Glenshian, Banavie


Glenshian, Banavie, Fort William, Inverness Shire, PH33 7LY

    Less than 3 miles from Fort William, Glenshian is an established, modern and comfortable guesthouse. Situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal with magical views of the surrounding area. Ideal location for touring the area. A warm welcome awaits


    Glenshian has magnificent views across the Caledonian Canal of Ben Nevis and surrounding mountains  from the comfortable guest lounge and conservatory/dining room.  Guests have sole use of these rooms so you can sit and relax and watch all sorts of boats pass by and enjoy the ever changing light and colours of the landscape.

    The guest lounge has a TV and DVD player plus a large selection of books, dvd's games and jigsaws.  On the cooler days you can snuggle up to the  multi-fuel stove .

    There is a choice of restful  and tastefully decorated ground floor bedrooms all with en-suite facilities.

    Breakfast is served between 7.30 and 8.45.   A breakfast bag is provided for early risers. You can begin the day with a home-cooked breakfast or  select from our varied menu including vegetarian options.  Special diets also catered for. We use local produce where possible and homemade muesli, jams and marmalades. You can  admire the views and spot the many birds that visit our feeders too .

    Whether you are walking in the hills or picnicking at the beach  packed lunches  can be provided,  with prior notice. 

    Guests are welcome to explore and  use the gardens.  There is  an outside table and chairs on the patio. 

    Complimentary transfers are available from train and coach station by prior arrangement.

    The Great Glen Ways are just outside the garden gate for walking, cycling or canoeing/kayaking.

    There is plenty of off-road parking and secure storage for sports equipment.

    A short walk along the canal side leads to nearby bars and restaurants. A nice relaxing end to your day.

    We have a keen interest in wildlife and will be very pleased to give advice and information on where to watch and what to look for at particular times of the year.

    Rail/ steam enthusiasts are most welcome as we have an extensive library of information.

    We have a wide knowledge of the area and will ensure you get the most from your stay , be it one  or several  days, whatever your interest.

    Wifi is available and guests have access to a notebook.

    After visiting our web site you can email or phone direct to book or check availability. We look forward to hearing from you.  

    Your hosts Glenys and Iain will ensure you get the warmest and friendliest  of welcomes -  hope to see you soon.





    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Ensuite - F
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Ensuite - R
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin/Double Ensuite
    £35.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Rooms charged per person with breakfast included. Please ring for alternative options.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available Breakfast served between 7.30 and 8.45. Breakfast bags available for early risers.
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Gluten Free
    • Organic Food
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Internet Access WIFI and laptop available for guest use
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Mountains area Panoramic views of Ben Nevis and surrounding mountains
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location Glenshian has direct access onto the Caledonian Canal

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Iron Available
    • Lounge Separate guest lounge and conservatory
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Payphones Available
    • Shower Ensuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden Garden for guest use
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV Lounge comfortable TV lounge for guest use
    • Television
    • WiFi WIFI and laptop available to guests

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • No credit cards accepted


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route No. 45 Bus to and from Fort William at 20 minute intervals during day
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Fort William take A82 going north towards Inverness to a large roundabout - take first junction for Mallaig on to A830.  Straight ahead at the traffic lights but you need to be in the righthand lane.  After canal bridge turn right on to B8004 to Gairlochy. Pass Moorings Hotel. Glenshian on right just before end of speed limit. Blue sign outside.

    Getting there by railway:- From Fort William leave station Morrisons side, taxi rank outside, ask for Glenshian, Banavie. Alternatively stay on the train and alight at Banavie Station and we will come and meet you with prior notice.   From Fort William.  take A.82 heading north  towards Inverness to a large roundabout - take first junction for Mallaig.  Straight ahead at the traffic lights but you need to be in the righthand lane. After canal bridge turn right on to B8004 to Gairlochy, pass Moorings Hotel. Glenshian on right just before end of speed limit. Blue sign outside.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow cross Erskine Bridge, pick up A82 to Fort William 90 miles. - As above
    Getting there by ferry:- Leave Mallaig on A830 to Fort William. After Corpach turn left on to B8004 to Gairlochy (just before Canal Bridge), pass Moorings Hotel. Glenshain on right just before end of speed limit.Blue sign outside.


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