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“Old Jacobite.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jacobite Steam Train

Jacobite Steam Train
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US$492.46*
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Old Jacobite.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Booked 1st class travel on this trip and found things perfect from the beginning to the end, scenery was absolutely stunning on the journey, also met 3 lovely people from New South Wales in Australia whilst on the trip. Maybe one of the most scenic journeys in the world i would say, will certainly do it again next year.

Visited September 2015
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“Not to be missed to see the beautiful sights.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Go back in history to the age of steam trains and the Victorian journey across beautiful countryside. Best to take the First class carriage to make the most of the experience as otherwise the Scotrail public train service is an alternative at a much cheaper price .

Visited September 2015
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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“They need to pay attention to cleanliness not just rely on stunning views!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

The views were great and it was nice to see the steam and feel the train. However given how busy it was and always is I was disappointed in the level of cleanliness of both the train and the train toilets. Fixtures and fittings were also in need of attention. Given the number of overseas tourists not a good reflection of Scotland's cleanliness.

Visited September 2015
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely Train but poor organisation”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Make sure you book a ticket in advance. Was told there were some tickets available on day, so got in line for about 20 mins, one lady doing tickets. Got to front of cue..sorry sold out ! Then she let the lady behind me on.....what's going on ? says I ok then you can get on, stand all the way ( am 74) in the Guards van ( tiny windows) that will be £58 please ( the first class fair with a seat and table) That is a rip off and taking advantage. The whole thing on the morning was un-organised chaos . I got off and never went.

Visited September 2015
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Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Wonderful Train Journey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

We booked up the First Class seats for this trip and were very happy when we found out we were in the 'Harry Potter' carriages. These seemed to be very popular with the other passengers as they were constantly coming to take pictures whenever we stopped.

The train journey itself was very pleasant, with free tea and coffee on both legs.

Can highly recommend this to anyone.

Visited September 2015
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