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Phone Number: +44 (0)1334 475311

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Excellent for varied Scottish scenery

This was my third trip on this line and the scenery never fails to impress me. It is not as known as the kyle line or mallaig railway line but is much more varied in the scenery... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mr-Howie-2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my third trip on this line and the scenery never fails to impress me. It is not as known as the kyle line or mallaig railway line but is much more varied in the scenery as you pass through farmland, Coast, forest and moorland. The train has a catering trolley on it where you can buy light refreshments.... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I traveled on this line from Inverness to Wick/Thurso. A brilliant journey with changing scenery throughout ranging from the coast to the bleak and remote Scottish Highlands with regular glimpses of the local wildlife (e.g. deer).

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were Orkney-bound on the 7am Saturday train out of Inverness. It’s the only one of the week to carry refreshments, so sipping hot coffee as we rolled by the Cromarty Firth was a special treat. The scenery is ever changing, from glimpses of the Caledonian canal to the vast peaty vistas of the Sutherland flow country where we saw... More 

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

You cant go further north by train than Thurso. I have wanted to go here for 25 years since i saw it on the TV. There's not a lot in Thurso but that what its all about. A 31/2 hour train ride though the best views in the UK, Far better than the Settle & Carlisle in my opinion.I spent... More 

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Carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This is a must, not just for rail enthusiasts. It makes a long day from Inverness but is worth it. You see what remoteness and desolation is and just how the likes of a railway helps to link communities. On our trip we found the train staff fantastic...so friendly and informative.

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