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Glenfinnan Viaduct

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Address: Glenfinnan, Scotland
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this is a must if you are in the area,try and time your visit with the Jacobite steam train crossing the viaduct(Harry potter fans must see)even better..book on the steam train... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

this is a must if you are in the area,try and time your visit with the Jacobite steam train crossing the viaduct(Harry potter fans must see)even better..book on the steam train yourself.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We decided to visit here as we had seen the location in the Harry Potter movie, the hogwarts express goes over the bridge. Its a spectacular location and the viewpoint is about a 10 minute walk from the visitors centre car park. Its a wee bit steep but there is a seat half way up if you need to take... More 

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nr Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is gorgeous no matter if you are on it, or under it. Ive done both this year. The best way to experience it is on the steam train from Fort William but the diesel train from Queen Street Glasgow will also stop on it to let you experience it.

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

You should try to stop here when the train is passing by, it's making the experience even better. Expect lots of other people, so not much parking space - plan the time accordingly :)

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you're a fan of Harry Potter, seeing this viaduct is a must! If you're lucky you can even see the Hogwarts Express (aka the Jacobite Steam Train) pass over it.

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Pointe-Claire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Park the car at the tourism information center. Take the path uphill just behind the building. Go up, it takes 10 minutes to get to the view point. On one side, you have a wonderful view of the loch and the monument. On the other side, a majestic view of the viaduc in the green valley. The jacobite steam train... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

take the time to travel here if your en route to northern Scotland. its only 20-ish minutes west of Fort William. We got lucky and ere here on day when that rare scottish sunshine was out and the setting for the viaduct and monument was incredible. there is old-worldy feel to this place and you can feel the history here.... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Most people only visit the viaduct as it is shown in the Harry Potter films. We wanted to visit the visitor centre as we have no interest in Harry Potter and only just managed to get a car parking space (where you are meant to pay unless you are a NTS or NT member) - most cars didn't bother paying.... More 

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Cairnbulg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Ace seeing viaduct in real life ;-) Driving under it is cool and also nice walking up hill and seeing it from that view

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Well worth the visit, Morning Train is at 1050, drive past the visitor centre over the river turn left, parking is free... Walk up and turn off the track short climb, allow yourself 15 mins at least, then you get above the Viaduct, the sight or the train is worth the climb and midge bites

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Address: Glenfinnan, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Glenfinnan

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