Belmond Royal Scotsman

The Belmond Royal Scotsman is one of the world’s most luxurious train journeys, gliding through some of Scotland’s most spellbinding countryside. Offering the elegance of a by-gone era with first-class accommodation and mahogany-panelled dining cars, an experience aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman is certainly one for the wish list. Departing from Edinburgh Waverley Station, there is a journey for every interest, including exclusive whisky trails and historic exploration.

The train has capacity for 24 passengers in 12 twin or double cabins.

For those with a sense of wanderlust seeking a one-of-a-kind experience.

  • Nearest Transport
  • Departs from Edinburgh Waverley Station
  • Edinburgh Airport - 8 miles, 30 minutes
  • Glasgow Airport - 55 miles, 1 hour and 10 minutes

5 Reasons to Stay

  1. Travel with a sense of timeless elegance
  2. Outstanding gastronomic pleasures
  3. Range of itineraries and journeys
  4. Access to views you would never see from the road
  5. The most romantic way to explore Scotland

About the Belmond Royal Scotsman

Embark on the ultimate Highland adventure with Belmond Royal Scotsman. Elegant Edwardian interiors exude opulence and warmth, while the onboard Bamford Haybarn Spa and outdoor observation platform offer modern indulgence. Carefully curated to capture Scotland’s wild spirit, this is the opportunity to celebrate the country’s stunning scenery, historic gems and leisurely pursuits.  


Edwardian-style cabins, fitted with mahogany marquetry, provide a cosy yet opulent haven in which to retire. Belmond Royal Scotsman has four single, 15 twin and three double cabins available, including an interconnecting cabin that is adaptable for passengers with restricted mobility.


The wood panelling and rich upholstery that adorn the two dining cars, Raven and Swift, set the scene for an unforgettable onboard dining experience. Guests can raise a toast with a champagne breakfast on Morar’s famous silver sands, or marvel at the beauty of Eilean Donan castle.


Glide through a land of unspoilt beauty, past brooding Scottish glens and mirror-still lochs. Stop to explore castles, distilleries, mills and Scotland’s rich heritage.

Finer Details

At a Glance
  • Airport chauffeur
  • Room service
  • Assistance with booking hotels pre and post train journey
All-inclusive Accommodation
  • State Cabin accommodation
  • Table d'hôte meals daily
  • All alcoholic and other beverages
  • Entertainment
  • All sightseeing excursions as shown in the itineraries
  • All applicable taxes
In-room Services
  • Lower berth beds
  • En suite with shower
  • Dressing table
  • Full-length wardrobe
  • Opening windows and ceiling fans
  • Electrical outlets in all cabins
  • High-quality toiletries
  • Fresh white towels
  • Foam pillow and hypoallergenic duvet
  • Cabin service call button
  • Dining onboard is an event, with an acclaimed menu of seasonal foods
  • Guests can enjoy canapès and cocktails in the Bar Car before dinner
Diner Information
  • Whisky tasting in the bar
  • Fine Scottish fare
  • Unforgettable gourmet adventure
  • Champagne breakfast
  • Bamford Haybarn spa
  • Observation car
  • Onboard dining
  • Kilt hire
  • Two dining cars
  • Two serene treatment rooms
  • All-natural therapies 
  • Range of treatments 
Tour Itineraries
  • Taste of the Highlands
  • Scotland's Classic Splendours
  • Western Scenic Wonders
  • Scotch Malt Whisky Tour
  • Clans, Castles & Isles
  • The Whisky Journey Dining Experience
  • Adventure Under the Stars
  • Whisky Distilleries 
  • Round of Golf
  • White Water Rafting


Main Contact

Edinburgh Waverly

0845 077 2222