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Jacobite Steam Train

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Address: | Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Independent Train Operating Company - along some of the UKs most famous and...

Independent Train Operating Company - along some of the UKs most famous and beautiful routes inc, The Jacobite "The greatest railway journey in the world".

Travel along the Glenfinnan Viaduct to see the most beautiful scenery.

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Had a great day out on the Jacobite Express and the weather was nice but cold.The train journey to Mallaig is very senic, and the steamed up windows on the carriage just adds to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The train itself is quite cool thought it was a bit expensive thou,could do with updating looking a bit tired furnishings.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day out on the Jacobite Express and the weather was nice but cold.The train journey to Mallaig is very senic, and the steamed up windows on the carriage just adds to the experience! Will go back again as we enjoyed it so much

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this was loads of fun!! specially if you are a Harry Potter fan. I very much enjoyed it. the onyl thing that is dissapointing is that if you are near the steam engin, the smoke come in through the open windows. also too many people amd not enough windows means that you may not get a picture when it s... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a trip on the jacobite, the train was clean tidy the staff were lovely and well organized,the train was stunning the views incredible the tourists all had smiles on their faces,everyone was chatty ,proof of enjoyment ..Well worth a visit

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter is a Harry Potter fan. So we booked 4 tickets for a back and forth trip on the Jacobite. It was a fun day and although my son would tell us it was basically the same views as our drive down to Fort William, arriving from Skye, I would recommend it.

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Falkirk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been on an enjoyable Jacobite Express trip four years ago to celebrate climbing 'the Ben' and my wife's birthday, the idea of a Santa Express got our attention. Arranging to 'borrow' one of our grandchildren who would not be in school, we booked the trip for the first ever excursion of the Santa Express. Walking along the platform to... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointing. We booked this trip with our 4 children with all the excitement and magic of christmas in mind, it couldnt have been further from it. It was a lacklustre effort, the elf we seen for a couple of minutes on the outward journey giving a fruit shoot for the kids & a coffee for me was pleasant but rushing.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely trip with santa and the elves. They really got into the spirit of things and the trip was not too long for the children. The presents were very good also. The only complaint I would have is that the adults got mulled wine and a mince pie, but children only got a fruit shoot. A wee snack would have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great experience for all ages. However, during the summer the train can be quite warm and the wait at Mullaig can be much longer than anticipated. We expected a steam train both ways, but this is not guaranteed. We got a steam train on the return trip. This has the potential, with the "Harry Potter" element could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

If you have seen the Harry Potter series then you know some of the views. If you haven't, you should know that the ride was wonderful. We left with rain and clouds in the evening and returned with sun shining through the clouds making the train ride somewhat magical. The interior was very nice and the views are nothing like... More 

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