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Historic town at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the United Kingdom



Ben Nevis

The highest mountain in Scotland and the United Kingdom which attracts walkers, climbers and admirers from all over the world.
near Fort William
PH33 6PF

Recommended by Keith F, Wiltshire
“Whatever way you choose to view and appreciate this mountain, enjoy the experience and respect its dangers if climbing to the top.”


Glenfinnan Monument

Framed amid typically spectacular Highland scenery at the head of Loch Shiel with sweeping glens as a backdrop.
NTS Information Centre
Highlands and Islands
PH37 4LT


Glen Nevis Visitor Centre

Discover everything you need to know about the local environment of Glen Nevis and Ben Nevis.
Glen Nevis
Fort William
PH33 6PF


Inverlochy Castle FREE

A fine well-preserved 13th-century castle of the Comyn family; in the form of a square, with round towers at the corners.
2m North east of Fort William off the A82.
PH33 7NX



Glencoe And Dalness

The most famous Scottish glen is also one of its most dramatic, with forbidding mountains, thundering waterfalls and lochs.
NTS Visitor Centre
Argyll and Bute
PH49 4HX


  Water sports

Vertical Descents Ltd

Do it at your own level - from Gorge Walking to Extreme Canyoning.
Inchree Falls, Onich
Fort William
PH33 6SE



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Place ID: 1885. Report an inaccuracy