Spean Bridge

The main A82 runs down the east shore of Loch Lochy to the village of Spean Bridge, at the head of Glen Spean, beneath the towering Lochaber mountains.

  • Castles Nearby

    Tor Castle (Castle of Dallas)

    Keep of the Comyns/Cummings built around 1419. Rebuilt in 1450 by royal architect Robert Cochrane and probably inhabited until mid 17th century. Now ruinous and barely existent

    Local Visitor Attractions

    Nevis Ski Range

    All year round resort beside Glen Nevis with a great range of activities from walking through to paragliding or mountain biking...

    Wild West Safaris

    Wildlife safaris starting from Spean Bridge and covering some of Scotland's great wild landscapes.

    Local Sights & Activities for Spean Bridge

    There's the Commando Memorial with the Scott Sutherland sculpture nearby; the memorial was erected in 1952 to commemorate the commandos trained in the surrounding area in World war II.

  • Spean Bridge Hotels & Accommodation

    There's no shortage of Accommodation in Spean Bridge. Pick of the bunch has to be Old Pines Restaurant with Rooms, Tel. 712324, Fax. 712433 8 rooms, just past the Commando Memorial on the B8004; price includes dinner. This Scandinavian-style chalet is a great place to stay, especially if you have kids in tow, and is renowned for its exceptional, award-winning Scottish cuisine. Food is available to non-residents (the 5-course dinner is expensive but lunch is much cheaper).

    Corriegour Lodge Hotel, 9 miles north of Spean Bridge on the A82, Tel. 712685, Fax. 712696. 9 rooms, open Feb-Dec. Lovely Victorian hunting lodge on the shores of Loch Lochy, with fine views and an excellent restaurant (non-residents dinner only; expensive).

    Further south, on the shores of Loch Lochy, is a very good B&B, Invergloy House, Tel. 712681. In the village itself is Smiddy House, Tel. 712335, Fax. 712043. A comfortable guesthouse with a bistro attached, serving good, cheap meals. Also good is the Corriechoille Lodge, Tel. /Fax. 712002, Open Mar-Nov.

    There are a couple of campsites, north of the village at Stronaba Caravan & Camping, Tel. 712259, open Apr-Oct; and west towards Gairlochy at Gairlochy Holiday Park, Tel. 712711, Fax. 712712, open Apr-Oct.

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