Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland


Royalty riding through pine-clad mountains and lochs.

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Property Overview

The Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train is a stunning display of Highland magic. Lined with rich marquetry, each cabin aboard this train features plush beds fitted with soft Scottish wools and tartans. Dine on world-class cuisine rich with Scottish specialties and embark on thrilling excursions each day with an onboard private guide. Or perhaps enjoy a wee dram in their observation car before retiring to a plush cabin for the night.


SmartFlyer Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Fully flexible on board credit: 100 USD equivalent per person per journey and 45 USD equivalent per person for day trips
  • A 500 USD equivalent gift voucher when booking a 5,000 USD equivalent or more holiday with Belmond, redeemable on your next Belmond experience
  • Welcome amenity and letter
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Agent Tips

  • The Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland only accommodates forty passengers, making this ideal for full bookouts to celebrate the best of life's occasions.
What's Included?

Bespoke excursions across the United Kingdom.

All trips on the Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland are roundtrips from Edinburgh, ranging from two to seven nights from April-October. Shorter journeys include dining and visits to sites like the Loch Lomond and Isle of Bute, with outdoor excursions offered at every stop. Longer journeys include in-depth tours of historical castles and landscapes, as well as dining at various Belmond properties along the way.

The Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train is known for its bespoke excursions across the United Kingdom. These include anything from stargazing and Highland safaris to visiting traditional whisky distilleries, local castles, and grand country estates. The train also offers a Spa Car with two treatment rooms. Treatments include facials, massages, and manicures that serve as relaxing alternatives to the train's many outdoor excursions.

Savour the unfolding Scottish countryside.

The Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train's Edwardian-style cabins are fitted with mahogany marquetry, providing a cosy yet opulent haven in which to retire. There are four single, fifteen twin, and three double cabins available, including an interconnecting cabin that is adaptable for passengers with restricted mobility. All private cabins are equipped with an ensuite shower room, a wardrobe, a desk and a picture window from which to savour the unfolding Scottish countryside.
Restaurant + Bar

Imaginative dishes with Scottish flair.

All meals are served in the two Dining Cars on board: Raven and Swift, both accommodating up to twenty guests. All food is freshly prepared on the train by their expert chefs using their Scottish flair to create imaginative dishes using the freshest local produce. The largest tables can accommodate from six to eight guests.

The Observation Car accommodates all forty passengers in comfortable sofas, armchairs, and banquet-style seating. The bar here is open throughout the day offering a selection of over fifty whiskies. There is also an open veranda where guests can enjoy the passing countryside. Evenings bring traditional Scottish entertainment after dinner, including music from local players.
  • Who's it for?
    Wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts would thrive on one of the Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train's Highland itineraries. The longer overnight journeys provide guests unprecedented access to the country's stunning historical sites, always customizable to accommodate your private party.
  • Location
    Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland makes stops all across Scotland, including Edinburgh, Carrbridge, and Kyle of Lochalsh.

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