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Jacobite Steam Train

| Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
+44 844 850 4680
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USD 264.28*
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2-Day Jacobite Experience including the Hogwarts Express
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour from Edinburgh Including...
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5-Day Isle of Skye, Loch Ness and the Jacobite Steam Train from Edinburgh
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Described as the greatest railway journey in the world, this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes. Starting near the highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis, it visits Britain’s most westerly mainland railway station, Arisaig; passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar and the shortest river in Britain, River Morar, finally arriving next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis!
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  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“first class” (529 reviews)
“harry potter” (307 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like steam trains this journey is superb! Stunning views and a long journey from Fort William to Mallaig and back with a couple of hours in between. Couldn't fault the service but would recommend you avoid the afternoon tea on board. It was...More

Thank SAP4369
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing day out enjoying the Highland scenery , we enjoyed every moment even though it rained non stop .

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

See other reviews for details of the views etc. My concerns are with the booking and catering. In this day and age it's bizarre and unacceptable that gluten-free options are only available booked a week ahead. We were also told by phone that last-minute tickets...More

Thank jconline
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably a bucket-list journey if you like the highland scenery and steam trains (which I do). Fort William to Mallaig is a great stretch of railway, and of course you get to go over Glenfinnan Viaduct. Booking well in advance advised - more than 6...More

Thank lightintheblack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had two first class seats on the Jacobite on the way back from mallaig. Way too expensive for what you get in first class. All you get is a cup of tea and a different seat. Save your money. We rode up on scot...More

Thank Katlyn H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely trip on the Jacobite steam train to mallaig - unfortunately in Mallaig it rained so we just stayed in the pub. The train journey was good with some wonderful views- fun crossing the "Harry Potter" viaduct. Was disappointed they could not make...More

Thank AOH61
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had an absolutely fantastic day on The Jacobite Steam Train, travelling between Fort William and Mallaig. The views were stunning; starting with Britains tallest Mountain Ben Nevis, Fresh water lochs, The Glenfinnen viaduct made famous in The Harry Potter films, inland beaches with white sand....More

Thank dansmam245
Reviewed 3 days ago

we booked our trip on this attraction as we new the scenery and thrill of going on a steam train would be great we weren't let down . this train was used for harry potter so booking is essential as very busy and must be...More

1  Thank avensis52
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great way to travel in the Highland in a relaxed nostalgic manner in comfort. It is great to feel the movement of a steam locomotive and smell the coal steam as you travel along some of the most stunning scenery in the world....More

Thank Iain K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fun way to spend the day. We caught the train in Ft. William. Great long term parking available at the train station. Off we went and truly enjoyed the day chugging along behind our stem engine, with coal dust coming in the...More

Thank Janus57
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vikkimcv
Hi, Victoria. What would you like to know about this attraction? We have been allocated seats 15b &15f do you know if this is a 2 or 4 seat table please?
20 June 2017|
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Response from MarieSunderland | Reviewed this property |
Hi we were in first class and there were 6 seats in each little carriage great trip enjoy
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SJP85
Can items such as a picnic basket be ok left on the train (on/under their table) in first class whilst out exploring Mallaig?
13 June 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
I agree. I would not leave anything of value on the train.
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seanalmet
How long does the round trip take?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Rim60 | Reviewed this property |
About 5 hours. Time to have lunch and walk
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