Sumary of There’s more to Scotland than the Harry Potter bridge, say Scottish tourism chiefs:
- The viaduct sits just north of the A830, also known as the Road to the Isles, which links Fort William with Mallaig and is considered one of the best drives in the country..
- The campaign points out that there are also ‘mesmerising islands’ beyond the Harry Potter bridge such as the Small Isles (Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna), the Isle of Skye and the Hebrides – ‘the Maldives, but in Scotland’..
- ‘Whilst some 350,000 tourists visited the Glenfinnan Viaduct and monument before Covid, a large percentage of those didn’t extend their visit west, and missed out on the large variety of arts, culture, wildlife, beaches, sunsets and sights found beyond the bridge..
- in Gaelic and is located in the most beautiful location imaginable.’ Beyond the Harry Potter bridge lie the Small Isles (Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna), the Isle of Skye and the Hebrides – ‘the Maldives, but in Scotland’..
- This iconic ‘Harry Potter bridge’ was the first structure in Britain to be built with mass concrete, in the 1890s…