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Jacobite Steam Train

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Address: Ben Nevis, Fort William, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 850 4680
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3-Day Isle of Skye, Scottish Highlands and the Jacobite Steam...

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I've wanted to travel this line on the jacobite for over a decade, finally done it, we went in first class, well worth it, very comfortable seats, quiet are compared to standard... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I've wanted to travel this line on the jacobite for over a decade, finally done it, we went in first class, well worth it, very comfortable seats, quiet are compared to standard class! Such amazing views, it was raining but who cares, been on this line many times in a 156 but made it a pleasure on the steamer.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Weather wasn't too good for our trip, but we did enjoy it nevertheless. The views from the train are just superb, and the service on the route was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Having a daughter who loves Harry Potter, what better way to get involved than to get on the hog worts express from Fort William to Malliag . Spectacular views especially from the Glenfinnan viaduct . Really good experience , a little expensive but then it is a steam train.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This steam train has to be seen from the road in addition to taking the journey. The sight of the Jacobite steaming across the Glenfinnan Viaduct is stirring stuff. For the young, reminiscent of Harry Potter, and, for the older generation time to recall how we went to school each term. The Western Highlands of Scotland are a wonderful sight,... More 

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

My wife "Sylvia" and I booked this well spoken of train for an experience that neither of us had had since the past 45 years, when we would eagerly await the Glasgow Fair holidays and the steam train trips. We also booked for a friend with us on holiday, staying at Fort William. It was an experience we will never... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great experience , My son Luke , a Harry potter fan and my husband and I had a fantastic day, a highlight of our trip to the highlands,well worth doing especially in the first class seats, The weather was brilliant and had a lovely lunch and stroll around Malaga.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

We went in August which was a great time of year. We pre booked our tickets online which was a good thing as it was very busy. We got 1st class tickets which was definitely worth the little bit extra. We arrived at the station a little early so we could take photos of the train before boarding. If you're... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Enjoyed a day out on a historical train exploring Scottish countryside which did not disappoint. Boarded in Fort William where there was easy parking, but do not forget to pay and display your ticket. Nice to meet other international travelers and hear their experiences and tips for other Scotland locations. Plenty of time in Mallaig for fish and chip lunch... More 

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Traveled from Ft William to Mallaig through beautiful countryside. Next time I'm going first class..not because there was anything wrong with the regular cars but the first class car looked gorgeous!! Over stuffed, floral booth style seating....but anyway where you end up sitting you see the same beautiful Scottish landscape. And the train itself is beautiful! Sounded like a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Took kids for school break, they loved it and my eldest who is a harry potter fan pointed out all the bits from the films along the way. The stop in Mallaig was nice, ice cream and watch the seals and boats in the harbour.

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