Grand Tour of Great Britain

Trips from £9,790 per adult
Route: Edinburgh - Boat of Garten - Keith - Chester - Bath - Cambridge - York - Edinburgh

What's included:
Luxury accommodation, including all meals and beverages, tours to fascinating sites across Scotland, Engand and Wales, plus private dinner at Alnwick Castle.

Your Journey

    Day One
  • Depart from Edinburgh and travel through Perth, enjoy afternoon tea on the Highland Line to Aviemore.
  • Arrive early evening in the peaceful Highland village of Boat of Garten.
  • Cocktails are served followed by an informal dinner.

    Day Two
  • Visit estate of Rothiemurchus for clay pigeon shooting and wildlife walks.
  • Return to the train for lunch before visiting Culloden.
  • Continue east to Keith where you will have an opportunity to visit Strathisla Distillery.
  • Rejoin the train in Keith and continue through Speyside towards Dundee on the banks of the Firth of Tay.

    Day Three
  • Head south into England, passing the Lake District National Park.
  • Historical walking tour of Chester, including a drinks reception in the cathedral.
  • Prepare for an informal dinner as the train crosses into Wales.
  • After dinner disembark for a visit to Gwydir Castle.

    Day Four
  • Visit the walled town of Caernarfon with its picturesque castle and enjoy a ride on a narrow gauge railway.
  • Arrive back in England.

    Day Five
  • Breakfast is served on the move as the train travels south to the spa city of Bath.
  • On arrival in Bath enjoy guided tour of Roman baths and time to explore the World Heritage-listed city.
  • Travel to Oxford and transfer to Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons for dinner.
  • Rejoin the train and enjoy an after-dinner drink as the train travels to the Nene Valley Railway.

    Day Six
  • Visit Cambridge and historic Corpus Christi college, including the Parker library with its medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.
  • Guests can also enjoy a leisurely punt on the River Cam.
  • Overnight stabling in Scarborough.

    Day Seven
  • Breakfast is served as the train travels from Scarborough to York.
  • Guided walking tour of the city including York Minster.
  • Rejoining the train, you travel up through Northumberland into Alnmouth by early evening, here you disembark for a celebratory private viewing of Alnwick Castle followed by an exclusive farewell dinner.
  • Return to the train for your last night on board.

    Day Eight
  • Depart Northumberland early in the morning, cross the border back into Scotland and arrive back at Edinburgh Waverley after breakfast.

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