Including Rail Trips in North West Scotland to the 'Highlands of Scotland', the Isle of Skye and trips to the cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Shetland
Interesting places to visit, places to stay, good walking areas
Trains and Skye!
EDINBURGH (Parts 1 & 2. were based on a one day trip, but after further visits, the pages have been split and lots of new pages created)
Miscellaneous Scottish locations and journeys
SHETLAND - Shetlands - Shetland Islands - Shetland Isles
* Scotland is traversed by some of the most scenic railway lines any tourist can undertake in the UK or even Europe? * Why more people, 'the tourists' on holiday, do not forsake their cars and take to the 'train line' for a day I can't explain. But, I hope these humble photographs, mostly taken through the railway carriage window, will inspire more people to make the trip on Scottish trains up through the lowlands and on to the beautiful Highlands regions and districts of Scotland. *
Above centre, mountains, glens and rivers on route to Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park.
The Cuillin Mountains on the Isle of Skye.
Looking across the railway near Edinburgh Waverley Station to Princes Street and the Scott Monument.
View of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street.
The English-Scottish border lands viewed fro just inside Northumberland
Travelling by steam train always seems a pleasure, especially if through wonderful scenery either in England, Scotland, Wales or on holiday in the rest of Europe! Railway trips involving seeing or travelling behind a 'real' steam locomotive in action is something special and there is nothing like the sight and sounds of a steam train to invoke feelings of nostalgia in some of us! * There are many steam heritage railway lines including dining car facilities so you can eat a great meal as scenery passes by so see also below for other railway 'connections'! England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Top class hotels accommodation travel arrangements cheap flights dining out travel tours top tourist destinations tourist information weekend breaks mini-breaks family holidays restaurants touring coach trips continental tours cruise ships pleasure cruises summer breaks spring breaks continental winter breaks European winter holidays spring holidays summer holidays in Europe good pubs restaurants for eating out pictures images photographs docspics of Scotland © Phil Brown * Scottish Tourism information, Touring Holidays in Scotland, Top tourist attractions when visiting Scotland, accommodation & great hospitality, luxury hotels, self-catering holiday cottages, B&B, dining out local food restaurants to visit, scenic rail tours coach tours, walking & climbing holidays in the Scottish Highlands pictures images photographs docspics of Scotland © Phil Brown * Scottish Tourism information visiting Scotland, Touring Holidays in Scotland, Top tourist attractions when visiting Scotland, accommodation & great hospitality, luxury hotels, self-catering holiday cottages in Scotland, B&B, hostels to suit all budgets, dining out local food restaurants to visit, cafes, restaurants, pubs, inns, scenic rail tours coach tours of Scotland, walking & climbing holidays in the Scottish Highlands, Scottish bargain weekend breaks, historic Scottish towns, art galleries, museums tourism information for Scotland, top tourist attractions near Scotland, accommodation near Scotland, luxury hotels near Scotland, things to do near Scotland, B&B near Scotland, self-catering holiday cottages near Scotland, YHA Youth Hostels near Scotland, property for sale near Scotland, what to see near Scotland, friendly pubs near Scotland, great walking walks around Scotland, where to eat near Scotland, eating/dining out near Scotland restaurants near Scotland, cafes near Scotland, pubs bars near Scotland, historic towns & cities, churches near Scotland, castles, abbeys, museums near Scotland, art galleries near Scotland, local transport buses trains near Scotland, interesting historic buildings near Scotland, weekend breaks near Scotland, bargain city-breaks, walking near County Durham, Northumberland Northumbria, transport connections to Scotland popular tourist attractions near Scotland tourist information for Scotland good places to wining and dining near Scotland good walks near Scotland properties for sale near Scotland, renting a flat of house near Scotland, property for rent near Scotland, houses for sale near Scotland, lettings near Scotland docspics images photos of Scotland © Phil Brown Tourist information on Scotland, things to do in Scotland, What to see in Scotland, Walks in Scotland, weekend breaks in Scotland family holidays in Scotland, Top tourist attractions in Scotland, luxury hotels in Scotland, self-catering holiday cottages in Scotland, B&B in Scotland, friendly pubs in Scotland, cafes in Scotland, eating out in fine restaurants in Scotland, bargain holiday breaks in Scotland, wining & dining weekends in Scotland, touring coach tours including Scotland, pretty villages in Scotland, historic towns in Scotland, visiting museums in Scotland, local art galleries in Scotland, guided walks in Scotland, history of Scotland, architecture of Scotland trains to Scotland buses to Scotland coach tours to Scotland historic houses in Scotland historic churches in Scotland historic buildings interesting tourist attractions in Scotland tourist information for things to see in Scotland good places to eat out in Scotland good walks from Scotland tourist attractions properties for sale in Scotland, renting a flat of house in Scotland, property for rent in Scotland, houses for sale in Scotland, lettings in Scotland
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