Belmond Royal Scotsman launches ‘Action Stations’ – the ultimate Highlands adventure for groups of friends and family

Belmond Royal Scotsman launches ‘Action Stations’ – the ultimate Highlands adventure for groups of friends and family

Belmond Royal Scotsman provides the ultimate private venue for up to 36 guests, combining luxury train travel through the Scottish Highlands and beyond, with a series of thrilling and adventurous off board excursions. The intimate size of the train brings friends and family together in a unique setting to socialise and take time out from busy everyday life. From lochs and glens, to pine forests and enchanting Scottish dwellings the scenery from the train affords guests complete escapism.

A choice of one night to week long overnight charters departing from Edinburgh can include such off board sporting activities and day excursions as white water rafting, climbing, abseiling, canoeing, canyoning, mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, river fishing and horse riding. ‘Bridge swinging’, segwaying and ascending Scotland’s third highest waterfall are also available near Fort William and Glencoe.
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After an action packed day, Belmond Royal Scotsman offers levels of comfort and luxury akin to that of a country house. Personal cabin stewards ensure flawless service throughout the journey and guests are promised a good night’s sleep in beautifully appointed Edwardian-style en-suite cabins. Dining takes place in two wood-panelled restaurant cars ‘Raven’ and ‘Swift’ where expertly craftedflavoursome Scottish fare is served.The fun continues after dinner in the Observation Car – the train’s social epicentrewhere guests enjoy live entertainment and can choose from over 50 varieties of whisky before heading for bed.

All sporting activities and day excursions are seamlessly arranged to work around the requirements of each group and itineraries can be prepared to include down time, authentic music performances and entertainment on board, plus private visits to famous estates, castles, clans and whisky distilleries.