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Highlands of Scotland, following road, railway and steamer routes with tours from each centre.

Ward, Lock and Company, ltd.

Highlands of Scotland, following road, railway and steamer routes with tours from each centre.

by Ward, Lock and Company, ltd.

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Published by Ward, Lock in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesRed guide
      ContributionsHammond, Reginald J. W., ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.H7 W343 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p.
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5653685M
      LC Control Number68094925

        Features the Jacobite & Steam locomotive on the Strasphey Railway. HST's, 's, 's, Class 66 on Freight services and the Royal Scotsman Charter train as well as a class Start your road trip driving into the Highlands. On the way you’ll have many possible stops, such as the picturesque village of Dunkeld and the 13 th-century Blair g through the Cairngorms National Park you could also stop at the Highland Folk ng near Inverness, you can drive to the Battlefield of Culloden Moor, to see where the last battle on British soil occurred.

      Day Tours. Our Isle of Skye, Loch Ness, Inverness, Oban and the Highlands tours begin from 1 night and take in the best that Scotland has to offer. We stay in authentic, cosy B&B’s and explore the bloody history, exciting myths, clan culture and awe-inspiring castles in Scotland.   The Scottish Highlands were one postcard scene after the next, making it nearly impossible to not stop every few miles to snap a photo for memory. If you’re coming to Scotland and looking to immerse yourself in outdoor adventure and tradition, then a road trip is the way to go.

      Our Scotland by Train itinerary is an environmentally-friendly way to holiday in Scotland. As well as helping to reduce your carbon footprint, this package is also perfect for those overseas visitors who do not want to drive on the wrong side of the road. Highlands, Castles and Whisky by Train. Experience the best of Scotland by train, including two privately-guided day tours. Begin your holiday with two days in historic Stirling, with its superb castle and Wallace Monument, before a relaxing train journey through classic Highland scenery to the seaside at Nairn. From here, head east to the Granite City of Aberdeen.


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