The Jacobite: The World's Greatest Railway Journey

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When: 13 Feb - 25 Oct 2013

Cost: £33

Opening hours: 10:15am-8:30pm

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The Jacobite’s 84 mile round trip will take you past Britain’s highest mountain, deepest Loch, shortest river and most westerly station en-route to Mallaig, one of the world’s most picturesque fishing villages. With some of the most beautiful scenery in the country it is no surprise that this is often referred to as the greatest railway journey in the world. The train passes Morar and the silvery beaches used in the films "Highlander" and "Local Hero," and the train and route itself was used in the Harry Potter films. Steam is the most nostalgic way to travel…

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Venue address

Fort William – Mallaig
Tom-na-Faire, Station Square, Fort William, PH33 6TQ

Venue contact details

Tel: 0844 850 4685


From Carlisle and the south, take the M6 and M74 to Glasgow. Follow the A82 from Glasgow. From Edinburgh take the M9 to Stirling then the A84, A85 (to Crianlarich) and A82 to Fort William. From the north: From Aviemore take the A9 and A86 or from Invernes


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