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Address: Glenfinnan, Scotland

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Harry Potter Fans Visiting Scotland

Ok, so we are a little bit old to be Harry Potter fans. Although we have watched the films with the family. Whilst visiting Scotland and in the area we thought we would pay a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Ok, so we are a little bit old to be Harry Potter fans. Although we have watched the films with the family. Whilst visiting Scotland and in the area we thought we would pay a visit to the viaduct a featured in the films. Easy to get to by car although you cannot drive up to the viaduct itself the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Having done the Fort William to Malliag steam train , we had to stop here and see the viaduct from a different view. It's an amazing sight, the view of the loch in front of it is equally as amazing too, well worth stopping off and taking in the views

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

If your a Harry Potter fan and your in Scotland then this is a must see (And at least you can find it unlike Hagrids House). Massive arched train bridge? Whats not to like.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Since this viaduct is such a well-known icon from the Harry Potter film, it’s certainly worth a stop. Park in the little parking lot by the main road, and take a short walk on a small paved private road to the North (It’s obvious where to go). GPS coordinates: 56.871635,-5.437846. For the best view, go up the hill and under... More 

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stunning view! You can walk up and go to the lake. It was nice to see the train passing by. Unfortunately the 'Harry potter' train was not in service.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Made even more famous by the Harry Potter movies and by appearing on the back of the Bank of Scotland £10 note. This is a huge and stunning bridge that pioneered using concrete as a building material. Definitely worth stopping by if you're in Fort William or on route to the Skye Ferry at Mallaig.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

There is parking nearby so you only need to allow 15-20 to get a good view of the steam train which runs between Fort William and Mallaig, where we stayed. We were waiting, poised with cameras for the 10:15 train from Fort William to cross the viaduct. We both capture the moment. Afterwards we enjoyed a better look at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Being in November, everything is closed and there are also fewer people. We had lovely weather. We parked at the opposite of the Glenfinnan house hotel and started walking on the path, this path will take you to the viaduct, up the hill to watch the beautiful scenery, than to the trainstationw, the church and the monument. We were lucky... More 

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Golden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Kids LOVED seeing a Harry Potter location in person! Wonderful walk as a family, with some puddle jumping and deer sighting too! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The trail from the Glenfinnan rail station along the hillside and over to the viaduct is wonderful. It is a well-marked trail (you really can't stray from it without purposely attempting to do so) that crosses small streams, hugs the edge of the hill, and has several overlooks with views of the valley and the viaduct. It takes you directly... More 

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