Scotland looks beautiful from a train window. Leaving from Glasgow and delving deep into Argyll & the Isles, you must look out or consider stopping for;
- Mackintosh’s Hill House in Helensburgh
- Arrochar & Tarbet – for Loch Lomond cruises
- Ardlui for unbeatable scenery
- Crianlarich or Tyndrum – to join the West Highland Way
- Loch Awe to visit Kilchurn Castle and St Conan’s Kirk
- Falls of Cruachan – for a tour inside the ‘Hollow Mountain'
- Connel Ferry – to view the Falls of Lora
West Highland Line
The West Highland Line - is considered by many to be one of the great scenic rail journeys in the world. Leaving from Glasgow heading west along the Clyde to Helensburgh, the train passes through deep forests, towering mountains and mirrored lochs to Crianlarich. It then sweeps along the edge of Loch Awe, in the shadow of Ben Cruachan, where you will see Kilchurn Castle.
Rail & Trail
Hop on the Scotrail Highland Explorer with your bike and backpack, for an adventure with friends and family to start a Rail & Trail adventure across Argyll & the Isles - Scotland's Adventure Coast.
The adventure carriages on the Glasgow Queen Street to Oban line are designated for carrying up to 20 bikes and large sporting equipment.
Rail & Sail
The train pushes on to Oban – the Seafood Capital of Scotland and Gateway to the Isles, where it connects with Calmac ferries for onward journeys to Mull, Iona and the Outer Hebrides.