Snowgoose Apartments

Self Catering

Snowgoose Mountain Centre, Station Road, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 7JH

    Stay with us if you are looking for comfortable self catering accommodation in our first floor apartments near the base of Ben Nevis in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Located in a convenient village 4 miles from Fort William.

    Snowgoose Apartments are family run accommodation in one of Scotland's premier independent holiday locations both for touring around Scotland and is also an ideal holiday accommodation destination for independent outdoor enthusiasts - all year round. Or for just chilling out!                     The accommodation is situated on the banks of the Caledonian Canal and the tidal waters of Loch Linnhe with the very best views towards Ben Nevis and the surrounding mountains.                      

    We offer flexible, self contained accommodation to sleep 2 – 4 persons or 6 – 8 persons with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms. Everything is included in our prices including towels for stays of 5 nts or more. Electricity is charged at cost on a meter reading. There is access to our two drying rooms, laundry rooms, bike hire, mountain bike & canoe store plus a wealth of local information available from our reception area. 
    Snowgoose Mountain Centre also offers an ideal base to take part in our adventure activities or to independently explore the surrounding west coast with its unique blend of landscape and a huge variety of outdoor activities for all levels.
    Ideally located near the SW end of the Caledonian Canal there is easy access to the Great Glen Way, Great Glen Canoe Trail & Mountain Bike route – as well as the West Highland Way. We are close to Ben Nevis with skiing at nearby Nevis Range and its all year round gondola facility, snowsports and mountain bike trails. Glen Nevis, Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Ardnamurchan and the Road to the Isles are all within easy reach. Experience our unique mountain, coastal and marine landscape of the west coast, a huge variety of other local outdoor activities, local history and heritage, fishing wild life, geology and flora.
    The accommodation and activity centre have been run by John & Tina Cuthbertson for the past 30 odd years. John is a highly experienced mountain and paddlesports instructor who offers guiding services, adventure activity holidays & courses with instruction in canoeing, kayaking, sailing and mountain walking holidays. Winter climbing courses, mountain guides for Ben Nevis and wilderness expeditions are highly acclaimed by our students through his inspirational outdoor skills training.
    If you have some previous experience and skills then take advantage to enjoy the great outdoors with our full range of outdoor equipment hire – mountain bikes, sailing dinghy hire; open canoes; white water & sea kayaks;  hill walking & winter mountain boots, ice axe & crampons.
    Road
    Travelling by car to Snowgoose Mountain Centre & The Smiddy Bunkhouse
    If you are coming by car  from the south take the A82 North from Fort William towards Inverness for approx 1 mile. Take the left turn at the small round north of Fort William. Sign posted to A830 to Mallaig. Go over the River Lochy Bridge towards Mallaig for about 2 miles to the village of Corpach.
    If you are coming by car from the north take the left hand turn at the round about just north of Fort William on to the A830 towards Mallaig.
    Just before the shops in the village of Corpach take the left hand turn sign posted down to the train station and Caledonian Canal - at the large brown & white signs for Smiddy Bunkhouse & Snowgoose Mountain Centre.
    Gradings
    3 Self Catering
    Awards
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open New Year
    Late Autumn 2014
    9 Nov 2014 - 20 Dec 2014
    Christmas 2014
    21 Dec 2014 - 27 Dec 2014
    New Year 2014
    28 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
    2013 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 4 Jan 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    3
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Anvil -
    £475.00 per unit per week
    Farriers
    £787.50 per unit per week
    Forge -
    £475.00 per unit per week

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Holiday Rentals
    • Seasonal Breaks
    • Self Catering Holiday

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • Smoking Restricted
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Tuition Available
    • Picnic Area
    • Equipment Hire

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Mountains area
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Families
    • School Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement

    Catering

    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop

    Domestic

    • Tumble Dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Lounge
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Electric Cooker
    • Linen Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Drying Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Bunk Beds Anvil apartment has a bunkroom for 2 persons instead of a sofa bed in the lounge area. Forge apartment has no bunk beds but has a double sofa bed in the lounge area.
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fuel Charge

    Leisure Facilities

    • Television
    • Garden
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • BACS
    • Cash
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Cycle Locker
    • Parking
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Airport Transport Supplied
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Car Space
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Public Transport Directions

    Travelling by Rail, Coach or Air to Snowgoose Apartments, Snowgoose Mountain Centre & The Smiddy Bunkhouse.
     

    If arriving by train please book to Corpach, stay on the train in Fort William and get off right outside the accommodation - 2 stops out from Fort William - better than getting a bus or taxi from Fort William.

    There are direct rail /coach connections to the south via Glasgow with excellent air / car hire links to Inverness,Edinburgh and Glasgow airports.Trains and coaches from Fort William connect to Glasgow and thence direct to the south. It is possible to get a train direct from Euston to Corpach Station. The Jacobite (Harry Potter!) steam trains run on a regular basis to Mallaig in the summer (May – October). There is a convenient overnight Sleeper Train which runs to/from Fort William. Local buses (3 min walk away) run every 20-30 mins to / from Fort William during the day until 1800 hrs. Every hour after 1800 hours until 2300 hrs.  Our accommodation is a large timber clad building on the left just as you enter the property. Our office / reception is further along the site – another large timber clad building. This is usually open from 9am – 5pm. Please wait in the car park if we are not around for some reason – call us on 01397 772467 – we will not be far way and will be with you within a few minutes. Please let us know if you will be arriving after 8pm.

    Travelling by car to Snowgoose Apartments, Snowgoose Mountain Centre & The Smiddy Bunkhouse

    If you are coming by car  from the south take the A82 North from Fort William towards Inverness for approx 1 mile. Take the left turn at the small round north of Fort William. Sign posted to A830 to Mallaig. Go over the River Lochy Bridge towards Mallaig for about 2 miles to the village of Corpach. If you are coming by car from the north take the left hand turn at the small round about just north of Fort William on to the A830 towards Mallaig. Just before the shops in the village of Corpach take the left hand turn sign posted down to the train station and Caledonian Canal - at the large brown & white signs for Smiddy Bunkhouse & Snowgoose Mountain Centre.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance

    Parking

    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp

    General Questions

    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    • One day FREE mountain bike hire for all self catering apartment bookings of 3 days or more.
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