Details: West Highland Railway

August 15, 2013
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WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens

One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow

011-44-84473-64256

www.hotelduvin.com

Plush hotel just yards from the buzzing Byres Road in Glasgow’s West End. Double rooms from $170.

Arisaig Hotel

Main Road, Arisaig

011-44-1687-450210

www.arisaighotel.co.uk

Rambling Highland hotel with sea views. Doubles from $110.

WHERE TO EAT

Central Market

51 Bell St., Glasgow

011-44-141-552-0902

centralmarketglasgow.com

Elegant, simply presented bistro food with a Scottish accent. Entrees from $16.

Cafe Rhu

The Harbour, Arisaig

011-44-1687-450-707

caferhu.com

Imaginative seafood-heavy menu. Entrees from $16.

RIDING THE RAILS

Scotrail

011-44-84-5755-0033

www.scotrail.co.uk

The West Highland Line leaves Glasgow three times a day (twice on Sundays) and takes about five hours to reach Arisaig en route to Mallaig, another 20 minutes down the line. There are also three return trains per day, two on Sunday. Round-trip tickets to Mallaig start at $59.

W.H.

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