Loch Leven, Kinlochleven

You may have heard that Fort William has been crowned the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’ making it a brilliant base for all outdoor activities, from quiet country walks and fishing, to Munro climbing, mountain biking, white water rafting and skiing down stunning slopes. That draws you in?  Great – we love that about Fort William too! You will be delighted with the wealth of accommodation and things to do on offer too.

  • Fort William has it all - you can stay in luxury hotels, mid-range houses, modern self-catering, traditional inns, and budget hostels.
  • In the heart of the town or away in a tranquil countryside – the set-up is definitely dramatic!
  • Amidst lush greenery or by the water on the shore of the stunning Loch Linnhe.

You name it and Fort William has it!

If you’re touring around or tackling one of the walking routes that run through Fort William, the town also offers excellent facilities for campers, touring and caravanners, many of which are open throughout the year.

Why choose Fort William?

  • UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in June every year. That’ s right, the World Cup!
  • Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain is right on the town’s doorstep, and so is Glen Nevis, one of Scotland’s most picturesque Highland glens, while nearby you can visit Glen Coe and Buachaille Etive Mor or take the Road to the Isles.
  • Fort William enjoys great rail and road connections, regardless of where you are travelling from.
  • Once you’re in the area, hire a car or a bike, or use the well-established local bus service to explore further.
  • There’s a footpath to the top of Ben Nevis starting close to the town.

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