Out & About

There is no shortage of things to see and do in and around Fort William, and in the wider Lochaber area – after all, we are the Outdoor Capital of the UK!

  • Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK
  • Glen Nevis has interesting walks and spectacular sights, such as Steall Falls.
  • The Caledonian Canal is the first ship-canal in the UK – visit Neptune’s Staircase.
  • The West Highland Museum houses Jacobite Memorabilia.
  • Glencoe is the scene of the infamous massacre of clan MacDonald in 1692.
  • Glenfinnan is famous for its Railway Viaduct, as seen in the Harry Potter films.
  • Arisaig is a base for sea-kayaking, and visits to the Small Isles (Eigg, Rum, Canna and Muck)