Where can I get a photo of Glenfinnan Viaduct?
The best vantage point is on the hill to the west of the viaduct, but note that it can get incredibly busy during peak tourist months. Getting there early will ensure that you have enough time to pick your spot and set up your equipment.
What time does the Harry Potter train cross the Glenfinnan Viaduct?
The Harry Potter train crosses over Glenfinnan Viaduct 30-40 minutes after the train departs from Fort William Station. What is this? So, as per the current timetable, the morning service departs Fort William at 10.15 am and so the train should cross over the bridge at 10.45 am.
Where is the best place to view the Glenfinnan Viaduct?
If you want to get a full view of the viaduct you need to climb the wee hill just behind the visitor centre of the Glenfinnan Monument, on the north side of the road. If you plan ahead and check the timetables of the Jacobite you might be able to see the steam train crossing the viaduct.
Where is the Harry Potter viaduct?
The Glenfinnan Viaduct is a railway viaduct on the West Highland Line in Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire, Scotland. Located at the top of Loch Shiel in the West Highlands of Scotland, the viaduct overlooks the Glenfinnan Monument and the waters of Loch Shiel.
Is Glenfinnan worth visiting?
It’s beautiful country – a Highland ‘must-see’ . Glenfinnan is a popular stopping-off point on the so-called Road to the Isles, the A830 that runs 43 miles / 69 km between Fort William and the ferry and fishing port of Mallaig. We think Glenfinnan is probably worth a visit.
How often do trains go over the Glenfinnan Viaduct?
As per the current timetable, the morning service departs Fort William at 10:15 AM, and the afternoon service departs at 2:30 PM. The train should cross the viaduct around 30-40 minutes after it departs Fort William.
Is there a toilet on the Jacobite train?
All of our coaches have toilets situated at each end. However, Jacobite passengers should note that under local council guidelines all toilets will be locked for the duration of the journey and will only be opened by the guard in the event of an emergency.
Can you see Glenfinnan Viaduct from the road?
The Glenfinnan Viaduct is a 30-minute drive west of Fort William, situated just off the main road (A836). As can be seen from the map above, the viaduct is located at the head of Loch Shiel which stretches an impressive 20 miles.
Can you take your own food on the Jacobite?
Yes, you can.