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Strathspey Railway

Dalfaber Road, Aviemore PH22 1PY, Scotland
+44 1479 810725
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Steam & Sunday Lunch Experience

We opted for the pre-booked Sunday lunch on the Strathspey Steam Railway. One of our party has... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Wonderful day out for the whole family.

We all enjoyed this day out so much! The old stations are absolutely beautiful and the scenery is... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Steam through the stunning Scottish Highlands in style.Our steam engines take you on a very special trip through the Cairngorms National Park as you travel between Aviemore, Boat of Garten and Broomhill.Why not make your trip extra special with one of our dining on board options: Light Lunch offers soup, sandwiches, tea and coffee; Afternoon Tea has some sandwiches, scones with jam and cream followed by some delicious cakes; or enjoy a full three course Sunday Lunch or Dinner. Why not upgrade to First Class to enjoy a meal in one of our compartments, finely decorated in it's own tartan, with vintage British Rail mirrors and luggage racks inside. Split your trip up with a visit to Boat of Garten to explore some fantastic walk trails or bring your bike on board to explore the great cycle routes in the area. See if you can beat the train back from Broomhill on your bike!We are also taking part in the Great Railway Treasure Hunt 2013, so there's plenty for the kids to do on the trip!
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Dalfaber Road, Aviemore PH22 1PY, Scotland
+44 1479 810725
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

We opted for the pre-booked Sunday lunch on the Strathspey Steam Railway. One of our party has mobility issues and had no problem getting on and off the train. The 3 options for starter / main and dessert ensured that there was something to cater...More

2  Thank Ruth-n-Richard
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We all enjoyed this day out so much! The old stations are absolutely beautiful and the scenery is lovely. All the volunteers are really knowledgable and helpful and it's an absolute joy to ride on a steam train! We got off at boat garton where...More

Thank Eatthebreed79
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Having visited both Boat of Garten and Aviemore on many occasions we have visited the steam railway before. This tine, however, we were staying a little further up the line so got on at Broomhill and got a return ticket to Aviemore where we had...More

1  Thank Miles S
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have always wanted to travel on a steam train so this was a great adventure, my two year old also had a great time.

1  Thank AberdeenKev83
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic steam train journey. Great to get up close and see such incredible and nostalgic machines. And the Beautiful Landscape is a bonus too. 😀 Don't forget your camera!

2  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Having family to stay gives one the excuse to try things that are virtually on our doorstep, and none of us were disappointed. The staff at the station and on the train couldn't have been more helpful and the experience was one I can happily...More

1  Thank Alex J
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Started with acquainting ourselves to the squeaky clean British Rail black steam engine with glistening brass rails as it made its way to the Aviemore dedicated Platform no 3 , followed by Scottish pipe music on the platform to greet the passengers and flag off...More

1  Thank Akash M
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Haven't been here for many years and the extension to Broomhill is now open and more besides. Came up on Scotrail and had to watch out because train times on both lines are quite close. The carriages are in very good condition and many are...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Restored steam rail... top class , very enjoying... they wl say no snacks but you wl get them on train in galley from very friendly staff.. enjoy it ! Very picturesque... 1 hour+ ride , worth the 13 GBP paid... good parking avlble

1  Thank permafinish
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We caught the first train outside our hotel at Boat of Garten at 10.545am and travelled to Broomhill, where the engine changes end in the 15 minute break. This has the Glenbogle Station Plate for when it is used in BBC's Monarch of the GlenThen...More

2  Thank StuB62
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28 July 2017|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
yes you can
Alan V
10 July 2017|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
We got off to stretch our legs on the platform. The toilets were freshly decorated no graffiti anywhere to be seen. There is a small gift shop in the ticket office
Colin N
21 June 2017|
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Response from pottsstephen52 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there were dogs on the train when we visited. As the other person said check the web site and give hem a call. The trip on the train is great.