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This is probably one of the least known yet most spectacular railway journeys that you can make in the UK. The railway starts at Inverness and broadly follows the sea lochs ascends into wild highland country and then drops back to follow the coast between...More
Stunning...that's the one word that sums up this line. Nowhere else have I experienced such a variety of scenery in a single trip. Although the prospect of enduring a 4 hour 30 minute trip may seem a little off-putting at first, it is worth every...More
This was my third trip on this line and the scenery never fails to impress me. It is not as known as the kyle line or mallaig railway line but is much more varied in the scenery as you pass through farmland, Coast, forest and...More
I traveled on this line from Inverness to Wick/Thurso. A brilliant journey with changing scenery throughout ranging from the coast to the bleak and remote Scottish Highlands with regular glimpses of the local wildlife (e.g. deer).
We were Orkney-bound on the 7am Saturday train out of Inverness. It’s the only one of the week to carry refreshments, so sipping hot coffee as we rolled by the Cromarty Firth was a special treat.
The scenery is ever changing, from glimpses of the...More
You cant go further north by train than Thurso. I have wanted to go here for 25 years since i saw it on the TV. There's not a lot in Thurso but that what its all about. A 31/2 hour train ride though the best...More
This is a must, not just for rail enthusiasts. It makes a long day from Inverness but is worth it. You see what remoteness and desolation is and just how the likes of a railway helps to link communities.
On our trip we found the...More