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From Edinburgh: Glenfinnan, Fort William, & Glencoe Day Tour

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Experience the beauty of Glencoe, Fort William, and Glenfinnan Viaduct on a guided day trip from Edinburgh. See the filming sites of many Harry Potter scenes, historic Glencoe, and Loch Shiel.


  • Discover the rugged beauty of the Scottish Highlands on a tour from Edinburgh
  • Learn about significant events in Scottish history in the town of Glencoe
  • Spot a variety of filming locations from your favorite Hollywood movies
  • Admire the scenery at Fort William, situated at the foot of imposing Ben Nevis
  • See the architectural wonder, the Glenfinnan Viaduct, located by Loch Shiell


Embark on a day tour to the scenic Scottish Highlands on a day tour from Edinburgh. Visit Glenfinnan, Glencoe, and Fort William and take in the scenery of Hollywood movies, including the Harry Potter series. Depart Edinburgh's bustling streets as you travel by bus past some of its most iconic sights like Edinburgh Castle on your way out of the city. Admire the scenery on the journey north into the rugged Scottish Highlands, with a stop for refreshments at the gateway to the Highlands in Callander. Drive through the rugged landscapes to Glencoe, where James Bonds' Skyfall was filmed. See the backdrop to some scenes from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Pause here for photos and to learn about the history of Glencoe, including the massacre of the MacDonald clan in 1692. From the atmospheric Glencoe, travel further along the banks of Loch Linnhe to the Highland town of Fort William, which sits at the foot of Britain's tallest mountain - Ben Nevis. Stop here to stretch your legs and have an early lunch break. Next, continue to the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct, which served as the scenic route of the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter series. Discover the setting for the Triwizard Tournament from the movie, and the loch from the grounds of Hogwarts. Visit the Glenfinnan Monument, which symbolizes one of the most important events in Scottish history; the 1745 Jacobite uprising. Next, departing Glenfinnan, sit back and relax on your journey to Edinburgh, stopping for refreshments at the small village of Pitlochry on the way.


Guided day tour Transportation by luxury, modern air-conditioned bus Driver-guide Digital translations offered in 7 languages

Important Information

  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated provided the participant is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark The Jacobite Steam Train is not running in winter and will resume in May 2024

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