Glenfinnan, Mallaig & the Jacobite Steam Train

From £73 PER ADULT

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May — October

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A stunning tour that takes us to film locations from movies such as Highlander, Local Hero & Harry Potter. Enjoy an optional trip on the Jacobite steam train – a journey described by many as one of the great railway journeys of the world.

From Glasgow we follow the full length of Loch Lomond before we make a short stop for coffee at Tyndrum. 

Then it’s on to Glencoe, a film location used in Skyfall and Harry Potter and the setting to one of the most shameful episodes in Scottish history. We stop here to admire the stunning but haunting beauty of the Glen. 

In 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard at Glenfinnan in an ill-fated attempt to reinstate the exiled Stuarts on to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The Glenfinnan Monument which lies at the head of Loch Shiel was erected in 1815 in tribute to the Jacobites who fought and died in the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. The views and scenery here are simply spectacular. 

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Loch Eilt was the spot where Hagrid was seen skimming stones across the water. As we pass Loch Eilt look out for the Loch Eilt pines – a fine example of the ancient Caledonian pine forest. An essential stopping off point is the Silver Sands of Morar with superb coastline views across a turquoise sea to the Isles of Eigg, Rum and further north to Skye. 

Arriving in Mallaig you will have approximately an hour to enjoy a walk and take in the local atmosphere. There are shops, bars, restaurants and the chance to sample some local fish and chips. 

At Mallaig your tour leader will arrange your Jacobite Steam Train tickets for this stunning journey from Mallaig to Fort William. On your arrival to Fort William you will be met by your tour leader to take you back to Glasgow by coach.

Our return journey takes us over Rannoch Moor and to the Drovers Inn. For over 310 years the Drovers has welcomed the great and the good including the infamous Rob Roy MacGregor. 

It is said to be “haunted” and there are many tales and sightings of ghouls and ghosts wandering around this ancient Scottish Inn. These days it is the perfect place to enjoy some evening refreshments by a roaring log fire before returning to Glasgow. 

Contact details

Discover Scotland Tours
Discover Scotland Tours Ltd
Kintyre House, St Andrews Crescent
Glasgow Airport, Paisley
Renfrewshire
Scotland
PA3 2TQ
Starting
Glasgow
Length
1
Day
Transport
Coach Driver guide
Type
Medium Group (17-30) Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English

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  • £73 Per adult
  • £71 Per child
  • £71 Concession
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Discover Scotland Tours

Discover Scotland Tours 1 day trips and 3 day tours take you to some of the most beautiful, historic and inspiring places in Scotland. Our guests enjoy guaranteed departures, our unique hotel pick up service and a modern fleet of small luxury Mercedes coaches. Discover Scotland Tours 1 day trips and 3 day tours take you to some of the most beautiful, historic and inspiring places in Scotland. Our guests enjoy guaranteed departures, our unique hotel pick up service and a modern fleet of small luxury Mercedes coaches.

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