Glen Nevis is a Highland estate in the midst of Highland scenery only minutes
from Fort William. With walks by the river, mountains to climb, and unpolluted
places of natural beauty, it is the end of the famous West Highland Way.
There are lots of wildlife to see including deer, buzzards
and eagles. So whether you are into outdoor activities or just
prefer to look at the view, Glen Nevis is a must on your Highland
Nevis Range - Aonach Mor Cable Car
The all mountain experience
for all seasons! - The mountain gondolas run all year round
and offer excellent access to the mountain
of Aonach Mor, beside Ben Nevis for people
from all walks of life. There are 25 miles of forest tracks
are there to explore on foot or by bike.
Jacobite Steam Train - Fort William to Mallaig
Described as one of the great railway journeys of the world. This
84 mile round trip starts near the highest mountain in Britain,
visits Britain's most westerly mainland railway station, the
deepest freshwater loch in Britain, and the shortest
river in Britain and finally
next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe.
train leaves Fort William at 10:20am and returns to Fort
William at 4:00pm
with an hour and a half in Mallaig. It is a great way to
spend the day!
West Highland Way
The West Highland Way links Milngavie, just outside Glasgow, to
Fort William in the Highlands; around 50,000 people walk parts of
it every year. The West Highland Way is a wonderful out-of-doors
experience and can be a satisfying personal achievement for those
who undertake the adventure.
Ice Factor - Kinlochleven
As well as being the biggest indoor
ice climbing facility in the world, it features the UK's largest
articulated rock climbing wall and a competition-standard bouldering
hall, making it the perfect place to practise, train and learn every
conceivable mountaineering skill.
There are even things to do for people who have never set
foot on a mountain!
There is ski-ing at Nevis Range just north of Fort William
and at Glencoe Mountain Resort (about 20 miles south eastwards
on the A82.
Click here for more ideas.