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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.

From Mallaig you have the option to return to Fort William on the Jacobite Steam Train (optional extra) or you can return on the coach. For those taking the optional steam train ride, your Tour Leader will arrange your tickets and will be waiting for you at Fort William.

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.


Costs are for transportation by air-conditioned mini/midi coach and services of a professional driver-guide.


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

Optional Extras

Jacobite Steam Train
Adult Single £30.00
Senior Single £30.00
Student Single £30.00
Child Single £18.00

Please Note
There are no Senior or Student discounts for the Jacobite Steam Train. Child tickets are for children 12 years of age and under.

Payable at time of booking.


Are tickets for the Jacobite Steam Train guaranteed?

Yes, we have allocated tickets for each seat in our coach. If you book the tour you will have the opportunity to take a standard class seat 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?

We offer the opportunity to take a single journey on the Steam train between Mallaig & Fort William. The journey is around 1 hour 50 minutes.

What happens if not everyone in our party wishes to take the train?

Passengers who are not taking the train return to Fort William by coach. All passengers then continue their journey together back to Glasgow. You will therefore join up with everyone at Fort William.

Check in 07.45: Departs 08.00 – Returns 19.30

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