There is no better place to enjoy active adventures than Fort William & Lochaber, the Outdoor Capital of the UK. On the Outdoor Capital Website you’ll find masses of info with something to suit everyone, from extreme sports to gentle walks!
Climb Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain at 1344m (4406’). Very popular to do, but can also be very dangerous. Take advice before attempting it!!
Challenge your skill and determination on a High Wire Adventure @ Nevis Range. There are courses for suitable for all abilities from children to truly adventurous adults!
For adventure and fun—rain or sun, ’Get Stuck In’ at the Ice Factor in Kinlochleven. There’s the Ice Wall (5 times bigger than any other in the world!) as well as over 600m2 of state-of-the-art rock climbing wall. NEW: High Level Rope Walk.
Sit back, hold on and feel the acceleration as you zoom down Loch Linnhe on The SeaXplorer RIB. These one or two hour eco-adventures are the perfect way to experience Lochaber’s wildlife.
Fantastic outdoor activities, off road quad biking and 4×4 experiences in one of the most scenic parts of the U.K. One, two and three & half hour adventures at Ardverikie Estate, better known as Glen Bogle in the BBC drama series, "Monarch of the Glen".
Get wet, have a blast and get your heart rate up with Vertical Descents.Experience the thrill of Canyoning, slide through natural water flumes, jump and abseil off water falls. Or feel the sensations of fast moving and powerful water as you try White Water Rafting, Also Fun Yakking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Paintballing, Climbing and Abseiling. Or take an epic 500m journey around a magical and previously inaccessible bedrock amphitheatre on Scotland's first Via Ferrata.
Come to the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’ and cycle quiet roads and unending forest tracks. There are trails that last just a couple of hours to longer ones to the most westerly mainland point of the British Isles. You’ll pass through friendly crofting townships and along the shores of great sea lochs along the way. Check out the Ride Fort William and the Forestry Commission Scotland websites for routes and local cycle hire.
For a wild, exciting and memorable day out, check out Active Highs. Outdoor activities and adventure sports based near Fort William in the Great Glen including white water rafting, scenic river rafting trips, canyoning, gorge walking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing & abseiling.
Walk or scramble amongst majestic mountains in the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Whether it is in full sun to enjoy the panoramic vistas, or misty with shifting clouds and an approaching storm, there are memorable walks to challenge the most adventurous. Take a look at these sites for info:
Explore the serene beauty of Appin (25 miles south of Fort William) on horseback. Ride along quiet coastal tracks and beaches while you admire Castle Stalker and the stunning scenery around Loch Laich. www.lettershunaridingcentre.com
Hire a bike from Alpine Bikes or Nevis Cycles, take to the saddle and use pedal power to explore dramatic scenery and wide open spaces. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you explore mile after mile of forest trails and countryside roads. For ideas, trails, cycle routes and much, much more click here
Want to get to places the ordinary hill walker won’t go, then get in touch with Mike at Abacus Mountaineering. Learn new skills and discover adventurous and challenging routes.
Join Karl of Glencoe Photography on safari in spectacular Glencoe. Experience a fabulous day or half day exploring the skills and techniques of digital photography.
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We now have some exciting new pictures by Scottish Artist Bill King on show in our lounge. See our gallery page for a short biography and some examples of Bill's work
Our three double/twin rooms can be configured either as a twin with two separate single beds or as a superking size double with one large bed for two people. We also have one double room which is always one large bed for two people, a triple room which contains three single beds and a single room with just one single bed. For stays of two nights or more, if you prefer we can make up our triple room with a superking size double bed and a separate single. Please ensure you book the right type of room and let us know how you want it configured on your booking. We will do our best to ensure everything is as comfortable as we can make it for you.