5 scenic Scottish rail journeys to try in 2019

20 December 2018
Train on the West Highland Line

1. West Highland Line

(Glasgow - Fort William - Mallaig, Glasgow - Oban)

Enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of lochs dominated by towering mountains. And travel the Glenfinnan Viaduct, as featured in the Harry Potter films. More

Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh Line

2. Inverness - Kyle line

(Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh)

Travel coast to coast across the Highlands, in the shadows of mountains and forests, beside bright lochs and wide open moors. More

Train travelling through the Drumochter Pass

3. Highland Main Line

(Glasgow/Edinburgh - Perth - Inverness)

Experience the Highland Perthshire hills and rivers, Cairngorms National Park and mountains alongside the Spey Valley. More

Far North Line

4. Far North Line

(Inverness - Wick/Thurso)

Explore north from Inverness, following the North Sea coast passing distilleries, salmon rivers and golf courses to Thurso and the fishing port of Wick. More

ScotRail Train travelling along the Borders Railway

5. Borders Railway

(Edinburgh - Tweedbank)

See a snapshot of Scottish history as you pass through the historic mining villages of Gorebridge and Newtongrange and take in the beautiful rolling hills once home to Sir Walter Scott. More

More to explore...

Other great Scottish lines to explore include:

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