The Settle Carlisle Scotsman

The Settle Carlisle Scotsman

Please Note: This trip is hauled by vintage diesel


The Settle Carlisle Scotsman

Spalding to Edinburgh
Departs – Saturday 24 March 2018

From Spalding, Sleaford, Metheringham, Lincoln, Saxilby, Gainsborough and Doncaster.

One of our most popular tours which includes the stunning scenery of the Settle Carlisle and Scottish borders on the outward run. A break of two to three hours in Edinburgh and a return run along the east coast on our homeward leg. Departs Spalding around 0530 (Lincoln 0700). Returns Lincoln around 2200, (Spalding 2330).

Edinburgh is one of our most popular destinations and no wonder. The attractions of Edinburgh include the famous castle, numerous museums, galleries and the shops of Princes Street, Holyrood Palace and the Royal Mile.

The Grade II listed Ribblehead Viaduct is one of the highlights of this journey. Constructed from limestone and red brick and at 400m long and 32m high, it is a stunning and admirable feat of engineering that all seasoned enthusiasts should experience at least once.

Pullman Dining includes a full English Settle to Carlisle Linebreakfast with complimentary Bucks Fizz and a light lunch or elevenses, depending on finalised timings, on the outward journey. Champagne and canapés followed by a delicious four course dinner accompanied by a half bottle of wine will be served on the return leg.

Pullman First Class passengers will be served a breakfast bap followed by a selection of Tulip muffins on the outward journey and a savoury refreshment box followed by the cake of the day on the return journey. To accompany this, there will be a complimentary service of tea and coffee for both legs of the journey.

Standard and First Class passengers have access to a buffet for the purchase of light refreshments.

First Class and Pullman Dining passengers can book a private table for a supplement of £20.00 per person.


The following Pick-Up and Set-Down stations are available on this excursion

Provisional Timings Outward Return
Spalding 05:16 21:33
Sleaford 05:40 21:06
Metheringham 05:58 20:48
Lincoln 06:14 20:30
Saxilby 06:27 20:17
Gainsborough Lea Road 06:41 20:03
Doncaster 07:14 19:37
Edinburgh 13:20 15:38