The Jacobite Steam Train will start operating from 16 April 2024.

Tours departing from 15 April 2024 onwards will include the train journey. 


Magical Skye and the Jacobite Steam Train - 3 day tour

Tour Summary

Magical Skye and the Jacobite Steam Train
3 day/2 night tour

This fascinating tour starts with an incredible Jacobite Steam Train ride followed by a sail “over the sea to Skye”. From your island base in Portree, explore the magical isle, rich in life and legend. Journey past jagged peaks and rolling glens. Admire natural wonders like the Fairy Pools, Kilt Rock, and the mysterious Trotternish Peninsula. Stop to visit Eilean Donan Castle and learn about Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites at Culloden Moor. This feature-packed tour is the ideal introduction to the history and beauty of the Scottish Highlands.

Jacobite Steam Train - experience a trip on the real Hogwarts Express (except April 07, April 28 and September 06 departures)

Fairy Pools - see the crystal blue pools of water set against the backdrop of the majestic Cuillin Hills

Portree - enjoy a relaxed two-night stay in this picturesque harbour town  

Trotternish Peninsula - experience breathtaking views of the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and The Quirang   

Culloden Moor - discover the story behind Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite army

Movie locations - The BFG, Stardust and 47 Ronin

Guest house accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 2 nights guest house accommodation
  • Location: Portree, Isle of Skye (2)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (2)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • One way Jacobite Steam Train trip on the West Highland Railway Line (except April 07, April 28 and September 06 departures)

Tour Essentials

  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned midicoach
  • Live commentary in English
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges 
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

Outside Barclays Bank
19 Union Street
Inverness, IV1 1QA

Check-in: 07:15 hrs
Tour Departs: 07:30 hrs
Tour Returns: 17:00 hrs

Child details

Concession discounts apply to adults aged 60 years and above; students and children aged 5 to 16 years inclusive.

We’re really sorry but children aged under 5 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

Book Assured
Book by paying a 20% deposit. Make date changes or get a full refund with 8 days notice before travel. Click here for more information.

The price of this tour includes guest house accommodation with en-suite bathroom.

Luggage Allowance
One medium sized suitcase/bag per person (maximum weight: 15 kilos)

Admission Prices
In order to give you maximum flexibility admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour. 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code
HET 02936

Tour route map

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