Fort William Railway

Towering majestically over Fort William is Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain.

Britain’s only mountain gondola will transport riders from 300ft up to 2150ft on the north face of Aonach Mor, the eighth highest mountain in Britain. Once at the summit, marvel at the stunning views of the Scottish Highlands, including the Great Glen and Ben Nevis.

The largest town in Argyll & The Isles, Oban is known as the ‘Gateway to the Isles’ and the ‘Seafood Capital of Scotland’. The town has plenty to offer its visitors including McCaig’s Tower, Oban Distillery and the Caithness Glass Visitor Centre.  

Embark on a journey described as the greatest railway journey in the world, the famous Jacobite Steam Train, which transports passengers on a return 84 mile magical adventure from Fort William to Mallaig. Along the way, encounter spectacular scenery and travel across the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct’s magnificent 21 arches, featured in the Harry Potter movies.

As a Chorister, and eventually Head Chorister in our local church choir for eleven years, Jo was talented, dedicated and could always be relied on to work to the utmost of her undoubted abilities. I would expect that she would apply the same attributes to her professional life
P BuckmasterChoral Director
Fantastic tour in Bonnie Scotland, enjoyed by all who went, singing and non-singing. Brilliant organisation from Jo who really made it all look so easy.
Kate HymansTour organiser for Masterworks Chorale
Jo and her team came up with a fantastic itinerary for our choir and planned everything to the last detail. We always felt we were in safe hands and that they were on the end of a phone to help us with anything we needed. We couldn’t recommend them highly enough.
Rosie SayersChairperson for Sing It Loud Community Choir
In May 2020 we were due to tour the Stirling area in Scotland, in a series of concerts and church services organised by Sound Escapes. Due to the current coronavirus pandemic we took the difficult decision to call off the tour, and whilst all our members are extremely disappointed, we all understood that the cancellation was unavoidable in the circumstances.
However, I’d like to give our thanks and praise to Jo and her team for all the planning and preparation she had done to put the itinerary together – she was able to provide us with an excellent range of stunning concert venues, plus some great suggestions for our leisure time, and it’s such a shame that we are now unable to enjoy those experiences in 2020.
However, we hope very much that it will be possible for us and Jo to resurrect the tour and its plans, once the world returns to normal – and we look forward to working with her again soon.
Sally ColesSecretary, Cantamici
From cathedrals and abbeys, churches and stately homes, all steeped in centuries of history, some in Roman Towns others in quintessential English ‘picture postcard’ villages, every choir and musical ensemble should spend a tour exploring the United Kingdom and Ireland. Whatever part of the country you to choose to visit, by working with a knowledgeable team of people who know the regions inside out from both a tourism and musical perspective, you will be guaranteed the richest of touring experiences
Tim KnightBritish composer and Choral Director