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Edinburgh: Glenfinnan, Mallaig, and Glencoe Tour

4.6 / 5

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Edinburgh: Glenfinnan, Mallaig, and Glencoe Tour

From US$ 75.45 per person

Take your iconic Harry Potter Hogwarts Express photo, visit the port of Mallaig, take a trip down the Road to the Isles, and explore beautiful Glencoe on this full-day tour.

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Duration 13 hours
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  • See the Harry Potter Train cross the bridge at Glenfinnan
  • Soak up the atmosphere at historic Glencoe
  • Enjoy time at the port of Mallaig
Full description
Depart Edinburgh and travel northwest, stopping for a coffee and refreshments at a small highland village. Traveling onwards, reach Glencoe, known to many as the location for the Massacre of the MacDonald clan in 1692. Take photos of this beautiful area whilst you learn about its turbulent past. After Glencoe, travel further north to Fort William. Stop for refreshments and perhaps a bite to eat before journeying down the Road to the Isles. Learn about the history of the area as you approach Mallaig, where you will spend time enjoying lunch and its sea views. From Mallaig, travel eastwards to the main attraction, Glenfinnan. Arrive right on time to see the Jacobite Steam Train (also known as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter Films) cross the bridge. Not only will you enjoy this iconic view, but the site is also known as the setting for many Harry Potter scenes, including Loch Shiel. From Glenfinnan, travel southwards, stopping for refreshments at the small village of Pitlochry before returning to Edinburgh, where your tour ends.
  • All taxes
  • Your travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Food and drinks
  • Jacobite steam train
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Outside the Ensign Ewart Pub

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Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • The Jacobite Steam Train may not run in adverse weather conditions
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Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 32 reviews

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This experience was just brilliant and I am so happy I decided to book this tour!! At first a full day of travelling around the Highlands seemed a bit daunting but it was so informative and entertaining, that time flew by! In the future, I would love to book a longer tour with Timberbush Tours. Our guide was the incredibly knowledgeable Andrew T. Andrew was fantastic guide (and also a very smooth driver) and his stories gave the tour a personal touch. We learned so much and I genuinely feel like my trip to Scotland was enriched by this experience. Thank you Andrew T, we can’t wait to return!

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September 28, 2021

My wife and I went on the Mallaig and glenfinnan tour. Paul our guide/driver was fantastic, he was knowledgable about the whole area. He made time at the start and during to get to know as many of the passenger as possible. We would definitely recommend to everyone and would definitely use them ourselves again 5/5

September 27, 2021

The tour guides were informative and easy going. I’d say about 70% of the tour was spent on the bus as the site seeing spots were quite far. It was over 300 miles return trip and just under an hour was spent at the Glenfinnan viaduct. I wish more time was spent their instead of going to Mallaig but nonetheless, the scenery was beautiful. Comfortable seating in bus and plenty of toilet/ coffee stops.

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September 8, 2021

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