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The Most Luxurious Railway Journey in the UK Is This Edwardian-Style Trip throughout Scotland

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If you’re looking for a romantic weekend away with a bit of a difference, we have a trip that is one part traditional luxury, second part picturesque scenic Scottish highland tour, you need to consider.

The Belmond Royal Scotsman is a railway journey like no other, with its champagne on arrival, five-starred service, luxury cabins, Michelin-standard fine dining, jaw-dropping Scottish highland views, and even a unique spa experience all on board an impressive Edwardian-style train. It is one of the most luxurious railway journey’s in Europe and we aren’t surprised why.

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The Belmond Royal Scotsman

Whether arriving for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a coffee and snack, staff aboard the Royal Scotsman are always close by to make sure the experience is luxurious and relaxing.

The stunning train, originally made in 1985, can carry up to 36 passengers and is ideal for couples looking for a short break together.

The accommodation aboard rivals those found in most five-star hotels. Each room is fitted with gorgeous wooden panels, traditional Scottish tartan carpets, cosy rugs, and two single beds.

There are en-suite private bath and shower rooms, along with a fab call button, which will bring members of staff to your room to take care of any requests, including making a cup of tea or coffee to heating a hot water bottle for you on cold nights.

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The Belmond Royal Scotsman

At night the train will dock, so no need to worry about motion sickness when getting ready for bed.

And if you think the experience is confined to just the train, you’d be wrong with each day filled with trips from golfing, to white water rafting, to whisky distillery tours.

The best bit is there are a number of luxury railway journey routes to choose from.

There is the four-day classic trip from Edinburgh along the east coast to Aberdeen, through Inverness, and on to Kyle of Lochalsh before returning to Edinburgh. A Scottish highland experience taking passengers to the heart of the Cairngorms national park, a grand tour of Great Britain, plus a number of other scenic trips throughout Scotland and the UK.

Prices for trips on the Belmond Royal Scotsman range from £3,100 to an eye-watering £11,000, and can be booked at Belmond Royal Scotsman online.

For more information on this luxury railway journey visit Belmond Royal Scotsman online.

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