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Glenfinnan Viaduct, Road to the Isles

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Glenfinnan Viaduct, Road to the Isles
Glenfinnan, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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The lovely, curving Glenfinnan railroad viaduct is a Highland landmark. It is located at the head of Looch Shiel, just north of the A830 - the famous 'Road to the Isles' that runs from Fort William to Mallaig. A short distance away, on the shore of the loch, is the striking Glenfinnan Monument, which marks the spot where Bonnie Prince Charlie gathered troops for his ultimately unsuccessful attempt to seize the crown in 1745. Modern moviegoers will be more familiar with the Glenfinnan Viaduct and the nearby restored rail station at Glenfinnan from their frequent appearances in the Harry Potter films.

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