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2 day Jacobite steam train tour

Availability: Selected dates from April through October
Duration: 48 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit the historic battlefield of Culloden
  • Spot Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster
  • Feel like you're on the Hogwarts Express as you cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct, featured in Harry Potter
  • Explore the quaint coastal village of Mallaig with views to the isles
  • Visit history-rich Glen Coe
What to expect

Begin this two-day tour by snapping a photo of the Forth Railway Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and then taking a stroll through the Highlands at Dunkeld along the river. You'll then head to through Drumochter, a spectacular pass which skirts the stunning peaks of the Cairngorm National Park. The first day ends in Fort Augustus at the banks of Loch Ness where, if you're lucky, you'll be able to spot the infamous Loch Ness Monster.

On your second day you will finally board the Jacobite steam train, the moment you've been waiting for, and then you’re off. This is one of the world’s great train journeys and will take you past Ben Nevis, Britain's deepest loch, its shortest river and most westerly station. Channel your inner wizard as you cross the viaduct featured in the Harry Potter films and learn the history of the Jacobite rising as you pass the Glenfinnan Monument. You'll stop for lunch in Mallaig, where you can taste the best of Scottish seafood, fresh from the coast before heading to mystical Glen Coe, where the MacDonalds were betrayed, and revel in the beauty of Rannoch Moor and Stirlingshire on your way home.

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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Journey on the Jacobite Steam Train
  • One night's accommodation in Fort Augustus
  • Breakfast
Reduced price
  • Children (3-15 years): reduced
  • Adults (65+ years): reduced
  • Students (with valid ID): reduced

1 Parliament Square, 192 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet your tour at the Caffè Nero in 1 Parliament Square.

What to remember
  • This tour does not accept children under the age of 3
  • If you have any mobility requirements, please notify us of this at the point of booking
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  • Tours run on selected dates between 13 April and 21 October, please see calendar for further information
  • Tours depart at 9.00am
  • Please arrive for check-in at 8.45am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 90 % refund if you cancel up to 14 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 7 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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