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Jacobite Steam Train

Ben Nevis, Fort William, Scotland
0844 850 4680
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Fort William
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Scenic Railroads
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Must go to have a good countryside sights. The smoke of steam engine was sometime bothersome cos the coach door was not locking properly. Its a must experience, even the town Malliag was very cute n nice, must visit the cafe right opposite the station there. The toilets in the train are beautiful with old fittings, my daughter was really... More

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Like going back in time. Excellent service and informative staff who pointed out land marks. The route us amazing, very picturesque, especially Harry potter viaduct. Upgraded to first class which is worth the money, more space, comfort and free refreshments. Mallig is nice but not much three, as the train only strips for a couple of hours it is not... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Jacobite Steam Train from Fort William to Mallaig was something my husband and I had been meaning to do for a while and eventually got around to booking a trip in August. We were not disappointed and thoroughly enjoyed the experience and found the staff very helpful.

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Cirimido, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A genuine Harry Potter adventure. First Class is a bit expensive, but all in all worth it. Unfortunately it rained the day of our train ride, but nevertheless it was a lot of fun! Tea and cookies and above all the views and the steam trailing along the ride was really something!

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Totally amazing train journey with absolutely amazing views, some,of which were breath taking. Followed by a trip whale and dolphin spotting with Seafari .... Totally amazing and an experience I will never forget.

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Booked 3 first class tickets for £178 on the jacobite. We had a table on the wrong side of the carriage so had nice views of the road when others could see beautiful lochs and glens. When the Glenfinnan viaduct came briefly into view you had to fight fellow photographers for the best shot so I gave up. The destination... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We travelled from Mallaig to Ft William by First Scotrail then returned on the Jacobite steam train. The Jacobite train (in second class) was the lesser experience of the two. The trip was longer and the car smelled of mold. The cars or service need more character to make up for the longer journey. It was also more crowded than... More

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

If you are a fan of Harry Potter or Trains this ride is something you cannot miss. the whole experience is great. If you want to ride in a Harry style carriage then you need to book a first class compartment.

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Bridgnorth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This is a journey not to be missed. It was made famous of course by the Harry Potter films. The scenery is magnificent, especially the Glenfinnan viaduct. Sit on the West (left) side of the train as it leaves Fort William for the best view of this viaduct as the train turns sharply to the left as it goes over... More

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Ludlow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Excellent service on time and very comfortable. We loved the first class section. The coffee was poor, but the views made up for this

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