Holidays in Glenlivet

Visitor Guide

Railways

Railways

 in Glenlivet and the Cairngorms, Aberdeenshire, Grampian,

Moray, Nairn and Inverness-shire

 

2018 Review completed

 

Please e-mail us with any comments, reports on broken links, suggestions or questions

We have included links to many other websites.  We shall eventually get round to informing all of these about our links, but if we haven't yet been in touch and you would prefer us to remove the link to your site, then please let us know.

 

Keith and Dufftown Railway                                             0.20   TA

Keith-Dufftown Railway Website

Runs the eleven miles between Keith and Dufftown through wooded valleys

and farmland

Consult website for timetable

01340 821 181

 

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Strathspey Steam Railway                                                   1.02   TA

Strathspey Railway Company Websire

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for the Strathspey Railway

Steam engines run from Aviemore through Boat of Garten to Broomhill

Station just south of Grantown on Spey

Consult website for timetable

Contact 01479 810725

The following websites give some information about the villages of Aviemore

and Boat of Garten

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for Aviemore

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for Boat of Garten

 

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Cairngorm Funicular Railway                                            1.05   TA

Cairngorm Mountain Website

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for the Funicular

Runs every 20 minutes

Check website for starting times and especially the last trip down.

Times may vary throughout the seasons, and running is subject to weather conditions

Contact 01479 861261 

 

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Alford Valley Railway                                                           1.04   TA

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for Alford Railway Museum

A three kilometre stretch of narrow gauge railway (2 foot guage) starting from the old Alford Station which is now open as a railway museum.

There's a problem with their website at the moment, but their Facebook page states that they will be reopening sometime in April 2018

01975 564 332

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Highland Aviation Museum  (near Inverness Airport)                         1.19   TA

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for the Museum

Bing Images of the Museum

Indoor displays about the early days of aviation in the Highlands and the RAF air bases at Kinloss and Lossiemouth along with outdoor displays of aircraft, cockpits, etc that you can climb in and out of.

Open on Saturdays and Sundays from April to November between 10.00 and 4.30 pm.  Also open on "public holidays".

Website not working at the moment

Contact 01667 461 100 or e-mail enquiries@highland aviationmuseum.co.uk

Dalcross Industrial Estate near Inverness Airport  IV 2 7XB

 

 

Morayvia Interactive Sci-Tech Visitor Centre  (Kinloss)        0.55   TA

Morayvia Website

Bing Images of the Visitor Centre

Originally founded to continue the work of the Nimrod Heritage Group in preserving the last remaining Nimrod at RAF Kinloss, the visitor centre now has quite a range of aircraft, cockpits and fire engines that you can get in and out of, including a complete Sea King helicopter.  Many of the guides are experienced aircrew and engineers.  They also have a samll Planetarium.

Open on Saturdays and Sundays from 31st March until 30th October between 11.00 and 5.00 pm.

Also open on Thursdays from 28th July until 25th August.

01309 691 916

 

 

 

 

 

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