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Out and About in the Fort William area

Fort William is situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and provides the perfect touring base for winter and summer sightseeing. Popular day visits are:-

  • View of Ben Nevis from FordonThe Isle of Skye - Over the sea to Skye, not to be missed

  • Loch Ness - monster spotting !

  • The spectacular sights of Glencoe - the most dramatic and historic glen in Scotland

  • Mallaig on the Jacobite steam train - a great
    family day out

  • Glenfinnan showing the Bonnie Prince Charlies Monument at the head of Loch ShielGlenfinnan Monument - Where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard in 1745. Here you can also see the Glenfinnan Viaduct, as seen in the Harry Potter films.

  • The port of Oban - Another ideal destination for a family. Why not visit the seal sanctuary on the way?

  • Ardnamurchan - the most westerly part of the British Isles. Visit the lighthouse at Ardnamurchan point

  • The islands of Rhum and Eigg from Traigh Golf CourseThe beautiful Isle of Mull

  • Road to the Isles and the beautiful beaches at Arisaig and Morar

  • Many of the other smaller islands of the magnificent West Coast of Scotland


Within easy reach of Fort William there are a number of visitor attractions

  • The Nevis Range Ski centre and gondola. This is open all year round and is ideal for sightseeing,forest walks and mountain biking as well as skiing in the winter.

  • The Glencoe ski centre which offers winter skiing and summer chairlift rides is 25 miles drivve away.

  • Glen Nevis from FordonGlen Nevis with its splendid views and forest walks.

  • The Ben Nevis Distillery

  • Treasures of the Earth - this fascinating exhibition is only 10 minutes' walk from Fordon

  • The Caledonian Canal and Neptune's Staircase
    Caledonian Canal
  • A number of local boat trips

  • The 18 hole golf course situated at the base of Ben Nevis, there are also 2 other 9 hole golf courses within driving distance, Traigh (35 miles) and Spean Bridge (10 miles)

 

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