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Strathspey Railway

Aviemore Railway Station Dalfaber Road, Aviemore PH22 1PY, Scotland
+44 1479 810725
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We had a lovely trip over the line. The carriage was spotless and toasty warm. We took our own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Excellent!!!! Very recomended. All in house catering lively and friendly staff. Always smiling. And... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Steam through the stunning Scottish Highlands in style.Our steam engines take you on a very special trip through the Cairngorms National Park as you travel between Aviemore, Boat of Garten and Broomhill.Why not make your trip extra special with one of our dining on board options: Light Lunch offers soup, sandwiches, tea and coffee; Afternoon Tea has some sandwiches, scones with jam and cream followed by some delicious cakes; or enjoy a full three course Sunday Lunch or Dinner. Why not upgrade to First Class to enjoy a meal in one of our compartments, finely decorated in it's own tartan, with vintage British Rail mirrors and luggage racks inside. Split your trip up with a visit to Boat of Garten to explore some fantastic walk trails or bring your bike on board to explore the great cycle routes in the area. See if you can beat the train back from Broomhill on your bike!We are also taking part in the Great Railway Treasure Hunt 2013, so there's plenty for the kids to do on the trip!
  • Excellent59%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Aviemore Railway Station Dalfaber Road, Aviemore PH22 1PY, Scotland
+44 1479 810725
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely trip over the line. The carriage was spotless and toasty warm. We took our own coffee and biscuits and really enjoyed the scenery and we went past.

Thank replicas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent!!!! Very recomended. All in house catering lively and friendly staff. Always smiling. And attentive to every need.

Thank crazycatlady40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to Scotland my husband admitted to a secret yen for a steam train journey. Stuart of Firhall B&B recommended a trip on the Strathspey Railway. We joined the train at Broomhill, welcomed by a lovely friendly couple who volunteer, and journeyed to...More

Thank Karen U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon tea on board and upgraded to 1st class to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Nice sandwiches and cakes. Plenty of tea and coffee. Train travelled at a very nice pace. Staff very helpful.

Thank pammy869
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nine of us took the steam train round trip last week. We'd booked in advance, but the train (leaving Aviemore at 10.30) had plenty of available seats. The train leaves from Aviemore station, and free parking is available nearby. There's a small shop in the...More

1  Thank John&Betty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great station, memories brought back of trips in rolling stock which is still used now,smells of steam engine,noises from the past! Huge commitment from a lot of volunteers to make this wonderful experience, much appreciated!

Thank sandy m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew our Gran would like the scenery and the steam train but it came as a very pleasant surprise to all 6 in our party that the quality of the food, the lovely laid out tables, drinks choices and the service of the enthusiastic...More

Thank Tidi-cat
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday for my mums 70th birthday. There were 7 of us. The steam train was brilliant, and the scenery beautiful. Our afternoon tea was better than I expected seeing as it was on a train! I don’t drink hot drinks so liked having...More

Thank cherub85
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We took this train as part of a day trip from Invergordon. We were looking forward to some great views of the Spey Valley and Cairngorms. We were very disappointed as the train travels below grade in many places or through forests. We were suppose...More

1  Thank Cruise281
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We booked as a family of 4 on the First Class 12.30 light lunch trip and were very disappointment with the experience. First of all, the booking process was somewhat more complicated than you would expect. We encountered difficulties with the online booking section of...More

Thank Lindsey H
Graham S, Public Relations Manager at Strathspey Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Strathspey Railway is disappointed that despite our recent correspondence requesting your date of travel, (which you appear to have omitted from this review but not others which you posted on the same date), we have, to date, not received a reply from you. Therefore,...More

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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
yes you can
Alan V
10 July 2017|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
We got off to stretch our legs on the platform. The toilets were freshly decorated no graffiti anywhere to be seen. There is a small gift shop in the ticket office
Colin N
22 June 2017|
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Response from pottsstephen52 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there were dogs on the train when we visited. As the other person said check the web site and give hem a call. The trip on the train is great.