Royal Scotsman : Grand Tour of Great Britain


Journey through ever-changing landscapes of sweeping glens, towering peaks and mirror-calm lochs on this round-Britain itinerary.

Itinerary


Cities Covered Edinburgh ,  Boat of Garten

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.

 


Cities Covered Boat of Garten ,  Dundee

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.

 


Cities Covered Dundee ,  Chester

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.

 


Cities Covered caernarfon ,  Isle of Anglesey

Visit the walled town of Caernarfon with its picturesque castle.
Here your steam train awaits to transport you up into Snowdonia National Park.
Travel to the Isle of Anglesey for a private tour of Plas Cadnant Estate, one of North Wales' best kept secrets
Return to mainland and re-join Belmond Royal Scotsman in time for dinner

 


Cities Covered Isle of Anglesey ,  Peterborough

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.
Return to the train in time for a light lunch, with time to relax before disembarking in Oxford for dinner at one of the UK's finest country house hotels, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons.
Re-join the train in Oxford and relax with an after-dinner drink as you travel south through Berkshire and then through the outskirts of London before heading north to the private Nene Valley Railway near Peterborough where the train stables overnight. 

 


Cities Covered Peterborough ,  Scarborough

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.

 


Cities Covered Scarborough ,  Northumberland

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.

 


Cities Covered Scarborough ,  Edinburgh

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

 



Departure Dates and Rates

Departures
Jul 20195

All Rates in GBP per person including ALL taxes and surcharges. Your reservation will be processed in US$ at the exchange rate upon booking.

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Double Cabin (Matrimonial Bed)
For departure July 5,2019 GBP 22,000 GBP 11,000 CALL US
Single Cabin
For departure July 5,2019 GBP 11,000 CALL US CALL US
Twin Cabin (2 Twin Beds)
For departure July 5,2019 GBP 17,600 GBP 11,000 CALL US

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Includes                                       

  •  Seven nights aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman luxury train                                 
  • 24-hour steward service                                 
  • All meals aboard the train: full Scottish breakfast, three-course lunch, and four-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petits fours                                 
  • All beverages including alcoholic drinks                                 
  • A visit to Rothiemurchus Estate with a choice of country pursuits                                 
  • A tour of Culloden Battlefield and the Strathisla Distillery                                 
  • A visit to Chester Cathedral and a private evening drinks reception at Gwydir Castle                                 
  • A steam-train journey to Snowdonia National Park onboard the Welsh Highland Railway                                 
  • A private tour of Plas Cadnant Gardens                                 
  • A visit to Bath and a guided tour of Roman baths                                 
  • A tour of Cambridge including a private tour of the Parker library                                 
  • Guided walking tour of York including the York Minster                                 
  • A private Gala dinner at Alnwick Castle                                 
  • Traditional entertainment on board             

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Transfers before or after your train journey
  • Gratuities for crew members
  • Items of a personal nature, souvenirs and any other items not specifically mentioned as included.

    

 

Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:
(i) 15% of total tour cost due at the time of booking
(ii) 85% or balance no later than 65 days prior to date of the first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

CHANGE FEES:
(i) one free, then 10% of total tour value for 56 days or more to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(ii) 20% of total tour value for 55-21 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iii) 60% of total tour value for 20-3 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iv) 100% of total tour values for 2 days or less of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

(i) 15% of the total tour value if cancelled 56 days or more to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(ii) 30% of the total tour value if cancelled 55-21 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iii) 70% of the total tour value if cancelled 20-3 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iv) 100% of the total tour value if cancelled 2 or less days prior to the date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

 

Cancellations should be intimated by FAX to the corporate office in Miami,FL.

The above times are based on European time. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests  need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.






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