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Glenfinnan Viaduct

Glenfinnan, Scotland
+44 1397 722250
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2-Day Inverness and the Highlands Small Group Tour from Edinburgh
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“harry potter” (120 reviews)
“car park” (86 reviews)
“steam train” (138 reviews)
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Glenfinnan, Scotland
+44 1397 722250

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently went on an epic trek mapping Harry Potter filming locations across the UK. If you're HP geeks like us, you have to put this on your list. It's so exciting when you see it, regardless of whether the Jacobite (the real Hogwarts Express)...More

1  Thank Samarasnoh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a wet and windy Thursday Afternoon and embarked on the 2 ¼ mile walk from the Car Park over the bridge, past the viaduct and round to Glenfinnan Station. The walk was beautiful (despite the weather!) but was quite uphill though it...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we go for a drive to find the Glenfinnan Viaduct so about two hours later we found it . We are Harry Potter fans so to actually see spend a good 30 minutes here it was well worth the drive & drive back...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Glenfinnan viaduct is off-route, when driving from the Isle of Skye to Glasgow, a detour of around 1 hour minimum. If you are not a Harry Potter fan, then this attraction can be missed, since there are many such similar bridges that can be...More

Thank Ipshita W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction doesn't take long, we were there 30 minutes max but really worth it! Big lover of Harry Potter so it was more to see where it was filmed. The view point us a short steep climb but good for photos. Now here to...More

1  Thank AliceeeBradley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there in January 2018, under snow this place is amazing. I love Harry Potter and wasn't disappointed. Even if you are not a fan of Harry Potter I recommend you this magical place. Be careful about the train schedule: it runs only between...More

1  Thank Tallym S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to see the Hogwarts Express. Check the train times and get to top of the path (5/10 walk) earlyish because quite a lot of people come to see it. Definitely worth it if you’re a Harry Potter fan, and even if you’re...More

Thank Emmytots
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Harry Potter enthusiasts will want to check this out if in the area. We didn't take the train, but we stopped at the monument to the Bonny Prince, and got a great view from there. It's lovely as is all of Scotland, so if you're...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We visited this viaduct to take photos of the steam train crossing it, a la Harry Potter and were well rewarded. There are several good vantage points to take photos from as well as the status to Bonnie Prince Charlie on the other side of...More

Thank mumoffour2018
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We headed to the viaduct as Harry Potter fans, and weren’t sure what to expect in the surrounding area, but it was stunning. Walk up to the view point near the information centre and you’ll have a fantastic view down the loch too.

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Joe C
17 February 2018|
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Response from topcat1802 | Reviewed this property |
56.8714° N, 5.4383° W Most Sat Navs will have the location for the visitor centre, the UK postcode is PH37 4LT
Kevin S
6 February 2018|
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Response from Ann V | Reviewed this property |
Summer months, as stated. But definitely morning. Be there early, it was nearly impossible to find a place to park.
Brett C
23 January 2018|
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Response from Derek A | Reviewed this property |
There’s been a landslide this week so I think the trains are cancelled