- At once leisurely and luxurious, intimate and eye-opening, the iconic Belmond Royal Scotsman rekindles the romance of travel. Journey through the Scottish Highlands past ever-changing landscapes of sweeping glens, dramatic peaks, rugged shores and glassy lochs in one of the world’s most luxurious trains.
- It is a truly exclusive experience, with just 36 guests, ensuring maximum comfort, personal attention and space to stretch out and relax in sumptuous luxury. Upon boarding – walk on the red carpet treatment to the tunes of a piper in full Highland dress. A silver salver of champagne flutes awaits.
- The rich mahogany-clad interiors reflect an Edwardian feel, with elegant lounges, comfortable suites and the essence of a Country House. The delightful Observation Deck is where one can stand as the train travels; be on it for an awe-inspiring crossing of the iconic Forth Bridge & Glenfinnan Viaduct.
- Snaking thru pine clad peaks & dramatic valleys, dining aboard is a unique experience. Served in mahogany-paneled dining cars, meals celebrate exceptional Scottish produce with a selection of fine wines, liqueurs & malts.
- The world’s foremost single malt whisky club – The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is our on board partner for a unique Whisky Journey through the Highlands.
- Unwind in our unique onboard spa with 2 serene treatment rooms with an exceptional menu of all-natural facial and body therapies. Relax and let our therapists indulge you as the striking scenery glides by.
- Highland journeys range from 1 – 7 nights or opt for a themed expedition such as the Scottish Golf Tour. Enhance your journey with excursions such as white water rafting, coasteering & whisky tours.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Home to some of the largest expanses of dark skies in Europe, the Scottish highlands are the perfect place to delve into the wonders of the cosmos. Join expert astronomer Steve Owens for an exhilarating planetary exploration in the Cairngorms. After this fascinating adventure you will never look at the sky in the same way again!
Visit some of Scotland’s most celebrated whisky distilleries. Gain an insight into the crafting of casks, and of course, indulge in a wee dram. A selection of tours are available, including Glen Ord, one of the oldest in the country and Tullibardine Distillery in Blackford village, where guests can experience a tour led by the master blender.
Where better to tee off than in the country the game originates from. Experience golf in its truest form, playing on courses where the sense of history and tradition is as impressive as the majestic scenery.
For the adrenaline junkies among us, take part in a guided white water rafting tour through dam released rivers such as River Garry, Orchy and Moriston. This exhilarating experience will have you tackling the wild and raging waters, whilst passing through the rugged landscape of Scotland.
Embark on the ultimate Highland adventure with Belmond Royal Scotsman. At once leisurely & luxurious, intimate and eye-opening, step aboard & rekindle the romance of travel. Riding Belmond Royal Scotsman is one of those pinch-me moments. Ranking among the world’s most luxurious trains, our mahogany-clad cars marry Edwardian elegance with the comforts of a country house. 10 intricately designed carriages, including the sublime Bamford Spa, form a palace on wheels. Intimate & indulgent, our private cabins are the perfect place to savour Scotland’s glorious scenery. After a day´s adventures exploring the Highlands, retire into a haven of Edwardian-inspired elegance. Each en-suite cabin features sophisticated mahogany marquetry and an inviting medley of tweed furnishings & soft Highland wool. As the rugged Scottish landscape glides by, let the view & motion soothe you into a well-earned rest.
Unwind in en-suite cabins, enjoy a dram of whiskey from the bar & savor fine Scottish fare in the two beautiful wood-panelled carriages. Elegant Edwardian interiors exude opulence and warmth, while the onboard Bamford Haybarn Spa & outdoor observation platform offer modern indulgence. As dramatic scenery speeds by, enjoy the spa’s treatment rooms which are a haven of tranquility and relax while our therapists indulge you. Carefully curated to capture Scotland’s wild spirit, our journeys celebrate the country’s stunning scenery, historic gems and leisurely pursuits. Raise a toast with a champagne breakfast on Morar’s famous silver sands, or marvel at the beauty of Eilean Donan castle. With special whisky trails and golfing itineraries, there’s a journey for every interest.
From the detailed marquetry to the handwritten names of guests above each door, our suites are an ode to the golden age of travel. It is a truly exclusive experience, with just 36 guests, ensuring maximum comfort, personal attention and space to stretch out and relax in sumptuous luxury. The rich interiors reflect an Edwardian feel, with elegant lounges, wonderfully comfortable suites and embraces the essence of the Country House weekend. It has a delightful Observation Deck where one can stand as the train travels; be on it for an awe-inspiring crossing of the iconic Forth Bridge.
Our luxury cabins provide a welcome sanctuary after a day in the Highlands. Lined with rich marquetry, each one features plush beds fitted with soft Scottish wools and tartans. An elegant dressing table and en suite add to the indulgence. Let your mind wander as you gaze through the generous picture window—they’re made for daydreaming.
These are beautifully decorated in rich marquetry and elegant fittings. There are dressing tables, full length wardrobes, private bathroom with shower, high quality toiletries and bath robes, hairdryers etc., along with individual heating controls and panoramic windows. Each of the comfortable cabin beds is furnished with one feather and one foam pillow and a feather duvet. There are fourteen twin, two double and four single State Cabins, (some cabins are interconnecting) all of which provide a wonderful atmosphere in which to relax. With the train stabled at night in a quiet siding or station, you are assured a good night’s sleep.
Enter your own private retreat lined with rich marquetry and tartan furnishings. Each features a lower bed, wardrobe, writing table and en suite. Splendid Highland views from your window are sure to inspire.
Our twin cabins are designed for space and relaxation. Lower beds, a long wardrobe, ceiling fans and controlled heating ensure absolute comfort––no matter how the weather is outside.
Each marquetry-lined double beckons you in with Scottish charm. Plush beds, a drawing table, long wardrobe and window are a warm welcome after the day’s outdoor pursuits.
Lunch and dinner are taken in the two beautiful wood-panelled carriages, Raven and Swift. Snaking through sky-high peaks and dramatic valleys, dining aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman is one of the world’s most unique dining experiences. Served in our mahogany-panelled dining cars, each meal celebrates exceptional Scottish produce. A selection of fine wines, liqueurs and malt whiskies are an ideal accompaniment. Feast on the best produce from Scottish land and sea. Rich game, seasonal seafood and wild salmon are all regular highlights on our acclaimed menu. Fuel up with classic kedgeree, or savour steamed Scottish mussels after a day’s outdoor pursuits. Dining is an extravagant affair and may include delicate pigeon salad or spiced roast halibut. Just add superb wines and new friends. As the world’s foremost malt whisky club––specialists in single cask, single malt whiskies––The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is the perfect partner for our unique Whisky Journey through the Highlands.
Dinner is an elegant, candlelit affair. Men often wear tuxedos—or a kilt, of course. Over plates of world-class, regional cuisine—oysters from the Kyle of Lochalsh, Aberdeen Angus beef, Inverawe smoked salmon—stories are swapped and songs sung among merry passengers.
Both Dining Cars are beautifully decorated with rich mahogany paneling and luxurious fabrics. Victory provides sixteen elegant settings grouped in twos and fours, while Raven has larger tables for six or eight. This offers you the chance to make new friends with your fellow guests or simply enjoy the company of the one you are with.
With game-rich glens, Aberdeen Angus beef, a wealth of seafood and rivers of wild salmon, dining on board is an experience to savour with meals prepared from local ingredients. All are served with regional specialties. Each day starts with a hearty Highland breakfast or a continental style breakfast. Lunch may be a bowl of steamed mussels overlooking a romantic harbour or seared salmon served on the train.
As evening falls, take your seat in the Dining Car. Expect sensational dishes, like warm pigeon salad accompanied by blackcurrant dressing, spiced roast halibut, and sumptuous apple mousse. The extensive cellar provides a range of fine wines to accompany lunch and dinner, and a fine range of liqueurs and malt whiskies.
Our Observation Car is the train’s social hub. It’s all plush lounge chairs, conviviality and complimentary drinks—the bar carries some 30 types of whisky. Head onto the open deck for fresh Highland air and panoramic views. Deer lift their heads as the train ambles by. Onboard, passengers raise a glass in response.
This carriage exudes elegance, with its fresh flowers, potted palms and panoramic windows. The Observation deck at the rear of the carriage allows one to sample the freshest of air and uninterrupted views and is the only open Observation Deck in Europe. The Observation Car is always full of life as fellow travellers provide conviviality and conversation redolent of a country house weekend party.
Breathtaking routes around the Highlands are complemented by a journey from Edinburgh to London, with stops at cities, castles, gardens and other great sights. Days are filled with travel and excursions. Enjoy a morning clay pigeon shooting or fly fishing. Take a Highland safari before lunch and later visit a laird’s estate or a whisky distillery. Combine a journey aboard the indulgent Belmond Royal Scotsman with an exhilarating cruise through the Hebrides, and see Scotland in unrivalled depth. Enhance your journey through the Highlands with an array of unique excursions available to our guests. From exhilarating activities such as white water rafting and coasteering, to unforgettable evenings spent observing the star-studded night sky.
Onboard, retreat to our airy, wood-clad Bamford Haybarn Spa car. Unwind with botanically inspired holistic treatments as the drama of the Scottish landscape unfolds outside.
Onboard, retreat to our airy, wood-clad Bamford Haybarn Spa car. Unwind with botanically inspired holistic treatments as the drama of the Scottish landscape unfolds outside. The Spa Car is operated by British wellness brand Bamford is inspired by nature, with botanical skincare collections and holistic treatments that are made using organic ingredients. The Haybarn Spa uses sustainable wood from Scotland and the Cotswolds. It has two single-treatment rooms with picture windows. Treatments include: Bamford Bespoke Facial, Bamford De-Stress Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, manicures and pedicures using eco- natural Kure Bazaar nail polishes.