Glenfinnan wee Harry Potter Bridge project

by Fiona Gibson in Glenfinnan, Scotland, United Kingdom

We did it
On 22nd December 2019 we successfully raised £8,467 with 122 supporters in 34 days

We need to cross the River Finnan to keep our 350,000+ annual visitors safe to enjoy spectacular scenery and that steam train!

by Fiona Gibson in Glenfinnan, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Elizabeth Stoakley 19th December 2019

This is a very worthwhile project. Visiting Glenfinnan was a highlight of our trip to Scotland, I hope we will be able to visit again and enjoy the safer parking and pathway.

Cath Gooravin 18th December 2019

Glenfinnan means so much to my wee family. Over the 5 years we’ve stayed at GHH it’s phenomenal the increase in people who stop to see the Jacobite cross the viaduct and abandon their vehicles without thought to the community. This project will make such a difference, fingers crossed enough money is raised.

Magdeburger Whisky-Freunde 16th December 2019

As regular guests to this beautiful area and long time friends of the Glenfinnan House Hotel we want to support the idea to make everyones visit safer and rewarding. Therefore it is our pleasure to support this campaign.

Edwina King 14th December 2019

After spending many holidays in the Highlands and now being fortunate to be living in the area, we fully support this initiative, as we have noticed the increased in traffic and risks that people are taking to see the train and viaduct. We have decided to support this project instead of sending Christmas Cards, so would like to take this opportunity to wish all our friends a very Merry Christmas and New Year through this project.

Fionna Paton 12th December 2019

Awesome idea. I was there in July and climbed that big hill to get a good view. I have Osteo arthritis and bursitis but I made it. There were a few on our tour that couldn’t do it so this will be great for the not so fit to enjoy too.

Jackie Ogilvie 11th December 2019

Good luck with this project. This bridge and car park is a very much needed facility to help preserve the surrounding area and to ensure the safety of both residents and visitors.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

A personal Thank You!

A personal thank you from us all in Glenfinnan.

£15 or more

The Gift of Giving

For the gift that will make a difference - if you would like to make a donation in someone's name, we will mail a certificate direct to you or that special person.

£20 or more

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Wristband keepsake

Show your support by wearing a white silicone wristband featuring the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct (aka Harry Potter Bridge).

£150 or more

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A special mention

Our Glenfinnan oak totems will be erected by the riverside and your name could be on one of them!

£300 or more

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Your "own" parking space!

Sponsor one of our parking spaces and we will let you know how much your space has raised over the first year of use! We can't guarantee your space will be available when you visit but for our first 12 months of operation, we'll give you free parking where and when possible.

£500 or more

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Guest of Honour

Be a guest of honour at our celebration ceilidh on 9th May 2020. The first round is on us and enjoy the fabulous traditional sound of the Glenfinnan Ceilidh Band with memorable craic and storytelling. Wristband, name check, and dinner for 2 at Glenfinnan House Hotel included.

£1,000 or more

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The Glenfinnan Bundle

In recognition of your generous donation, as well as receiving all of our rewards, YOU and your partner will be guests at our celebration ceilidh on 9th May 2020, enjoying a 2 night Bed & Breakfast stay at beautiful Bothan Glas with dinner both nights at Glenfinnan House Hotel AND we will light up the sky with a special firework display in your honour!

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