Fort William & Lochaber

Fort William & the surrounding Lochaber area is the self-proclaimed capital of outdoor sports. Whilst Fort William is nothing to write home about architecturally, the outdoor scenery is majestic and overwhelming.

  • Activities

    Local Sights & Activities for Fort William & Lochaber

    Popular Visitor Attractions

    Glencoe Ski Centre

    Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with stunning views of the iconic Buchaille Etive Mhor. Offers mountain biking, archery, orienteering, hill-walking, climbing, chairlift rides, photography, trail building, guided walks and home cooked food in the log cabin cafe, skiing, snowboarding, sledging and avalanche rescue training are available. 19 runs across 7 lifts catering for skiers and boarders of all levels, including the longest and steepest runs in Scotland.

    Attadale House & Gardens

    Sunken garden with spectaculare views. Readers of Gardeners' World magazine choose Attadale Gardens as their favourite Scottish garden in their 2010 Gardens to Visit guide.

    Inverewe Gardens

    Northern headland gardens started by Osgood Mackenzie in 1862. The North Atlantic drift allows exotic shrubs, trees and bamboos to flourish.

    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.

    Walks

    Camusfearna Bay

    The home to Gavin Maxwell where he wrote Ring of Bright Water and still a place of pilgrimage for visitors...

    Steall Falls Walk

    A fairly easy low-level walk is to the spectacular 300 ft-high Steall Falls at the head of the glen. It's a popular walk, especially in the summer when the trail can resemble the queue for the Ladies at a Tom Jones concert, but this doesn't detract from its stunning natural beauty.

    Am Bodach Munro

    These three peaks are on the main spine of the Mamores near the middle of the range.

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