Grand Tours of Scotland Season 1 Episode 3 - The Real Scotland
For centuries, outsiders had seldom visited the beautiful landscape of the west coast of Scotland, but then the power of steam changed everything. Within a century, a network of railways spread across the country, connecting the industrial cities of the south to the mountains and glens of the north. And with the trains came the tourists - all clamouring for a piece of the real Scotland. In this episode, historian Paul Murton takes the beautiful Jacobite steam train to Mallaig and then onto the magical Isle of Skye.