Activities and sight-seeing around Fort William and the West Highlands

The Fort William and Lochaber area has so much on offer....

Outdoor activities in the Fort William area include hang-gliding, scuba diving, low-level walking, rock climbing, sailing, skiing, snow-boarding and canoeing. Other options are sight-seeing, visiting historical places including many ancient castles, or riding on the famous Harry Potter steam train.

Our favourite restaurants will be listed in the apartment.


 Our top ten suggestions: 

1 Take the world renouned Jacobite steam train from Fort William to the port of Mallaig through some of Scotlands finest scenery

2 Take Souter's Lass boat trip to see the scenery and wildlife

3 Visit Nevis Range and take the gondola up the mountan

4 Walk around Inverlochy Castle ruins

5 Drive to Glencoe and walk around the Forestry Lochan

6 Visit Glen Nevis and see the Lower Falls and Steall Falls

7 Drive to Fort Augustus and see the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness

8 Take a picnic out to Morar or Traigh beach to discover turquoise water and silver sands

9 Drive all the way around Ardnamurchan for the day

10 Hire an outdoor instructor and try something new - fly fishing, rock climbing, sailing or canoeing

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For lots of ideas and information about this area, including eating out and visit the Fort William and Lochaber community website

Photos on this page courtesy of Visit Fort William Ltd