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Outstanding Rail Trip.

This is probably one of the least known yet most spectacular railway journeys that you can make in... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
teithwyr2017
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
The must-do railway trip in Scotland

Stunning...that's the one word that sums up this line. Nowhere else have I experienced such a... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
andybirmingham28
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is probably one of the least known yet most spectacular railway journeys that you can make in the UK. The railway starts at Inverness and broadly follows the sea lochs ascends into wild highland country and then drops back to follow the coast between...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Stunning...that's the one word that sums up this line. Nowhere else have I experienced such a variety of scenery in a single trip. Although the prospect of enduring a 4 hour 30 minute trip may seem a little off-putting at first, it is worth every...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This was my third trip on this line and the scenery never fails to impress me. It is not as known as the kyle line or mallaig railway line but is much more varied in the scenery as you pass through farmland, Coast, forest and...More

Thank Mr-Howie-2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

I traveled on this line from Inverness to Wick/Thurso. A brilliant journey with changing scenery throughout ranging from the coast to the bleak and remote Scottish Highlands with regular glimpses of the local wildlife (e.g. deer).

1  Thank tjl599
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

We were Orkney-bound on the 7am Saturday train out of Inverness. It’s the only one of the week to carry refreshments, so sipping hot coffee as we rolled by the Cromarty Firth was a special treat. The scenery is ever changing, from glimpses of the...More

2  Thank bwanaalan
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

You cant go further north by train than Thurso. I have wanted to go here for 25 years since i saw it on the TV. There's not a lot in Thurso but that what its all about. A 31/2 hour train ride though the best...More

3  Thank John C
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

This is a must, not just for rail enthusiasts. It makes a long day from Inverness but is worth it. You see what remoteness and desolation is and just how the likes of a railway helps to link communities. On our trip we found the...More

3  Thank Yanmike
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