The West Highland Line is renowned the world over for being a train journey like no other. The trip takes passengers through some of Scotland’s finest scenery, hugging the southern wilderness foothills before gliding elegantly past pine forests and endless moorlands. Passengers are privileged with photo opportunities around every bend, with majestic castles in the distance boasting a backdrop of mist covered mountains, and all this before travelling over an amazing 21 arch viaduct!
Where it All Begins!
The line starts out in Glasgow and meanders its way through villages, towns and beautiful parks connecting the exquisite and often dramatic landscapes of the western highlands with the rest of Scotland. The railway has become one of the major tourist attractions drawing visitors from distant shores but is also serves the people of Scotland with a wonderfully enjoyable way to travel through some of the most scenic areas in the region. The journey travels through the towns of Oban, Fort William and Mallaig which all boast being major tourist attractions in their own right.