One Day Tours From Glasgow

Glenfinnan, Mallaig & Jacobite Steam Train

To book this tour call us on 0141 887 6777 or online Book Now

A stunning tour that takes us to film locations from movies such as Highlander, Local Hero, Skyfall and 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. The train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, known the world over for its remarkable engineering and more importantly, as the way to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts.

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 for 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 Mallaig you will be met by your tour leader to take you back to Glasgow by coach.

Our return journey takes us over the desolate Rannoch Moor and to the Drovers Inn. For 312 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.

Inclusions

Costs are for transportation by air-conditioned mini/midi coach, the services of a professional driver-guide and a standard single ticket on the Jacobite Steam Train from Mallaig to Fort William.

Exclusions

Lunch and Refreshments

Tour Departure Point

266 George Street,
Glasgow G1 1QX
Outside Parish Halls

We also offer hotel pick ups on our 1 day tours. Please see the Tours Information section for more information.

Returning from your tour

All of our 1 day tours return to George Square. We do not offer hotel drop offs.

Tour Highlights

Loch Lomond, Glencoe, Rannoch Moor, Fort WilliamBen Nevis, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel, Loch Eilt, The Silver Sands of Morar, Mallaig, The Jacobite Steam Train, The Drovers Inn

FAQs

Are tickets for the Jacobite Steam Train guaranteed?

Yes, we have allocated tickets for each seat on our coach. The tour price includes a standard class one way ticket from Mallaig to Fort William on the train.

Can we upgrade to 1st Class?

The seats allocated to our passengers are in standard class. Should you wish to upgrade to 1st class please put a note in your booking and we will contact the Jacobite Steam Train and check availability. Please note an upgrade is not guaranteed as 1st class seats may not always be available.

When do we get to go on the train and how long is the journey?

Our tour price includes the cost of a standard one way  journey on the Jacobite Steam Train between Mallaig & Fort William. The journey is around 1 hour 50 minutes.

Check in 07.45: Departs 08.00 – Returns 19.30

To book this tour call us on 0141 887 6777 or online Book Now
Glenfinnan, Mallaig & Jacobite Steam Train

Operates

Festive Period 2017
5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 27th, 28th & 29th Dec

2018 Schedule
Easter
30th & 31st March, 1st & 2nd April

Tues & Thurs
3rd Apr – 25th Oct (excluding May 22nd)

Sat & Sun
16th Jun – 30th Sept

Check in 07:45
Departs  08.00
Returns  19.30

Costs:
Adults 16-59
£75.00 – £79.00
(This includes your standard one way ticket from Mallaig to Fort William on the Jacobite Steam Train)

Seniors 60+, Students
£73.00 – £77.00
(This includes your standard one way ticket from Mallaig to Fort William on the Jacobite Steam Train)

Children 5-15
£61.00 – £65.00
(This includes your standard one way ticket from Mallaig to Fort William on the Jacobite Steam Train)

See Details & FAQs for more information.

Please note we are unable to take children under 5 years of age.

 

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