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Address: | Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 844 850 4680
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Independent Train Operating Company - along some of the UKs most famous and...

Independent Train Operating Company - along some of the UKs most famous and beautiful routes inc, The Jacobite "The greatest railway journey in the world".

Travel along the Glenfinnan Viaduct to see the most beautiful scenery.

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Absolutely fabulous scenery, autumn colours were amazing. The highlight was going over the Glenfinnan Viaduct. I was glad we booked a window seat & we took our own drinks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fife, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fabulous scenery, autumn colours were amazing. The highlight was going over the Glenfinnan Viaduct. I was glad we booked a window seat & we took our own drinks & snacks. We did a one way journey from mallaig to Fort William, which was enough for us. We then got a bus from Fort William back to the Morar Hotel.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a total must for all Harry Potter fans as this is the train in thd film and the scenery shown in the films especially the viaduct scene with the flying car in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The journey starts at Fort William and you have about 40 mins before you hit the Glenfinnan viaduct which... More 

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Shefford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a Harry Potter fan, I had to do this trip. I agree with some of the other reviews - the windows are scratched and it could be better. To get a decent picture you have to hang out the window between the carriages. Perhaps there could be an optional Harry Potter inspired audio guide which tells you about the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll be brief as I'm not going to waste any more time on this... 1. Too expensive (use the normal train service, time it right and you'll see this train anyway) 2. Filthy, filthy, filthy. You can hardly see out of the windows. 3. The train itself was coupled 'back to front' meaning as it pushed the carriages into the... More 

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Ochiltree
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends over staying with us and were looking for a way to show them the lovely Scottish scenery without driving too much. Being huge Harley Potter fans we thought this would tick all the boxes. The train ride was excellent and not too long either with enough time to have lunch and then have our return journey.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online for 27th October and the good old Scottish weather turned on the water works and forgot to stop! Still managed to get some good shots going over the viaduct but a little disappointing because of the rain. We chose to go first class as it was a friend's birthday. We felt that it was worth the extra.... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone loves a steam train add the beautiful West coast scenery and a splash of sunshine. Terrific.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With wonderful views on route and a very friendly staff made this worthy, the company pulled out the stops for us and made this a very special journey

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Edinburgh,UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this trip as an early birthday present for my husband, who had always wanted to do it. We managed to travel on our wedding anniversary which was a bonus. Unlike other reviewers ,we loved the first class, and thought the second class looked very shabby and a bit grubby! We had afternoon tea, which was much more than... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this train journey this fall and loved it...try and book your tickets in advance, but they do hold back some tickets for sale on tge day...was well received by my husband, took him back to his childhood..beautiful going over the Glenfinnin Viaduct, and you can see the monument to Prince Charlie.

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