatments include rejuvenating facials, de-stress and deep tissue massages, and glamorous manicures and pedicures using eco-friendly Kure Bazaar polishes.
The Observation Car is the social hub of the train. Stories are regaled with fellow guests over an evening aperitif from a comfy armchair, or the open-air veranda serves as a thrilling accompaniment to an inspiring sunset.
Dining is always a delight aboard Royal Scotsman. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the two Dining Cars. Raven seats guests on tables of four, setting a more intimate tone for dinners with friends and loved ones, while Swift offers tables of six or eight creating a lively dinner party ambience.
Regional specialities are created with the best local produce. From hearty Highland breakfasts to the freshest seared fish and melt-in- the-mouth Aberdeen Angus beef, all dishes are freshly prepared on-board the train by top chef Mark Tamburini and his expert team.
JOURNEYS & DESTINATIONS
Most journeys depart from Edinburgh Waverley station embarking on itineraries from 2 to 5 nights, encompassing the very best of the Highlands and stunning West Coast of Scotland.
Guests are treated to daily excursions including world renowned distillery tours, exclusive visits to country houses and estates, and exhilarating sporting pursuits.
Throughout the year Royal Scotsman ventures out on special itineraries dedicated to the unbridled indulgence of Scotland’s greatest past-times, such as the Golf Tour stopping off for a round at top Scottish courses, and a journey dedicated to whisky tastings with the Scottish Malt Whisky society.
Taste of the Highlands (2 nights)
Western Scenic Wonders (3 nights)
Scotland's Classic Splendours (4 nights)
Grand Taste of the Highlands (5 nights)
Grand Western Scenic Wonders (7 nights)
Heritage, Homes and Gardens (4 nights)
Scotch Malt Whisky Tour (4 nights)
Glorious and Grand - a Private Garden Tour (4 nights)
Clans, Castles and Isles (5 nights)
Grand Tour of Great Britain (7 nights)
- This is a guide itinerary and can be modified to suit. It is subject to availability and price at the time of booking. Other conditions may apply -
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