Jacobite Steam Train, Fort William

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Tour · Scenic Railroad
Travel on the same train Harry Potter boarded for Hogwarts on Jacobite Steam Train. The train runs 25.5 km (41 mi), passing through gorgeous landscapes alongside Loch Eil, Glenfinnan Viaduct, and Arisaig. The route was opened exclusively for visitors wishing to view the scenery in the region. Prior to the train, the area was almost inaccessible to tourists. Pulled by a steam locomotive, the train whistles through the Scottish countryside daily, with trains departing from Mallaig and Fort Williams. Add Jacobite Steam Train and other attractions to your Fort William trip itinerary using our Fort William trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Looking forward to the trip as a family. We had been to the viaduct and seen all the Harry Potter films. Found parking and paid for 10 hour stay. We managed to get on train relatively early, 20...  more »
  • The actual journey was a very good experience. One major problem was the huge number of people on the train itself and at the stations not wearing a face mask. We felt very unsafe during the whole.....  more »
  • One of the Best day trip if you visiting fort William don't miss the train journey. We loved it and made unforgettable memories
  • Great train ride to Mallaig and back again. Highly recommend and also book your tickets as the train is always booked out. First class tickets are booked out 8 months or more from travel date.

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