Is Jacobite train running?
The Jacobite Steam Train / Hogwarts Express Operating under various names and with different operators, The Jacobite steam train has been running every summer since 1984 and is currently operated by West Coast Railways.
Does the Jacobite train run in December?
The Jacobite only runs April to October, so no chance. The normal train service runs the same route though, all year with just the same views.
Can you take luggage on the Jacobite train?
Yes – however please arrive early and ask the Guard where best to store your luggage.
Is the Glenfinnan Viaduct worth visiting?
Worth it? Absolutely! What a feat of engineering. After your climb to the view near the visitor center, walk over to the road that runs under the viaduct to a much tougher climb (up the path toward the small museum), but an even more spectacular view.
Is Mallaig worth visiting?
And while you are here, the Mallaig Heritage Centre is well worth a visit. Mallaig is well catered for in terms of places to stay, ranging from accommodation for backpackers right through to rather more upmarket options like the West Highland Hotel.
Does The Jacobite train stop at Glenfinnan?
The train stops en route to Mallaig at the village of Glenfinnan (see below). Beyond Glenfinnan are the beautiful villages of Lochailort, Arisaig, Morar and Mallaig. You may alight at Arisaig by request to the guard.
What time does The Jacobite train go over the Glenfinnan Viaduct?
The train only does about 50mph so it’s easy to keep pace with its route. For a great photo, be at the Glenfinnan Visitor Centre before 10.45 am or 3.00 pm when the train crosses the viaduct: a “magic” sight for Harry Potter fans.
Is The Jacobite train running in 2021?
The Jacobite train, the steam engine that takes the same route known in the Harry Potter films as the journey to Hogwarts, is set to run seven days a week in its upcoming 2021 season. Though in the past it has only run six days a week, the Jacobite will now be running an extra day by popular demand.
Does Jacobite train run in April?
What is Mallaig’s trains station like?
Trains to Mallaig arrive at an attractive two-platform terminus that dates back to 1901. Though the station has shrunk over the years – it has lost a turntable, a line extension to the nearby harbour and a glass canopy over its platforms, removed in 1975 – its facade remains a charming sight, with stone walls,…
Can I take the train from Mallaig to Fort William?
Yes! You can take the train from Mallaig to Fort William without needing to change. Find direct trains to Fort William with our online journey Planner.
How do you get to Skye from Mallaig?
The final stretch into Mallaig brings glimpses of Skye, which is just a short ferry trip from the port. The Friends of the West Highland Lines promote development of the train services through the West Highlands.
How do I get to Mallaig from Morar?
The route to Mallaig takes you past Lochs Eilt, Ailort and Nan Uamh – all starkly beautiful – before arriving at Morar’s sandy shores, yet another cinematic location, this time Local Hero. The final stretch into Mallaig brings glimpses of Skye, which is just a short ferry trip from the port.