Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

Hogwarts Express and the Scenic Highlands Day Tour from Inverness

Enjoy a full-day of stunning scenery and fresh Highland air, as we travel all the way around Loch Ness and along the idyllic West Coast. Our journey reveals ancient ruins, a poignant war memorial, beautiful beaches and a hidden waterfall – with untamed mountains never far from sight. Not only will you watch the Jacobite Steam Train as it crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct, you will later hop aboard and experience it for yourself. Made famous by the Harry Potter films, and voted one of the world’s most scenic railways, this is a trip you’ll never forget!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Urquhart Castle, A82, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XJ Scotland

We depart Inverness at 7.30am and begin our journey along the world-famous Loch Ness, stopping for photos above the ruins of Urquhart Castle.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Commando Monument, Spean Bridge, Spean Bridge PH34 4EG Scotland

We continue west, and visit the Commando Memorial which overlooks the Nevis Range; home to the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fort William, Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Now is your chance to board the Jacobite Steam Train in Fort William, one of the most spectacular railway journeys in the world. The train crosses the Glenfinnan Viaduct where a monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie’s campaign now stands. The train ride is approximately 2.5 hrs and will take you to Mallaig where your guide will meet you.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mallaig, Mallaig, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Enjoy your lunch stop in the fishing village of Mallaig. We would suggest sampling some of the local seafood!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glenfinnan Lodge A830 Rd, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT Scotland

It is time to set your sights upon the Jacobite Steam Train as it crosses the iconic arches of the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness Region, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

The beautiful scenery continues into the evening with a stop in Fort Augustus to see the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness up close.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Suidhe Viewpoint, B862, Fort Augustus IV2 6UP Scotland

Enjoy some unspoiled views on the less travelled road on the south side of Loch Ness.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Falls of Foyers, Foyers IV2 6XU Scotland

View the Falls of Foyers, spectacular 140ft waterfall in which the River Foyers drops into a gorge leading to Loch Ness.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dores, Dores, Loch Ness Region, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

Finally, we visit Dores Beach on the banks of Loch Ness.

Duration: 10 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"

Start Time: 07:15 AM
Duration: 12 Hours
Start location: 19 Union St, Inverness IV1 1QA, UK

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Jacobite Steam Train one-way ticket (Fort William to Mallaig)
  • Local English Speaking Guide

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Restroom on board
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities


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