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Kyle Line (Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh)

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Address: Station Yard, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1599 534824
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Amazing scenery and friendly staff, a must-do for any season

This line is rightly renowned as one of the UK's most scenic. You will see mountains, lochs, villages and wildlife along the route. Counted almost a dozen deer on my last trip... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This line is rightly renowned as one of the UK's most scenic. You will see mountains, lochs, villages and wildlife along the route. Counted almost a dozen deer on my last trip (not passengers, viewed from the train!). Plockton is a lovely little village. Strathcarron and the mountainous areas around Achnashellach are breaktaking. You will get great photos from the... More 

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Yeoford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great scenery to view and relaxing on the train.Using a Spirit Of Scotland Travel Pass was great value...you can book seats in advance if you know your plans or Chance it on the day by turning up to hope for the best.We planned ours ahead a few days to get reserved seats and thoroughly enjoyed the trip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a ride on the Kyle line. Amazingly breathtaking scenery. Would have to see it to believe it. Quite amazing.

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North of the border
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just back from a return trip to the Kyle of Lochalsh on the Kyle Line. On the way to Kyle try and get a window seat on the right hand side (facing direction of travel) the scenery is best viewed from that side. Similarly on the way back from Kyle sit at the left hand side (facing direction of travel).... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was a very nice way to catch some incredible views from the Scottish Highlands. If you leave from Inverness, sea on the right side of the direction of the train to catch the best scenarios.

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Cholsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I travelled from Inverness to Kyle and back last week- having booked tickets in Advance (use to National Rail Enquiries website or ScotRail website), a return cost just £6.60 which for over 5 hours of travel is pretty amazing value. The journey takes about 2 1/2 hours each way and travels through amazing glens, with stunning mountain views before running... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A comfortable train which takes in a smorgasbord of stunning scenery, as it wends it way to the Kyle of Lochalsh. Friendly staff and a good trolley service. Tea at £1.70 is great value. It's up there with the West Highland Line and The Far North Line. I was lucky enough to see deer and a stag, along with an... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Always wanted to travel this line and it didn't disappoint. Superb views of mountains and Lochs as the train progresses its length. Joined the train at Dingwall - handy location with free parking at the station. Plenty of room on the train for the outward journey. The inbound journey was also enjoyable apart from a noisy, rude party of elderly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

One of Britains famous scenic railways. All the four journeys each way each day takes about 2 1/2 hours but the timetable is very much biased towards travelling from Inverness to Kyle and back. It can be pretty expensive but you can save by booking well in advance. (I got £3.30 each way with a senior railcard by ordering a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Worth the trip unlike the Thurso one unless you just want to say you have been as far north on the mainland as possible

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