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Belmond Royal Scotsman - Heritage Homes & Gardens Autumn (September)

Join us to discover outstanding autumnal gardens as we venture on a scenic rail journey into the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and South West Scotland.


Cities Covered Edinburgh ,  Scarborough

The train departs Edinburgh in the early afternoon making its way south along the dramatic east coast.
Take time to settle into your cabin, and enjoy inspiring views of the wild North Sea.
At Alnmouth you’ll disembark to tour the extensive grounds of Howick Hall Gardens, the impressive variety of rare flora are a horticulturalist’s delight.
Return to the train for a sumptuous informal dinner as we journey on to the seaside town of Scarborough.


Cities Covered Scarborough ,  Penrith

Unwind this morning with a leisurely breakfast on board as Belmond Royal Scotsman travels along the Settle to Carlisle Railway. Look out as we cross the iconic arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct, the perfect time to head to the observation veranda!
An early lunch is served before you disembark in Hexham to visit nearby Chipchase Castle and Gardens. Explore the grounds and architecture of this imposing Jacobean Mansion, and revel in splendid views across the River Tyne.
Dinner this evening is informal, followed by live music in the Observation Car as we head west to stable at Penrith.


Cities Covered Dumfries and Galloway ,  Penrith

Today’s adventure takes you Derwentwater, a spectacular expanse of water nestled in the heart of the Lake District. Spend the morning exploring the charms of this cherished location - an inspiration for Beatrix Potter’s ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’..
Lunch is served at the home of Lord and Lady Inglewood, followed by a private tour of their historic estate, Hutton-in-the-Forest.
Return to the train to indulge in an informal dinner as we travel northwards to stable for the night.


Cities Covered Dumfries and Galloway ,  Sanquhar

Continue north this morning, back over the Scottish border to Dumfries & Galloway.
Disembark the train to tour the Garden of Cosmic Speculation, based at the home of landscape architect and postmodern theorist Charles Jencks.
After lunch on board disembark in Sanquhar to see Drumlanrig Castle, the Dumfriesshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry.
Return to the train for your final dinner, a formal affair and indulgent delight! Then make your way to the Observation Car for a farewell nightcap.


Cities Covered Sanquhar ,  Edinburgh

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the train makes its way back to Edinburgh.


Departure Dates and Rates

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

DateSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Jun 03, 2019 - Jun 07, 2019GBP 6,350.00CALL US

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  •  Four 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       
  • An exclusive visit to Howick Hall Gardens
  • Special guest hosts on board; Photographer Patsy Floyd and Gardening writer Susan Chivers                                 
  • A guided tour of Chipchase Castle and Gardens                                 
  • A trip to Drumlanrig Castle               
  • Entrance to the Garden of Cosmic Speculation                                 
  • Traditional entertainment on board       



  • 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

(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


(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



(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.


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