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This small-group tour of the Scottish Highlands offers a historical spin on the region; your guide regales you with tales of the Jacobite army, which led several 18th-century rebellions in Scotland under the exiled court of King James II. Along with visits to Loch Ness, Dunkeld and Mallaig, you’ll enjoy a Jacobite steam train ride, aka the Hogwarts Express.

Travel in the personalized comfort of a minivan, and stay overnight at a hotel or B&B accommodation in Fort Augustus, including breakfast.
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Highland Experience Tours
This 2-day heritage tour of the Scottish Highlands features historic locations linked to the Jacobite movement of 18th-century Scotland. Visit the village of Dunkeld, drive through Cairngorm National Park to Loch Ness, and stay overnight in Fort Augustus. You’ll ride to Mallaig aboard the Jacobite steam train, featured as the Hogwarts Express in the popular Harry Potter films. Along the way, hear tales of battles fought by the Jacobites — supporters of the exiled King James II.
  • Overnight trip combining stunning Highland scenery with tales of Jacobite history
  • Ride on the famous Jacobite Steam Train, better known as Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the Cairngorm National Park
  • Transport by luxury and midi coach
  • Choose from B&B or hotel accommodation for your overnight stay
  • Group size max 32 on mini coach
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Jacobite Tour with Fraser

We had a terrific time on this two-day tour by Highland Experiences. Our tour guide, Fraser, was knowledgeable, funny and accommodating of all members of our group. He went above and beyond what was required. The bus was comfortable and our accommodation was excellent. We...More

Thank Jem H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Magical experience!

Our family, (mum, dad and adult children) went on the 2 day Jacobite and Glen Coe experience on 25/26 July. Our guide, Sergio, was excellent, comical and very informative throughout the tour, mixing interesting stories laced with historical facts. We stayed in Fort Augustus overnight...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My bestfriend and I had an absolutely amazing time on this tour! Our guide STEVEN A. was the nicest and funniest guide I’ve ever had. He knows so much about Scotland’s history, whatever your question he can answer it, and he would always give us...More

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing experience on Hogwarts Express with Sergio

My wife and I went on the two day Jacobite experience and rode on the actual train used as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films. I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan and I loved this tour. The train ride was on day...More

1  Thank Joel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing Experience with the Best Tour Guide EVER!!!

We were visiting Scotland with family and my husband insisted on a tour with the Jacobite Train(AKA Hogwarts Express). Our tour guide was Sergio and he was incredibly knowledgeable and funny. He made lots of great stops along our journey up into the Highlands and...More

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Rosanne B
13 August 2018|
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Response from Joel H | Reviewed this property |
On our trip, the train returned to Ft William at 1600, and the tour bus returned to Edinburgh at around 1930.
Susannah B
30 July 2018|
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Response from Canadianweaselette | Reviewed this property |
There was no size limit on the suitcase, just the weight limit. We opted to pack overnight bags and leave our suitcases at the hotel we'd be returning to the following day as we had packed for 2 weeks and were over the 15 kg... More
Wenyi K
10 July 2018|
Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall, but you can grab a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh. The train and bus systems are wonderful!
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