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Explore the Highlands with Railway Holidays in Scotland

Scotland’s rich heritage and astonishing natural beauty make it the ideal backdrop for an unforgettable summer holiday. Better yet, you can experience all this surprising country has to offer with railway holidays in Scotland. This type of trip will permit you to discover hidden Scottish gems and admire the dramatically beautiful Highlands with ease.

There are a wide variety of excursions included in many of the railway holidays in Scotland, which will allow you to immerse in the culture of the country and try specific activities of the locals. Thus, you can choose to include city tours, boat trips or whisky tasting sessions in your holiday package.

Brightwater Holidays offers afour day package called Scenic Scottish Railways, with prices from £379 per person, departing on 3 & 17 June, 15 July, 19 August and 2 & 16 September 2011. This railway holidays permits tourists to explore the majestic mountains and tranquil lochs of Northern Scotland. Included in the tour are attractions such as the impressive Glenfinnan viaduct and the preserved Strathspey Line running from Aviemore to Broomhill.

With highlights including a cruise along the Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness, a journey along the Kylie Line and the Urquhart Castle, the Scotland Highland Adventure Rail Tour offered by Rail Tour Holidays is another great option of visiting Scotland by train. Starting from £425 per person, the price includes standard class rail travel, cosy hotel accommodation for five nights with breakfast and dinner, as well as entrance fees for Urquhart castle and an excursion to Loch Ness.

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