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Jacobite Steam & Cruise

  • Departure Monday, 08 October 2018
  • Return Friday, 12 October 2018
  • No. of nights 4

Fort William is a town in the western Scottish Highlands, on the shores of Loch Linnhe. It’s known as a gateway to Ben Nevis, the U.K.’s highest peak, and Glen Nevis valley, home to Steall Falls. The nearby Nevis Range Mountain Resort has ski runs and forest trails. In the town centre, the West Highland Museum focused on regional life and history. To the northeast, Ben Nevis Distillery explores whisky production.

Alexandra Hotel

Part of the very fabric of Fort William since 1876, the Alexandra Hotel provides traditional Scottish Hospitality at its best. Situated in a great location everything is close by and whether it’s shopping in the High Street, catching a bus or taking a train to explore the spectacular local area, you’ll find the Alexandra Hotel is the perfect choice.

This deceptively large hotel boasts 93 bedrooms. Due to the age and nature of this grand old building all bedrooms are individual in size and shape but all have as standard - en-suite bathrooms,  television, hairdryer, direct dial telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. There are a large selection of room types available, including Family Rooms, and some of our rooms even have a view of Loch Lihnne.

Dine in the light and airy Linnhe Restaurant and enjoy a 3-course table d’hote set menu (with some tasty daily-changing, freshly made, supplement dishes to tempt you) with wines from around the world to compliment your meal.


Day 1 - Travel to Fort William for a 4 night stay.

Day 2 - All board the Jacobite Steam Train, regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, on a singe journey between Fort William and Mallaig and follow in the footsteps of Harry Potter along the route used by the Hogwarts Express. From views of mighty Ben Nevis,  your memorable journey leads past the deepest freashwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar, and over the famous 21 arch Glenfinnan viaduct - a truly magical experience!

Day 3 - Excursion to Fort Augustus, a lovely town where the Caledonian Canal meets Loch Ness under the shadow of the ruins of Urquhart Catle and maybe catch a glimpse of Nessie!

Day 4 - Free day

Day 5 - Return home

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