A turbulent history, magnificent open skies, majestic mountains and mysterious lochs combine to paint Scotland’s rich tapestry.
FORT WILLIAM is the largest town in the Highlands with a dramatic setting on the shore of Loch Linnhe and beneath the mighty Ben Nevis. One of the town’s major attractions is the gondola that takes visitors 2,000 ft up the mountain for amazing views!
THE JACOBITE STEAM RAILWAY is said to be one be of the ‘Great Railway Journeys of the World’, the 84 mile round trip takes you past stunning scenery to Mallaig. Starting near Ben Nevis, it passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar and the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis!
FORT AUGUSTUS is a picturesque, compact village often bustling with the ‘boat traffic’ passing from Loch Ness and through the 29 locks of the Caledonian Canal. From here enjoy a SCENIC CRUISE ON LOCH NESS, the largest lake in Scotland. During the cruise you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the famous loch in all its natural wonder, passing Cherry Island and Fort Augustus Abbey. You may even spot the infamous Loch Ness Monster!
The picturesque west coast town of OBAN is the jewel in the crown of Argyll and Bute and sits on the shores of the Firth of Lorn, overlooking the Isle of Mull. Highlights include the Oban Distillery – one of the oldest in Scotland, Dunollie Castle which sits at the far end of the esplanade and the coliseum-like McCaig’s Folly perched high on a hill overlooking Oban Bay.