Scottish Highlands and Hogwarts Express Tour from Edinburgh

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 13 hours

Departs: Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Escape the city for the day by coach and follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous wizard, Harry Potter. Scotland has played a huge part in the story of Harry Potter, from the scenic filming locations and inspiring architecture to the coffee shop where J.K. Rowling is said to have written the first novel.

Riding the Jacobite Steam Train is a bucket-list experience for any traveller, but even more so for Harry Potter fans who know that they are in fact boarding the Hogwarts’ Express! Our passionate guides will immerse you in all the magic of Harry Potter, plus the real-life beauty and history of Scotland.

Disclaimer: This Tour is an unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites related to the Harry Potter franchise. This tour does not have any association with, connection to, sponsorship by or endorsement of, the Harry Potter franchise nor the author J.K. Rowling.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Jacobite Steam Train one-way ticket (Mallaig to Fort William)

Local Scottish English Speaking Guide

WiFi on board

What's Not Included

Food and drink

Hotel pick-up or drop off

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 59
  • SENIOR: Age: 60 - 100

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • It is recommended to book transport to the departure point in advance. Please also allow extra time to get to the departure point for check-in. We advise you arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour departure to allow time to check-in for the tour. Unfo
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • We are unable to carry children under 5 on our tours
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Forth Bridge
Depart the city and journey north towards the Highlands, past the magnificent Forth Bridge

• Admission Ticket Free

We make our first stop in Pitlochry, a picturesque Highland village. Why not treat yourself to a coffee and pastry from one of the local cafes and enjoy a stroll through the charming streets before our journey takes us further north.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We stop in Glenfinnan where we get our first glimpse at the world-famous Viaduct and the stunning Loch Shiel, both recognisable from Harry Potter.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We arrive in Mallaig, the starting point of our Jacobite Steam Train journey. Mallaig is known for being a fishing village, so take the opportunity to sample some fish and chips before the train departs.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Glenfinnan Viaduct
Time to board the train! A bucket-list item for many, the Jacobite Steam Train boasts incredible views of Scotland’s natural beauty. Sit back, relax and lose yourself in the Hogwarts experience.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

En route back to Edinburgh, we visit Scotland’s most dramatic landscape, Glencoe, which was used as the backdrop for some much-loved scenes in Harry Potter. Your guide will also regale you with the real, heart-breaking history of the glen.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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