Sit back, relax and listen to the rhythm of the rails, experiencing steam train travel at its best. Step into a bygone era aboard vintage carriages and the sound of steam engine whistles. Glide through 10 miles of breathtaking Scottish Highland scenery for a once in a lifetime journey that’s truly captivating.
Perfect for steam engine enthusiasts, walkers, bikers, families and their four-legged friends, Strathspey Railway is accessible to all. For 40 years, three steam powered trains have transported generations of tourists, treating passengers to a first-class travel and dining experience.
With a first-class carriage on board, enjoy your very own private four-seat compartment, watching the world rush by as you gaze out of the window in awe of the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands.
Enjoy on board catering services that include a light lunch, or treat yourself to a traditional afternoon tea, local craft ales and a fine selection of Highland whiskies.
Your journey aboard the Strathspey Steam Railway begins at Aviemore, at the heart of the Cairngorm Mountains. Speed past moorland heaving with heather and terrain lined with trees as trains travel parallel with the spectacular walking route of Speyside Way.
Five miles down the track from Aviemore, the beautiful Boat of Garten village – also known as The Osprey Village – is a peaceful little community, nestled neatly on the banks of the River Spey. The perfect place to stretch your legs, the Boat of Garten is popular among walkers and bikers.
The village is at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and is a gateway to exploring the Scottish Highlands, the mountains, the moorlands and the rushing, River Spey – ideal for walkers, explorers and cyclists.
Home to Milton Loch, a community garden, the Station Square sculptures and a play park, the Boat of Garten is the perfect place for families to visit and experience Scottish village culture.
The beautiful station of Broomhill is the setting for ‘Glenbogle Station’, the fictional name used in popular TV series, ‘Monarch of the Glen.’ Descending deep into a valley, Broomhill station sits amid spectacular scenery. Surrounded by magnificent mountains and sweeping, tree-lined landscape, Broomhill station is an iconic destination steeped in history.
The area surrounding Broomhill station is prime walking territory, with several routes ranging from leisurely to energetic. There are spectacular views of the River Spey overlooked by Broomhill Bridge, with plenty of picture perfect scenes to capture as part of your Strathspey Railway experience.
Explore the Scottish Highlands like never before aboard vintage steam engines of yesteryear. With three services operating a day, you can take the first train out from Aviemore and the last train back from Broomhill for a fun-filled, all-day adventure. It’s the perfect way to see the sights as part of your camping trip.
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