The Area

There are many attractions in and around Fort William and beyond

Fort William is home to the West Highland Museum with many historical Jacobite items on view. Good local restaurants and shopping are to be found in the High Street.

Locally in Corpach, Treasures of the Earth has a fascinating display of rocks and gems from around the world.

Ben Nevis Distillery offers tours and a “wee dram” to finish.

Of course Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain is waiting for the more energetic to reach it’s summit.

Nevis Range Mountain Resort is close at hand where great skiing and snowboarding is enjoyed in the winter time, and Down Hill Mountainbiking can be experienced all year on the Word Championship Course

Visit the atmospheric Glencoe with its imposing mountains and captivating history.

Kinlochleven is home to the largest indoor ice climbing wall in the world.

Moving west will take you to Ardnamurchan, the wild peninsula which ends at the most westerly point on the British mainland.

Travelling north you will pass through Glenfinnan, with Bonnie Prince Charlie connections and the Jacobite Steam Train, more recently recognized as Harry Potter’s Hogwart’s Express.

Also within easy reach is the Isle of Skye with it’s dramatic mountain scenery.

There are almost limitless things to do and see when staying at Heather’s which will have you longing to come back time and time again.

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