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Jacobite Steam Train

| Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
+44 844 850 4680
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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!
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“first class” (529 reviews)
“harry potter” (307 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Ben Nevis, Fort William PH33 6DZ, Scotland
+44 844 850 4680
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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

Thank avensis52
Reviewed 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a very nice afternoon through the mountains to malliag. First class seating very nice . Free tea each way . Friendly staff on board pointing out sights. You get 2 hours in malliag

Thank benjamin407
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really great - ordered the champagne and cheese which was waiting for us as we got on the train. Shame when we got to Malliag it was pouring with rain but the steam train experience was awesome.

Thank 66JJ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great staff, immaculate train and stunning views. £30 one way but worth it. Would recommend coach nearer the back for best photo opertunities.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went about an hour early (9:00) to buy same day tickets... worked out for us but I could see how they sell out some days. Book well in advance, and if possible, I'd splurge for first class (looked much nicer than where we were). Try...More

Thank jlbond02
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a worthwhile experience for anyone with the slightest interest in old trains and fantastic Scottish scenery. But book really early - the train was packed, mostly no doubt due to the Harry Potter link. The Highlands seen from this train beats the Highlands...More

Thank Paul K
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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?
19 June 2017|
Response from MarieSunderland | Reviewed this property |
Hi we were in first class and there were 6 seats in each little carriage great trip enjoy
Can items such as a picnic basket be ok left on the train (on/under their table) in first class whilst out exploring Mallaig?
12 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.
How long does the round trip take?
5 June 2017|
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Response from Rim60 | Reviewed this property |
About 5 hours. Time to have lunch and walk