Royal Scotsman

Traditional style and elegant comfort provide an unparalleled way to explore the best of Scotland and the Highlands.

As the train draws out of Edinburgh’s Waverley Station, you’ll embark on a journey that combines thrilling history, breath-taking nature and dramatic romance. You can enjoy a morning in the great outdoors with an exhilarating clay pigeon shoot and indulge in afternoon tea, while sharing stories with new friends as the train journeys on.

Nightfall brings cocktails and black-tie dinners, while a beautifully appointed cabin provides the perfect place to unwind before the next day’s adventures.

The Train

When the claret carriages of Belmond Royal Scotsman roll into Edinburgh Waverley station, an enchanting rail adventure is about to begin. Escorting an exclusive gathering of just 40 guests, a journey aboard is an intimate and immersive way to discover Scotland’s magic.

There are 15 twin, three double and four single State and interconnecting Cabins in our sleeping cars, all with en-suite showers, writing desks, wardrobes and service buttons. Fresh towels and amenities are provided daily, and hot-water bottles can be requested at turn down for guests in need of a cosy treat.

The Bamford Haybarn Spa offers guests the most unique relaxation space in Scotland. Bamford’s bespoke treatments include rejuvenating facials, de-stress and deep tissue massages, and glamorous manicures and pedicures using eco-friendly Kure Bazaar polishes.

The Observation Car is the social hub of the train. Stories are regaled with fellow guests over an evening aperitif from a comfy armchair, or the open-air veranda serves as a thrilling accompaniment to an inspiring sunset.


Dining is always a delight aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the two Dining Cars. Raven seats guests on tables of four, setting a more intimate tone for dinners with friends and loved ones, while Swift offers tables of six or eight creating a lively dinner party ambiance.

Regional specialities are created with the best local produce. From hearty Highland breakfasts to the freshest seared fish and melt-in- the-mouth Aberdeen Angus beef, all dishes are freshly prepared on-board the train by top chef Mark Tamburini and his expert team.

The Journey

Most journeys depart from Edinburgh Waverley station embarking on itineraries from 2 to 5 nights, encompassing the very best of the Highlands and stunning West Coast of Scotland.

You will be treated to daily excursions including world renowned distillery tours, exclusive visits to country houses and estates, and exhilarating sporting pursuits.

Throughout the year Belmond Royal Scotsman ventures out on special itineraries dedicated to the unbridled indulgence of Scotland’s greatest past-times, such as the Golf Tour stopping off for a round at top Scottish courses, and a journey dedicated to whisky tastings with the Scottish Malt Whisky society.

The Royal Scotsman Train