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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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It is a really nice step back in time with beautiful scenery, lovely carriages and it is, for all intents and purposes, a good thing to go on.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It is a really nice step back in time with beautiful scenery, lovely carriages and it is, for all intents and purposes, a good thing to go on.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

But seriuosly, this was an enjoyably different excursion, even on a brooding, rainy day. The train itself is fun to see and gives a nostalgic atmosphere, especially when a puff of sulphury steam makes its way into the carriage. Then there's the scenery, experienced from a novel viewpoint and, of course, without the necessity of anyone driving. Very relaxing. The... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed riding in a steam train again. The views were sensational and the viaduct experience was great even without the Harry Potter link.

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Stromness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The journey on the Jacobite train was like a step back in time. The sounds, the smells and the smoke. There are first class carriages however my husband and I had seats in carriage G which, on the journey to Mallaig, was at the rear of the train. As the locomotive changes ends for the homeward leg, we were near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This journey will bring you from Fort William to Mallaig (42 miles) through the beautiful sceneries of the Scottish Highlands. Pulled by steam locomotives and seated in authentic coaches, it will give you a pretty good idea how travelling was some 100 years ago. The highlight of the journey is the short stop on the Glenfinnan Viaduct where you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was the most touristy thing we did and we loved it. Buy tickets well in advance (not sure you really need to do First Class - standard is very similar). Obviously there is a lot of sitting on the train, but the views are great. They charge extra for all food items and maps and there's a gift store.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Six of us travelled up to Fort William specifically to go on this train. The weather on that day in 2014 was fabulous, particularly for Scotland. The train journey itself was all we had hoped for with spectacular views. We took our own picnic and drinks. The only downside was that Mallaig, our ultimate destination, had very little to offer... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A wonderful experience stepping back in time to travel through the most beautiful countryside in the world. Old world charm means slightly uncomfortable seats but that aside I'd recommend it to anyone. We had just under two hours in Mallaig, time to take in a sail round the locality where we saw porpoises, seals and any number of seabirds. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Strongly recommend taking your hire car to Mallaig rather than the train. The Road follows the same route but does stop at Glennafin plus you end up with too much time in Mallaig. The ability to stop where you want to is more enjoyable. Unless you are a steam train fan don't bother.

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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Booked the trip for the Sunday, weather wasn't brilliant :-( but it was a lovely day none the less. We had a carriage in first class, sitting 6, the train was really busy and everyone loved the Harry Potter connection! (Dread to think how many random peoples pics we're in!) Brief stop in Glenfinnan (this could do with being longer)... More 

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Address: Address: Ben Nevis, Fort William, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 850 4680
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Fort William

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