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  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Aviemore
  4. Hogwarts Express

From Inverness: Highlands Day Tour with Hogwarts Express

Product ID: 314472
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Enjoy a wonderfully scenic day in the Scottish Highlands stopping in Fort William, Mallaig, and Aviemore. Try to spot Nessie and ride the Jacobite steam train, perhaps more familiar as the Hogwarts Express from the Harry Potter films.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the banks of Loch Ness
  • See the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct from the Harry Potter films
  • Jump aboard the Jacobite steam train from Mallaig to Fort William
Full description
Start the day early as you depart Inverness by coach and drive along the banks of Loch Ness while keeping a look out for Nessie. There will be a quick photo stop in the hope you just might catch a glimpse of her. Stop next at the Commando Memorial, constructed to honor the Commando Forces from WWII. As you near Fort William, you might be able to see the peak of Ben Nevis through the clouds, the highest mountain in the UK.

Onto the Glenfinnan Viaduct and perhaps a glimpse of the train passing over this stunning viewpoint. Follow the coastal road to Mallaig where there will be a stop for lunch before the tour highlight: the Jacobite steam train — or as Harry Potter fans will know it, the Hogwarts Express. The journey takes you past the deepest loch, shortest river, and the most westerly station.

Leaving the train at Fort William you’ll head along the Laggan Road to Aviemore for your final stop of the day before returning to Inverness.
Includes
  • Ticket for the Jacobite steam train
  • Transportation by coach
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Highland Experience Tours

Product ID: 314472