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Scottish Marvels

Journeying from London overnight to picturesque Scotland, the Caledonian sleeper train is one of the many unforgettable options Offering bespoke holidays by rail in the UK,
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The new Caledonian Sleeper to Fort William and
Mallaig itinerary is one of Britain’s most iconic rail
journeys. Board the famous Caledonian sleeper
train in London, settle into a comfortable
compartment and speed towards the Scottish
border, arriving into Fort William the next morning.
With fresh sheets, duvets and plump white
pillows, the sleeper train offers comfortable
accommodation. Head to the lounge car for a
nightcap of whiskey or for a full dinner of
Haggis, tatties and neeps before falling asleep
as you race north.
The train snakes along the banks of Loch
Lomond, circles the famous horseshoe curve
around Beinn Dorain, Beinn a’ Chaisteil and Beinn
Odhar, passes Britain’s most remote train station in
Corrour and speeds by Loch Treig before arriving
into Fort William in the late morning. On arrival,
make your way to the Nevis Bank Inn for an
unforgettable two-night stay.
Explore Fort William, the second largest
settlement in the Scottish Highlands, nestled at the
foot of Ben Nevis at the head of Loch Linnhe.
Soak up the atmosphere and spectacular natural
beauty of the surrounding areas and visit the
West Highland Museum for some insight into the
region’s fascinating history.
Next board a train along the West Highland Line
to Mallaig. Regularly celebrated as one of the most
scenic rail journeys in the world, the train passes
stunning scenery. Travel around the banks of Loch
Eil and Loch Eilt; catching a glimpse of Ben Nevis as
you head towards the Caledonian Canal. Gaze at
‘Neptune’s Staircase’, a succession of locks, before
travelling over the Glenfinnan Viaduct. Passengers
will recognise this segment of the trip as it was made
famous in the Harry Potter films.
After staying overnight at the West Highland
Hotel, Mallaig, you will travel back to Fort William,
where you will connect onto a sleeper train that
takes you back over the border and through
England towards London.
Passengers travelling with will enjoy
the same fantastic amenities discovered on the
outbound trip, so relax and sleep comfortably as you
head back to England’s capital. Arrive in London the
next morning and continue with your onward journey.
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