Inverness & Loch Ness

Tour Photographs (more to follow)

Updated 2 May (royal blue), link to latest itinerary added.

Updated 18 April (lime), pre tour meeting notes added (including comments/ feedback).

Updated 28 March (purple), Inverness restaurants added.

Updated 24 March (red), outward journey details have changed, see below.

Updated 15 March (black)


Monday 6 to Friday 10 May, 5 days.


Charmian, Marion, Susan P, Karen, Shirley, Thelma, Sue B, Ilene, Jane R, Alan & Geoff.

I’ve created an itinerary detailing contact and route details for our tour driver Geoff, click here to review this information… Loch Ness Tour Geoff Notes.

I’ve updated the agenda from yesterday’s meeting, additions are in red. Click here to view them… Loch Ness Meeting – Wednesday 17 April

Draft Itinerary (more details to be added when available)

Monday 6 May, meet at Newcastle Central Station and catch the train to Inverness (1 change in Edinburgh). Stay overnight in Inverness.

Evening meal at Little Italy tonight, 19:30. Sample menu below…

Revised train times… depart Newcastle at 07:43 (LNER, with seat allocations), arrive Edinburgh 09:22, note, 14m transfer time, depart Edinburgh 09:36 (ScotRail, no seat allocations), arrive Perth 10:55, 21m transfer time, depart Perth 11:16 (ScotRail, with seat allocations), arrive Inverness 13:27.

Train times… depart Newcastle at 08:40, arrive Edinburgh 10:20 (LNER), depart Edinburgh 10:37, arrive Inverness 14:16 (ScotRail). Note, 17 minute between trains at Edinburgh.

Tuesday 7 May, ride south along the Caledonian Cycle Way to Fort Augustus. Stay overnight in Fort Augustus.

Evening meal … 19:45/ 20:00 at The Boathouse, Fort Augustus.


Wednesday 8th May, continue riding south toward Fort William before returning to Fort Augustus. Stay overnight in Fort Augustus.

Thursday 9th May, ride back to Inverness. Stay overnight in Inverness.

Caribbean Style Evening Meal, at Kool Runnings tonight, 20:30/ 21:00, sample menu below…

Friday 10th May, catch train back to Newcastle.

Train times… depart Inverness at 12:55, arrive Edinburgh 16:31 (ScotRail, with seat allocations), depart Edinburgh 17:00, arrive Newcastle at 18:27 (LNER, with seat allocations). Note, 29 minutes between trains at Edinburgh.

Bringing your own bike?

I will collect bikes in the days leading up to our day of departure, I’ll be in touch to arrange this closer to the tour date.