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Victorian Rail & Sail in the Trossachs

Victorian Rail & Sail in the Trossachs

From majestic railway journeys to spectacular mountains and sparkling lochs, on this break, you can fall in love with Scotland for yourself as we journey on the Bo'Ness & Kinneil Railway, plus a cruise on Loch Katrine and a visit to the Falkirk Wheel

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‘All Aboard’ - from majestic railway journeys to spectacular mountains and sparkling lochs, Scotland has always been treasured by the Royal Family, ever since Queen Victoria and Prince Albert fell in love with the Highlands in 1842. On this break, you can fall in love with Scotland for yourself as we journey on the Bo’Ness & Kinneil Railway with afternoon tea served on board, plus a cruise on Loch Katrine and a visit to the Falkirk Wheel

 

 

Includes

Return coach travel

4 nights half board

Hotel entertainment

Afternoon tea and dance at hotel on day 3

Loch Katrine cruise with lunch at Lochside Restaurant

Journey on the Bo’Ness & Kinneil Railway with afternoon tea served on board

Visits to Carlisle & Falkirk Wheel

 

Please note this price includes our door-to-door, if you do not require this service please call 08456 66 55 44* to place your booking.

Day 1

Travel north calling for some free time in the border city of Carlisle before crossing into Scotland to arrive at our 18th century coaching inn hotel situated in the pretty conservation village of Drymen, where roaring log fires and a warm Scottish welcome awaits. During your stay in-house entertainment will be included on 2 evenings.

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Day 2

Today we head north to explore the magnificent scenery of the Trossachs, with the highlight being a 2 hours cruise on Loch Katrine aboard the world-famous 120 year old steamship SS Sir Walter Scott. Lunch is included today at the lochside restaurant.

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Day 3

Full day at leisure with an afternoon tea dance at the hotel.

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Day 4

Another full day excursion which includes a spin on the world’s only rotating boat lift, the awe- inspiring Falkirk Wheel, linking the Forth & Clyde and Union canals, measuring 35 metres tall this amazing feat of engineering is the height of 8 double decker buses stacked on top of each other. Later we also enjoy a nostalgic journey on the Bo’Ness & Kinneil Railway with afternoon tea served on board -voted Visit Britain’s Top Unusual and Instagrammable Afternoon Teas - admire the beautiful Scottish scenery as you steam along the shores of the River Forth.

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Day 5

It’s time to go home making suitable comfort stops en route

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

The Winnock Hotel ***, Drymen

 

 

Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park, our hotel is set in an 18th century building and features an on-site bar and a restaurant serving British cuisine. Rooms are decorated with warm tones and are all equipped with a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Wi-Fi

 

Please note: the hotel does not have a lift, but ground floor rooms are also available on request.

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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7ED
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AW
Leicester St Margarets Leicester St Margarets bus station
Bay SW & SX
Loughborough Ashby Road Loughborough Ashby Road Services
BP Total services, LE11 3QU
Markfield Services Markfield Services, Leicestershire, J22, M1
LE67 9PP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Tibshelf Services M1
M1 between Junctions 28 & 29 North & Southbound
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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