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Jacobite Steam Train

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Address: Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 844 850 4680
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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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Tried the jacobite train journey to Mallaig. A great experience that I will do again next time I visit fort William. The scenery is stunning topped off with the Glenfinnan... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Tried the jacobite train journey to Mallaig. A great experience that I will do again next time I visit fort William. The scenery is stunning topped off with the Glenfinnan viaduct. Shame about the weather but it can't be helped

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we took the trip it was a wet day, but we didn't let this spoil things. We booked the first class carriage, which I would thoroughly recommend, and is worth the extra cost. We also booked an afternoon tea for our return trip back to Fort William. The food for the tea was served in boxes which was waiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I took a journey on the Jacobite Steam Train following a previous trip by my family. What I was treated to was a lovely day's activity where I was treated to some beautiful scenery and some views that I may not have seen had I not taken this journey - including Neptune's Staircase and the Glenfinnan Viaduct... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was disappointed in this activity. Many reviewers have cited beautiful views, but after 10 days in Scotland, we were disappointed in what we saw compared to the many other places we had visited, and the return route just retraces what you already saw. A round-trip train ride takes up almost a full day, which I wish I had used... More 

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Ingolstadt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a must see and do for Harry Potter fans and fans of steam trains. Otherwise it's quite expensive.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took this single afternoon journey as part of our Discover Scotland Tour. My husband is disabled so I paid nearly double the cost to go 1st class for the seat comfort and extra service. I also added the afternoon tea at £13.99 and the cheese board at £12.99 . The boxed food was left waiting on our table on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked Monday for trip on the Tuesday. Fort William station was modern, clean and great little cafe for coffee etc. Train was clean and staff friendly. What a fantastic journey. The smell and sound of the engine intoxicating. The scenic views kept us glued to the window especially when we got to the viaduct. Great value for money and would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I totally recommend this train trip, the views are unbelievable if you can go 1st class then do it. an absolute great trip, well worth every penny spent.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took a trip up to Fort William to fulfil an ambition to ride on the Jacobite steam train to Mallaig. What a trip!!! If you like heritage railways, (steam trains), and breathtaking scenery, you have to take this trip. Excellent for solo travel, couples, or families. Awesome scenic views around every corner, (especially the Glenfinnan Viaduct), beautiful little stations, plus... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am sorry that we didn't just drive to the bridge and watch the train passing. It's over priced and zero, nada, nothing remotely Harry Potter ish except the gift shop stuff. Over priced, not comfortable and over rated. Not a totally unpleasant way to spend a day if you have loads of time but wouldn't recommend

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